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Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

Discussion: Israel-Palestine conflict

Robert Gronert, Sophia Levitas-Goren December 1, 2022

Note: This discussion deals with a complex and controversial topic.  We ask readers to keep in mind that this discussion was edited heavily for the purposes of brevity.  It is not possible to mention...

Midterm elections: wins and losses

Robert Gronert December 1, 2022

It's a Bobbery! By Bobby Gronert As many of you may have heard, thanks to the news, social media, or the healthy advertising budgets of Ron Johnson, Mandela Barnes, Tony Evers, and Tim Michels, we had...

courtesy Lena Taylor

Senator Lena Taylor visits Atwater

Jillian Beaster November 30, 2022

On October 18, Atwater Elementary’s fourth grade class hosted a visit with one of Wisconsin State Senators, Lena Taylor. Taylor engaged students in discussions of her position in the government, Juneteenth...

Far-right leader voted in

Sam Diliberti October 28, 2022

Italian elections provide a warning for our own As a result of a recent snap election with historically low voter turnout, Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party will become the Prime Minister...

courtesy darrinmadison.com

Local socialist politician wins assembly seat

Robert Gronert September 22, 2022

Darrin Madison talks with Shorewood youth socialist advocate This past August, Darrin Madison won the democratic primary for the 10th State Assembly District, and with no republican competitor, is the...

courtesy Shorewood School District

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...

Socialism is on the rise in MKE

Bobby Gronert March 16, 2022

Milwaukee’s hometown hero is coming home. Its name? Socialism. This town has always been socialist. Milwaukee was a working class city, one full of laborers. We built railroads and dockyards and other...

Focus on down-ballot elections

Ella Kamm June 15, 2020

In Wisconsin, our Republican-led legislature is putting citizens at risk for political gain. They pushed for an in-person election during the peak of a pandemic, resulting in needless exposure to COVID-19....

April 7 general election results

April 16, 2020

The ballots have been counted and the results are in for the April 7 general elections.    Mayor of Milwaukee It was between Tom Barrett and Lena Taylor for Milwaukee mayor. Barrett won...

Olivia Johnson (fifth from the left), junior, poses with her fellow Senate Scholars to commemorate the week.

Olivia Johnson chosen as Senate Scholar

Ella Kamm February 20, 2020

Olivia Johnson, junior, spent the week of February 9 in Madison participating in the Senate Scholar Program offered by the Wisconsin State Senate.  “Each Senate Scholar receives a hands-on, up-close...

courtesy Kathy Stokebrand and Arthur Ircink

Village trustee candidates to run unopposed

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...

Mira Lee Prabhu (left) and Julia Appel (right) smile for the camera. The two seniors were recently granted the right to vote on the Human Relations Commission.

Two students in HRC granted voting rights

Abi Knox October 16, 2019

The village board recently granted the two high school student members on the Human Relations Commission (HRC), Julia Appel and Mira Lee Prabhu, seniors, voting rights.  The Human Relations Commission...