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Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

Students see themselves on the jumbotron during the December 19 performance.

Middle school band students perform at Bucks game

Jenna Abu-Zahra February 11, 2024

On December 19, Shorewood’s elementary and middle school band performed at a Milwaukee Bucks game for the second year in a row. Katherine Myszewski, elementary school band director, ensures that students...

Squid Game reality spinoff misses the point

Aiko Levick February 11, 2024

Not every television show warrants a quirky adaptation. In fact, my general quality of life would probably be better if most shows stopped getting quirky adaptations.  Squid Game is a South Korean...

Miyazaki reflects in The Boy and the Heron

Miyazaki reflects in The Boy and the Heron

Aud Jenkins February 11, 2024

Warning: The following review contains light and fairly-general spoilers for The Boy and the Heron. Proceed with caution! For the six decades that he has been making movies, Hayao Miyazaki has been...

Two presidents, two standards: Biden vs. Trump

Peter Haigh December 23, 2023

Trump has lied about so many things, so blatantly, that we treat him differently from any other politician. The only reason that he is a potential presidential candidate (again) is because we have all...

Spotify’s commodification of your music

Aiko Levick December 23, 2023

Anybody who is invested in a music based subculture would be very quick to call me a poser. They’d be right. Yes, it’s true. I’ve been caught on more than one occasion saying that I “don’t listen...

The Urban Ecology Center hosts second Fungi Film Fest

The Urban Ecology Center hosts second Fungi Film Fest

Aud Jenkins December 23, 2023

On December 6, community members, families, and individuals with an interest in art, mycology, and science gathered in the basement of the Urban Ecology Center. Spread across the room, sitting in rows...

Don’t let the movie dissuade you: the book is always better

Ana Pheister December 23, 2023

If you were a kid who liked to read in the early 2010s, you probably had a Hunger Games phase. Published in 2020, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins dives into the backstory of the infamous...

The Hunger Games is back on the big screen

The Hunger Games is back on the big screen

Masha Malinkine, Andrina Roberts, and Jenna Abu-Zahra December 23, 2023

On November 17, a frenzy filled the theaters as The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes was released. Directed by Francis Lawrence, the film is based on Suzanne Collins’ prequel to her...

WITCH makes a comeback with Zango album

WITCH makes a comeback with Zango album

Sam Diliberti December 23, 2023

“Like the story of the Phoenix, the bird from the ashes, Zamrock has resurrected from its decades of slumber,” Emmanuel Chanda sings on the final song of his first project in 46 years. With the release...

Drama prepares complex additions for Pippin

Jillian Beaster December 23, 2023

As the SHS drama department prepares Pippin, the winter musical, the technical theater and ensemble group have worked to present a unique show with complex new additions.  The recent Broadway rendition...

Student talent flourishes at AFS Showcase

Student talent flourishes at AFS Showcase

Lucy Kuhnen-Grooms December 2, 2023

AFS Showcase returned for its annual performances on November 10 and 11. Showcase is a fundraiser for the American Field Service Intercultural Programs (AFS). 50% of the proceeds go towards AFS opportunities...

Drama opens with The Government Inspector

Sophie Hanna, Esme Kleban, and Masha Sizova December 2, 2023

Shorewood’s Drama Department’s first play of the season was the 19th century rendition of Nikolai Gogol’s The Government Inspector. The classic Russian farcical play features a corrupt provincial...