Shorewood Ripples

Three students chosen for civic music award

Jonah Javorsky, Gabriel Su, and Noe Goldhaber March 24, 2021

Nicholas Emanuelson, senior, and Ava Danzer and Isabella Lozier,  juniors, were among the 11 finalists whose recordings were chosen to be a part of the annual Showcase Recital hosted by Civic Music MKE,...

Solo & Ensemble continues in a virtual model

Sophia Wiley March 24, 2021

Solo & Ensemble has continued its virtual model for this year’s competition, after first implementing it at the beginning of the pandemic one year ago. Solo & Ensemble is an annual festival held...

Juliet Peterka, junior, learns how to read maps with her classmates while backpacking. First semester, Peterka attended High Mountain Institute in Colorado, which provides various outdoor experiences for students.

Junior spends a semester immersed in nature

Noe Goldhaber and Adam O'Connor March 24, 2021

Juliet Peterka, junior, spent her first semester at High Mountain Institute (HMI), an alternative high school in rural Leadville, Colorado, with a strong focus on place-based academics and outdoor experiences. At...

Lauren Fox is a Shorewood parent and resident. Fox recently made the NYT Bestseller List with her book

Local author makes NYT Bestseller list

Ethan McKaig March 24, 2021

Lauren Fox first came across her great-grandmother’s letters when she was in graduate school. Written to Fox’s grandmother in 1930’s Germany, the letters immediately piqued Fox’s interest.  25...

Black History Month program goes virtual

Black History Month program goes virtual

Katrina Kallas February 19, 2021

The Black History Month Celebration is an annual event at Shorewood High School that highlights the importance of black history and culture. The event is produced by students, specifically Youth Rising...

Local chef teaches virtual cooking class

Sophie Diliberti and Sam Diliberti February 19, 2021

Shorewood residents, like those of every community, have been forced to find new ways to connect during the pandemic. Kathy Papineau, a local business owner and chef, has made the best of these unique...

Storefront of Just Goods, a shop that sells locally sourced trinkets and art.

Local businesses hope to survive the winter

Noe Goldhaber and Jonah Javorsky December 26, 2020

While the pandemic has made holiday shopping look different this year, businesses like Just Goods and SKN BAR have adapted to remain safe. Business owners and managers have had to be creative to overcome...

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...

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...

The new Blooming Lotus Bakery location on Maryland Ave in Shorewood. From muf-
fins to scones, they offer a variety of baked goods pertaining to dietary restrictions.

Blooming Lotus opens storefront in Shorewood

Ellie DeWeerdt and Lulu Fregoso November 21, 2020

The Blooming Lotus bakery has recently opened a new Shorewood location. Free of grain, gluten, egg, dairy, cane sugar, oils, soy and yeast, this bakehouse is a trailblazer for restaurants looking to offer...

Antoine Davis, SHS alumnus, returns to
take on the role of campus supervisor.

New campus supervisor focuses on creativity

Ashai Bryant and Abi Knox November 21, 2020

Another Davis has been added to the high school directory. Antoine Davis is filling the newly created position of campus supervisor.  This new Davis learned of the opening from his father, Antoine...

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,...

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