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This Week in Science: 1/22 - 1/27

This Week in Science: 1/22 – 1/27

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer February 1, 2023

Meteorites Reveal Possible Origin of Building Blocks of Life Meteorites have revealed to researchers the likely far-flung origin of Earth's volatile chemicals, some of which form the building blocks...

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards: What’s the Point?

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards: What’s the Point?

Mariana Perez, East Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Last year, an astonishing 56 Wauwatosa East students earned awards from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, more than any other school in the state of Wisconsin. This included seven Gold Keys, 17 Silver...

This Week in Science: 1/15 - 1/21

This Week in Science: 1/15 – 1/21

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer January 25, 2023

17 Pound Meteorite Discovered in Antarctica On Wednesday of last week, a daring team of scientists went to recover meteorites in Antarctica, one of which being a monstrous 17 pounds. This team included...

Freshmen Looking Forward to New Semester

Freshmen Looking Forward to New Semester

Makaya Strother January 24, 2023

The new semester started on Tuesday, January 23rd. 9th graders adjusted to high school during 1st semester, and look forward to making changes or keeping things the same for 2nd semester. “I’ve...

Cell Phone Policy Dispute At Tosa West

Jenna White and Olivia Watters January 23, 2023

Throughout the year, students and teachers have disagreed with the current cell phone policy at West. Many students do not follow the policy and staff members feel a stricter policy should be enforced.  As...

This Week in Science: 1/8 - 1/13

This Week in Science: 1/8 – 1/13

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer January 18, 2023

NASA’s Webb Telescope Discovers its First Exoplanet Since its launch in late 2021, the James Webb telescope has been traveling our galaxy and setting records. Now, it has found its first planet from...

Prairie Club Builds Peer Connections While Supporting School Prairie

Prairie Club Builds Peer Connections While Supporting School Prairie

Makaya Strother January 10, 2023

Flowers, trees, bugs, leaves, and all things nature are topics being discussed in the Tosa West Prairie Club. Each member of the Prairie Club finds their own connection to the environmental focus of the...

This Week in Science (1/1 - 1/5)

This Week in Science (1/1 – 1/5)

Bowie Funk, East Staff Writer January 9, 2023

The Last Apollo 7 Astronaut Has Died Civilian astronaut Walter Cunningham, age 90, has died in Houston, Texas.  He was on board the Apollo 7 in 1968 and was part of NASA’s mission to put humans on...

Behind the Scenes of Singin in the Rain

Behind the Scenes of Singin’ in the Rain

J. Lee, Staff Writer January 4, 2023

“I love the creative collaboration that happens between staff and students. When we all understand the goal in mind, it is so fun to see the different ideas that everyone comes up with to make the show...

Tosa East Students Visit Bruce Guadalupe Community School

Tosa East Students Visit Bruce Guadalupe Community School

Abigail Heffner, East Staff Writer December 21, 2022

On Friday, December 16th, around 30 Tosa East Spanish students and teachers delivered holiday gifts to kindergarten students from the Bruce Guadalupe Community School. Several Spanish teachers and upperclassmen...

AP Government Holds Mock Election

AP Government Holds Mock Election

Violet Pandya, East Staff Writer December 5, 2022

On Tuesday, December 6th, the Wauwatosa East AP Government class will hold a mock election. Candidates are pairs of students from the class, and those who weren’t assigned roles as candidates get to...

Wauwatosa West Boys 22-23 Varsity Basketball

Wauwatosa West Boy’s 22-23 Varsity Basketball

Jadin Whitehead and Cooper Whale December 2, 2022

Wauwatosa West Boys Basketball continues their 2022-2023 season with a Non-Conference game against Milton High School RedHawks on Saturday, December 3rd .  Tip off is at 6:00 PM  and tickets are $5 each....

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