Shorewood Ripples

Students and administration stand on the steps of the high school getting ready for the press conference on June 8. In the press conference, superintendent Dr. Bryan Davis called on the Milwaukee District Attorney to elevate Stephanie Rapkin's charges to a hate crime

Superintendent calls on DA to charge “Shorewood Spitter” with hate crime

Ethan McKaig June 9, 2020

In response to a Shorewood woman spitting on a Shorewood High School student protester at a march on Saturday, June 6, the school district held a press conference to address the incident. On the high school’s...

A police line of officers in riot gear block N. Oakland Ave. This line is south of where heavy law enforcement teams were placed on the corner of Edgewood and Oakland.

Protesters prevented from entering Shorewood

Ethan McKaig June 7, 2020

On May 31, standoffs between police and protesters, at the border between Shorewood and the City of Milwaukee, erupted into frenzied arrests in the shadow of armored trucks and a heavy law enforcement...

April 7 general election results

April 16, 2020

The ballots have been counted and the results are in for the April 7 general elections.    Mayor of Milwaukee It was between Tom Barrett and Lena Taylor for Milwaukee mayor. Barrett won...

Students and teachers react to AP testing changes

Naomi Raicu March 27, 2020

The College Board, administrators of the Advanced Placement exams, announced in a March 20 update changes to AP testing for this spring. The changes include replacing the traditional in-person exams,...

School district takes measures against pandemic

School district takes measures against pandemic

Naomi Raicu March 18, 2020

Shorewood School District, in conjunction with other North Shore districts including Whitefish Bay, closed at 5 p.m. on March 13 to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, commonly referred to as “coronavirus,”...

Four run for three spots on the school board

Four run for three spots on the school board

Ella Kamm February 20, 2020

Paru Shah, incumbent president “I have the passion, perspective and willingness to work hard for the education and growth of all of the students in Shorewood. I believe our District has charted...

School district employs therapists

Ethan McKaig February 20, 2020

A new partnership between the school district and Children’s Wisconsin has brought an opportunity for students to talk to therapists in school. Students and parents can talk with school counselors...

Shorewood Mock Trial poses at regionals on February 8. The Red
Team will move on to state in March.

Mock trial once again state-bound

Ella Kamm and Natasha Davis February 20, 2020

After a close second place finish at regionals on February 8, the Mock Trial Red Team is moving on to the state competition in Madison this March.  “I think we did really well,” said Anna Hietpas,...

courtesy Kathy Stokebrand and Arthur Ircink

Village trustee candidates to run unopposed

Sophia Wiley February 7, 2020

This year only two people, Kathy Stokebrand and Arthur Ircink, filed for the two open trustee positions on the village board, ruling out the possibility of a competitive campaign season. “Because...

District holds safety discussion

Laura Oldfather and Sophia Wiley January 11, 2020

The Shorewood School District hosted a panel on school and student safety in the SHS auditorium on November 18 to discuss recent events that have happened at the school.  Superintendent Bryan Davis,...

School board to hire owner’s representative as referendum project prepares to enter the contract bidding stage

Ella Kamm January 11, 2020

The school board plans to hire an owner’s representative to review proposed contracts for the facilities referendum and manage the project. An owner’s representative is someone who acts as the spokesperson...

Photo of the new stairs leading down to Atwater Beach. The new stairs were put in this __, and should improve user safety.

Atwater Beach stairs revitalized

Laura Oldfather January 11, 2020

The stairs leading down to the lake at Atwater Beach were recently renovated. The stairs are frequently used by the community and need occasional repairs.  “The Atwater stairs are a valuable...

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