Shorewood Ripples

Students fight for racial justice

Students fight for racial justice

Shannon Carlson June 15, 2020

In the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, people all across the country have been speaking out about police brutality and the deep-rooted racism plaguing America. Many...

Students work during the pandemic

Abi Knox June 15, 2020

For students who work during the school year, the coronavirus has made it difficult to keep working. Trends in COVID-19 suggest that the average teen is not at a high risk of experiencing severe, life-threatening...

Ripples advisor steps down after 18 years

Ripples advisor steps down after 18 years

June 14, 2020

After 18 years, Mike Halloran is stepping down as advisor to Ripples. To commemorate his last issue with the paper, Shannon Carlson and Ella Kamm virtually sat down with him to discuss how the paper has...

Sophie O'Connor's puppy, Pioneer, looks up at the camera. O'Conner's family fostered the dog, eventually deciding to adopt him.

Students give back to community during social isolation

Naomi Raicu April 27, 2020

In this uncertain and stressful time, Shorewood students have found ways to enjoy themselves while benefiting the community. Soon after schools shut down, Sophie O’Connor, senior, decided with their...

Members of SHS FACT club pose with legislators at the Capitol building. The club gave a presentation about the harmful effects of smoking and tobacco.

Students attend Black History Month event in Madison

Laura Oldfather and Sophia Wiley March 18, 2020

Members from FACT Club (an anti-somking and tobacco club), Youth Rising Up and ACLU Club participated in a field trip to Madison on February 27. The group attended the Legislative Black Caucus Black History...

SHS clubs join forces to protect gorillas

Abi Knox February 20, 2020

Eco Club and Key Club are joining forces to collect old handheld electronic devices that will be recycled by Eco-CELL. The Milwaukee County Zoo started the initiative to collect and reuse coltan, a mineral...

Trinity Higgins, senior, gets ready backstage before the performance begins.

Black history presentation honors artists

Laura Oldfather February 20, 2020

This year’s Black History Month celebration, put on by Youth Rising Up, centered on art and its influential role in African American history.  “The theme is Pioneers in Art in Black History, focusing...

Olivia Johnson (fifth from the left), junior, poses with her fellow Senate Scholars to commemorate the week.

Olivia Johnson chosen as Senate Scholar

Ella Kamm February 20, 2020

Olivia Johnson, junior, spent the week of February 9 in Madison participating in the Senate Scholar Program offered by the Wisconsin State Senate.  “Each Senate Scholar receives a hands-on, up-close...

Documentary features football team

Noe Goldhaber and Katrina Kallas January 9, 2020

371 Productions, under the leadership of Brad Lichtenstein, producer, and Emily Kuester, associate producer, is creating a documentary about the diversity and team dynamic of the Messwood football team....

Nicholas Emanuelson, junior, plays his cello in his living room. His parents are both high school orchestra teachers and make sure he practices daily.

Music education isn’t just for the classroom

Shannon Carlson and Sophia Wiley January 9, 2020

In a family of violinists, Nicholas Emanuelson, junior, is the only cellist. His parents, John Emanuelson and Karen Frink, signed him up for cello lessons at the age of five.  His father is the...

Henry Heyden, sophomore, working the soundboard. Heyden has been a part of tech since 7th grade, and has worked on all different types of productions.

You’ve heard his sounds in productions, now hear his story

Ethan McKaig November 16, 2019

If you’ve ever been to a Shorewood Drama production, it’s likely that you’ve seen the student working behind the soundboard in the back of the theatre. He wears glasses and a pink beanie with multiple...

Milwaukee Fashion Week showcases Shorewood students

Milwaukee Fashion Week showcases Shorewood students

Natasha Davis and Sophia Wiley November 10, 2019

Senior shows off designs by Natasha Davis Photo: Courtesy Elizabeth Miller On Monday, September 30th, Elizabeth Miller, senior, got the chance to put her designs into a fashion show in downtown Milwaukee....

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