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

District works to combat budget shortfalls

Giselle Knox and Maya Schmaling September 22, 2022

In March of the 2021-2022 school year, a budget report was released by the Shorewood School District predicting a budget deficit of 1,778,281 dollars for the 2022-2023 school year, along with an increasing...

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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...

District mandates Chromebook use

Jillian Beaster, Andrina Roberts, and Aud Jenkins September 22, 2022

Introduced this school year, the Student Technology Enhancement Plan, also known as STEP, is officially in full effect. The first few weeks of the policy have been met with both praise and criticism within...

Instructional assistants unionize

Noe Goldhaber and Ethan McKaig March 16, 2022

Shorewood instructional assistants became the first public-sector union to form since Wisconsin’s 2011 Bill Act 10 changed how most government employees collectively bargain with their employer. The...

District software raises privacy concerns

Ben Patte March 16, 2022

In the fall of 2018, the Shorewood School district started employing the services of Gaggle. Gaggle is a software company that markets itself as “the pioneer in helping K-12 districts manage student...

District hires new interim superintendent

Noa Biener September 15, 2021

As the Shorewood School District says farewell to former superintendent Dr. Bryan Davis, the community welcomes the district’s new interim superintendent, Dr. JoAnn Sternke. Sternke has enjoyed her...

An illustration of what the new addition to the administration building will look like. Visitors will enter this building first, where all administration offices will be relocated

Referendum construction begins

Ethan McKaig and Olivia Steinmetz September 23, 2020

In early June, as the virtual fourth quarter was wrapping up, work began on three Shorewood schools. Atwater Elementary, Lake Bluff Elementary and Shorewood High School saw construction equipment and crews...