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Center Street Bridge Reconstruction

Center Street Bridge Reconstruction

Filed in Featured, Local News, Multimedia, School News by on January 30, 2016 0 Comments • views: 61

By Jade Grippe and Zoe Stack Photo by Rachel Haynes   Getting to school is almost nobody’s favorite part of the day, and recent events have made the commute just a little bit harder.   Early Monday January 25th, the Center Street bridge, which runs over 1-94, was closed to all traffic, cycles, and pedestrians. […]

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Club Picture Day Schedule 

Club Picture Day Schedule 

Filed in Featured, School News by on January 27, 2016 0 Comments • views: 49

7:40 AM – Key Club 7:50 AM – NHS 8:00 AM – Link Crew 8:10 AM – Stage Crew / Trojan Players 8:20 AM – Best Buddies 8:25 AM – HOSA 8:30 AM – BSU 8:35 AM – Forensics 8:40 AM – Student Senate 8:45 AM – Ping Pong 8:50 AM – Bible Talk 8:55 […]

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January Edition Available Online

January Edition Available Online

Filed in Archives, Featured by on January 19, 2016 0 Comments • views: 51

We know nothing beats a good old-fashioned paper in your hands, but here’s the next best thing. Recent editions of West Side Stories are available on our ISSUU page: www.issuu.com/westsidestories. Thanks for reading!

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APPSE Wins State

APPSE Wins State

Filed in Archives, Featured, Homegrown, Local News, Multimedia, Photos, School News by on January 18, 2016 0 Comments • views: 68

The excitement in the room was palpable as the Wauwatosa West APPSE students all sat on the edge of their seats, waiting for the final results to be called. On Saturday, January 10th, the Wauwatosa West APPSE (American Public Policy Special Emphasis) class took first place at the state We The People competition. As a […]

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Officer Griffin’s Top 5 Driving Safety Tips

Filed in Featured by on December 29, 2015 0 Comments • views: 72

Always wear your seatbelt – Seatbelts reduce serious crash-related injuries by about half (www.teendriversource.org) Limit your distractions – This ranges from music to having a lot of friends in the car. Be patient and pay attention – “Do not speed to save time. Getting pulled over will cost you a lot more time than being […]

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Shop Local

Shop Local

Filed in Featured by on December 26, 2015 0 Comments • views: 108

Article by Kenna Gallegos-Roll With the holiday season well under way, shoppers are looking for the best deals they can find. Many people don’t seem to realize the deals that local shops offer. “I think shopping local is a great way to find unique and personal gifts for friends and family”   Colectivo Coffee Address: […]

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Things to do Over Break

Things to do Over Break

Filed in Featured by on December 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 119

  Article by Lyzi Torres Winter break is nearing and just laying in bed all day is not exactly how most people want to spend it. Here are some ways to make a boring winter break into a memorable week. If you’re trying to be productive and get all of your responsibilities out of the […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Ideas

Filed in Featured by on December 18, 2015 0 Comments • views: 113

Article by Jade Grippe For many of us, the most personal gifts are the best. We love that feel of opening a nicely wrapped present, and seeing something that we can keep with us forever.  “A couple of years ago I got my mom’s closest family members and friends to write down a memory of my […]

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In Remembrance

In Remembrance

Filed in Featured, Homegrown, Local News, School News, Uncategorized by on December 2, 2015 2 Comments • views: 312

Yesterday, Monday December 1st, marked the 22nd anniversary of the day Assistant Principal Dale Breitlow was shot and killed by a former Wauwatosa West student.   After school yesterday, current Principal, Frank Calarco made an announcement in remembrance of this particular day and also to inform students about the annual Breitlow Barbecue.   Every spring, […]

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DREAM. DARE. DO

DREAM. DARE. DO

Filed in Blogs, Featured, Homegrown, Multimedia by on December 1, 2015 0 Comments • views: 117

By: Zoe Stack   The sign was bright, way too bright for the time of the day. I am not one, while on summer vacation, to awaken when the time is still in single digits. Yet here I was at 4:30 a.m on my way to Washington D.C for the Al Neuharth Free Spirit Conference. […]

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Getting in the Christmas Spirit Too Early? views: 119

Article by Alexis Szuta, Editorial Cartoon by Randy Bish As Halloween ends on October 31st, and November comes around the next morning, we find ourselves walking into a winter wonderland rather than turkeys and pumpkin pie. Wherever we go, businesses seem to be decorating for Christmas a month in advance. Students at Tosa West were […]

Trojan Players Present: Jekyll and Hyde views: 164

Lyzi Torres & Melissa Wittig This past weekend the school’s theatre club, Trojan Players, had their first showings of the fall musical, Jekyll and Hyde. The musical is different than most, it’s central theme being very dark and dramatic. “It’s a love story, tragedy, drama, nothing funny about it. It’s more serious and at the […]

Blood but Better views: 168

   The Wauwatosa West High School National Honor Society sponsored a blood drive, on Thursday November 12th, to help our community. The Tosa West students participated in the blood drive, and they had good outcomes during their experience of having their blood donated. If you were 16 or older, you were eligible to donate blood […]

Skate Park Opens in Wauwatosa After 13 Years of Development views: 178

On Saturday, November 2nd, the long-awaited skate park in Wauwatosa had it’s opening, commencing with a ribbon cutting. As skateboarders, bikers, and scooter riders lined the edge of the pavement eagerly waiting to try it out for the first time, many only had a glimpse of what it took to build the skatepark. Numerous efforts […]