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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

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...

The Outstanding Educator Award, of which Dr. Sternke is a recipient, seeks to recognize those with a lifetime of service in education.

District Interim Superintendent awarded

Andrina Roberts June 8, 2023

On April 26, Dr. JoAnn Sternke, interim superintendent, received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators. Sternke was presented with her award at...

SIS to readopt 7-period-day schedule

Jillian Beaster and Alexis Hu June 8, 2023

For the upcoming year, Shorewood Intermediate School will be returning to a 7-period-day schedule for the first time since 2017. The schedule change will result in an almost 20% increase in instructional...

Emily Berry began her term as the Shorewood School Board President in April of

New School Board President Steps Up

Jillian Beaster June 8, 2023

This past April, Shorewood welcomed new School Board president, Emily Berry. Berry initially joined the board in 2019 after exploring her love for civic engagement within the Village. “I started volunteering...

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Social Studies teacher receives prestigious fellowship

Aud Jenkins and Aiko Levick June 8, 2023

Fellowship winners to attend program at Georgetown University Every year, only two educators of color across the nation are offered the Frederick Douglass-James Madison Fellowship award, a $24,000 scholarship...

Staff reductions made districtwide

Maya Schmaling and Giselle Knox June 8, 2023

Due to ongoing shortfalls in the budget, staffing reductions will take effect across the district going the 2023-24 school year. Within the high school, a total of 8.5 Full Time Equivalents (FTEs) are...

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 performs 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,...

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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....