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Basketball games delayed until early January

Nayana Menon, in white, holds the ball, while Sonia Bendre, in red, defends. In the back, Neveah Gomez, in white, goes up against Brooklyn Anderson, in red.
Charlie Marble December 26, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting so many events, from concerts to in-person classes, it is nice to know that sports will go on, just not in the way they used to. Basketball, one of the most up close...

SpecEd department remains mostly in-person

Mary DeMerit, special education teacher,
works with Theo Berges, junior, on his
schoolwork.
Laura Oldfather December 26, 2020

Among the students on campus engaged in “+” activities of the “Virtual+” curriculum are many students of Shorewood High School’s Special Education department. Multiple students report to school...

New campus supervisor focuses on creativity

Antoine Davis, SHS alumnus, returns to
take on the role of campus supervisor.
Ashai Bryant and Abi Knox November 21, 2020

Another Davis has been added to the high school directory. Antoine Davis is filling the newly created position of campus supervisor.  This new Davis learned of the opening from his father, Antoine...

Individual runners place 4th and 18th at D1 state race

Noe Goldhaber, Maddie Pluckhahn, and Shubh Goyal November 19, 2020

Members of the boys and girls cross country teams reflect on a challenging yet rewarding season. This year, runners Annika Elliott, junior, and Nathan Cumberbatch, sophomore, were the only runners to make...

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,...

Rationale behind new bell schedule

Ethan McKaig October 15, 2020

To accommodate the move to online school, a new bell schedule was developed for the 2020-2021 school year. The schedule changes include block schedules: longer class periods and fewer classes per day,...

Music classes explore virtual options

A student's laptop sits open for orchestra class. Virtual music classes have been especially challenging.
Sophia Wiley October 15, 2020

With all courses being virtual this school year, some may wonder about the technicalities of music classes. Like all teachers, Karen Frink, orchestra director, and Bryan Kujawa, band director, are trying...

Cross Country moved to D1 this postseason

Isabella Lozier and Annika Elliott, juniors, Louisa Fowler, sophomore, Addie Kemp, senior, and Grace Optekar, junior, run on the track at practice. The team hopes to make it to D1 state.
October 15, 2020

As if social distancing and smaller meets weren’t enough changes for this year’s cross country season, the WIAA recently announced that Shorewood will be competing at the Division 1 level this...

Tech director gets new position title

Abi Knox and Maya Schmaling October 15, 2020

The start of the school year brought changes for everyone. For Mickey Chavannes, it included a title change from Director of Technology to Director of Instructional Technology.  However, this new position...

Fall sports updates

The girls tennis team stands spaced out as they listen to their coach. Their season will continue, but with masks, social distancing and individual tennis balls.
Sadie Cumberbatch and Sonia Bendre September 10, 2020

All falls sports have been affected by the pandemic in some way, shape or form. The WIAA released guidelines earlier this summer outlining if and how sports will continue this year. They split fall sports...

Familiar face takes over as girls cross country coach

Geoffrey Gundlach, girls cross country head coach, at afternoon practice. Gundlach has been giving the runners individualized training plans to improve their fitness.
Noe Goldhaber and Alexis Hu September 10, 2020

This fall, Shorewood High School welcomes new girls cross country coach, Geoffrey Gundlach. Gundlach began running at the end of high school, and then ran in college at UW Oshkosh and qualified for nationals...

Black youth march 65 miles this summer

Laura Oldfather September 9, 2020

This summer 15 Black Wisconsin youth marched 65 miles from Milwaukee to Madison. Shorewood students Alemitu Caldart, Hiwot Schutz, Aaliyah Lockhart, David Wilder, seniors, participated in the march, as...

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