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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.

Students 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...

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...

Evan standing with the peanut butter that was collected for the Tosa Cares Pantry. “It was more than I expected.” he said.

Community Service and Food Go Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Aaron Silva October 26, 2021

The Wauwatosa Key Club collected over 70 peanut butter jars over a two week period. The drive was started by Evan Olson, a member of Students Honor Society. The jars that were collected will be donated...

Edred Utomi, who plays the role of Alexander Hamilton in the Angelica Tours version of the show Hamilton, visited Wauwatosa West to answer student questions.

“Hamilton” Touring Company Actor Visits Wauwatosa West

Annabelle Wooster October 21, 2021

Hamilton Touring Company Actor Visits Wauwatosa West From acting during the pandemic, his most idolized figures, gender identity within the professional theatre community, his pre-show ritual, and even...

Picture taken from a dance workshop prior to the auditions for 42nd Street

Tosa West Trojan Players Prepare for Fall Musical

Annabelle Wooster October 16, 2021

The Wauwatosa West Trojan Players are gearing up for 42nd Street, a musical coming to the theatre this fall. After two years of compromised performances due to COVID restrictions, many are patiently waiting...

The spooky poster that was created for the Fall Orchestra Concert.

Wauwatosa West Orchestra to Play Fall Concert in Auditorium

Claire Guttormson October 7, 2021

The Wauwatosa West fall orchestra concert, Fall into the Twilight Zone, will be held in the auditorium Thursday evening. It will feature music inspired by “The Twilight Zone” and other aspects of...

Graphic created by Evelyn Skyberg Greer to represent a student being assessed during a driving lesson.

Getting Your Probationary License in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic

Daisy Lehman, Reporter October 5, 2021

A parent signature and completing an on-line form was all Tosa West Sophomore Travis Wagy needed to get his driver's license in June. “All you had to do was fill out all of the required information,...

Mr. Mateske poses with the homecoming trophy that has been proudly displayed in his room for the last three years in  a row.

Mr. Mateske’s Third Hour Looks to Maintain Room 215’s Homecoming Legacy

Annabelle Wooster October 1, 2021

Spirit runs deep in room 215, or at least it did in past years. Chad Mateske’s advisory class is known for winning the homecoming spirit trophy every year. This year, however, is different. With advisory...

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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...

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