Shorewood Ripples

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....

Basketball games delayed until early January

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.
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...

Senior doubles team ends season at state

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.
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...

Cross Country moved to D1 this postseason

Isabella Lozier and Annika Elliott, juniors, Louisa Fowler, sophomore, Addie Kemp, senior, and Grace Optekar, junior, run on the track at practice. The team hopes to make it to D1 state.
October 15, 2020

As if social distancing and smaller meets weren’t enough changes for this year’s cross country season, the WIAA recently announced that Shorewood will be competing at the Division 1 level this...

Tech director gets new position title

Abi Knox and Maya Schmaling October 15, 2020

The start of the school year brought changes for everyone. For Mickey Chavannes, it included a title change from Director of Technology to Director of Instructional Technology.  However, this new position...

Fall sports updates

The girls tennis team stands spaced out as they listen to their coach. Their season will continue, but with masks, social distancing and individual tennis balls.
Sadie Cumberbatch and Sonia Bendre September 10, 2020

All falls sports have been affected by the pandemic in some way, shape or form. The WIAA released guidelines earlier this summer outlining if and how sports will continue this year. They split fall sports...

Familiar face takes over as girls cross country coach

Geoffrey Gundlach, girls cross country head coach, at afternoon practice. Gundlach has been giving the runners individualized training plans to improve their fitness.
Noe Goldhaber and Alexis Hu September 10, 2020

This fall, Shorewood High School welcomes new girls cross country coach, Geoffrey Gundlach. Gundlach began running at the end of high school, and then ran in college at UW Oshkosh and qualified for nationals...

Campus will be open for teachers and students

August 21, 2020

The Virtual+ model, an adaptation of a completely virtual classroom, allows for opportunities for individual students as well as small groups to meet with their teachers or other staff in-person. “The...

Extracurricular activities dealt with case-by-case

August 21, 2020

Aside from standard scholastic instruction, extracurricular activities have also been affected by the pandemic. Major performances have been put on hold. “Both the drama department and our music...

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