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

Labor shortage and ongoing pandemic impacts small businesses

Noe Goldhaber and Giselle Knox November 17, 2021

As Shorewood businesses return to most of their pre-pandemic operations, they have been met with strong community support. Shephanie Sherman, interim executive director of the Shorewood Business Improvement...

Miriam Stevanovic

New teacher compares classroom to kombucha

Sam Diliberti November 17, 2021

Miriam Stevanovic, a new science teacher this year at both SHS and SIS, is excited for a year of connecting with students. Stevanovic was born in Sun Prairie, Madison, then moved to Hartford, where she...

Science Club starts tutoring program for math and science

Silas Kemp and Noah Mulvey November 17, 2021

This year, SHS Science Club is starting a tutoring program for students 9th through 12th grade. The tutoring program was created to aid students in learning more about their current subjects and to catch...

Why teachers should offer test corrections

Sonia Bendre and Maya Schmaling November 17, 2021

Many students at Shorewood have experienced the dread of receiving a test score that is not up to their usual standard, and seeing their grade plummet as a result of that score. Seeing that drop can...

Sophomore cellist excels in musical endeavors

Noa Biener and LeeAnn Hawkins November 17, 2021

Not every high school musician grows up with two professional cellists for parents, but Amelia Zitoun, sophomore, had that unique experience. Zitoun’s love for music started from a very young age. “I...

Colectivo Coffee workers pass union vote

Colectivo Coffee workers pass union vote

Noe Goldhaber, Adam O'Connor, and Oskar Bockhorst September 15, 2021

After a year of battling over unionization efforts, Colectivo Coffee employees passed their vote to unionize with a 106-99 vote. While the results are yet to be certified by the National Labor Relations...

Adrienne Davis has begun her position as Ripples advisor. She hopes to expose those in club to careers in journalism and foster a safe space.

Adrienne Davis begins position as Ripples advisor

Noa Biener and Alexis Hu September 15, 2021

Ripples is excited to welcome its new advisor, Adrienne Davis, to the team. Davis became a library aide at SHS in January of 2020, and heard about the Ripples advisor role from Stephone Jordan,...

Shorewood welcomes new staff members

Kathryn Aemmer Kathryn Aemmer is the new Integrated Health and Lifetime Wellness teacher at SHS. Aemmer attended University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she got degrees in physical education, health...

CIEE students enjoy summer experiences

Alexis Hu and Isabella Groenevelt September 15, 2021

For the seventh year in a row, SHS has been selected to participate in the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Global Navigator Scholarship. As one of the 97 schools in the country that...

SHS welcomes new associate principal

Alexis Hu and Andrina Roberts September 15, 2021

Among many staffing changes in the Shorewood School District this fall, Amanda Jamerson is the newest addition to the Shorewood High School administrative team. Jamerson assumed her position as the...

New Atwater principal has extensive adminstrative experience

Noa Biener September 15, 2021

As the new school year unfolds, Atwater elementary school is welcoming many new staff members, including a new principal, Janice Carter. So far, Carter’s position has allowed her to get an understanding...

Watershed students canoe down the Milwaukee River. They canoed from the headwaters of the Milwaukee River to the waters of Lake Michigan.

Watershed Wisdom camping trip a success

Adam O'Connor and Chloe Cayo September 15, 2021

In August, students in Watershed Wisdom left for their annual expedition to study the boundaries and intricacies of the Milwaukee River Watershed. After the expedition was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19,...