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

Meet the recently elected Shorewood officials

Sonia Bendre and Amaris Kaleka April 25, 2024

Election results for the Shorewood municipality were released on April 2, 2024. With a total voter turnout of 52.25% in the Shorewood municipality, citizens elected Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential...

CDA links stable housing to enrollment

Jillian Beaster April 25, 2024

On March 14, Executive Director of Milwaukee Community Development Alliance (CDA), Teig Whaley-Smith, presented his research on affordable housing as a predictor of school enrollment to members of the...

Lawsuit against Act 10 questions its constitutionality

Sam Diliberti February 9, 2024

Several teacher and public worker unions filed a lawsuit on November 30 challenging the constitutionality of Act 10. The controversial law took away collective bargaining rights from most public workers....

Civics students present bills at Committee hearing

Masha Malinkine and Jenna Abu-Zahra December 23, 2023

On December 1, Shorewood High School’s new Civics course held its first of three committee hearings. During the day-long event, students in the course engaged in the process of legislation, debating...

Survey indicates divide on chickens in Village

Aud Jenkins and Aiko Levick December 2, 2023

Due to a potential shift in longstanding policy, Shorewood residents may soon have the opportunity to keep backyard chickens. Under Shorewood Village Code § 192-17, the keeping of chickens is currently...

Principal Tim Kenney (left), David Zucker (middle), senior Jillian Beaster (right)

David Zucker returns to SHS alma mater

Jillian Beaster December 2, 2023

On Thursday, November 2, the Shorewood Foundation hosted Hollywood filmmaker and Shorewood alum David Zucker. During lunch, a conversation with students was held in SHS’s Gensler Auditorium, serving...

Senior qualifies for National Hispanic Award

Sonia Bendre October 31, 2023

Senior Lucy Benavides recently qualified for the National Hispanic Recognition Award, a College Board-offered certification for Hispanic students with outstanding academic credentials. This year, 72,000...

Shorewood seniors cheer at the pep rally

Homecoming festivities deemed a success

Ashley Slomann, Lifang Zhang October 31, 2023

This year, Shorewood’s Homecoming week lasted from September 25 to 30, featuring traditions such as the Pep Rally, Powderpuff games, and many more events were organized in order to create a more exciting...

Nathan Berkowitz’s winning piece “Timeless (2)

Shorewood students win photography competition

Andrina Roberts October 31, 2023

Over the summer, the Shorewood Historical Society ran a photo contest with the intention to highlight the unique architecture of the community. According to Historical Society member Rosie Bredeck, who...

Research conducted on traffic stops

Jillian Beaster October 30, 2023

Social justice group Shorewood Moving Forward (SMF) has conducted extensive research on the viability of low-level traffic stops done by Shorewood police, and has begun a project to eliminate or amend...

Shorewood Little League represents Wisconsin

Jenna Abu-Zahra and Andrina Roberts September 23, 2023

The Shorewood Little League U12 All-Stars concluded their season by making baseball history. After winning the District tournament, the team advanced to State, securing another victory. This qualified...

Social studies curriculum undergoes change

Sonia Bendre and Anita Bendre September 22, 2023

The Shorewood School District has implemented large-scale, permanent changes in its social studies curriculum this school year. Core social studies courses have adapted to new state standards, school board...