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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

courtesy Nathan Berkowitz

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,...

Colectivo Coffee workers pass union vote

Colectivo Coffee workers pass union vote

Noe Goldhaber, Adam O'Connor, and Oskar Bockhorst September 15, 2021

After a year of battling over unionization efforts, Colectivo Coffee employees passed their vote to unionize with a 106-99 vote. While the results are yet to be certified by the National Labor Relations...

Walkout organized for May 18

Walkout organized for May 18

Abi Knox May 17, 2021

Amid more instances of police brutality and racism coming to light across the nation, Lauryn Evans and Sheta Schutz, freshmen, organized a walkout on Tuesday, May 18th to protest continuing racial...

A skeleton bows his head at an outdoor table at Draft & Vessel. The establishment, like many others, is wondering how they will safely serve customers as the chillier months approach.

Winter months pose threat to safe seating

Camille Talarczyk October 15, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, restaurant seating can already be very complicated. But as the chillier months approach, inhibiting the ability to arrange seating outside, organizing a safe seating...

Decorated stones lay scattered at the rock garden exhibit next to MOD Pizza. The event was held to create a space for conversations on race mediated through art.

Community art project facilitates discussion on race

Eva McNally October 15, 2020

In wake of the recent events surrounding the Black Lives Matter Movement, Shorewood Moving Forward members Pam Miller, Sharon Grinker, Elly Pick and Kathleen McKeown, organized rock garden installations...

A painted traffic box on the corner of Capitol and Oakland. This box is one of many in the project called Signaling History.

Public art project sparks controversy

Abi Knox and Graydin Lohre September 23, 2020

Eleven Shorewood traffic signal boxes recently received a makeover as part of the Shorewood Historical Society’s project “Signaling History.” What used to be plain hunks of metal now showcase local...

courtesy Kathy Stokebrand and Arthur Ircink

Village trustee candidates to run unopposed

Sophia Wiley February 7, 2020

This year only two people, Kathy Stokebrand and Arthur Ircink, filed for the two open trustee positions on the village board, ruling out the possibility of a competitive campaign season. “Because...