Shorewood Ripples

Senior tennis standout qualifies for state

Margaret Bugnacki, senior, slams the ball at a recent practice. Bugnacki has been aiming for state since sophomore year and hopes to continue playing in college.

Sophia Wiley

October 16, 2019

On October 8, Margaret Bugnacki, senior, competed in sectionals on the behalf of the girls tennis team. Bugnacki placed second in the competition, qualifying for state. “Last year was the first year that I actually won a match in sectionals. So that was a big deal to me,” Bugnacki said. “This year I was ...

Village debates holiday decorations

Ella Kamm

October 16, 2019

The Shorewood Human Rights Commission has proposed a new signs, objects and communicative structures policy that would ban the display of holiday decorations, among other signs, symbols, or structures on public property. While the policy covers all decorations and signs, it was created to address...

Two students in HRC granted voting rights

Mira Lee Prabhu (left) and Julia Appel (right) smile for the camera. The two seniors were recently granted the right to vote on the Human Relations Commission.

Abi Knox

October 16, 2019

The village board recently granted the two high school student members on the Human Relations Commission (HRC), Julia Appel and Mira Lee Prabhu, seniors, voting rights.  The Human Relations Commission (HRC) is a volunteer committee that focuses on issues affecting the community.  “The Human Relations Comm...

Village to prohibit vaping in public parks

Sophia Wiley

October 16, 2019

On July 15, the village board passed an ordinance to ban e-cigarette usage in indoor spaces where tobacco cigarettes are prohibited.  “The broader discussion happened a while back in terms of health interest in updating and aligning electronic cigarette usage with tobacco usage,” said Ann Chr...

Dreamy new jazz album “Resavoir” soars

The cover of Resavoir's first single off the album, Escalator. The song was released in January 2019.

Ethan McKaig

September 28, 2019

What music plays in your dreams? The dreams where you are flying; where you are floating in the middle of the ocean; where you are sitting on a cloud. What music goes along with those images? I've found it: Resavoir's debut, self-titled album. The Chicago based jazz ensemble, founded by Will Miller (m...

New Equity Director lays out his priorities

Samuel Coleman smiles for the camera. Coleman is the new Equity Director, a position created this year.

Ethan McKaig and Maya Lindvall

September 3, 2019

The newly-created position of Equity Director for the school district has been filled by Samuel Coleman, a former school administrator from a local Catholic school system. The position was created as a means of making an environment that makes everyone at Shorewood feel comfortable and safe.  “I...

School board works to fill vacancy

Ella Kamm

August 27, 2019

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN: August 13, 2019 Lance Weinhardt, school board treasurer, resigned in late June. The board is currently in the process of appointing a new member to fill the vacancy.  “It’s with regret that, after struggling with this decision, that due to family health issues, I submit my resignat...

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