Meet next year’s StuCo excecutive board

BY MAYA SCHNEIDER — Izzie Tasse, President Izzie Tasse, junior, ran unopposed and was elected as president of Student Council Executive Board. Tasse served as vice president this year and is prepared to take on her new leadership role. “I spent a lot of time this past year learning … from our current president,” Tasse said. Tasse would like to get more people involved in student council next year. “I really want to expand student council’s borders to reach more people and different groups of people,” Tasse said. Additionally, she plans on continuing the tradition of picking a charity of the year, … Continue reading Meet next year’s StuCo excecutive board

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

Student art showcased

BY MAYA SCHNEIDER — Residents will be able to browse the artwork of students from all Shorewood schools during the annual District Art Show at the Shorewood Public Library until April 5. “The art teachers throughout the district all choose about 50–75 works a piece and we display them all amongst each other at the Shorewood Public Library,” said Jeff Zimpel, art department chair. The Art Show features a variety of mediums of art coming from visual art and graphic design students. The showcase combines work from students in kindergarten through 12th grade. “We really made sure to integrate the … Continue reading Student art showcased

Boys swimming dives into success

Boys swimming has continued its season of winnings, thus far being undefeated in dual meets and having high rankings at invites. At the Metro Meet, hosted by Homestead on December 29, the boys placed second against both Division I and Division II schools. The runner-up finish was to Arrowhead, a much larger team and school. According to Zach Hammond, senior, the team was especially pleased with this. “Second behind Arrowhead; … we were really happy about that,” Hammond said. Evan Szablewski, freshman, agreed. “We did [well] against Arrowhead … We did our best; they just had more guys than us,” Szablewski said. According to Michael … Continue reading Boys swimming dives into success

Play enthuses

Shorewood High School’s production of Green Day’s American Idiot runs February 4, 5 and 6 in the Gensler Auditorium. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical is based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning rock album, American Idiot. The show is set in a post 9/11 world, and centers around three dissatisfied men trying to find their place in the world. Graham Hartlaub, senior, will play Johnny, one of those men. “I am looking forward to music, … rocking out with an amazing cast,” Hartlaub said. Joe King, drama teacher and director of the show, said one of the reasons he chose the … Continue reading Play enthuses

Board expands reach

School and government find common ground The school board is looking to collaborate with Representative David Bowen to actively oppose or support bills that would affect the school district, similar to the resolution passed which opposed Assembly Bill 469, which discriminated against students who are transgender. Representative David Bowen serves District 10 – Milwaukee and Shorewood – in the state legislature. School Board President, Paru Shah, is leading the charge, and says she hopes this will bring positive effects to the district. “I think an ability to have things that are important to us at the state level … [we … Continue reading Board expands reach