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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

Students organize voter registration event

Sophie Diliberti and Sam Diliberti March 16, 2022

Shorewood students teamed up with the League of Women Voters (LWV) to organize a voter registration event on the SHS campus. The aim was to help seniors register to vote, show them how and where to vote...

Omicron prompts protocol changes

Sonia Bendre, Shubh Goyal, and Ethan McKaig February 3, 2022

The Shorewood School District, like many across the country, saw a rise in Covid-19 numbers as students returned back to school after winter break. With the Omicron variant of the virus spreading rapidly...

Administration cancels finals due to Omicron surge

Sophie Diliberti February 3, 2022

For the fourth consecutive semester, SHS final exams were cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this time primarily because of the Omicron surge. In an email sent out on Friday, Jan. 7, SHS principal...

Changes made to school lunches after student feedback

Changes made to school lunches after student feedback

Alexis Hu and Audrey Blackmore December 22, 2021

This article is a follow-up of a previous article on SHS lunches. Read the original story here. In late October, seniors Karoan Ocasio-Vaquez and Bryan Terry Jr. organized a student-led petition to advocate...

Cumulative assessments return for SHS

Sam Diliberti and Noah Mulvey December 22, 2021

Final exams will return this year, after being canceled last year due to the pandemic and block scheduling. The decision to reinstate the normal finals week was reached through discussions between department...

The newly renovated Library Media Center has been well received by students due to its improved spaces to study and socialize.

New SHS library opens to students

Jillian Beaster December 22, 2021

After being under construction since June of 2020, the SHS Library Media Center, commonly referred to as the LMC, is open for student use. The new library provides benefits such as a quiet learning space,...

AFS Showcase returns after last year’s virtual performance

Noa Biener November 17, 2021

The high school talent show, AFS Showcase, took place in-person on November 12 and 13 for the first time since the pandemic. The show consists of student acts, and all proceeds go to American Field Services,...

Seniors pose with their Homecoming parade float. After it was cancelled in 2020, most Homecoming festivities were put on this year.

Homecoming returns with fall festivities

Noe Goldhaber and Ruby Donner October 13, 2021

Homecoming festivities were cancelled in the fall of 2020, but this year, Student Council planned a week of activities for Shorewood students. Starting on September 20, students were encouraged to participate...

New period draws varied opinions

Audrey Blackmore, Sophie Diliberti, and Adam O'Connor October 13, 2021

Since the beginning of the school year, SHS students have been attending a new class called Advisory. The class lasts 30 minutes every Tuesday and Thursday, giving students an opportunity to work on schoolwork...

High school construction makes progress

Ethan McKaig and Sophia Deak September 15, 2021

Over the summer, the construction on the high school made significant progress as the first floor of the administration building was nearly completed, and progress was made on the performing arts and PE...

Back to school brings pandemic protocol changes

Sam Diliberti and Josh Fendyke September 15, 2021

After a year and a half of virtual and hybrid learning, all students but two are back to in-person school. The 2021-22 school year will look very different from previous school years, considering the district-wide...

Kevin Kane, physics teacher, is retiring after 25 years. He plans to spend his newfound free time outdoors.

High school bids farewell to two teachers

Shannon Carlson and Laura Oldfather June 10, 2021

Longtime physics teacher reflects on fulfilling Shorewood career Kevin Kane has taught physics and AP Physics for the past 25 years. However, now that he’s approaching 60, Kane has decided it is...