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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

Political figures attend Civics hearing

Sonia Bendre and Giselle Knox February 9, 2024

The last of three Semester One Civics committee hearings wrapped up on December 20, with four out of over twenty originally proposed bills being signed and passed.  The hearings are the apotheosis...

Shorewood Public Library’s Heide Piehler instructs the Shorewood Monarch Project

Shorewood librarian retires after over 40 years

Maya Schmaling and Sonia Bendre December 23, 2023

After 41 years as a librarian at the Shorewood Public Library, Heide Piehler retired on October 12, 2023.  Piehler began her career with the Shorewood Public Library while studying English at UW-Milwaukee....

Lanes restructured on Edgewood Avenue

Advisory Bike Lanes (ABLs), a new type of bike lane, have recently been installed on Edgewood Avenue. The new road design features a single lane for cars and two bike lanes on both sides of the traffic...

Survey indicates divide on chickens in Village

Aud Jenkins and Aiko Levick December 2, 2023

Due to a potential shift in longstanding policy, Shorewood residents may soon have the opportunity to keep backyard chickens. Under Shorewood Village Code § 192-17, the keeping of chickens is currently...

Research conducted on traffic stops

Jillian Beaster October 30, 2023

Social justice group Shorewood Moving Forward (SMF) has conducted extensive research on the viability of low-level traffic stops done by Shorewood police, and has begun a project to eliminate or amend...

Unique artifacts can be found at the Shorewood Historical Society

Jillian Beaster and Amaris Kaleka February 19, 2023

Since 1984, the Shorewood Historical Society has worked to preserve the history of Shorewood as well as educate community members on its development. Seeking to preserve and promote Shorewood’s past,...

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New Businesses bring fresh perspectives to Shorewood

Jillian Beaster September 22, 2022

The summer season of 2022 brought forth many new businesses to the heart of Shorewood. Several being locally owned, these entrepreneurs are excited to share their creations with the community.  Teri...

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...

Tim Kenney, SHS principle, celebrates his completed buzz cut.

Buzz cut fundraiser connects school community

Tyndall Talley June 1, 2022

Shorewood High School’s annual buzz cuts program supports the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) fund. Every spring, students from around the high school come together to support a fundraiser...

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...

Alex and Myles

Local art show features SHS students

Adam O'Connor November 9, 2021

After a difficult year for in-person art shows, the Shorewood Artists Guild will be hosting a special in-person exhibition on November 11. The event, called “Art at the Atrium," will be held from...

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,...