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Behind the Desk with Mr. Howard

Camille Socol and Ella Jones September 28, 2022

Mr. Howard is a social studies teacher of six years that became a Tosa West teacher in December of 2021, about a month before the end of first semester last year. Did your own high school experience...

New Teacher Feature - Mr. Manke

New Teacher Feature – Mr. Manke

Andrew Holton, East Staff Writer September 26, 2022

What do you teach? I teach band at both East and Longfellow. I also teach Digital Music at Tosa East. What do you do with your free time? I spend a lot of time outdoors. I’m an avid rock climber...

A Timeline of Some Important Victories for LGBTQ+ Rights

A Timeline of Some Important Victories for LGBTQ+ Rights

J. Lee June 30, 2022

Pride month is coming to an end, and while there are many allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community, there are still people who oppose LGBTQ+ pride and civil progress. The fight for LGBTQ+ rights has...

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...

The Mental Health Walk-In Clinic at Childrens Hospital With Tamara Makhlouf

The Mental Health Walk-In Clinic at Childrens Hospital With Tamara Makhlouf

Daisy Lehman, Writer/Editor May 17, 2022

The Craig Yabuki Mental Health Walk-In Clinic at Children's Hospital opened on March 8th. Seven days a week, the clinic provides same-day care for children and teens (ages 5-18) who are experiencing...

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...

Extending Black History Month Beyond February

Extending Black History Month Beyond February

Evelyn Skyberg Greer, Reporter April 4, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month the Tosa West Black Girls Summit (BGS) and Black Student Union (BSU) collaborated to create a presentation shared during the month of February.  “The BSU and...

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...

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