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Six Asian American and Pacific Islander Celebrities Today

Jay 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...

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...

Tennessee’s ban on “Maus” and the prevention of education of antisemitism in schools

Tennessee’s ban on “Maus” and the prevention of education of antisemitism in schools

Jewel Lee March 30, 2022

“I do believe that ‘Maus’ is an important book to read in schools because it’s really detailed and goes into depth about the Holocaust while still managing to stay super interesting,” said Tosa...

Mental Health of Students at Wauwatosa West

Mental Health of Students at Wauwatosa West

Daisy Lehman March 9, 2022
“They thought that my symptoms of depression were just laziness.  There was constant fighting and screaming and bad attitudes. We were fighting a war against each other instead of fighting one together.”
Trojan players crew member walks through curtains on opening day.

Behind the Scenes of Beauty and the Beast with the Cast, Crew, and Pit

It takes well over 100 students to put on a Trojan Players production. Students preform on the stage, play music in the pit, build complex sets, and so much more. Go behind the scenes to find out how the cast, crew, and pit put together an award-winning production.
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