The Tosa Compass

Old photo of the rock in its second location of three.

History of the Tosa West Rock

Annabelle Wooster June 11, 2022

Most graduating classes give their school a plaque or banner but the Wauwatosa West High School class of 1964 gifted a rock. Not just any rock, but a rock that has lasted the test of time and continues...

Maeve Kaufman

Five Asian American and Pacific Islander Influential Figures

J. Lee and Maeve Kaufman May 30, 2022

American history has a strong presence in American schools’ curriculum, but the unfortunate truth is that most students aren’t always taught much outside of the white history of it. However, there...

Jay Lee

Six Asian American and Pacific Islander Celebrities Today

J. Lee and Maeve Kaufman May 23, 2022

Historically, there have been numerous figures who have influenced others in many ways: music, change, philosophy, and much more. Celebrities, in particular, are important influences in pop culture and...

Wauwatosa East Orchestras Perform Spring Concert

Wauwatosa East Orchestras Perform Spring Concert

Audrey Catlin May 13, 2022

The Wauwatosa East Orchestras performed their annual spring concert on May 11th in the Dale K. Hidde Theater. The concert featured performances by the three East orchestras, as well as an appearance by...

Behind The Scenes at The Addams Family: The Creative Process

Behind The Scenes at The Addams Family: The Creative Process

J. Lee May 6, 2022

“In reality, The Addams Family is such an unusual concept, especially for a musical. That being said, there were never any dull moments,” said Gavin Miller, a junior at East High school who played...

A wave of staff resignations has recently impacted the Wauwatosa School District.

Staff Resignations Sweep District

Annabelle Wooster April 6, 2022

A wave of resignations has recently hit the Wauwatosa School District. West principal, Ebony Grice, announced her resignation on February 24th. Just ten weeks into the 2021/2022 school year, Jefferson...

Black Owned Business Feature: Underground Makers Market

Black Owned Business Feature: Underground Makers Market

Evelyn Skyberg Greer, Reporter April 4, 2022

“When people come into The Underground Makers Market, they always feel a little bit more uplifted,” said Pam Mccreary, who runs her own business called At Peace. “At Peace is my brand and it's all...

School Board Candidate Feature: Austin Jensen

School Board Candidate Feature: Austin Jensen

Maeve Kaufman and Lucy Hildebrand April 1, 2022

Austin Jensen is running for seat 2 of the school board. He has been a citizen of Wauwatosa since 2016, and has two young children, one attending Jefferson Elementary. Jensen’s top priorities for this...

School Board Candidate Feature - Eric Jessup-Anger

School Board Candidate Feature – Eric Jessup-Anger

Maeve Kaufman and Vivienne Andersen March 31, 2022

Dr. Eric Jessup-Anger is up for re-election to seat 3 of the school board. He has two children who attend Wauwatosa schools. His top priorities include learning equity, providing mental health resources...

Tosa East Tri-M Celebrates Music in Our Schools Month

Tosa East Tri-M Celebrates Music in Our Schools Month

Vivi Andersen March 31, 2022

"I think that music is really something that can connect people all throughout the world and make the world a better place," said Tosa East senior Izzy Margerie. Margerie plays flute in band and is president...

School Board Candidate Feature - Mike Meier

School Board Candidate Feature – Mike Meier

Audrey Catlin March 30, 2022

Mike Meier is running for seat 2 on the Wauwatosa School Board this year. He has served on the Wauwatosa School Board for 18 years. He has a BA in political science from UW-La Crosse, a law degree from...

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