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Artist Feature of the Month - May Q & A with Nai Chalhoub

Artist Feature of the Month – May Q & A with Nai Chalhoub

Eve Lazarski May 6, 2021

Nai Chalhoub, a junior at Wauwatosa West, uses bright colors and alcohol markers to make cartoon style art. Even though she likes drawing things stylized, she is also very proficient in realism. Nai hopes...

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4 Things to Know About Superintendent Candidate Demond Means

Ava Beisenstein and Sara Stanislawski April 22, 2021

The last of the three Superintendent candidates, Dr. Demond Means, toured Wauwatosa schools and participated in multiple forums on April 22, 2021. Means participated in a staff luncheon at Wauwatosa West...

Wauwatosa Superintendent finalist Mark Holzman

4 Things to Know About Superintendent Candidate Mark Holzman

Beatrice Lazarski April 21, 2021

Wednesday, April 21 brought the second of the three finalists for the Wauwatosa School District Superintendent position to Wauwatosa. Mark Holzman toured Wauwatosa schools and participated in multiple...

4 Things to Know about Superintendent Candidate Kurt Schneider

4 Things to Know about Superintendent Candidate Kurt Schneider

Ava Beisenstein and Lucy Hildebrand April 19, 2021

On Monday, April 19, the first of the three finalists for the Wauwatosa School District Superintendent position, Dr. Kurt Schneider, toured Wauwatosa schools and participated in multiple forums. Dr....

Tri-M Celebrates Music In Our Schools Month

Tri-M Celebrates Music In Our Schools Month

Ava Beisenstein April 13, 2021

Every March, schools across America celebrate Music In Our Schools Month, a program to promote student music by the National Association for Music Education. This year, Wauwatosa East’s new Tri-M Music...

Senior Sienna Daniels and Ellie Cady show off their haul.

Helping Communities One Bin At A Time

Ella Bartkowski February 4, 2021

This year has definitely been a crazy ride filled with tragedy due to the pandemic. As we are  all aware by now, this pandemic affects every part of our life, even hunger. Although things have been uncertain,...

Map of pipeline plans. Map via NPR

Line 3; How a Pipeline Impacts Our World

Lucy Hildebrand, Editor January 11, 2021

One company is threatening 15,000 years of tradition. Enbridge, a Canadian oil company, is trying to create a new pipeline going through 1,097 miles of North America with 364 miles in the United States....

Best Holiday Treats in MKE

Best Holiday Treats in MKE

Emerson Neldner December 22, 2020

1. Black Twig Bakery Black Twig Bakery, one of the more recent installations in the Tosa village, offers a wide variety of seasonal flavors perfect for this holiday season. From cupcakes to macarons,...

Covid Update

Lucy Hildebrand, Editor December 14, 2020

A little over 9 months since Coronavirus shut down the United States, the pandemic is still raging. Early re-openings and lack of wearing masks are the main reasons for the continuation of rising numbers. In...

Wauwatosa East Sophomore Henry Dizard preps a group of fellow youth activists before spending the day in the community rallying for racial and climate justice and supporting local candidates.

Getting Political – Tosa Youth Making their Voices Heard this Election

Vivienne Andersen, Wauwatosa East Staff Reporter November 3, 2020

Phone banking, text banking, writing postcards to voters and walking miles to hang doorhangers at their neighbors' houses are just a few of the activities Wauwatosa East Junior Lauren Wunderlich and Wauwatosa...

The Wauwatosa School District serves over 7,000 elementary, middle and high school students and employs nearly 500 teachers.

Wauwatosa School District Makes Progress in Hiring Minority Teachers but Teachers of Color Continue to be Scarce Locally, Statewide Compared to Students

Sara Stanislawski, Editor July 29, 2020

2020 Wauwatosa West High School Graduate Anyiah Chambers had her first and only teacher of color at West her senior year.  Chambers said she always struggled with math. She says she was willing to...

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