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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...

Reading Classic Novels Provides an Important Element of Education for High School Students

Reading Classic Novels Provides an Important Element of Education for High School Students

Claire Guttormson March 15, 2021

Sofia Farwell has been making her way through The Color Purple by Alice Walker for her 9th grade Advanced English class. “I am enjoying it very much” said Farwell. “The style of writing is not...

Women are still not included in the American Constitution.

Women are still being excluded from the American Constitution – Opinion Editorial

Evelyn Skyberg Greer March 9, 2021

A 2016 poll done by the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality showed that 80% of Americans believe that men and women are guaranteed equal rights in the U.S. Constitution. They’re wrong. Women...

Editorial: Concurrent Learning Undermines Student Wellbeing

Editorial: Concurrent Learning Undermines Student Wellbeing

The Editorial Staff January 13, 2021

Wauwatosa high school students were made aware, on Wednesday, January 13, of the switch to concurrent hybrid learning to begin at second semester. Although the Tosa Compass supports the Wauwatosa School...

Skip the Mall: Shop these Small Stores Instead

Skip the Mall: Shop these Small Stores Instead

Serena Stern and Shannon Damuth December 24, 2020

Looking to support local small businesses this holiday season? Here are some of our suggestions: The Flower Lady is a great small business to check out if you are looking for any sort of plants,...

How to Watch a Hallmark Movie: A Visual Representation

Why Hallmark Movies?

Claire Guttormson, Wauwatosa West Columnist December 19, 2020

Picture it now. You’re walking down the steps of a grand palace wearing a beautiful gown, maybe it's hand sewn by the shy maid you formed a friendship with. At the bottom of the stairs a prince...

The Tosa Compass Statement of Purpose

The Tosa Compass Statement of Purpose

November 20, 2020

THE TOSA COMPASS: A STATEMENT OF PURPOSE WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE TOSA COMPASS? WHY DOES IT EXIST? The Tosa Compass is a student run community news organization that seeks to cover stories of collective...

The CATS Movie Review: Is It Worth Watching?

The CATS Movie Review: Is It Worth Watching?

Erin Scholtus and Serena Stern January 16, 2020

If you had been on any sort of social media when the Cats trailer came out, you undoubtedly saw the memes poking fun at the overall look of the picture. But the question everyone seems to be asking is,...

Infinite Campus Brings Unwanted Problems to Student Grades

Infinite Campus Brings Unwanted Problems to Student Grades

Gunner Sewell and Jovan Mendez January 14, 2020

The Wauwatosa School District made the decision to switch from the Powerschool grading website to the Infinite Campus grading website for the 2019-2020 school year.  Infinite Campus has been giving...

Students, Staff Anticipate Winter Break

Students, Staff Anticipate Winter Break

Sara Stanislawski, Editor December 30, 2019

Wauwatosa West students and staff have various plans and traditions for Winter Break before returning to school on January 2nd.  The break lasts from December 23rd through January 1st. Some students...

Thanksgiving Break Approaches for Students and Staff

Thanksgiving Break Approaches for Students and Staff

Savannah Turner and Michael Glaser November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving is coming quickly. One of the only holidays when you get to eat so much food you pop a button on your pants and you can not eat anymore food. “My favorite food for thanksgiving is yams,”...

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