Shorewood Ripples

Kevin Kane, physics teacher, is retiring after 25 years. He plans to spend his newfound free time outdoors.

High school bids farewell to two teachers

Shannon Carlson and Laura Oldfather June 10, 2021

Longtime physics teacher reflects on fulfilling Shorewood career Kevin Kane has taught physics and AP Physics for the past 25 years. However, now that he’s approaching 60, Kane has decided it is...

Current and new teachers take on AP classes

Noe Goldhaber June 9, 2021

Tierney steps up for AP English Colleen Tierney, English teacher, will begin teaching Advanced Placement (AP) English next year, replacing retiring teacher Bill Wiswall. AP English is a course offered...

Joe Pera waves to the audience in a promotional photo for his show. Set in Marquette, Michigan, the show shoots primarily in Milwaukee.

Joe Pera talks with us about Milwaukee

Ethan McKaig June 7, 2021

If you ask around at enough Milwaukee area coffee shops, fish frys and hair salons, you’ll most likely find at least one person who appears in Joe Pera Talks with You. The Adult Swim TV series, which...

College decision-making during COVID

College decision-making during COVID

Adam O'Connor May 17, 2021

Over its year of dominance, COVID-19 put a damper on many things Shorewood once took for granted. However, one process continued free of major roadblocks: college applications. For many seniors, applying...

Film club provides assistance for projects

Sophia Wiley April 29, 2021

A new film club was established earlier in the school year with an objective to help students develop production skills. Antoine Davis, campus supervisor and advisor of film club, has a background in photography...

Alumni discuss college preparation at SHS

Alumni discuss college preparation at SHS

Sophia Wiley and Gray Lohre April 29, 2021

While one may never be fully prepared for college, there are a multitude of factors that play into the preparation process. Much of that process can be accredited to the high school experience, which poses...

Signature Sweets sits on the corner of Oakland Ave. and Beverly Rd. Owner Kimberly Hall specializes in cake and dessert decorations.

Dessert lover? Kimberly Hall has you covered

Lulu Fregoso and Ellie DeWeerdt April 29, 2021

Looking for a fun and unique place to get a treat? Look no further than Signature Sweets. Located on the corner of Beverly and Oakland, this vivacious bakery is just a few steps away from the high school.  The...

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...

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...

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