Shaw High School--Where Dreams Come True
Larry Ellis, Principal
Sabrina Ingram, Assistant Principal (11th and 12th grade)
LaChaunne Perry, Assitant Principal (9th grade)
Ralph Murphy II, Assistant Principal (10th grade)
It’s so good to have you back to start an exciting and rewarding school year!
I visualize that it is our responsibility as educators to provide the best learning
experiences for each of the students entering Shaw High School. This is a responsibility
that I take very seriously. Shaw High School is all about striving to evolve teaching and
learning and preparing students for the 21st century. This means that Shaw students will
have the skills and knowledge necessary for success in post-secondary education, an
economically viable career pathway, and personal effectiveness in the 21st century
economy. Upon graduation, our students will be prepared to move directly from the high
school classroom to either a career that they have chosen or the next steps in the path
to that career. This will all take place in a loving environment that’s reflective of students
and staff being respectful of each other.
We will invite students to engage in their education and encourage the involvement in
extra curricula activities. These activities compliment the traditional establishment, and
some of the richest learning occurs in these environments outside of the traditional
classroom—such as electives, clubs, drama, music and athletics.
The pandemic has taught all of us resilience, persistence, and how to be successful in
the midst of the struggle. We appreciated the challenge of learning and acquiring the “I
can too” attitude. I want Shaw High School students to believe that when they struggle
they will have help, and, whatever they set out to do, they will accomplish it. I invite the
entire East Cleveland community (parents, students, educators) to stand with me.
The leadership team and staff are more than optimistic that we will provide a quality
learning experience that consists of “rigor and joy” for students, while partnering with
our colleagues, parents, guardians, and community members. We will listen and learn
from each other and develop respectful relationships that will foster a culture that
inspires excellence for students. I look forward to an amazing school year.
Welcome aboard new staff and welcome back existing staff!
Larry Ellis, principal