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Sophie OConnors puppy, Pioneer, looks up at the camera. OConners family fostered the dog, eventually deciding to adopt him.

Students give back to community during social isolation

Naomi Raicu April 27, 2020

In this uncertain and stressful time, Shorewood students have found ways to enjoy themselves while benefiting the community. Soon after schools shut down, Sophie O’Connor, senior, decided with their...

Students and teachers react to AP testing changes

Naomi Raicu March 27, 2020

The College Board, administrators of the Advanced Placement exams, announced in a March 20 update changes to AP testing for this spring. The changes include replacing the traditional in-person exams,...

School district takes measures against pandemic

School district takes measures against pandemic

Naomi Raicu March 18, 2020

Shorewood School District, in conjunction with other North Shore districts including Whitefish Bay, closed at 5 p.m. on March 13 to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, commonly referred to as “coronavirus,”...

Garbage and cheaply made gifts fall out of Santas sleigh.

‘Tis the season to scrutinize holiday gifts

Naomi Raicu January 9, 2020

It’s that time of year again - the holiday season. We know the drill: buy gifts for our friends and family, wrap presents, purchase and put up decorations, and so on. Commercialism has always been prominent...

Grade inflation: an affliction of high schools across the nation

Grade inflation: an affliction of high schools across the nation

Naomi Raicu August 29, 2019

In a 2018 study from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, researchers studying North Carolina high schools found that while high school GPAs have risen, SAT, ACT, and other standardized test scores have stagnated....

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