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Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

Survey reveals staff dissatisfaction

Survey reveals staff dissatisfaction

Sonia Bendre, Giselle Knox, and Maya Schmaling December 1, 2023

A new survey run by the 8-person negotiations team for the Shorewood Educators Association (SEA) and Shorewood Support Staff Association (SSSA) reported, among other findings, that as a result of financial...

Shorewood back in compliance with statute

Aud Jenkins and Jillian Beaster October 30, 2023

Wisconsin state statute 118.06 requires that all public schools offer the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance every school day. Though no student may be compelled to recite the Pledge, the option must...

Burgos details goals for new school year

Maya Schmaling and Noa Biener September 22, 2023

Laurie Burgos, the recently-appointed district Superintendent, has released her entry plan detailing her goals for the first 100 days of her tenure and the upcoming school year. The entry plan highlights...

Shorewood teaches consent poorly

Charlotte Wood June 9, 2023

 If your friend walks into your house with a pizza and you ate it with them one day and then they came back the next day with another pizza and offered you a slice and you declined, how would you feel...

Retiring teachers reflect on their time at SHS

Sebastian Pollock June 8, 2023

After years of service, the time has come to bid a fond farewell to three retiring teachers who have left indelible marks on the lives of countless students. As they embark on the next chapter of their...

The Outstanding Educator Award, of which Dr. Sternke is a recipient, seeks to recognize those with a lifetime of service in education.

District Interim Superintendent awarded

Andrina Roberts June 8, 2023

On April 26, Dr. JoAnn Sternke, interim superintendent, received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators. Sternke was presented with her award at...

Staff reductions made districtwide

Maya Schmaling and Giselle Knox June 8, 2023

Due to ongoing shortfalls in the budget, staffing reductions will take effect across the district going the 2023-24 school year. Within the high school, a total of 8.5 Full Time Equivalents (FTEs) are...

courtesy Laurie Burgos

New Superintendent prepares for future

Andrina Roberts and Ashley Slomann April 27, 2023

On April 11, the School Board finalized the appointment of Laurie Burgos to the position of superintendent. Burgos will start her work with the district in July. After attending high school in Racine,...

School Board President steps down

Andrina Roberts, Ashley Slomann April 24, 2023

After 10 years of service, Paru Shah stepped down from her position of School Board President as her term came to an end in April. Shah cited multiple reasons for this decision, one of them being the importance...

Shorewood begins UniverCity partnership

Jillian Beaster March 20, 2023

In the fall of 2022, the Village of Shorewood was accepted into UW-Madison’s UniverCity Alliance. The alliance is also partnered with Cottage Grove, Eau Claire, Marinette, Milton, River Falls, St. Croix,...

Superintendent search complete

As interim superintendent JoAnne Sternke’s term comes to a close, the Shorewood School District concludes its search for a permanent replacement.  Laurie Burgos, current superintendent of Evansville...

Aramark partnership is immoral

Robert Gronert February 22, 2023

District food service provider utilizes unpaid prison labor In 2018, the Shorewood School District made the decision to outsource food service management to Aramark, a corporation that works in food service...