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The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

courtesy Lena Taylor

Senator Lena Taylor visits Atwater

Jillian Beaster November 30, 2022

On October 18, Atwater Elementary’s fourth grade class hosted a visit with one of Wisconsin State Senators, Lena Taylor. Taylor engaged students in discussions of her position in the government, Juneteenth...

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Construction begins on Lake Bluff playground

Maya Schmaling October 28, 2022

New design incorporates nature and ensures accessibility Lake Bluff Elementary School has officially begun construction on its little playground, with the aim of improving safety and stimulation for its...

courtesy Maya Lindvall

ACLU club holds voting event

Jenna Abu-Zahra October 28, 2022

Leading up to midterms, first time voters were excited to participate in the voter registration drive held at SHS. This year’s voter registration took place October 6 during lunch in the LMC where the...

courtesy Will Monda-Morowski

Homecoming and spirit week a success

Jillian Beaster and Giselle Knox October 28, 2022

With the start of the 2022-2023 school year, Homecoming makes a comeback for the first time since 2019. Spirit Week included traditional activities such as themed dress up days, a pep rally and the Homecoming...

New lunch director encourages feedback

Jenna Abu-Zahra September 22, 2022

Following many years of advancements within the POD, Shorewood School District has a new lunch director, Brittany Kolarik. Kolarik hopes to bring a wide variety of lunch options for all students.   The...

Changes made to district administration

Sam Diliberti, Nico Murphy, Alexis Hu, and Zoe Townsend September 22, 2022

Sam Nadolsky, SIS In late July, Sam Nadolsky became the interim principal of Shorewood Intermediate School. He started in the district as the Advanced Learning Coordinator, working primarily at the...

District works to combat budget shortfalls

Giselle Knox and Maya Schmaling September 22, 2022

In March of the 2021-2022 school year, a budget report was released by the Shorewood School District predicting a budget deficit of 1,778,281 dollars for the 2022-2023 school year, along with an increasing...

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Muirhead resigns, Board fills vacancy

Alexis Hu and Giselle Knox September 22, 2022

After five years of serving as a member on the school board, Pablo Muirhead resigned from his position this past August.  “Over the last five years, I have had the tremendous privilege and responsibility...

District mandates Chromebook use

Jillian Beaster, Andrina Roberts, and Aud Jenkins September 22, 2022

Introduced this school year, the Student Technology Enhancement Plan, also known as STEP, is officially in full effect. The first few weeks of the policy have been met with both praise and criticism within...

District’s former Director of IT to sue Shorewood after termination

Noe Goldhaber, Alexis Hu, and Ben Patte June 1, 2022

The district’s former Director of Technology, Mickey Chavannes, was fired by the Shorewood School Board after a pre-termination hearing on May 11, 2022. School board members voted 5-0 in favor of terminating...

First female police chief appointed

First female police chief appointed

Maya Schmaling and Giselle Knox June 1, 2022

On May 2, the Shorewood Police Department welcomed Heather Wurth, the first female police chief to serve the Village of Shorewood. After working for the Milwaukee Police Department for 28 years, Wurth...

SIS World Geography teacher wins award

Audrey Blackmore June 1, 2022

     Sarah Kopplin, World Geography teacher at Shorewood Intermediate School, was presented with the Wisconsin 2023 Teacher of the Year Award on May 5, 2022. She is one of five Wisconsin teachers...