Shorewood Ripples

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 where I taught for 15 years previously had their theater director position open up,” King said. “My p...

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 Month Lobby Day at the Wisconsin Capitol Building and a subsequent dinner at the Wisconsin Go...

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 mined from regions in Africa where gorillas and other endangered species live. “Gorillas on th...

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. They started planning for the documentary in March, and they began filming in the beginning of July....

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 orchestra teacher at Homestead and his mother is the orchestra teacher at Shorewood. Because both of h...

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. She jumped at the opportunity of achieving one of her goals.  “I started sewing when I ...

Shorewood students participate in climate strike

Laura Oldfather

October 13, 2019

On Friday, September 20, 37 SHS students, along with a few SIS students, joined millions of youth around the globe by participating in their local climate strike. “Internationally, the climate strike is a global movement of mainly youth coming out and protesting in their streets to demand climate action and t...

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