The Tosa Compass

Pictured left to right: Maddie Weber, Savannah Williams, Natalia Byrne, Bella Meyer, and Elise Schneider.

Members of TDT to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Annabelle Wooster November 24, 2021

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City airs on TV every Thanksgiving day at 8:00am central time. Over 50 million viewers will tune in to watch almost 8,000 performers, 5 of which will be...

Annabelle Wooster, student referee, stands on the field while working a recreational game at Nash Park in Milwaukee.

Students Referees Face Harassment While on the Job

Scarlet Oneill November 18, 2021

Tosa West Junior Sarah Cape has worked as an umpire for Tosa Baseball for over 3 years. Though she’s officiated many games, there is one she won’t forget.  “After the call, there was a disagreement...

Graphic created by Evelyn Skyburg Greer displays the ability to zoom into class when forced to stay at home due to positive COVID test/exposure.

There Is More to the District Zoom Policy Than What Students Think They Know

Annabelle Wooster November 16, 2021

There is a common misconception among the student body at Wauwatosa West regarding the district zoom policy, but the information floating around is not the whole truth.  Currently many students are...

An aisle at Swan Pharmacy located on the corner of North Avenue and Swan Boulevard.

This Student Counts Drugs

Annabelle Wooster November 14, 2021

Wauwatosa West high school students have a variety of jobs; working for the recreation department, operating the deep fry station at fast food restaurants, and restocking the shelves at Sendiks. For junior,...

Red Raiders Boys Volleyball at State Tournament

Lucy Hildebrand and Mason King November 4, 2021

Last Saturday, October 30th, the Tosa East Boys Volleyball Team swept the Tosa West Trojans, leading them to state for the first time since 2016. At 10 a.m. this morning, the Red Raiders played the...

Evan standing with the peanut butter that was collected for the Tosa Cares Pantry. “It was more than I expected.” he said.

Community Service and Food Go Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Aaron Silva October 26, 2021

The Wauwatosa Key Club collected over 70 peanut butter jars over a two week period. The drive was started by Evan Olson, a member of Students Honor Society. The jars that were collected will be donated...

Edred Utomi, who plays the role of Alexander Hamilton in the Angelica Tours version of the show Hamilton, visited Wauwatosa West to answer student questions.

“Hamilton” Touring Company Actor Visits Wauwatosa West

Annabelle Wooster October 21, 2021

Hamilton Touring Company Actor Visits Wauwatosa West From acting during the pandemic, his most idolized figures, gender identity within the professional theatre community, his pre-show ritual, and even...

Picture taken from a dance workshop prior to the auditions for 42nd Street

Tosa West Trojan Players Prepare for Fall Musical

Annabelle Wooster October 16, 2021

The Wauwatosa West Trojan Players are gearing up for 42nd Street, a musical coming to the theatre this fall. After two years of compromised performances due to COVID restrictions, many are patiently waiting...

Freshman and Flag

Tosa West Homecoming Capture the Flag Frenzy

October 2, 2021

Despite waving a white flag in her tiring hands, Tosa West junior and YES Abroad Exchange student from Lebanon, Sara Makarem is intent on anything but surrender.  She is the keeper of her third hour’s...


Devious Lick Trend Hits Tosa Schools

Malik Boyd September 29, 2021

Students are destroying bathrooms, stealing property and committing other acts of vandalism in the name of a Tik Tok trend called the “devious lick”. “It's frustrating,” said Mr. Stein, an associate...

80% of WSD Staff Are Now Vaccinated

Annabelle Wooster September 21, 2021

A report done at the last school board meeting on September 13th showed that 83% of Wauwatosa School District staff have reported getting both doses of the vaccine. The remaining 17% have not been vaccinated,...

Wauwatosa East VS. West Football Game Cancelled, 9/17/21

Wauwatosa East VS. West Football Game Cancelled, 9/17/21

Eve Lazarski September 17, 2021

The Wauwatosa East vs. West football game was cancelled this afternoon, 9/17/21, after an email from East Principal Nick Hughes, saying that due to COVID-19 quarantines as well as injuries, Wauwatosa East...

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