The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

Socialism is on the rise in MKE

Bobby Gronert March 16, 2022

Milwaukee’s hometown hero is coming home. Its name? Socialism. This town has always been socialist. Milwaukee was a working class city, one full of laborers. We built railroads and dockyards and other...

Containers full of free menstrual products, like the one shown above, have been placed in bathrooms around SHS.

SHS provides free menstrual products after Feminist Club effort

Jillian Beaster March 16, 2022

The implementation of free menstrual products has been a popular effort within Shorewood students over past years. Feminist Club, a club which has been brought back this year, wanted to create concrete...

Instructional assistants unionize

Noe Goldhaber and Ethan McKaig March 16, 2022

Shorewood instructional assistants became the first public-sector union to form since Wisconsin’s 2011 Bill Act 10 changed how most government employees collectively bargain with their employer. The...

Ginny Mitchell, senior, stars as Cinderella in Shorewood Dramas latest production.

SHS presents different kind of Cinderella

Maya Schmaling and Giselle Knox March 16, 2022

Shorewood drama’s latest production, Cinderella, made its premiere on March 3. The show marks a step forward for the drama department as the first in-person musical since the pandemic began.  The...

First school-wide dance hosted indoors since pandemic

Jillian Beaster and Max Schmaling March 16, 2022

For the first time since Homecoming 2019, Shorewood hosted a school-wide dance. With the theme “Night in Hollywood,” members of Student Council were excited to present the first big indoor event for...

District software raises privacy concerns

Ben Patte March 16, 2022

In the fall of 2018, the Shorewood School district started employing the services of Gaggle. Gaggle is a software company that markets itself as “the pioneer in helping K-12 districts manage student...

Donors give blood during the third blood drive of the year, held on March 2.

Winter blood drive successful

Noa Biener March 16, 2022

On Tuesday, March 2, Shorewood High School hosted their third blood drive for the 2021-22 school year. In a typical school year, the Student Council organizes two blood drives for students and the community....

District lacks diversity in staff

Alexis Hu and Bobby Gronert December 22, 2021

The lack of racial diversity in teachers in the Shorewood School District has long been a problem, and a noticeable one at that. When SHS students think through their schedule, a similar conclusion arises....

The newly refinished and  renovated Copperdome, the metal-covered classroom that sits on top of the high schools administration building.

Copperdome reopened after renovations

Ben Patte and Sophie Diliberti December 22, 2021

Of the many unique features at Shorewood High School, one of the most distinct and recognizable is the Copperdome. Besides being an iconic landmark from the outside, the Copperdome has served as a classroom...

John Wilson, right, films a dog on plastic-covered sofa. One of the episodes of his show How To with John Wilson delves into the topic of covering and protecting your furniture.

John Wilson fascinates audience with unique “How To” style

Ethan McKaig December 22, 2021

John Wilson doesn’t teach you how to do anything in his HBO series “How To with John Wilson.” Even though this misleading title might turn some people away, the show is still one of the most captivating,...

Home Alone: A retrospective of a classic

Home Alone: A retrospective of a classic

Josh Fendyke and Silas Kemp December 22, 2021

Home Alone is widely regarded as a holiday classic and is a classic movie to watch around the holidays. The movie leaves the viewer feeling nostalgic, with the simple childhood premise of being left...

Next year’s schedule uncertain while opinions vary on possible choices

Shubh Goyal June 9, 2021

With the future of the COVID-19 pandemic still uncertain, many decisions for the 2021-2022 year are unfinalized. One question that remains is whether Shorewood High School will return to normal seven period...