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Solar Panels Installed on Wauwatosa City Hall and Library

Solar Panels Installed on Wauwatosa City Hall and Library

Claire Guttormson and Allie Kratochvil May 6, 2021

The eleven members of the Wauwatosa Sustainability Committee meet at the fire station on the first Wednesday of every month with the goal of making the city a more environmentally friendly place. After...

The‌ ‌Case‌ ‌of ‌Legalizing‌ ‌Marijuana‌ ‌in‌ ‌Wisconsin‌ ‌

The‌ ‌Case‌ ‌of ‌Legalizing‌ ‌Marijuana‌ ‌in‌ ‌Wisconsin‌ ‌

Daisy Lehman May 2, 2021

“Definitely yes, we should legalize marijuana,” said Wauwatosa West senior and AP Government student Olivia Pelzek when asked if the State of Wisconsin should legalize recreational marijuana.   Pelzek...

Black Student Union members meet in the Steiner Center at Wauwatosa West.

Black Student Union Aims to Recruit More Minority Teachers to Apply for District Positions

Taniya Dula April 30, 2021

Tosa West Junior Miles Coppage went to Eisenhower Elementary, Whitman Middle School and Wauwatosa West. In those 11 years, Coppage had just one minority teacher. “I think that it's been a real detriment...

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4 Things to Know About Superintendent Candidate Demond Means

Ava Beisenstein and Sara Stanislawski April 22, 2021

The last of the three Superintendent candidates, Dr. Demond Means, toured Wauwatosa schools and participated in multiple forums on April 22, 2021. Means participated in a staff luncheon at Wauwatosa West...

Wauwatosa Superintendent finalist Mark Holzman

4 Things to Know About Superintendent Candidate Mark Holzman

Beatrice Lazarski April 21, 2021

Wednesday, April 21 brought the second of the three finalists for the Wauwatosa School District Superintendent position to Wauwatosa. Mark Holzman toured Wauwatosa schools and participated in multiple...

4 Things to Know about Superintendent Candidate Kurt Schneider

4 Things to Know about Superintendent Candidate Kurt Schneider

Ava Beisenstein and Lucy Hildebrand April 19, 2021

On Monday, April 19, the first of the three finalists for the Wauwatosa School District Superintendent position, Dr. Kurt Schneider, toured Wauwatosa schools and participated in multiple forums. Dr....

Tosa West Beirut Sticker Fundraiser with Nai Chalhoub

Eve Lazarski April 18, 2021

Wauwatosa West junior Nai Chalhoub is holding a sticker sale from Friday 4/9 to Friday 4/23 in the West cafeteria. There are 8 types of stickers, with most being just one dollar. Chalhoub, who is Lebanese,...

Christopher Lazarski teaches his AP Seminar class on the last day of concurrent learning Feb. 26, 2021. He along with the rest of the Wauwatosa community is preparing to go back 5 days on March 2, 2021.

Wauwatosa West Students, Staff Share Thoughts on Concurrent Learning, Return to Full In-Person Instruction

Daisy Lehman, Lillian Kiracofe, and Jackie Beck February 28, 2021

Wauwatosa West freshman Phoebe Mann spent the first weeks of second semester Zooming into classes in the concurrent model. Now Mann and other students enrolled in Phase Into Learning will return to school...

The public comment section will be limited to 30 minutes preceding the Wauwatosa School Board's vote during the Feb. 19 meeting on an earlier shift to full-person instruction starting March 2 instead of April 5.

Wauwatosa School Board Limits Public Comment Ahead of Vote on Earlier Date for Full In-Person Instruction

Evelyn Skyberg Greer February 19, 2021

The Wauwatosa School Board will meet in a special session on Friday, Feb. 19 at 5:00 PM to vote on a proposal from Superintendent Dr. Phillip Ertl for all middle and high school students in the phase into...

Senior Sara Stanislawski has been recognized as the Wisconsin Journalism Education Association Student Journalist of the Year.

Wauwatosa West Student Named 2021 Wisconsin Journalism Education Association Student Journalist of the Year

Claire Guttormson February 17, 2021

Wauwatosa West senior, and editor for the Tosa Compass, Sara Stanislawski, has been named 2021 Wisconsin Journalism Education Association Student Journalist of the Year. The Journalism Education Association...

Student Views on the Wauwatosa School Board Decision

Lucy Hildebrand and Vivienne Andersen January 28, 2021

STUDENT BODY DIVIDED - A unique and unusually hostile discourse developed among students on social media on Monday in anticipation of the School Board Decision to return to the 5 day a week instruction...

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