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

Women politicians are crucial

BY MONICA VERONICA (MONICA DIX) — 116 years after Shorewood seceded from the Town of Milwaukee, and 96 years after women received the right to vote, both the Shorewood school board and the village board of trustees hold a majority of women elected representatives. Coinciding with the election campaign of arguably the strongest female candidate to ever run for president in our country, I feel that we are at a moment in time in which it is important to reflect on the strides that women have made to be represented in politics, but also the challenges that we still face … Continue reading Women politicians are crucial

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

Meet the Match met the match

The district announced at a school board meeting on November 24 that they had completed the “Meet the Match” campaign, raising over $500,000 to match an anonymous donation made last spring. Since the beginning of the school year, they had raised over half of the donations. Ted Knight, chief advancement officer, credits the success of the campaign to the community, especially the SEED foundation. The foundation directed the proceeds of their annual fall campaign towards the Meet the Match campaign. “This made all the difference in the world because it helped get the message out to people, it helped excite … Continue reading Meet the Match met the match