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The mock trial team gathers on Zoom after their second place finish at state. Their competitions were entirely virtual this year.

Mock trial places second at state

Sophie Diliberti and Sam Diliberti March 24, 2021

Mock Trial wrapped up a successful season on March 9, despite being fully online. Practicing and competing virtually presented unique difficulties, and the season looked a lot different than in previous...

AP exams see changes due to COVID-19

Ellie DeWeerdt and Lulu Fregoso March 24, 2021

Due to complications created by the pandemic, AP testing is seeing various changes. With some schools virtual, some in-person and some implementing a hybrid model, students have been learning in a variety...

The second floor of the high school administration building. The second floor has become a construction zone as the LMC is expanded by the new addition.

Referendum construction continues, high school addition almost done

Josha Crites-Kumal and Ethan McKaig February 19, 2021

After about six months of construction on schools across the district, there has been significant progress in the referendum updates to school buildings and infrastructures. A new addition to the high...

District initiates hybrid learning

Maddie Pluckhahn, Sophie Diliberti, and Noe Goldhaber February 19, 2021

Shorewood High School will become the last school in the district to return to a partially in-person learning model on February 22. This model will allow for more direct communication among students and...

The Shorewood Police station on Wilson Dr. A police study sparked discussion around the complaint process

Police study recommends changes

Abi Knox and Laura Oldfather February 19, 2021

The village board contracted an organizational study of the Shorewood Police Department done by Alexander Wiess in August of 2020. This action was not incited by the Black Lives Matter movement last summer,...

Local chef teaches virtual cooking class

Sophie Diliberti and Sam Diliberti February 19, 2021

Shorewood residents, like those of every community, have been forced to find new ways to connect during the pandemic. Kathy Papineau, a local business owner and chef, has made the best of these unique...

Fiddleheads Coffee on the corner of Oakland Ave and Lake Bluff Blvd.

Just a Taste: New Shorewood location of Fiddleheads

Natasha Davis February 17, 2021

Yet another coffee shop has taken root in Shorewood, adding a new option to serve your caffeine needs. Fiddleheads Coffee Roasters opened on January 11, replacing the Sherwin-Williams paint store on the...

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,...

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

Library offers new online tutoring program

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...

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