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GAFE has potential, if all goes well

Shorewood is in the process of becoming a Google Apps for Education (GAFE) school district. To complete this transformation, the district will install 250 Chromebooks throughout its schools, reform the server and assign every student a Gmail account within the district’s domain. According to Connie Jaeger, district technology coordinator, we should expect enhanced Wi-Fi, including … Continue reading

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Watershed fosters a respect for the environment

Several students participated in Watershed Wisdom this summer, exploring the Milwaukee River watershed for 11 days. Watershed Wisdom is a hands-on, environmental education class offered by the high school with the help of SEED funding. Throughout the program, students navigate the Milwaukee River watershed by biking, hiking and canoeing. Students discuss a range of issues … Continue reading

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Beasties of a different color

Angela Hayes, Atwater art teacher, repainted the school’s Beastie sculptures with the help of elementary students this summer. Built approximately 20 years ago by Atwater’s artist in residence, Dennis Pearson, the sculptures are among popular in public places across America, as well as in Belgium, Israel, New Zealand and Mexico, according to wisconsinart.org. According to … Continue reading