Shelby Grad Tech Sgt. Roark helps keep 179th secure


Excerpt from The Mansfield News Journal October 25, 2014

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Tech Sgt. Michelle Roark (Photo: Lou Whitmire/News Journal )

Security Forces troop Tech Sgt. Michelle Roark protects the 179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard base,

She conducts building checks, helps control who enters the base and handles all facets of security.

A 2003 Shelby High School graduate, Roark is a shift supervisor for Security Forces, protecting the borders of the base and the flight line.

Among Roark’s many duties, she is an instructor for “active shooter” and “pepper spray” classes for guard members at the 179th, as well as members of the 200th REDHORSE Detachment.  Read the rest of the article

Whippet Echoes – October 25, 2014

Macie (left) and Cassidy

  In recent months Whippet Echoes has been immersed in the All-Alumni Weekend, Hall of Distinction and SHS Veterans Roll Call.  Your Faithful Fivesome have been writing and transmitting special editions of this email newsletter plus alumni alerts. In addition, they have tallied Hall of Distinction votes and replied to numerous alumni … read more.

Class of 1954 Monthly Get Together


Shelby Whippet Class of 1954 enjoys sharing a meal and reminiscing once-a-month in the north central Ohio area. To connect with old classmates, contact Dick Reed at 419.347.2965 to find out where and when. … read more.

Ron Simon writes about SHS Class of 1949


Those were the good old days when you and I were young, in love and fearing that draft notice coming in the mail. Every month the members of the Shelby High School Class of 1949 gather for lunch, memories and friendship. “We’re very close. I think closer than most classes are,” Janet Payne Scherd said. “I don’t know why, but we just … read more.

Support Shelby Middle School with Box Tops for Education

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Saving Box Tops for Education is easier than you might think. In fact, you may have some in your home right now. Clip Box Tops from your favorite products and turn them in today! Each Box Top is worth 10¢ and they add up fast! View/Download product list here.  You will be surprised! Help students at Shelby Middle School with their Camp Nuhop … read more.

Shelby Grad Emily Adkinson Leads Nation In Volleyball Hitting Percentage

SHS alumn Emily Adkinson

As seen in The Shelby Daily Globe PEPPER PIKE - Emily Adkinson currently ranks numero uno in the country.  Adkinson, a sophomore middle blocker at Ursuline College, sits on top of the NCAA Division II volleyball stats with the NATION'S TOP HITTING PERCENTAGE! WOOOOHOOOOOO! Emily, a 2013 Shelby grad boasts a .488 percentage.  Second is Monica … read more.

SHS Class of ’47 starts a scholarship fund at the Shelby Foundation!


The Class of 1947 certainly has made its mark on Shelby High School (SHS) and the Shelby community. They were the very first class to win the Northern Ohio League Football Championship, and they can be credited by starting the well-loved SHS homecoming celebration, a tradition that still continues today. Upon realizing the nurturing in their … read more.

Alumni Blogosphere

Growth of the blogosphere

Submit a Blog! Let us know if you or a SHS alum you know has written a blog, and we'll feature you in the Alumni Blogosphere. About the Blogosphere The SHS Alumni Association provides alumni authored blogs as a service to our alumni community. The inclusion of these blogs on this page is not an endorsement of the contents or values expressed … read more.

Alumni Meeting – October 11, 2014


10:00 a.m. in room B-116 in the new high school, 1 Whippet Way, Shelby, OH 44875. We meet the 2nd Saturday of every month for about 90 minutes. (Come in the front doors, sharp left, first room on the right)   … read more.