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COVID Vaccinations: Students Explain Their “Why” to Getting Vaccinated

COVID Vaccinations: Students Explain Their “Why” to Getting Vaccinated

Annabelle Wooster, Editor September 13, 2021

In this article, student names and identities were kept anonymous to protect student confidentiality. Before the end of the 2021 school year last June, the entirety of the population at Wauwatosa West...

Power Outages Burden Students; Cause Climate Concerns

Power Outages Burden Students; Cause Climate Concerns

Vivienne Andersen August 14, 2021

Tosa East Junior Maddie Brown walked the mile from her house to school 3 times on Wednesday, once to get to swim practice and twice to get to and from registration. The power outage caused by Tuesday night...

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...

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