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School District Introduces New Strategic Plan in Community Engagement Session

School District Introduces New Strategic Plan in Community Engagement Session

Claire Guttormson September 30, 2022

Following the passing of the new district Strategic Plan by the school board in August, the Wauwatosa School District and Superintendent Demond Means held a community engagement session on Tuesday, September...

Students lead a protest outside of Wauwatosa West High School

Students Protest Student Violence at Wauwatosa West

At 7:45 AM on Friday, September 16th, approximately 10-15 Wauwatosa students and community members stood on the sidewalk in front of Wauwatosa West High School in protest of the student fights that have...

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...

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...

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.”
News Explained: Bidens First State of the Union

News Explained: Biden’s First State of the Union

Claire Guttormson and Daisy Lehman March 4, 2022

On Tuesday, March 1st, 2022, President Biden gave his first state of the union address. In his speech he discussed his first year in the oval office, highlighting the successes and introducing future steps...

Via: https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/24/europe/ukraine-visual-explainer-maps/index.html
Source: Institye for the study of war, Maps 4News, Google Maps
Graphic: Henrik Pettersson, CNN

News Explained: Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Daisy Lehman and Claire Guttormson March 1, 2022

On February 24th, 2022 Russia launched a full scale invasion of the neighboring state of the Ukraine. This act began Europe’s largest land war since World War II. We asked Wauwatosa West APUSH teacher,...

Wisconsin Teens Speak Out About Abortion graphic by Evelyn Skyberg Greer

Wisconsin Teens Speak Out About Abortion

Evelyn Skyberg Greer December 20, 2021

The 1973 landmark decision of Roe v Wade states that the Constitution of the United States protects a pregnant person’s liberty to choose to have an abortion without excessive government restriction....

Tosa Green Summit Wins Recycling Excellence Award

Tosa Green Summit Wins Recycling Excellence Award

Claire Guttormson December 3, 2021

Every year the Wisconsin DNR recognizes recycling programs and efforts to minimize waste entering landfills across the state with the Recycling Excellence Award. This year, among the winners in the Special...

Annabelle Wooster, student referee, stands on the field while working a recreational game at Nash Park in Milwaukee.

Student Referees Face Harassment While on the Job

Scarlet Oneill November 18, 2021

Tosa West Junior Sarah Cape has worked as an umpire for Tosa Baseball for over 3 years. Though she’s officiated many games, there is one she won’t forget.  “After the call, there was a disagreement...

Tosa West Sophomore Sofia Farwell donates during her third hour chemistry class

Key Club Hosts Halloween Coin Drive

Wauwatosa West High School Key Club hosted a school wide coin drive the week of October 25th in order to raise money for people in Haiti struggling with Covid-19 and the aftermath of the 7.2 magnitude...

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