Shorewood Ripples

Three students chosen for civic music award

Jonah Javorsky, Gabriel Su, and Noe Goldhaber March 24, 2021

Nicholas Emanuelson, senior, and Ava Danzer and Isabella Lozier,  juniors, were among the 11 finalists whose recordings were chosen to be a part of the annual Showcase Recital hosted by Civic Music MKE,...

Solo & Ensemble continues in a virtual model

Sophia Wiley March 24, 2021

Solo & Ensemble has continued its virtual model for this year’s competition, after first implementing it at the beginning of the pandemic one year ago. Solo & Ensemble is an annual festival held...

Juliet Peterka, junior, learns how to read maps with her classmates while backpacking. First semester, Peterka attended High Mountain Institute in Colorado, which provides various outdoor experiences for students.

Junior spends a semester immersed in nature

Noe Goldhaber and Adam O'Connor March 24, 2021

Juliet Peterka, junior, spent her first semester at High Mountain Institute (HMI), an alternative high school in rural Leadville, Colorado, with a strong focus on place-based academics and outdoor experiences. At...

Lauren Fox is a Shorewood parent and resident. Fox recently made the NYT Bestseller List with her book

Local author makes NYT Bestseller list

Ethan McKaig March 24, 2021

Lauren Fox first came across her great-grandmother’s letters when she was in graduate school. Written to Fox’s grandmother in 1930’s Germany, the letters immediately piqued Fox’s interest.  25...

Zoom link to school board candidate forum

Zoom link to school board candidate forum

Editorial Staff March 5, 2021

On Monday, March 22nd, from 7-8:45pm, Ripples and the school board student reps will be hosting a school board candidate forum over Zoom. Traci Clark and Ellen Eckman are running against each other...

Meet the candidates running for village board

Meet the candidates running for village board

Shannon Carlson February 19, 2021

Current Village President Allison Rozek’s term ends this spring, leaving the village president seat up for grabs. Rozek is not running for re-election. Two trustee terms end this year as well: Davida...

A newly-renovated classroom arranged with distanced desks and hand sanitizer at the door to fit COVID guidelines. Hybrid students will return to school on February 22.

Students voice opinions on hybrid switch

Noe Goldhaber February 19, 2021

Shorewood students and families were tasked with a difficult decision: choosing whether their kids should return to Hybrid education two days a week, or remain in the Virtual+ model for the rest of the...

Black History Month program goes virtual

Black History Month program goes virtual

Katrina Kallas February 19, 2021

The Black History Month Celebration is an annual event at Shorewood High School that highlights the importance of black history and culture. The event is produced by students, specifically Youth Rising...

SHS students earn Scholastic art awards

Camille Talarczyk February 19, 2021

The annual Scholastic Art Award competition allows students to compete to attain various awards. This year, out of the 12 SHS student winners, many received multiple awards. 11 honorable mentions, 11 silver...

Storefront of Just Goods, a shop that sells locally sourced trinkets and art.

Local businesses hope to survive the winter

Noe Goldhaber and Jonah Javorsky December 26, 2020

While the pandemic has made holiday shopping look different this year, businesses like Just Goods and SKN BAR have adapted to remain safe. Business owners and managers have had to be creative to overcome...

Mary DeMerit, special education teacher,
works with Theo Berges, junior, on his
schoolwork.

SpecEd department remains mostly in-person

Laura Oldfather December 26, 2020

Among the students on campus engaged in “+” activities of the “Virtual+” curriculum are many students of Shorewood High School’s Special Education department. Multiple students report to school...

Recent district-level hires

Recent district-level hires

Noa Biener and Shannon Carlson December 26, 2020

New Director for Equity is selected mid-year by Noa Biener   Shari Tucker has been hired as the second-ever Director for Equity for Shorewood. The position was created in 2019, and became...

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