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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,...

Tickets for Tosa West’s Spring Musical, SHOWTUNE, are now on sale

Tickets for Tosa West’s Spring Musical, SHOWTUNE, are now on sale

Eve Lazarski March 25, 2021

Tosa West will be presenting the musical SHOWTUNE: Celebrating the Words and Music of Jerry Heinman, from mid to late april. SHOWTUNE is a one act musical with no intermission. Live, in-person performances...

Two East Students Receive Herb Kohl Scholarships

Vivienne Andersen and Lucy Hildebrand March 21, 2021

Two Wauwatosa East students received scholarships from the Herb Kohl Education Foundation to help cover college-related expenses. Wauwatosa East seniors Ava Biesenstien and Arnold Ramos each won $10,000...

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...

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