Shorewood Ripples

Back to school brings pandemic protocol changes

Sam Diliberti and Josh Fendyke September 19, 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...

College decision-making during COVID

College decision-making during COVID

Adam O'Connor May 17, 2021

Over its year of dominance, COVID-19 put a damper on many things Shorewood once took for granted. However, one process continued free of major roadblocks: college applications. For many seniors, applying...

The boys football team waits to start a drill. Their season ended three games early due to a player testing positive for COVID.

Football season ends early

Sam Diliberti May 16, 2021

After a player contracted COVID-19, the Messwood football season ended abruptly, as most players had been in close contact with the player. The team took several precautions during the season to prevent...

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%...

Students rehearse for the spring musical, Working, in the North Gym. There are a total of 14 cast members in the production, which will be filmed over the course of two weeks.

Drama prepares for pre-filmed performance

Sam Diliberti and Sophie Diliberti April 27, 2021

The SHS drama department is in rehearsals for their first musical of the year, Working. Adapted from the original version in 2012, the show features music from various composers such as Lin Manuel Miranda...

AP exams see changes due to COVID-19

Ellie DeWeerdt and Lulu Fregoso March 24, 2021

Due to complications created by the pandemic, AP testing is seeing various changes. With some schools virtual, some in-person and some implementing a hybrid model, students have been learning in a variety...

District initiates hybrid learning

Maddie Pluckhahn, Sophie Diliberti, and Noe Goldhaber February 19, 2021

Shorewood High School will become the last school in the district to return to a partially in-person learning model on February 22. This model will allow for more direct communication among students and...

A newly-renovated classroom arranged with distanced desks and hand sanitizer at the door to fit COVID guidelines. Hybrid students will return to school on February 22.

Students voice opinions on hybrid switch

Noe Goldhaber February 19, 2021

Shorewood students and families were tasked with a difficult decision: choosing whether their kids should return to Hybrid education two days a week, or remain in the Virtual+ model for the rest of the...

Nayana Menon, in white, holds the ball, while Sonia Bendre, in red, defends. In the back, Neveah Gomez, in white, goes up against Brooklyn Anderson, in red.

Basketball games delayed until early January

Charlie Marble December 26, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting so many events, from concerts to in-person classes, it is nice to know that sports will go on, just not in the way they used to. Basketball, one of the most up close...

Mary DeMerit, special education teacher,
works with Theo Berges, junior, on his
schoolwork.

SpecEd department remains mostly in-person

Laura Oldfather December 26, 2020

Among the students on campus engaged in “+” activities of the “Virtual+” curriculum are many students of Shorewood High School’s Special Education department. Multiple students report to school...

Rationale behind new bell schedule

Ethan McKaig October 15, 2020

To accommodate the move to online school, a new bell schedule was developed for the 2020-2021 school year. The schedule changes include block schedules: longer class periods and fewer classes per day,...

MKE Film Festival explores alternative options to keep organization afloat

Noe Goldhaber October 15, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and concerns over the safety of running a 14-day festival, Milwaukee Film Festival will be conducting a virtual festival complete with access to exclusive streaming content...

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