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

Students share UWM internship experiences

Alexis Hu and Ben Patte April 25, 2022

The Biophysics Internship Program is an outreach program headed by Professors Ionel Popa and Valerica Raicu at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Established in 2016, the program is returning from...

Three candidates run for two school board positions

Three candidates run for two school board positions

Adam O'Connor and Sebastian Pollock March 16, 2022

To hear directly from each candidate, watch the Ripples School Board Candidate Forum here. Emily Berry, Incumbent Elected in April of 2019, Emily Berry is the sole incumbent for Shorewood School...

First school-wide dance hosted indoors since pandemic

Jillian Beaster and Max Schmaling March 16, 2022

For the first time since Homecoming 2019, Shorewood hosted a school-wide dance. With the theme “Night in Hollywood,” members of Student Council were excited to present the first big indoor event for...

District software raises privacy concerns

Ben Patte March 16, 2022

In the fall of 2018, the Shorewood School district started employing the services of Gaggle. Gaggle is a software company that markets itself as “the pioneer in helping K-12 districts manage student...

Donors give blood during the third blood drive of the year, held on March 2.

Winter blood drive successful

Noa Biener March 16, 2022

On Tuesday, March 2, Shorewood High School hosted their third blood drive for the 2021-22 school year. In a typical school year, the Student Council organizes two blood drives for students and the community....

Buttermints temporary sign on Oakland Avenue. Blues Egg, the restaurant that formerly occupied this space, closed due to the pandemic. The same owners are opening Buttermint with a new style of dining.

Buttermint opening provides fine dining experience for patrons

Maya Schmaling, Giselle Knox, and Max Schmaling February 3, 2022

Offering a unique, upscale dining experience, Buttermint opened its doors to the public on December 14, 2021. Previously, Blue’s Egg occupied the restaurant’s location on Oakland Avenue. Black Shoe...

Senior wins prestigious science award

Noe Goldhaber and Sebastion Pollock February 3, 2022

Riju Dey, senior, was recently selected as a top 300 finisher in the Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS). The STS, a program of the Society for Science, conducts a search of original scientific research...

Sophomores win stock market game

Audrey Blackmore February 3, 2022

The Stock Market Game is a 10 week, competitive simulation administered throughout the state by EconomicsWisconsin. Teams are given a hypothetical 100,000 dollars, which they use to invest in the game’s...

Shorewood’s Science Bowl team places 12th in regional competition

Jillian Beaster and Lola Kahate-Desouza February 3, 2022

This year, members of the Shorewood Science Club participated in the National Science Bowl for the first time. Science Bowl is a competition between schools across the country, testing students’...

Piarus Walker, backed by his Messwood teammates, holds a helmet with bleachers in the background. Piarus is one of the featured students in the Messwood film.

“Messwood” film premieres at DOC NYC festival

Noe Goldhaber December 22, 2021

On November 14, Emily Kuester and Brad Lichtenstein, co-directors and producers, saw their film “Messwood” premiere at the DOC NYC film festival. The film explores the Messwood football program —...

The newly refinished and  renovated Copperdome, the metal-covered classroom that sits on top of the high schools administration building.

Copperdome reopened after renovations

Ben Patte and Sophie Diliberti December 22, 2021

Of the many unique features at Shorewood High School, one of the most distinct and recognizable is the Copperdome. Besides being an iconic landmark from the outside, the Copperdome has served as a classroom...

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...