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Trojan Players Announce Spring Musical and Audition Schedule

Trojan Players Announce Spring Musical and Audition Schedule

Eve Lazarski January 21, 2021

The Trojan Player’s spring musical will be Showtune, a one act musical celebrating the life and music of Jerry Herman. Herman was an influential composer known for broadway musical theater, and composed...

East Orchestra Produces Unconventional Concert

Maeve Kaufman and Audrey Catlin December 21, 2020

The Wauwatosa East winter orchestra concert is an annual tradition that parents, staff and students look forward to every year. Sitting together in the auditorium, singing along with a medley of holiday...

The new window wall went up recently on the pool. Photo via @NickHughesTE on Twitter.

Constructing Achievement; New Construction at East

Maeve Kaufman November 27, 2020

Recently, since the start of quarantine and schools shutting down in mid March, Tosa East has been undergoing its own set of changes. Many areas of the school have been shut down or blocked off due to...

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...

Wauwatosa West Social Studies teachers attend an all staff Zoom meeting with school district Superintendent Phil Ertl explaining the district's current COVID-19 scorecard and answering questions from staff.

School District Announces Switch to Virtual Instruction

Vivienne Andersen, East Reporter November 19, 2020

The Wauwatosa School District will shift all “Phase Into Learning” students from a two-day in-school hybrid model to full virtual instruction starting Monday, November 23 through Friday, December 4,...

The Wauwatosa School Board Meeting August 24th consisted of a Hybrid Model with some attending in person and others connecting via the video conferencing platform Zoom.

Wauwatosa School Board Approves Medical Advisory Panel’s Metrics, Recommendation to Continue in Hybrid Model

Sara Stanislawski, Editor August 25, 2020

The Wauwatosa School Board approved the district’s Medical/Public Health Advisory Panel’s recommendation to continue the school year in the Hybrid Model of the Phase into Learning through October 2nd,...

Wauwatosa School Board members and district staff meet over Zoom for July 27th meeting.

Wauwatosa School Board Approves Proposed School Reopening Framework

Sara Stanislawski, Editor July 28, 2020

Wauwatosa School Board members approved the district’s proposed School Reopening Framework for the 2020-2021 school year in a 6-1 vote at the Wauwatosa School Board meeting on July 27th. Before the...

West Graduate Experiences COVID-19 Crisis During Semester Internship at Center for Disease Control

West Graduate Experiences COVID-19 Crisis During Semester Internship at Center for Disease Control

Anyiah Chambers, Student Reporter March 26, 2020

Although the Tosa West community has been consumed with the COVID-19 pandemic for the last week, 2017 graduate Micheal Green's daily life has been consumed with the COVID-19 pandemic since January. During...

Teachers Thoughts Revealed Through Podcast 'Class Dismissed'

Teachers Thoughts Revealed Through Podcast ‘Class Dismissed’

Victoria Lopez and Anyiah Chambers December 9, 2019

"What's the biggest problem that you see facing society?" Nicolas Koepke asks. "I would have to say working with kids I think there is a big disconnect with communication, everything is online or texting...

Wauwatosa West student donates blood at last year's blood drive in the Upper Gym.

Wauwatosa West Holds Annual Blood Drive

Victoria Lopez November 18, 2019

Wauwatosa West partners with the Blood Center of Wisconsin to hold its tenth annual blood drive on Friday November 22nd in the upper gym.    "I’m donating plasma because I have sickle cell anemia...

Seniors Admitted to UWM

Henry Frey and Jovan Mendez November 13, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee admissions staff came to Tosa West on October 17th, looking to admit future students early.    This was the beginning of a series of early admissions interviews...

Photographer Phatanoune Douangvilay

Tosa West’s Fall Production of INTO THE WOODS

Jacob Burgardt and Tiffany Kincaid November 12, 2019

INTO THE WOODS will be performed by the award winning Trojan Players on November 15th, 16th, 17th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd.  Student tickets are $12. Adult tickets are $15 and children are $8. The performances...

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