Seniors reflect on their careers in Ripples

The senior editors of your favorite newspaper think back on their top ten moments of creating the paper. Send some love to your seniors! Ripples ❤ You — Elena Cruz, Editor in Chief 10. Exploring the tunnels underneath the school! There are … Continue reading Seniors reflect on their careers in Ripples

Ripples alumni: Alumnus succeeds in publishing after career in reporting, editing

BY MONICA DIX — Ripples and SHS class of ’92 alum Josh Modell has made a name for himself in the publishing business. As the current managing editor of Onion Inc. he oversees four sister news sources: Click Hole, The Onion, … Continue reading Ripples alumni: Alumnus succeeds in publishing after career in reporting, editing

Ripples alumni: Graduate follows passion for journalism to Capitol Hill, Politico

BY ELENA CRUZ — From field reporter to deputy national editor of Politico, Patrick Reis, class of 2002, has advanced as a journalist with the support of family, friends and coworkers. Reis unknowingly initiated his career by writing columns for … Continue reading Ripples alumni: Graduate follows passion for journalism to Capitol Hill, Politico

Seniors continue with sports in college

BY MAYA SCHNEIDER — As the year draws to an end and the seniors finalize their college decisions, a small portion of them are considering taking their athletic talents with them to the universities where they will study. According to … Continue reading Seniors continue with sports in college

Sophomore achieves

BY OLIVIA POOLE — Competing against over 200 other musicians in the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Metropolitan Symphony, Maya Lawnicki, sophomore, took home an honorable mention in MYSO’s concerto competition on January 9. “This is my tenth year playing violin, and it has been a constant in my life and a passion that I’ve had since I started playing,” Lawnicki said. Lawnicki plays in the first violin section of the Metropolitan Symphony, the most recent addition to MYSO. “I have played in MYSO for seven years, and was moved out of Philharmonia this year. Being sixth chair in Metropolitan right … Continue reading Sophomore achieves

Sophomore heads off to Hawaii

From December 17-29, Tulsi Shah, sophomore, explored Hawaii for the first time – that she can remember. “It wasn’t my first time in Hawaii. I went when I was about one year old … so I don’t remember it but I have been there before,” Shah said. Shah’s trip spanned two islands of Hawaii: Maui and Kauai. Shah and her family visited Maui first. “We took a really great hike to a waterfall … There was a halfway point where there was a huge banyan tree and that was really beautiful,” Shah said. “We reached the waterfall and my mother and I … Continue reading Sophomore heads off to Hawaii

Belize it or not, Eva Haubrich Spends Winter break in Central America

Eva Haubrich, freshman, spent her winter break in Belize, taking the summer trip that her family was never able to have. “My mom was diagnosed with cancer over the summer, so since she didn’t really get a break, we decided to recreate it over the holidays,” Haubrich said. Belize is a tiny country off the coast of Central America, a seaside community by the Caribbean Sea, its beaches and the famed Belize Barrier Reef to the east. The western side of Belize is flanked by dense jungle. The family stayed mainly in San Pedro, which is a small town in the southern part of … Continue reading Belize it or not, Eva Haubrich Spends Winter break in Central America