Shorewood Ripples

What finals week will look like this year

What finals week will look like this year
Ethan McKaig December 27, 2020

As many students have begun barreling towards winter break, setting their sights solely on their upcoming 12 days off, the thought of final exams may cross their minds. After a difficult and stressful...

StuCo works to keep organizing activities

Sophia Wiley December 27, 2020

Like anyone else, the SHS Student Council has had to make a few sacrifices this year since they are not able to hold the majority of the events they usually organize to fundraise for the charity of the...

SHS students help organize math tutors

Sophie Diliberti October 15, 2020

Shorewood’s National Honors Society (NHS) has introduced a new program in response to new challenges posed by online learning this year. Led by seniors Ellie DeWeerdt, Emma Stenzel and Molly Fox-Kincaid,...

Colectivo workers push to unionize, intend to vote soon

Collective Coffee on Oakland Avenue in Shorewood. Workers are attempting to form a union through the IBEW.
Laura Oldfather October 15, 2020

Colectivo Coffee employees have been working on forming a union since their cafes shut down for two weeks in March. The workers’ intentions to form a union comes from a desire to be represented in the...

Public art project sparks controversy

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

Plans for next school year are yet to be determined

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.
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,”...

Mock trial once again state-bound

Shorewood Mock Trial poses at regionals on February 8. The Red
Team will move on to state in March.
Ella Kamm and Natasha Davis February 20, 2020

After a close second place finish at regionals on February 8, the Mock Trial Red Team is moving on to the state competition in Madison this March.  “I think we did really well,” said Anna Hietpas,...

Village trustee candidates to run unopposed

courtesy Kathy Stokebrand and Arthur Ircink
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...

District holds safety discussion

Laura Oldfather and Sophia Wiley January 11, 2020

The Shorewood School District hosted a panel on school and student safety in the SHS auditorium on November 18 to discuss recent events that have happened at the school.  Superintendent Bryan Davis,...

School board to hire owner’s representative as referendum project prepares to enter the contract bidding stage

Ella Kamm January 11, 2020

The school board plans to hire an owner’s representative to review proposed contracts for the facilities referendum and manage the project. An owner’s representative is someone who acts as the spokesperson...

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