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Opinion: Student Letter to WSD Board Supporting New Sex Ed Curriculum

Evelyn Skyberg Greer, reporter August 12, 2022

The Wauwatosa School District has been working on redeveloping the Human Growth and Development (HGD) curriculum. The board officially votes on the curriculum on August 22nd, and a survey was sent out...

Tennessee’s ban on “Maus” and the prevention of education of antisemitism in schools

Tennessee’s ban on “Maus” and the prevention of education of antisemitism in schools

Jewel Lee March 30, 2022

“I do believe that ‘Maus’ is an important book to read in schools because it’s really detailed and goes into depth about the Holocaust while still managing to stay super interesting,” said Tosa...

The Legalization of Marijuana in Wisconsin: Opinion

The Legalization of Marijuana in Wisconsin: Opinion

Malik Boyd March 2, 2022

SB545 is a senate bill currently being pushed in the Wisconsin state senate that aims to legalize marijuana. The bill is a great step towards total drug legalization in Wisconsin. If put into law, it would...

A portrait replicating this famous photo hangs in the language hallway, with the word Revolución.

Opinion; Che Guevara in Tosa East

Malik Boyd December 20, 2021

On the second floor of Tosa East, down the hall from the library a painting of Che Guevara hangs with the word Revolución. His portrait needs to be removed from Tosa East. The rationale behind painting...

Editorial: School Board Decision Threatens Students Safety

Editorial: School Board Decision Threatens Students’ Safety

The Editorial Staff December 17, 2021

The Wauwatosa School Board voted 5-1 on Monday, December 13th to move secondary schools from Level 3 mitigation to Level 2. Beginning on January 3rd, 2022, masks will be optional for both vaccinated and...

Tosa Schools Need to Update their Sex Ed Curriculum graphic by Evelyn Skyberg Greer

Tosa Schools Need to Update Their Sex Ed Curriculum

Evelyn Skyberg Greer December 14, 2021

Approximately 75 Tosa East students walked out of school on Friday December 10th in protest of how the district handles sexual assault. The walkout was a response to lack of appropriate administrative...

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...

Graphic created by Eve Lazarski for the opinion piece, A Letter to Christopher Columbus.

A Letter to Christopher Columbus

Aryana Street and Ella Jones October 11, 2021

Dear Christopher Columbus,  We heard you are famous for “discovering” America… but how did you discover something that wasn’t lost? Genuine question. It is puzzling because according to The...

This picture was taken eleven years ago during the homecoming week of 2010. During that year, juniors were red and had to distribute as much red tape as they possibly could.

Hot Homecoming Takes: Color Wars Should Make a Comeback!

Annabelle Wooster September 27, 2021

This is the third year that students at Wauwatosa West have been without Color Wars, the iconic battle between grades involving colored tape assigned to each class. Due to safety concerns and undisclosed...

We call for universal change now! 
Graphic by Evelyn Skyberg Greer

We Won’t Stand For This: The Voice of the Youth Condemns The Hate Prevalent in Our Community

Evelyn Skyberg Greer June 8, 2021

As the Wauwatosa School District continues to investigate a "racist, hateful video" circulating among West students, The Tosa Compass presents this illustrated and printable editorial created by Evelyn...

Wauwatosa School District Follows Startling Superintendent Trend

Wauwatosa School District Follows Startling Superintendent Trend

Ava Beisenstein April 22, 2021

On Friday, April 16, the Wauwatosa School District officially announced three final candidates for the Superintendent position in an email and press release to the school community.    This...

Review of Loup

Review of Loup

Emerson Neldner March 18, 2021

The newest installment in the village, Loup, is worth the trip. This charming new restaurant has a variety of handcrafted soups and sandwiches on hand and offers both dine in and carry out.  Owned...

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