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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...

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...

10 Questions With Tosa West Art Teacher Selena Marris

10 Questions With Tosa West Art Teacher Selena Marris

Daisy Lehman and Claire Guttormson December 17, 2021

Lehman: Hi! Good morning! Marris: Morning! Lehman: Would it be ok if we asked you some questions? Marris: Sure. Lehman: Who is your style icon? Marris: Hmmmm, that’s a tough one. Uh...

AP Government Holds Mock Election

AP Government Holds Mock Election

Jackson Crowley December 7, 2021

The Wauwatosa East AP Government class held a mock election on Tuesday, December 7th. Students took on roles as candidates, campaign managers, pollsters, members of the media and members of super political...

A Culturally Sensitive Thanksgiving with Millisa Hamley

A Culturally Sensitive Thanksgiving with Millisa Hamley

Maureen Arnold, East Staff Writer November 25, 2021

Approaching the topic of Native American Heritage Month can be difficult when you lack knowledge of the experience of Native Americans on a personal level. When it comes to Thanksgiving, non-Native American...

Red Raiders Boys Volleyball at State Tournament

Lucy Hildebrand and Mason King November 4, 2021

Last Saturday, October 30th, the Tosa East Boys Volleyball Team swept the Tosa West Trojans, leading them to state for the first time since 2016. At 10 a.m. this morning, the Red Raiders played the...

Parents and students of the AVID program in the Wauwatosa School District received an email on Wednesday, October 27th that announced a review of the AVID program and how it fits into the district’s equity plan.

Wauwatosa School District Reconsiders Implementation of AVID Program

Annabelle Wooster November 4, 2021

Parents and students of the AVID program in the Wauwatosa School District received an email on Wednesday, October 27th that announced a review of the AVID program and how it fits into the district’s...

This popular image of La Catrina serves as a recognizable symbol of Dia de Los Muertos.

Día de Los Muertos: Perspective and Representation

Greta Krueger, East Writer November 2, 2021

Now a senior at Tosa East, Gaby Duarte spent 2 years living in San Miguel de Allende, México. They were able to experience rich Mexican culture and traditions, including colorful Día de Los Muertos celebrations. "They...

Jami Timmons and Shannon Damuth stand in front of a sign reading We love our queens during the Homecoming Football Game on October 1st.

Wauwatosa West Homecoming Queens Make History

Eve Lazarski October 3, 2021

The Wauwatosa West Senior class elected Seniors Jami Timmons and Shannon Damuth as Homecoming Queens for the 2021 homecoming court. This is the first time at West when a same-sex couple has led the court.   While...

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Devious Lick Trend Hits Tosa Schools

Malik Boyd September 29, 2021

Students are destroying bathrooms, stealing property and committing other acts of vandalism in the name of a Tik Tok trend called the “devious lick”. “It's frustrating,” said Mr. Stein, an associate...

Wauwatosa East VS. West Football Game Cancelled, 9/17/21

Wauwatosa East VS. West Football Game Cancelled, 9/17/21

Eve Lazarski September 17, 2021

The Wauwatosa East vs. West football game was cancelled this afternoon, 9/17/21, after an email from East Principal Nick Hughes, saying that due to COVID-19 quarantines as well as injuries, Wauwatosa East...

Art of the Playlist Challenge

Art of the Playlist Challenge

Eve Lazarski and Evelyn Skyberg Greer June 19, 2021

Wauwatosa West sophomore Evelyn Skyberg Greer has created a summer challenge for artists on Instagram. The assignment is to draw something that takes inspiration from one of your favorite songs every week....

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