2016 presidential preference primary

BY ELI FRANK, OLIVIA HOLBROOK — Wisconsin votes in the presidential preference primary on Tuesday, April 5. In Issue 7 and in an extended post on the Ripples website, Eli Frank wrote why Bernie Sanders is the best choice in the Democratic … Continue reading 2016 presidential preference primary

Yo Mama says goodbye

BY SABINE PETERKA — The Yo Mama frozen yogurt shop on Oakland Avenue closed January 31 to focus on their other two locations in Wauwatosa and Brookfield. “Unfortunately, Shorewood is what we decided is the thing that needed to close in order to work on all these other projects,” said Becky Berger, owner. “We’re going to be selling ice cream [in addition to frozen yogurt] in both our Wauwatosa and Brookfield stores by the scoop. In the past you were only able to buy it in the pint, but now you’ll be able to buy it by the scoop in … Continue reading Yo Mama says goodbye

AFS Night: the past and the present

BY YASMIN MOHD SOHAILIN — In the SHS library, AFS hosted the AFS International Dessert Night, a speaking night where people could hear stories from the people who studied or are studying abroad through AFS program. Shorewood and the AFS program have always has a close relationship. This year marks the 66th year that the AFS program has been working with Shorewood High School. “Shorewood [has] been hosting since 1950. This is our 66th year hosting,” said Pablo Muirhead, chairman of AFS adult chapter. “[Shorewood AFS] is one of the longest lasting American field service clubs and organization in the … Continue reading AFS Night: the past and the present

Mock Trial takes top spots at regionals

BY SHIMANA BOSE — The mock trial team won their 13th consecutive regionals competition on February 13th. Mock trial has had a long history of placing first in regionals. “This is the 13th year in a row that we’ve won … regionals,” said Debra Schwinn, social studies teacher and mock trial coach. Schwinn has been a coach for mock trial at Shorewood for almost seven years. “One of the first things they asked me when they were hiring me was if I would coach the mock trial team,” Schwinn said. Along with Schwinn, Nathan Bayer, trial attorney, has been a … Continue reading Mock Trial takes top spots at regionals

Diversity rising at local police force

BY MAEVE MCKAIG — In a predominantly white community like Shorewood, the privileged majority may forget the importance of diversity in public institutions. This includes police departments, which have been under particular scrutiny in light of recent social media campaigns … Continue reading Diversity rising at local police force

Drama nominated for 19 Tommy Awards

American Idiot, Shorewood Drama’s winter production, was examined by three judges for the Tommy Awards at the Overture Center in Madison. American Idiot earned an almost perfect scores and 19 nominations. The winners will be announced in May. The ceremony will be at the Overture Center on Sunday, June 12 at 6 P.M. The nominations follow: Outstanding musical Outstanding ensemble Outstanding lead performers: Zach Lipo Zovic (Tunny) Claire Evans (Whatshername) Graham Hartlaub (Johnny) Mary Grace Wagner (Heather) William Sandy (Will) Outstanding supporting performers: Max Pink (St. Jimmy) Michaela Finder (Alysha) Outstanding dance performer: Tulsi Shah Outstanding direction: Joe D. King … Continue reading Drama nominated for 19 Tommy Awards