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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

Instructional assistants unionize

Noe Goldhaber and Ethan McKaig March 16, 2022

Shorewood instructional assistants became the first public-sector union to form since Wisconsin’s 2011 Bill Act 10 changed how most government employees collectively bargain with their employer. The...

Students organize voter registration event

Sophie Diliberti and Sam Diliberti March 16, 2022

Shorewood students teamed up with the League of Women Voters (LWV) to organize a voter registration event on the SHS campus. The aim was to help seniors register to vote, show them how and where to vote...

Stowell development controversy continues

Stowell development controversy continues

Noe Goldhaber March 16, 2022

A controversial proposed property at the corner of Capitol Dr. and Stowell Ave. is at the final stage of village approvals: review by the Design and Review Board (DRC). Three Leaf Partners, the developer...

Omicron prompts protocol changes

Sonia Bendre, Shubh Goyal, and Ethan McKaig February 3, 2022

The Shorewood School District, like many across the country, saw a rise in Covid-19 numbers as students returned back to school after winter break. With the Omicron variant of the virus spreading rapidly...

Administration cancels finals due to Omicron surge

Sophie Diliberti February 3, 2022

For the fourth consecutive semester, SHS final exams were cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this time primarily because of the Omicron surge. In an email sent out on Friday, Jan. 7, SHS principal...

Colectivo challenges unions election win

Colectivo challenges union’s election win

Noe Goldhaber and Adam O'Connor February 2, 2022

This article is a follow-up to a previous article on the Colectivo union, which can be found here. Nearly a year after Colectivo Coffee employees filed to form a union in 2021, the union has still not...

Changes made to school lunches after student feedback

Changes made to school lunches after student feedback

Alexis Hu and Audrey Blackmore December 22, 2021

This article is a follow-up of a previous article on SHS lunches. Read the original story here. In late October, seniors Karoan Ocasio-Vaquez and Bryan Terry Jr. organized a student-led petition to advocate...

Cumulative assessments return for SHS

Sam Diliberti and Noah Mulvey December 22, 2021

Final exams will return this year, after being canceled last year due to the pandemic and block scheduling. The decision to reinstate the normal finals week was reached through discussions between department...

New parking policies see varied community response

New parking policies see varied community response

Shubh Goyal and LeeAnn Hawkins December 22, 2021

On November 15, the Shorewood Village Board voted to enforce several parking changes in Shorewood. These changes reduced the minimum off-street parking requirements for new multifamily developments, such...

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...