Shorewood Ripples

Lucy Corcoran, senior, dribbles the ball as Fiona Skwierawski, junior, watches. Girls soccer, like track, will use its 15 contact days to get a headstart on the season.

Spring sports allotted additional contact days

Madeline Pluckhahn March 24, 2021

The upcoming spring sports seasons will take on a new structure due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic; the WIAA (Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association) has authorized additional pre-season contact...

Members of the boys soccer team scrimmage. The team hopes to build on their success from last season.

Boys soccer looks to continue momentum

Charlie Marble March 24, 2021

Coming off a WIAA state championship in 2019, the SHS boys soccer team had high hopes to repeat their success in the fall, until the pandemic delayed the season to March of last year. While the extra...

The mock trial team gathers on Zoom after their second place finish at state. Their competitions were entirely virtual this year.

Mock trial places second at state

Sophie Diliberti and Sam Diliberti March 24, 2021

Mock Trial wrapped up a successful season on March 9, despite being fully online. Practicing and competing virtually presented unique difficulties, and the season looked a lot different than in previous...

Three students chosen for civic music award

Jonah Javorsky, Gabriel Su, and Noe Goldhaber March 24, 2021

Nicholas Emanuelson, senior, and Ava Danzer and Isabella Lozier,  juniors, were among the 11 finalists whose recordings were chosen to be a part of the annual Showcase Recital hosted by Civic Music MKE,...

Solo & Ensemble continues in a virtual model

Sophia Wiley March 24, 2021

Solo & Ensemble has continued its virtual model for this year’s competition, after first implementing it at the beginning of the pandemic one year ago. Solo & Ensemble is an annual festival held...

AP exams see changes due to COVID-19

Ellie DeWeerdt and Lulu Fregoso March 24, 2021

Due to complications created by the pandemic, AP testing is seeing various changes. With some schools virtual, some in-person and some implementing a hybrid model, students have been learning in a variety...

Juliet Peterka, junior, learns how to read maps with her classmates while backpacking. First semester, Peterka attended High Mountain Institute in Colorado, which provides various outdoor experiences for students.

Junior spends a semester immersed in nature

Noe Goldhaber and Adam O'Connor March 24, 2021

Juliet Peterka, junior, spent her first semester at High Mountain Institute (HMI), an alternative high school in rural Leadville, Colorado, with a strong focus on place-based academics and outdoor experiences. At...

Members sit on the mat relaxing, as their teammates prepare to attempt a skill. The coaches hope the girls complete skills they have been working on.

Young gymnastics team shows spirit

Natasha Davis February 19, 2021

The girls gymnastics season is wrapping up. They competed in conference on February 13. The pandemic has changed the way Shorewood students play sports in-person, but the team has been successful...

Members of the boys swim team practice in their own lanes. The team had a strong season, place 2nd in conference and 6th at state.

Boys swimming places 6th at state meet

Charlie Marble February 19, 2021

Many sports this year at SHS have had to adjust to competing with COVID protocols in place. Boys swimming was no different, performing impressively in an abnormal season. This season has been one for the...

The second floor of the high school administration building. The second floor has become a construction zone as the LMC is expanded by the new addition.

Referendum construction continues, high school addition almost done

Josha Crites-Kumal and Ethan McKaig February 19, 2021

After about six months of construction on schools across the district, there has been significant progress in the referendum updates to school buildings and infrastructures. A new addition to the high...

District initiates hybrid learning

Maddie Pluckhahn, Sophie Diliberti, and Noe Goldhaber February 19, 2021

Shorewood High School will become the last school in the district to return to a partially in-person learning model on February 22. This model will allow for more direct communication among students and...

A newly-renovated classroom arranged with distanced desks and hand sanitizer at the door to fit COVID guidelines. Hybrid students will return to school on February 22.

Students voice opinions on hybrid switch

Noe Goldhaber February 19, 2021

Shorewood students and families were tasked with a difficult decision: choosing whether their kids should return to Hybrid education two days a week, or remain in the Virtual+ model for the rest of the...

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