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Annual Respite Day offers Students and Community Meaningful Way to Connect

January 19
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On January 21st, 2013, Wauwatosa West High School will host a “respite day” for children with special needs. Many students involved with Key Club participate in events like this but this is an event everyone can participate in. Applications are available in the Career Center and the Main Office....

Club Picture Day Assists Yearbook Staff in Producing School Yearbook

January 18
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Wauwatosa West students participated in the annual yearbook club picture day on January 15th, 2013. The day is organized by the school yearbook students which is supervised by Business Education teacher Dan Prothero. Students were heading down to the learning center all day to get their pictures taken...

Video Post: Wauwatosa West Holiday Band Concert Captures Mannheim Steamroller

January 3
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The Wauwatosa West Concert band performed a variety of holiday arrangements from the well known pop group, Mannheim Steamroller on Tuesday, December 18th.  The program included songs such as Carol of the Bells, Faeries, Veni Veni, Deck the Halls, and other holiday selections. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFZQT2NVckk&feature=share&list=UUtCDGBGu8WtKYyDwPqpWqeg

Key Club Food Drive Makes Teacher Turkey for a Day

December 13
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The Wauwatosa West Key Club sponsored their annual food drive for the Wauwatosa Food Pantry from November 7th, 2012 to November 15th, 2012.  For each can of food donated, students received two tickets.  One ticket gave students the chance to win a set of Beats headphones.  The other ticket allowed...

A New Year at West

September 10
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September 4th is finally here and Tosa West's newest students are the first to don its halls. Feelings of excitement and anxiety are inevitable. Kelly Tucker, the parent of a freshman, admits her daughter "was both excited and nervous" for the first day but assures her "it will all be okay." The overwhe...

Wauwatosa West Student Broadcast Final Edition

May 30
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Wauwatosa West Student Broadcast News signs off for the 2011-2012 school year. In this episode, join anchors Junior Erin Stapleton and Senior Mitch Stingl as they present three segments of news you can use! Wauwatosa West American Public Policy Students Work the Issue Fair Wauwatosa Schools Prep...

Take the Upcoming Election Poll!

May 11
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If you would like to comment further, you can contact Managing Editor Ellyn Kirtley at Loading......

iTunes Giftcard Winners

May 4
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Thank you to all the seniors who completed the Senior Survey by Wednesday. The randomly-drawn winners of the three $10 iTunes gift cards are Dan Engel, Allison Dineen, and Sydney Stepniewski. Please stop by Mr. Lazarski's room (216) to pick them up. Two more $10 iTunes gift cards will be raffled...

“Peter Pan” is Challenging Yet Rewarding

April 27
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This year, the Tosa West Trojan Players decided to put on three major productions: the fall musical, the winter play, and the spring musical. Although two of the three have already passed, the community still has the chance to catch the final production of the year on the 27th, 28th, and 29th of Apri...

What are You Doing Over Break?

April 9
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Freshman Juhi Mody: “I am going over to my friend’s for a sleepover and they’re coming over for a sleepover at my home.” Freshman Bryan Giguere: “I’m going to Florida” Teacher James Ludeman: “I’m planning on sticking around the house and get yardwork done. This weekend I want to go...

Seniors: Take the Senior Survey!

April 3
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Each year, the senior staff members of West Side Stories put together one final edition of the newspaper just for the graduating class. To help us, please fill out the following survey. It will only take about 6 minutes (I tested it). Thank you for your participation! Loading... ...

College Talk

March 26
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How do majors effect the college search? What if I'm undecided? Do college visits really matter? Watch these seniors as they describe their experiences with college applications and give their advice to all those soon-to-be seniors who will be going through this process in the near future. They talk...