Shorewood Ripples

Game commemorates late student

Ella Kamm

October 16, 2019

The girls volleyball team held the “Live Like Megan” memorial game on Tuesday, October 8th, in honor of Megan Frieseke, who passed away last spring. The players wore jerseys with Frieseke’s number, 32, on the back before their game against West Allis Central. They won the game, a goal they said t...

Local festival promotes eco-friendly MKE

Two kids listen to Sue Anderson as she explains about plastic waste. Anderson wore the costume to promote Plastic Free MKE at the Fish and Feather Festival.

Margaret Raicu and Naomi Raicu

October 16, 2019

Community members attending the fifth annual Fish and Feather Festival at Hubbard Park had the chance to learn about environmental conservation efforts and solutions, participate in hands-on activities and enjoy nature. “[The festival’s purpose] is really to get people out to connect them to t...

Senior returns from year abroad in Spain

Annabelle Ahlers, senior, wearing traditional clothing during her year abroad last year in Seville, Spain. Ahlers enjoyed meeting many new people of different backgrounds.

Ethan McKaig

October 16, 2019

Annabelle Ahlers, senior, traveled abroad last school year to Seville, Spain with CIEE. She left in September of 2018 and returned June of 2019. After spending a year in another country, returning home is unusual. Ahlers explained what it’s like to return to a place that hasn’t changed.  A...

The power in having teachers of color

The power in having teachers of color

Shannon Carlson and Ella Kamm

October 16, 2019

When asked how many teachers of color they’ve had their entire life, students, mostly juniors and seniors, said “zero,” “one” or “two.” Not one person gave a number above three. If you do the math, by junior and senior year, students who have attended Shorewood school district their whole liv...

Get to know this year’s AFS students

Get to know this year's AFS students

Abi Knox and Nawshin Murshed

October 16, 2019

Mobile Ratchanunphat Natpreeyada Ratchanunphat, who goes by Mobile, is a senior from Thailand. Everyone comes to the US with their own expectations, and often things here surprise them. For Mobile, student behavior in the classroom was a bit of a shock.  “I was surprised about the school here b...

Students travel the world through CIEE

Students travel the world through CIEE

Shannon Carlson

September 3, 2019

Shorewood High School is one of 97 schools in the entire country that is a CIEE Global Navigator School. CIEE is a non-profit, study abroad organization, that chose SHS as a Global Navigator School back in the 2015-2016 school year for its academic rigor and commitment to language and global learning. As...

Shorewood bids goodbye to retiring teachers

Amy Clark, math teacher, Andy Carey, social studies teacher and LIsa Bromley, physical education teacher, smile for a photo. The three teachers will be retiring this year and will be missed by many.

Cela Migan

June 5, 2019

Lisa Bromley Lisa Bromley, physical education teacher, has taught for 32 years in Shorewood and is leaving behind a legacy of delicious brownies and the cherished Shorewood games. One of Bromley’s greatest contributions to Shorewood has been the organization of the Shorewood games, done every four year...

Largest turnout at YRU alumni luncheon

Students and speakers attend the alumni luncheon hosted by Youth Rising Up. This was the third annual luncheon.

Noe Goldhaber and KeLan Migan

June 5, 2019

On May 15, Youth Rising Up held their third annual Alumni Luncheon. The event invited students to meet Shorewood graduates and learn about how their experiences at SHS prepared them for life after high school. This year was their most attended event yet, with around 100 students and 25 alumni participating. The...

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