Shorewood Ripples

SHS students help organize math tutors

Sophie Diliberti October 15, 2020

Shorewood’s National Honors Society (NHS) has introduced a new program in response to new challenges posed by online learning this year. Led by seniors Ellie DeWeerdt, Emma Stenzel and Molly Fox-Kincaid,...

A skeleton bows his head at an outdoor table at Draft & Vessel. The establishment, like many others, is wondering how they will safely serve customers as the chillier months approach.

Winter months pose threat to safe seating

Camille Talarczyk October 15, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, restaurant seating can already be very complicated. But as the chillier months approach, inhibiting the ability to arrange seating outside, organizing a safe seating...

Connecting to classmates and teachers is difficult while learning virtually, and new home learning environments can present distractions for students.

Schools still adjusting to new circumstances

Katrina Kallas and Sonia Bendre October 15, 2020

Shorewood School District has faced many new changes with virtual learning this year, with each school having to find new ways of teaching in a pandemic. Instead of being in a regular classroom, students...

Collective Coffee on Oakland Avenue in Shorewood. Workers are attempting to form a union through the IBEW.

Colectivo workers push to unionize, intend to vote soon

Laura Oldfather October 15, 2020

Colectivo Coffee employees have been working on forming a union since their cafes shut down for two weeks in March. The workers’ intentions to form a union comes from a desire to be represented in the...

Where, when and how to vote this election

Where, when and how to vote this election

Sadie Cumberbatch October 14, 2020

CORRECTION: In the print issue, it incorrectly states that early voting will occur between October 21 and October 23. In person early voting in Shorewood will occur between October 21 and October 30. For...

An illustration of what the new addition to the administration building will look like. Visitors will enter this building first, where all administration offices will be relocated

Referendum construction begins

Ethan McKaig and Olivia Steinmetz September 23, 2020

In early June, as the virtual fourth quarter was wrapping up, work began on three Shorewood schools. Atwater Elementary, Lake Bluff Elementary and Shorewood High School saw construction equipment and crews...

Sam Coleman takes role as director for curriculum and instruction

MaKenzie Stephens and Abi Knox September 23, 2020

As the former Director for Equity and now the Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Sam Coleman has a lot under his belt as he approaches this upcoming school year.  With his transition, he’ll...

A painted traffic box on the corner of Capitol and Oakland. This box is one of many in the project called

Public art project sparks controversy

Abi Knox and Graydin Lohre September 23, 2020

Eleven Shorewood traffic signal boxes recently received a makeover as part of the Shorewood Historical Society’s project “Signaling History.” What used to be plain hunks of metal now showcase local...

Two new courses, Digital Photography and Music Theory, will start this school year.

Two new courses to start this school year

Sophia Wiley and Noe Goldhaber September 23, 2020

This school year, SHS is offering two new courses to students: Digital Photography and Music Theory. The classes allow for students to explore and learn new skills in more depth.  Amelia Hernandez,...

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School Board decides on “Virtual+” plan

Abi Knox August 21, 2020

On July 28, the school board voted 5-0 to approve an online first quarter for all district schools. School will be taught in what the district is terming a “Virtual+” model, with most of the instruction...

Drama director leaves SHS to return home

Laura Oldfather August 9, 2020

After eight years, Joe King, former SHS drama director, is leaving. King is returning to the high school in Indianapolis where he had taught prior to coming to Shorewood.  “The school in Indianapolis...

The high school has been empty since schools closed for in-person classes on March 13. The question of whether students will return in the fall remains unanswered.

Plans for next school year are yet to be determined

Shannon Carlson June 15, 2020

Discussions are underway regarding whether the district will return back to school next fall, and what that will look like. At this point, there’s a lot of uncertainty. However, the district is working...

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