The Tosa Compass

Tosa West Attendance Administrative Assistant Sara Looker is the first face one sees when they enter the school

10 Questions With Sara Looker

Daisy Lehman and Claire Guttormson November 19, 2021

Lehman: Hi Ms. Looker.   Looker:Hi.   Lehman: We’re here to ask you some questions.   Looker: Ok, let’s go!   Lehman:What is your official job title...

East Orchestra Produces Unconventional Concert

Maeve Kaufman and Audrey Catlin December 21, 2020

The Wauwatosa East winter orchestra concert is an annual tradition that parents, staff and students look forward to every year. Sitting together in the auditorium, singing along with a medley of holiday...

Locks of Love 2017

Locks of Love 2017

Rick Sear, Print Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2017

On Friday, February 24, students at Wauwatosa West donated their hair to Locks of Love, a charity organization which makes wigs for children suffering from hair loss. Tosa West's students have donated...

West Reacts After A Threat To The School

March 9, 2016

by: Zoe Stack All Wauwatosa West High School students were ushered into the gym this morning while an investigation of the building was being held due to a threat the school had received earlier that...

Center Street Bridge Reconstruction

Center Street Bridge Reconstruction

Jade Grippe and Zoe Stack January 30, 2016

Getting to school is almost nobody’s favorite part of the day, and recent events have made the commute just a little bit harder. Early Monday January 25th, the Center Street bridge, which runs over...

APPSE Wins State

January 18, 2016

The excitement in the room was palpable as the Wauwatosa West APPSE students all sat on the edge of their seats, waiting for the final results to be called. On Saturday, January 10th, the Wauwatosa...


December 1, 2015

By: Zoe Stack   The sign was bright, way too bright for the time of the day. I am not one, while on summer vacation, to awaken when the time is still in single digits. Yet here I was at 4:30...

Freshmen and Color Wars: Bad Combination?

October 1, 2015

By Anna Baish As homecoming week begins, freshmen grow worried in anticipation as the dreaded Color Wars day approaches. Color Wars is a day in homecoming week where each grade wears a specific color,...

Color Wars: Homecoming Day 4

October 1, 2015

Article by Zoe Stack Shouts, accompanied by the sounds of ripping tape, reverberated around the halls of Tosa West today. Spirit hit an all time high for students at Wauwatosa West on Thursday October...

Which Witch is Which: Spirit Day 3

September 30, 2015

Article by Rick Sear It’s day three of homecoming, and school spirit is at an all-time high. Each grade level had its own clothing scheme, and the long Wednesday Advisory period featured a dodgeball...

Twister Day: Spirit Day 2

September 29, 2015

Article by Melissa Wittig and Lyzi Torres This Homecoming Week has shown Tosa West's school spirit. Today’s theme was Twister Tuesday. The freshman and sophomores  were told to dress as the elderly,...

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