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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

Changes made to district administration

Tyndall Talley and Ruby Donner September 22, 2022

Austin Moore-Gotsch, Special Ed As Shorewood High School begins its 2022-23 school year, Austin Moore-Gotsch is ready to get started in her new position as the Special Education teacher. “I came...

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 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...

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,...

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...

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...

SHS welcomes new associate principal

Alexis Hu and Andrina Roberts September 15, 2021

Among many staffing changes in the Shorewood School District this fall, Amanda Jamerson is the newest addition to the Shorewood High School administrative team. Jamerson assumed her position as the...

New Atwater principal has extensive adminstrative experience

Noa Biener September 15, 2021

As the new school year unfolds, Atwater elementary school is welcoming many new staff members, including a new principal, Janice Carter. So far, Carter’s position has allowed her to get an understanding...

High school starts new learning model

Noe Goldhaber and Adam O'Connor April 28, 2021

SHS students and staff transitioned to the in-person learning model on April 12. In-person students attend school four days a week, as compared to the two days per week alphabetical split in third quarter. 80%...

School Board decides on Virtual+ plan

School Board decides on “Virtual+” plan

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...

Why holding out hope for in-person graduation is so important

Why holding out hope for in-person graduation is so important

Ella Kamm May 10, 2020

In any normal year, the month of May is a busy time for seniors. There are recitals, pranks, awards, skip days, proms and college decisions to be made. Unfortunately, just like every other event imaginable,...