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Students fight for racial justice

Students fight for racial justice

Shannon Carlson

June 15, 2020

In the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, people all across the country have been speaking out about police brutality and the deep-rooted racism plaguing America. Many Shorewood students have joined in on the conversation and are taking action in a myriad of ways. ...

Students work during the pandemic

Abi Knox

June 15, 2020

For students who work during the school year, the coronavirus has made it difficult to keep working. Trends in COVID-19 suggest that the average teen is not at a high risk of experiencing severe, life-threatening symptoms, so many high school students are not very worried about themselves compared to the...

Why holding out hope for in-person graduation is so important

Why holding out hope for in-person graduation is so important

Ella Kamm

May 10, 2020

In any normal year, the month of May is a busy time for seniors. There are recitals, pranks, awards, skip days, proms and college decisions to be made. Unfortunately, just like every other event imaginable, these celebrations have been altered due to coronavirus, or COVID-19. Instead of spending our last few m...

Gold keys galore this Scholastic season

Hiwot Schutz’s “Holy Trinity,” which was shot in Ethiopia. Schutz won a gold key for the photograph.

Margaret Raicu

February 20, 2020

Shorewood students submitted 13 Gold Key Award winning pieces for this year’s Scholastic Art Competition. They also received 11 Silver Key Awards and 24 Honorable Mentions. Among them, were Leland Hanewall, senior, Hiwot Schutz, junior, and Danny Huang, freshman. Leland Hanewall “The whole thing was...

Black history presentation honors artists

Trinity Higgins, senior, gets ready backstage before the performance begins.

Laura Oldfather

February 20, 2020

This year’s Black History Month celebration, put on by Youth Rising Up, centered on art and its influential role in African American history.  “The theme is Pioneers in Art in Black History, focusing on those who came before us, who paved the way for us to be able to express ourselves through a...

District report card shows improvement

Ella Kamm and Noe Goldhaber

January 11, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released their annual school report cards, and the Shorewood School District received 83.8 points, meaning that it “significantly exceeds expectations.”  “It's just validation of all the really hard work the teachers and the staff and the students do to make su...

Senior commits to running cross country in college

Senior commits to running cross country in college

Abi Knox

January 9, 2020

This year’s boys cross country WIAA Division II state champion has committed to running post-graduation. Lucas Florsheim, senior, looks to continue his success at Pomona College in Los Angeles, where he will run cross country as well as the 3200 meters and 1600 meters in track.  “I’m 1...

Girls cross country makes program history

The girls huddle together after the state meet. The girls cross country team won state for the first time in program history.

Abi Knox

November 23, 2019

For the first time in school history, the girls cross country team won state. Led by Isabella Lozier, sophomore, who crossed the finish line in fourth place, the team won by 41 points.  As a point of reference, nine points separated the top two teams of last year’s race.  Sitting around a campfire...

Boys soccer impresses at state

Sajen Hardrath dribbles the ball. The team beat Seymour 2-1 in the semifinals, and then proceeded to defeat McFarland in the finals with the same scoreline.

Abi Knox

November 21, 2019

Two minutes and 41 seconds: the time it took for McFarland to score against the Greyhounds. McFarland, who were in the finals for the second year in a row, were the favorites to win the final match of the boys soccer season.  McFarland out shot the Greyhounds 10-1 in the first half, a tally that ...

Student apprehended for creating “hit list,” possession of ammunition

Ella Kamm

November 12, 2019

A Shorewood High School student was arrested after another student reported a "hit list" to the school administration at 10:00 am. The list was confirmed to be real and the suspected author was in possession of a loaded magazine of ammunition. The district notified parents through Infinite Campus around...

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”: A unique production

Laura Oldfather

November 6, 2019

On October 17, 18, and 19, SHS drama put on four shows of the famous Shakespeare play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  The play shows the events surrounding the marriage of “nobles” Theseus (Alex Alden) to Hippolyta (Zephaniah Eiland). It also details the affairs of the “lovers”: Lysander (Aust...

Senior tennis standout qualifies for state

Margaret Bugnacki, senior, slams the ball at a recent practice. Bugnacki has been aiming for state since sophomore year and hopes to continue playing in college.

Sophia Wiley

October 16, 2019

On October 8, Margaret Bugnacki, senior, competed in sectionals on the behalf of the girls tennis team. Bugnacki placed second in the competition, qualifying for state. “Last year was the first year that I actually won a match in sectionals. So that was a big deal to me,” Bugnacki said. “This year I was ...

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