Shorewood Ripples

Fall sports updates

The girls tennis team stands spaced out as they listen to their coach. Their season will continue, but with masks, social distancing and individual tennis balls.

Sadie Cumberbatch and Sonia Bendre

September 10, 2020

All falls sports have been affected by the pandemic in some way, shape or form. The WIAA released guidelines earlier this summer outlining if and how sports will continue this year. They split fall sports into two groups: low-risk (girls tennis, girls swimming, cross country, mountain biking) and high-risk...

Meet Mr. Jordan, the new Ripples advisor

Stephone Jordan, new advisor to Ripples, gets his photo taken by features editor Shannon. He had a lot of fun getting to know the editorial staff during layout week!

Abi Knox and Laura Oldfather

September 9, 2020

Stephone Jordan: food lover, athlete and now the new Ripples advisor.  “This is going on my second year at Shorewood, my third year in Milwaukee, Wisconsin generally. I’m from Seattle, moved here for work. Love Milwaukee. Love the food that Milwaukee has to offer, and I always welcome food suggesti...

School Board decides on “Virtual+” plan

School Board decides on

Abi Knox

August 21, 2020

On July 28, the school board voted 5-0 to approve an online first quarter for all district schools. School will be taught in what the district is terming a “Virtual+” model, with most of the instruction happening via online platforms, with small groups also meeting in-person to supplement the lear...

Ripples advisor steps down after 18 years

Ripples advisor steps down after 18 years

June 14, 2020

After 18 years, Mike Halloran is stepping down as advisor to Ripples. To commemorate his last issue with the paper, Shannon Carlson and Ella Kamm virtually sat down with him to discuss how the paper has changed, what he’s learned, and what he’ll miss most.  Shannon Carlson (SC): To go all the ...

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