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The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

courtesy Laurie Burgos

New Superintendent prepares for future

Andrina Roberts and Ashley Slomann April 27, 2023

On April 11, the School Board finalized the appointment of Laurie Burgos to the position of superintendent. Burgos will start her work with the district in July. After attending high school in Racine,...

Chamber orchestra preforms in New York City

Maya Schmaling April 24, 2023

On April 9, the Shorewood High School Chamber Orchestra played alongside Homestead High School at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The iconic venue, opened in 1891, has hosted a wide array of famous performers...

School Board President steps down

Andrina Roberts, Ashley Slomann April 24, 2023

After 10 years of service, Paru Shah stepped down from her position of School Board President as her term came to an end in April. Shah cited multiple reasons for this decision, one of them being the importance...

Shorewood begins UniverCity partnership

Jillian Beaster March 20, 2023

In the fall of 2022, the Village of Shorewood was accepted into UW-Madison’s UniverCity Alliance. The alliance is also partnered with Cottage Grove, Eau Claire, Marinette, Milton, River Falls, St. Croix,...

courtesy Shorewood Mock Trial Instagram

Mock Trial places second at state competition

Tyndall Talley March 20, 2023

On the weekend of March 3, Shorewood’s Mock Trial team traveled to Madison where they competed at the State tournament for the 2023 season.  The 2022-23 school year was the first year since the pandemic...

Social studies department faces changes

Aud Jenkins March 20, 2023

With the fourth quarter well on its way and summer break not far behind, there is a certain buzz about SHS concerning what next year may look like – particularly in terms of the social studies department....

Superintendent search complete

As interim superintendent JoAnne Sternke’s term comes to a close, the Shorewood School District concludes its search for a permanent replacement.  Laurie Burgos, current superintendent of Evansville...

The commercial and mixed-use district map created for the public hearing draft

New zoning regulations to be voted on

Jillian Beaster, Maya Schmaling, and Joanna Townsend February 20, 2023

The process of creating new commercial zoning regulations came to fruition in January of 2022, when a working group was formed to create a drafted update to these rules. Bart Griepentrog, Planning and...

District proposes referendum

The Shorewood community is currently facing a crucial decision in the form of an operating referendum, as the school board proposes a measure that will raise revenue for the next five years to address...

courtesy Paulina Fenske

SHS Drama presents “Little Shop of Horrors” for winter musical

Jenna Abu-Zahra and Andrina Roberts February 19, 2023

Shorewood theater completes one of its largest productions On February 9th, the drama program performed their first production of Little Shop of Horrors.  “Little Shop of Horrors is about a boy...

Model UN team competes at annual conference in Boston

Claudia Talarczyk , Ben Weisse February 17, 2023

Shorewood’s Model United Nations club, along with high schoolers from the United States, Australia, Asia, Europe, and more, recently made their way to Boston. They attended Harvard University's annual...

Model UN competes at Carthage College

Model UN competes at Carthage College

Noah Mulvey December 1, 2022

On November 4, Model UN competed in their first conference of the year at Carthage College. This is the 23rd annual conference held at Carthage College, and this year marks the tenth year that Shorewood...