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Meet Ed Vice, Ripples’ new advice column

Meet Ed Vice, Ripples' new advice column
January 24, 2021

BREAKING NEWS: Ripples is starting an advice column for Shorewood students! In a fight with a friend? Having trouble in the romance department? Feeling like you need a fresh perspective on a school appropriate...

(Stay) Home for the Holidays

(Stay) Home for the Holidays
December 27, 2020

With a surge of COVID cases on the horizon, it is crucial that families recognize and become aware of the risks involved in travelling for the 2020 winter holidays by planning to stay at home this year. It...

What we can take away from the 2020 election

Editorial Staff November 30, 2020

On Saturday Nov. 7, as most major news outlets projected that Joseph R. Biden Jr. would be the next President of the United States, many people who voted for the former vice president had two initial emotions:...

LGBTQ+ representation matters in cartoons

Lucy Benavides November 19, 2020

Same-Sex marriage has been legalized in the United States of America since 2015. While there is still backlash against the LGBTQ+ community, we’re also seeing more and more representation. Not only movies...

Mail-in voting is the way of the future

Mail-in voting is the way of the future
Lulu Fregoso November 19, 2020

Due to COVID-19, voters this election had to consider the health risks of voting in-person. This resulted in voters turning to other methods of voting: absentee ballots and mail-in voting. Although some...

COVID is not over, re-establish safety standards

Editorial Staff October 15, 2020

The U.S. reacted slowly and poorly to the coronavirus pandemic. We had warnings from scientists and other countries being affected. We sat by and watched as China’s and Italy’s numbers climbed in February...

Drama director leaves SHS to return home

Laura Oldfather August 9, 2020

After eight years, Joe King, former SHS drama director, is leaving. King is returning to the high school in Indianapolis where he had taught prior to coming to Shorewood.  “The school in Indianapolis...

Students attend Black History Month event in Madison

Members of SHS FACT club pose with legislators at the Capitol building. The club gave a presentation about the harmful effects of smoking and tobacco.
Laura Oldfather and Sophia Wiley March 18, 2020

Members from FACT Club (an anti-somking and tobacco club), Youth Rising Up and ACLU Club participated in a field trip to Madison on February 27. The group attended the Legislative Black Caucus Black History...

SHS clubs join forces to protect gorillas

Abi Knox February 20, 2020

Eco Club and Key Club are joining forces to collect old handheld electronic devices that will be recycled by Eco-CELL. The Milwaukee County Zoo started the initiative to collect and reuse coltan, a mineral...

Documentary features football team

Noe Goldhaber and Katrina Kallas January 9, 2020

371 Productions, under the leadership of Brad Lichtenstein, producer, and Emily Kuester, associate producer, is creating a documentary about the diversity and team dynamic of the Messwood football team....

Music education isn’t just for the classroom

Nicholas Emanuelson, junior, plays his cello in his living room. His parents are both high school orchestra teachers and make sure he practices daily.
Shannon Carlson and Sophia Wiley January 9, 2020

In a family of violinists, Nicholas Emanuelson, junior, is the only cellist. His parents, John Emanuelson and Karen Frink, signed him up for cello lessons at the age of five.  His father is the...

Milwaukee Fashion Week showcases Shorewood students

Milwaukee Fashion Week showcases Shorewood students
Natasha Davis and Sophia Wiley November 10, 2019

Senior shows off designs by Natasha Davis Photo: Courtesy Elizabeth Miller On Monday, September 30th, Elizabeth Miller, senior, got the chance to put her designs into a fashion show in downtown Milwaukee....

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