The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

District works to combat budget shortfalls

Giselle Knox and Maya Schmaling September 22, 2022

In March of the 2021-2022 school year, a budget report was released by the Shorewood School District predicting a budget deficit of 1,778,281 dollars for the 2022-2023 school year, along with an increasing...

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Muirhead resigns, Board fills vacancy

Alexis Hu and Giselle Knox September 22, 2022

After five years of serving as a member on the school board, Pablo Muirhead resigned from his position this past August.  “Over the last five years, I have had the tremendous privilege and responsibility...

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...

Parents raise concerns over district’s COVID-19 protocols

Noe Goldhaber, Giselle Knox, and Maya Schmaling December 22, 2021

As Shorewood students have returned to school after the Thanksgiving holiday, community transmission levels of Covid-19 continue to increase. The village’s burden for the past two weeks was 418 cases...

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...

Recent district-level hires

Recent district-level hires

Noa Biener and Shannon Carlson December 26, 2020

New Director for Equity is selected mid-year by Noa Biener   Shari Tucker has been hired as the second-ever Director for Equity for Shorewood. The position was created in 2019, and became...

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...

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...

The high school has been empty since schools closed for in-person classes on March 13. The question of whether students will return in the fall remains unanswered.

Plans for next school year are yet to be determined

Shannon Carlson June 15, 2020

Discussions are underway regarding whether the district will return back to school next fall, and what that will look like. At this point, there’s a lot of uncertainty. However, the district is working...

School district takes measures against pandemic

School district takes measures against pandemic

Naomi Raicu March 18, 2020

Shorewood School District, in conjunction with other North Shore districts including Whitefish Bay, closed at 5 p.m. on March 13 to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, commonly referred to as “coronavirus,”...

School district employs therapists

Ethan McKaig February 20, 2020

A new partnership between the school district and Children’s Wisconsin has brought an opportunity for students to talk to therapists in school. Students and parents can talk with school counselors...