Good Thinking!

The first set of teachers attending Design Thinking Workshops.

Maybe you’ve been involved in a conversation around education in Shorewood and happened to hear the phrase “Design Thinking” dropped. Perhaps like most people, you scratched your head wondering what it meant and were befuddled by how it connects to what we as stakeholders see in Shorewood classrooms. It’s quite possible you’ve never heard about …

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This Saturday, Swing Meets Showcase

Swing Meets Showcase 2021

About 13 months ago, Shorewood parents, staff, and stakeholders funneled into Discovery World to attend Swing with Shorewood, not realizing it would be the last big event most would attend for the next several months. Within a week of the fundraiser the novel Coronavirus had changed the way our schools, nation, and world would operate …

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Swing with Shorewood Continues to Evolve

Swing Meets Showcase 2021 event banner.

Everyone would agree that a key component to being successful this year is the ability to be flexible and adapt to change. That has always been the case for SEED’s largest fundraising event, Swing with Shorewood, usually held in early March each year. This year will certainly look different, but it has looked different before …

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Youth Rising Up Rises to the Moment

YRU advisors Brandon Hemphill & Nelson Brown at SHS prom.

Campus Supervisors Brandon Hemphill and Nelson Brown are so integral to Shorewood High School that principal Tim Kenney wants to change their title. “I’m trying to get them to call themselves Campus Relations Experts, because they are SO MUCH MORE than Campus Supervisors,” Tim says with emphasis. Nelson and Brandon are in a unique position …

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Shorewood Excellence in Teaching Award

Shorewood Teacher Award logo.

This is the year, more than ever, to recognize your beloved teachers by nominating them for the Shorewood Excellence in Teaching Award. This annual award recognizes teachers who demonstrate a deep commitment to academic and artistic achievement, model professional and innovative teaching practices, and inspire students, colleagues, and the community with their dedication and leadership. SEED …

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What Sponsoring Swing with Shorewood Means to First Weber’s Tammy Maddente

Tammy Maddente, Senior VP of First Weber.

For Tammy Maddente, sponsoring Swing with Shorewood, SEED’s largest fundraising event each year, isn’t just a wise business maneuver, it’s personal. Tammy is the Senior Vice President of First Weber Group and lived in Shorewood for over 20 years. She and her husband Norbert Gilmore put five children through Shorewood Schools and were very involved …

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An Unwavering Commitment to Equity and Racial Justice

Sam Coleman, Director of Curriculum & Instruction for Shorewood School District.

Recently promoted from Director for Equity to Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Shorewood schools, Sam Coleman has committed his life’s work to improving the educational and social outcomes for students, young adults, and families. He is driven by the call for social justice and the imperative to identify, disrupt, and transform the many biased …

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What is “Authentic Learning” Anyway??

Atwater Elementary School Principal Nate Schultz

If you’ve been in Shorewood for even a short amount of time, you’ve likely heard something about Authentic Learning. Its prevalence and importance in our district is something unique. This October we enjoyed sitting down with Nate Schultz, new principal at Atwater Elementary and previous Authentic Learning Coordinator for Shorewood School District, to learn more …

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A Lifelong Commitment to Education

Shorewood School District Superintendent, Dr. Bryan Davis posing for a picture in front of school.

Dr. Bryan Davis, our Shorewood School District Superintendent, has committed to and nurtured a lifelong dedication to public education over the last 23 years. His mother, grandmother, and great grandmother were Wisconsin public school teachers, and their influence helped to guide Dr. Davis in his choice to pursue a career in public education.  Since graduating …

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