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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

Econ teacher helps students plan for future

Sonia Bendre, Aud Jenkins, and Amaris Kaleka February 11, 2024

Schmidt has been a teacher at SHS for about 13 years, but is also an alum of the high school. He got his undergraduate degree at UW-Madison, majoring in economics, political science, and French. He went...

Get to know two Shorewood High School custodians

Masha Malinkine and Jillian Beaster February 10, 2024

Emily Beck: Custodian Two Emily Beck, SHS custodian, has always lived her life putting people first, for she consistently puts immense care into everything she does. On top of cleaning the Library...

From left, Molly Norris, Jennifer Radcliffe, Scott Brown pose in Student Support Office during lunch, ready to help out students.

Counselor Appreciation Week calls for thanks

Lucy Kuhnen-Grooms February 10, 2024

With today, February 9, signifying the end of Counselor Appreciation Week, high school counselors Molly Norris, Scott Brown, and Jennifer Radcliffe have undergone another successful school year.  The...

Junior Edie Dembroski represents the United States

Junior Edie Dembroski represents the United States

Andrina Roberts February 10, 2024

At 6:00 a.m., most Shorewood High School students are still asleep, but junior Edie Dembroski’s day is well underway. At this time, Dembroski is at the Pettit Center skating. These early morning practices...

These teachers adjusted their curriculums to meet student needs

Sonia Bendre, Aud Jenkins, and Amaris Kaleka December 23, 2023

Mathews has been a teacher for 12 years, teaching at Shorewood for 10 of them. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Madison for biology and environmental science. Then, he earned his...

Shorewood Arts and Crafts fair brings out creativity

Aud Jenkins December 23, 2023

Every year on the first Sunday of December the Shorewood school district hosts an arts & crafts fair, making this the 43rd year. Many people come to the high school to show and sell artwork or products...

Teachers share their journey to changing lives

Sonia Bendre, Amaris Kaleka, and Aud Jenkins December 23, 2023

Troy Thibedeau: Precalculus and Calculus AB, BC Thibedeau is in his 30th year teaching, and the current school year is his 23rd at Shorewood High School. In his classroom at lunch, almost daily, students...

Family Wellness Forum spreads awareness

LeAnn Hawkins December 2, 2023

The Family Wellness Forum this year was held in the LMC after years of being virtual due to Covid. The forum’s stated goals are for school counselors and on-site therapists through Children’s Wisconsin...

Chinese Club meets during lunch every Thursday in Mr. Gietzen’s Room

New club educates about Chinese culture

Jenna Abu-Zahra, Masha Malinkine, and Andrina Roberts December 2, 2023

This school year, SHS welcomed Chinese Club as a new addition to its roster of clubs. Founded by senior Joanna Townsend, the club works to immerse students in Chinese culture. “I am the student runner...

Civics teacher wins award for curriculum

Lifang Zhang and Ashley Slomann December 2, 2023

Jesse Perez, SHS Civics and American Society teacher was awarded the Jack Miller Center Award for Civic Excellence in Education. Perez was the only high school teacher in the country to receive this award...

Two Shorewood students awarded in NMSC

Two Shorewood students awarded in NMSC

Catalina Perez December 2, 2023

Out of more than 16,000 students nationwide, two Shorewood seniors, Sonia Bendre and Robert Gronert, have been awarded the status of National Merit Semifinalist in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship competition.  Every...

New club brings light to Latine culture

Lucy Kuhnen-Grooms November 13, 2023

One of many new clubs popping up around SHS going into the 23-24 school year, Latinos Unidos aims to bring people interested or involved in Latino culture together. “The one thing I saw that was lacking...