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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

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...

Miriam Stevanovic

New teacher compares classroom to kombucha

Sam Diliberti November 17, 2021

Miriam Stevanovic, a new science teacher this year at both SHS and SIS, is excited for a year of connecting with students. Stevanovic was born in Sun Prairie, Madison, then moved to Hartford, where she...

Science Club starts tutoring program for math and science

Silas Kemp and Noah Mulvey November 17, 2021

This year, SHS Science Club is starting a tutoring program for students 9th through 12th grade. The tutoring program was created to aid students in learning more about their current subjects and to catch...

Sophomore cellist excels in musical endeavors

Noa Biener and LeeAnn Hawkins November 17, 2021

Not every high school musician grows up with two professional cellists for parents, but Amelia Zitoun, sophomore, had that unique experience. Zitoun’s love for music started from a very young age. “I...

Adrienne Davis has begun her position as Ripples advisor. She hopes to expose those in club to careers in journalism and foster a safe space.

Adrienne Davis begins position as Ripples advisor

Noa Biener and Alexis Hu September 15, 2021

Ripples is excited to welcome its new advisor, Adrienne Davis, to the team. Davis became a library aide at SHS in January of 2020, and heard about the Ripples advisor role from Stephone Jordan,...

Shorewood welcomes new staff members

Kathryn Aemmer Kathryn Aemmer is the new Integrated Health and Lifetime Wellness teacher at SHS. Aemmer attended University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she got degrees in physical education, health...