Shorewood Ripples

Appearance-based arguments are harmful

Appearance-based arguments are harmful

Laura Oldfather March 25, 2021

We’ve all had this experience, or at least seen it happen countless times: You’re on the internet or just having a conversation and you’re angry at someone. You see someone doing or saying something...

College Board: for students or for profit?

Noe Goldhaber and Sophie Diliberti March 24, 2021

With AP exams looming for many SHS students, complaints about the College Board are more prevalent than ever. The organization has been criticized for its poor handling of a uniquely challenging academic...

Lucy Corcoran, senior, dribbles the ball as Fiona Skwierawski, junior, watches. Girls soccer, like track, will use its 15 contact days to get a headstart on the season.

Spring sports allotted additional contact days

Madeline Pluckhahn March 24, 2021

The upcoming spring sports seasons will take on a new structure due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic; the WIAA (Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association) has authorized additional pre-season contact...

Members of the boys soccer team scrimmage. The team hopes to build on their success from last season.

Boys soccer looks to continue momentum

Charlie Marble March 24, 2021

Coming off a WIAA state championship in 2019, the SHS boys soccer team had high hopes to repeat their success in the fall, until the pandemic delayed the season to March of last year. While the extra...

Members sit on the mat relaxing, as their teammates prepare to attempt a skill. The coaches hope the girls complete skills they have been working on.

Young gymnastics team shows spirit

Natasha Davis February 19, 2021

The girls gymnastics season is wrapping up. They competed in conference on February 13. The pandemic has changed the way Shorewood students play sports in-person, but the team has been successful...

Members of the boys swim team practice in their own lanes. The team had a strong season, place 2nd in conference and 6th at state.

Boys swimming places 6th at state meet

Charlie Marble February 19, 2021

Many sports this year at SHS have had to adjust to competing with COVID protocols in place. Boys swimming was no different, performing impressively in an abnormal season. This season has been one for the...

Hockey team working hard to follow COVID protocols

Sonia Bendre and Maya Schmaling December 26, 2020

Regional hockey teams are gearing up for a COVID-safe season as cold weather settles in.  All teams have been practicing weekly and playing weekend games. The Shorewood hockey teams are combined with...

Ski team welcomes new coach

Sophie Diliberti December 26, 2020

In a year of uncertainty and changes, the ski team will be met with yet another switch: their new head coach, Jack Bourdo. With five years of coaching experience, including coaching at Lacrosse Central...

A promising start to the boys swimming season

Abi Knox and LeeAnn Hawkins December 26, 2020

The boys swimming season is well underway, with the team winning their first dual meet against Brown Deer on Wednesday, Dec. 2.  As with all sports, things are looking a little different this year....

Nayana Menon, in white, holds the ball, while Sonia Bendre, in red, defends. In the back, Neveah Gomez, in white, goes up against Brooklyn Anderson, in red.

Basketball games delayed until early January

Charlie Marble December 26, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting so many events, from concerts to in-person classes, it is nice to know that sports will go on, just not in the way they used to. Basketball, one of the most up close...

Ripples' own Abi Knox (left) and Natasha Davis (right), seniors, stand at the state meet. Knox and Davis were the only pair from Shorewood to qualify.

Senior doubles team ends season at state

Laura Oldfather and Olivia Steinmetz November 19, 2020

In a tennis season riddled with uncertainty, Shorewood’s top doubles team made it to the state tournament. Natasha Davis and Abi Knox played at Kohler on Oct. 15 and 16.  Going into the season,...

Individual runners place 4th and 18th at D1 state race

Noe Goldhaber, Maddie Pluckhahn, and Shubh Goyal November 19, 2020

Members of the boys and girls cross country teams reflect on a challenging yet rewarding season. This year, runners Annika Elliott, junior, and Nathan Cumberbatch, sophomore, were the only runners to make...

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