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Person of Interest: Miss Tasha

Person of Interest: Miss Tasha

Adeline Jaeckels and Travis Burns January 25, 2024

What does an average day look like for you? An average day looks like for me, very busy, very busy. I still have a small child at home so I have to make sure she gets off to school and then I'm here...

Deputy City Manager Melissa Weiss visited first hour American Public Policy classes on October 26th to present and discuss the 2045 Wauwatosa Comprehensive Plan and to gather feedback from students about the future of Wauwatosa. “Help us build a Wauwatosa in the future that provides something you’re looking for to have this community have so that hopefully this is the place you would like to live.” said Weiss  A comprehensive plan is a vision used to map and plan the city for the next 20 years. The results of the plan will be policies and strategies to achieve these goals. 
What kind of Wauwatosa do you want to live in? What do you think would improve our city as a place to live, work and go to school? What changes would you like to see in our city? Take the the 2045 Wauwatosa Comprehensive Plan can be found at www.wauwatosa.net

Wauwatosa Deputy City Manager Encourages Student Participation in 2045 Comprehensive Plan

Shay Jackson and Charlotte Rifelj December 1, 2023

Deputy City Manager Melissa Weiss visited first hour American Public Policy classes on October 26th to present and discuss the 2045 Wauwatosa Comprehensive Plan and to gather feedback from students about...

Diwali Celebrated by Tosa West Students; Staff

Diwali Celebrated by Tosa West Students; Staff

Brynn Jensen and Lucy Koch November 17, 2023
“My favorite tradition is lighting the oil lamps up,” Senior Vishisht Khare, “It looks very cool when all the lights are turned off.”
Frozen Tech Week Challenges; Rewards Students

Frozen Tech Week Challenges; Rewards Students

Molly Cook and Myana Cooper November 10, 2023

Freshman Lucy Cook had just finished a full night as part of the “run crew”. It was 9:30 pm. And she was tired. She had spent a full day at school and the last 5 hours moving sets around during...

Wauwatosa West Basketball Season Begins

Wauwatosa West Basketball Season Begins

Abigail Tank and Amara Marshell November 9, 2023

Wauwatosa West Boys Basketball will host tryouts for their 2023-2024 season on Monday November 13th and Tuesday November 14th at 6:00 AM in the Wauwatosa West gymnasium. The players are ready to get...

First Tosa West Fishing Club Meeting to be held Thursday, November 9th After School in Steiner Center

Abigail Tank and Amara Marshell November 8, 2023

Attention all fishers! Tosa West is introducing the fishing club, advised by physical education teacher and track coach, Matthew Good. The club is holding their first meeting on Thursday November 9th at...

FULDA STUDENT ARRIVE-  Wauwatosa East and Wauwatosa West students gather in front of Tosa East on October 29th to welcome 20 German high school students from Die Freiherr-Vom-Stein Schule from Fulda, Germany. The German students hosted the Wauwatosa students for 2 weeks last summer. 

Now on their return visit the students will be staying with Wauwatosa West and East host students for the next two weeks. Fourteen students will be attending Wauwatosa East, and the remaining six are attending Wauwatosa West.  

“They will experience what American homes look like, home-cooked meals, and they will experience the educational opportunities that our school offers.” Said west german teacher Christiane Schulte.

Fulda Exchange Students Arrive; Begin Two Week Exchange at Wauwatosa West and East High Schools

Lucy Koch and Brynn Jensen November 3, 2023

Twenty German high school students from Die Freiherr-Vom-Stein Schule from Fulda, Germany arrived in Wauwatosa on Sunday, October 29th. The students will be staying with Wauwatosa host students for the...

Tosa West Honor Flight Fundraiser

Tosa West Honor Flight Fundraiser

Vanessa Henderson, Writer December 7, 2022

The Tosa West Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Fundraiser concluded Friday, December 2. Tosa West students and staff raised exactly 2,000 dollars for Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Tosa West Social Studies...

Behind the Scenes with the Technical Theater

Behind the Scenes with the Technical Theater

Camille Socol, writer November 22, 2022

As the house lights dim and the Overture for Seussical begins, stage manager Kira Kirby sits in an unusual seat; on a balcony ten feet above the audience, with eyes on every aspect of the show. As stage...

Military Veterans Teaching at Tosa West

Military Veterans Teaching at Tosa West

Vanessa Henderson, writer November 10, 2022

If you need help in math at Tosa West, you can find it in a small room in the back of the library. Educational Assistant Robert Dusel helps many students learn math. Students may not know Dusel is also...

Students practice in pit.

Behind the Scenes with the Pit

Daisy Lehman, Writer March 4, 2022

“I do enjoy playing in the pit. It is one of my favorite parts about being involved with music at West. It allows me to grow as a musician because of the different music types and settings. Also,...

Wauwatosa East Orchestra Performs Fall Concert

Wauwatosa East Orchestra Performs Fall Concert

October 24, 2021

The Wauwatosa East Fall Orchestra Concert was held on the evening of October 20th in the Dale. K. Hidde Theatre. There were three different groups who performed- Concert Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra,...

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