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Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The PODs chicken patty sandwich. Many students feel that such lunch options lack the nutritional value necessary to support them.

Students raise concerns over school lunch options

Jillian Beaster and Lola Kahate-Desouza November 17, 2021

SHS students have become increasingly frustrated about the quality of the lunches distributed by the school’s a-la-carte lunch provider, Provisions On Demand (POD), an on-the-go option for student lunches....

The album cover for Blue Banisters, Lana Del Reys new album. (courtesy Universal Music)

Lana Del Rey releases second album of 2021

Tyndall Talley and Sam Diliberti November 17, 2021

Lana Del Rey released her eighth studio album and second album of the year, Blue Banisters, in October. Born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, Lana is an American singer-songwriter known for her cinematic sound...

AFS Showcase returns after last year’s virtual performance

Noa Biener November 17, 2021

The high school talent show, AFS Showcase, took place in-person on November 12 and 13 for the first time since the pandemic. The show consists of student acts, and all proceeds go to American Field Services,...

The boys and girls cross country teams pose with their trophies after both finished on the podium. The boys won the championship and the girls were the runner-ups. (courtesy Kris OConnor)

Cross country teams have strong state showing

Amaris Kaleka and Shubh Goyal November 17, 2021

Shorewood High School’s boys and girls cross country teams wrapped up successful seasons at the D2 state championships on October 30. The boys team took home their ninth championship trophy since 2000,...

Boys soccer wins state championship

Boys soccer wins state championship

Alexis Hu November 17, 2021

For the second time in the last three seasons, Shorewood boys soccer became the WIAA Division III state champions. The team finished the season strong at Uihlein Soccer Park against Green Bay Notre Dame,...

Mountain biking team places second at state

Josh Fendyke and Max Schmaling November 17, 2021

After two years of not racing, the mountain biking team returned this year better than ever. The team placed second overall at the Division 1 state championships held at the Trek headquarters in Waterloo.  Elias...

Alex and Myles

Local art show features SHS students

Adam O'Connor November 9, 2021

After a difficult year for in-person art shows, the Shorewood Artists Guild will be hosting a special in-person exhibition on November 11. The event, called “Art at the Atrium," will be held from...

School perceptions surveys reveal districts strengths and weaknesses

School perceptions surveys reveal district’s strengths and weaknesses

Sonia Bendre November 8, 2021

Results from the School Perceptions Surveys taken by many students and staff last spring were recently published.  The findings praised Shorewood for some things while also offering areas for improvement,...

The girls cross country team prepares to run at the Roy Griak Invitational, one of the most competitive meets in the country.

Girls cross country team takes on Griak

Adam O'Connor and Max Schmaling October 13, 2021

After the race was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Shorewood girls cross country team once again competed in the prestigious Roy Griak Invitational on September 24 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The...

Seniors pose with their Homecoming parade float. After it was cancelled in 2020, most Homecoming festivities were put on this year.

Homecoming returns with fall festivities

Noe Goldhaber and Ruby Donner October 13, 2021

Homecoming festivities were cancelled in the fall of 2020, but this year, Student Council planned a week of activities for Shorewood students. Starting on September 20, students were encouraged to participate...

New period draws varied opinions

Audrey Blackmore, Sophie Diliberti, and Adam O'Connor October 13, 2021

Since the beginning of the school year, SHS students have been attending a new class called Advisory. The class lasts 30 minutes every Tuesday and Thursday, giving students an opportunity to work on schoolwork...

Board faces backlash over proposed budget

The proposed budget for the 2021-2022 school year does not include funding to raise the salaries of teachers as they receive higher education and gain more experience. In the past, teachers who receive...