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Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

Survey indicates divide on chickens in Village

Aud Jenkins and Aiko Levick December 2, 2023

Due to a potential shift in longstanding policy, Shorewood residents may soon have the opportunity to keep backyard chickens. Under Shorewood Village Code § 192-17, the keeping of chickens is currently...

Principal Tim Kenney (left), David Zucker (middle), senior Jillian Beaster (right)

David Zucker returns to SHS alma mater

Jillian Beaster December 2, 2023

On Thursday, November 2, the Shorewood Foundation hosted Hollywood filmmaker and Shorewood alum David Zucker. During lunch, a conversation with students was held in SHS’s Gensler Auditorium, serving...

Survey reveals staff dissatisfaction

Survey reveals staff dissatisfaction

Sonia Bendre, Giselle Knox, and Maya Schmaling December 1, 2023

A new survey run by the 8-person negotiations team for the Shorewood Educators Association (SEA) and Shorewood Support Staff Association (SSSA) reported, among other findings, that as a result of financial...

Senior qualifies for National Hispanic Award

Sonia Bendre October 31, 2023

Senior Lucy Benavides recently qualified for the National Hispanic Recognition Award, a College Board-offered certification for Hispanic students with outstanding academic credentials. This year, 72,000...

Shorewood seniors cheer at the pep rally

Homecoming festivities deemed a success

Ashley Slomann, Lifang Zhang October 31, 2023

This year, Shorewood’s Homecoming week lasted from September 25 to 30, featuring traditions such as the Pep Rally, Powderpuff games, and many more events were organized in order to create a more exciting...

Nathan Berkowitz’s winning piece “Timeless (2)

Shorewood students win photography competition

Andrina Roberts October 31, 2023

Over the summer, the Shorewood Historical Society ran a photo contest with the intention to highlight the unique architecture of the community. According to Historical Society member Rosie Bredeck, who...

Shorewood back in compliance with statute

Aud Jenkins and Jillian Beaster October 30, 2023

Wisconsin state statute 118.06 requires that all public schools offer the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance every school day. Though no student may be compelled to recite the Pledge, the option must...

Research conducted on traffic stops

Jillian Beaster October 30, 2023

Social justice group Shorewood Moving Forward (SMF) has conducted extensive research on the viability of low-level traffic stops done by Shorewood police, and has begun a project to eliminate or amend...

Shorewood Little League represents Wisconsin

Jenna Abu-Zahra and Andrina Roberts September 23, 2023

The Shorewood Little League U12 All-Stars concluded their season by making baseball history. After winning the District tournament, the team advanced to State, securing another victory. This qualified...

Social studies curriculum undergoes change

Sonia Bendre and Anita Bendre September 22, 2023

The Shorewood School District has implemented large-scale, permanent changes in its social studies curriculum this school year. Core social studies courses have adapted to new state standards, school board...

Burgos details goals for new school year

Maya Schmaling and Noa Biener September 22, 2023

Laurie Burgos, the recently-appointed district Superintendent, has released her entry plan detailing her goals for the first 100 days of her tenure and the upcoming school year. The entry plan highlights...

Restorative code of conduct change

Jillian Beaster, Sam Diliberti, and Catalina Perez September 22, 2023

During the latter end of last school year, Shorewood High School principal Tim Kenney partnered with the American Heart Association to alter the code of conduct surrounding vaping and other tobacco or...