Shorewood Ripples

What finals week will look like this year

What finals week will look like this year
Ethan McKaig December 27, 2020

As many students have begun barreling towards winter break, setting their sights solely on their upcoming 12 days off, the thought of final exams may cross their minds. After a difficult and stressful...

StuCo works to keep organizing activities

Sophia Wiley December 27, 2020

Like anyone else, the SHS Student Council has had to make a few sacrifices this year since they are not able to hold the majority of the events they usually organize to fundraise for the charity of the...

Mock Trial will compete over Zoom

Shubh Goyal December 26, 2020

Members of the Mock Trial club have been working hard to prepare for the regional competition taking place on February 6 and 7. The State Bar of Wisconsin decided that Zoom will be the virtual platform...

Shorewood voters favor Biden

Shorewood voters favor Biden
Ethan McKaig November 19, 2020

The Nov. 3 election that ended in a Biden victory was decided on Nov. 7 with the pivotal win in Pennsylvania for the former vice president. But Wisconsin and Michigan, key swing states that Biden flipped,...

Library offers new online tutoring program

The Shorewood Public Library has teamed up with HelpNow, an online tutoring program. Students can get help in the afternoon and night, when school teacher aren't usually available
Abi Knox and Sonia Bendre November 19, 2020

The Shorewood Public Library is now offering a new online tutoring service called HelpNow. Put on by Brainfuse, HelpNow is a national platform with 20 years of experience.   Perhaps HelpNow’s main...

High school introduces revised camera policy

Sophie Diliberti and Lucy Benavides November 19, 2020

Virtual learning has presented countless obstacles to teachers and students alike. One of the most critical issues is cameras. Very few students turn their cameras on during class, which magnifies the...

SHS students help organize math tutors

Sophie Diliberti October 15, 2020

Shorewood’s National Honors Society (NHS) has introduced a new program in response to new challenges posed by online learning this year. Led by seniors Ellie DeWeerdt, Emma Stenzel and Molly Fox-Kincaid,...

Winter months pose threat to safe seating

A skeleton bows his head at an outdoor table at Draft & Vessel. The establishment, like many others, is wondering how they will safely serve customers as the chillier months approach.
Camille Talarczyk October 15, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, restaurant seating can already be very complicated. But as the chillier months approach, inhibiting the ability to arrange seating outside, organizing a safe seating...

Schools still adjusting to new circumstances

Connecting to classmates and teachers is difficult while learning virtually, and new home learning environments can present distractions for students.
Katrina Kallas and Sonia Bendre October 15, 2020

Shorewood School District has faced many new changes with virtual learning this year, with each school having to find new ways of teaching in a pandemic. Instead of being in a regular classroom, students...

Colectivo workers push to unionize, intend to vote soon

Collective Coffee on Oakland Avenue in Shorewood. Workers are attempting to form a union through the IBEW.
Laura Oldfather October 15, 2020

Colectivo Coffee employees have been working on forming a union since their cafes shut down for two weeks in March. The workers’ intentions to form a union comes from a desire to be represented in the...

Where, when and how to vote this election

Where, when and how to vote this election
Sadie Cumberbatch October 14, 2020

CORRECTION: In the print issue, it incorrectly states that early voting will occur between October 21 and October 23. In person early voting in Shorewood will occur between October 21 and October 30. For...

Referendum construction begins

An illustration of what the new addition to the administration building will look like. Visitors will enter this building first, where all administration offices will be relocated
Ethan McKaig and Olivia Steinmetz September 23, 2020

In early June, as the virtual fourth quarter was wrapping up, work began on three Shorewood schools. Atwater Elementary, Lake Bluff Elementary and Shorewood High School saw construction equipment and crews...

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