The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

Meet the recently elected Shorewood officials

Sonia Bendre and Amaris Kaleka April 25, 2024

Election results for the Shorewood municipality were released on April 2, 2024. With a total voter turnout of 52.25% in the Shorewood municipality, citizens elected Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential...

CDA links stable housing to enrollment

Jillian Beaster April 25, 2024

On March 14, Executive Director of Milwaukee Community Development Alliance (CDA), Teig Whaley-Smith, presented his research on affordable housing as a predictor of school enrollment to members of the...

Black history presentation shows local talent

This February, Shorewood High School hosted its eighth annual Black History Month presentation organized by the club Youth Rising Up (YRU). Each year, the presentation celebrates Black voices within the...

Act 20 prompts K-8 curriculum changes

In July of 2023, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s (DPI) Act 20 was approved by state legislators and passed into law. Act 20 primarily impacts grades K-3, but many schools across the...

Graduated athletes find success in college

Noa Biener and Tyndall Talley March 8, 2024

2023 Shorewood High School graduates Delea Martins, Ishmael Emmanuel-Holloway, and Andre Valentine have all decided to pursue collegiate sports at each of their respective universities.  Valentine,...

Students still disappointed after POD changes

Nathan Berkowitz and Andrina Roberts March 8, 2024

Despite prior efforts to improve the POD (Provisions On Demand), SHS’s a-la-carte lunch provider, students continue to voice concerns regarding the quality of the food services provided. Issues brought...

Matthew Aldana, junior, one out of a hundred high school student selected to embark on a four day program at Walt Disney World.

Junior selected for program out of thousands

Andrina Roberts and Sylvie Damm March 8, 2024

Out of some 25,000 applicants, junior Matthew Aldana was one of the 100 high school students to be selected for the Disney Dreamers Academy. The four day program, held at Walt Disney World in Orlando,...

Lawsuit against Act 10 questions its constitutionality

Sam Diliberti February 9, 2024

Several teacher and public worker unions filed a lawsuit on November 30 challenging the constitutionality of Act 10. The controversial law took away collective bargaining rights from most public workers....

Three candidates running for school board

Three candidates running for school board

Jillian Beaster February 9, 2024

Quotes were taken from both individual interviews and candidate responses at the January 25, 2024 School Board Candidate Forum. Visit the Shorewood Ripples YouTube channel to view the full forum. Remember...

Model UN attends Harvard conference

Aud Jenkins February 9, 2024

From January 25 to 28, Model United Nations (UN) members, representing Malaysia, participated in a total of twenty hours of committee at the 71st Harvard Model United Nations conference. The event hosted...

Political figures attend Civics hearing

Sonia Bendre and Giselle Knox February 9, 2024

The last of three Semester One Civics committee hearings wrapped up on December 20, with four out of over twenty originally proposed bills being signed and passed.  The hearings are the apotheosis...

Shorewood Public Library’s Heide Piehler instructs the Shorewood Monarch Project

Shorewood librarian retires after over 40 years

Maya Schmaling and Sonia Bendre December 23, 2023

After 41 years as a librarian at the Shorewood Public Library, Heide Piehler retired on October 12, 2023.  Piehler began her career with the Shorewood Public Library while studying English at UW-Milwaukee....