The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

Student council picks charity of the year

Adam O'Connor and Sheta Schutz December 22, 2021

Every year, the SHS student council picks a charity to support and invest in throughout the year. This year, that charity is Planned Parenthood, an organization dedicated to providing health care and protecting...

The newly renovated Library Media Center has been well received by students due to its improved spaces to study and socialize.

New SHS library opens to students

Jillian Beaster December 22, 2021

After being under construction since June of 2020, the SHS Library Media Center, commonly referred to as the LMC, is open for student use. The new library provides benefits such as a quiet learning space,...

Parents raise concerns over district’s COVID-19 protocols

Noe Goldhaber, Giselle Knox, and Maya Schmaling December 22, 2021

As Shorewood students have returned to school after the Thanksgiving holiday, community transmission levels of Covid-19 continue to increase. The village’s burden for the past two weeks was 418 cases...

The PODs chicken patty sandwich. Many students feel that such lunch options lack the nutritional value necessary to support them.

Students raise concerns over school lunch options

Jillian Beaster and Lola Kahate-Desouza November 17, 2021

SHS students have become increasingly frustrated about the quality of the lunches distributed by the school’s a-la-carte lunch provider, Provisions On Demand (POD), an on-the-go option for student lunches....

School perceptions surveys reveal districts strengths and weaknesses

School perceptions surveys reveal district’s strengths and weaknesses

Sonia Bendre November 8, 2021

Results from the School Perceptions Surveys taken by many students and staff last spring were recently published.  The findings praised Shorewood for some things while also offering areas for improvement,...

Seniors pose with their Homecoming parade float. After it was cancelled in 2020, most Homecoming festivities were put on this year.

Homecoming returns with fall festivities

Noe Goldhaber and Ruby Donner October 13, 2021

Homecoming festivities were cancelled in the fall of 2020, but this year, Student Council planned a week of activities for Shorewood students. Starting on September 20, students were encouraged to participate...

New period draws varied opinions

Audrey Blackmore, Sophie Diliberti, and Adam O'Connor October 13, 2021

Since the beginning of the school year, SHS students have been attending a new class called Advisory. The class lasts 30 minutes every Tuesday and Thursday, giving students an opportunity to work on schoolwork...

Board faces backlash over proposed budget

The proposed budget for the 2021-2022 school year does not include funding to raise the salaries of teachers as they receive higher education and gain more experience. In the past, teachers who receive...

Colectivo Coffee workers pass union vote

Colectivo Coffee workers pass union vote

Noe Goldhaber, Adam O'Connor, and Oskar Bockhorst September 15, 2021

After a year of battling over unionization efforts, Colectivo Coffee employees passed their vote to unionize with a 106-99 vote. While the results are yet to be certified by the National Labor Relations...

High school construction makes progress

Ethan McKaig and Sophia Deak September 15, 2021

Over the summer, the construction on the high school made significant progress as the first floor of the administration building was nearly completed, and progress was made on the performing arts and PE...

District hires new interim superintendent

Noa Biener September 15, 2021

As the Shorewood School District says farewell to former superintendent Dr. Bryan Davis, the community welcomes the district’s new interim superintendent, Dr. JoAnn Sternke. Sternke has enjoyed her...

Back to school brings pandemic protocol changes

Sam Diliberti and Josh Fendyke September 15, 2021

After a year and a half of virtual and hybrid learning, all students but two are back to in-person school. The 2021-22 school year will look very different from previous school years, considering the district-wide...