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Spirt Week Wednesday: Down South/Costume Day

October 13
Filed under Featured, School News

Day three of 2010’s Homecoming Week started off with an epic light saber battle as Darth Maul (Mr. Prothero) and a challenging Jedi (Mr. Matekse) battled it out in both the hallway outside the history wing, and the Learning Center.  Students gathered to watch, cheering and taking pictures.  After al...

Community Matters

October 12
Filed under School News

The new school year begins with new faces, both in the halls and in the office. Last spring, Dr. Phil Ertl, superintendent of Wauwatosa Schools, appointed Frank Calarco, former principal of Roosevelt Elementary, as the new principal of Tosa West. Calarco has fresh, new ideas to bring to West and is excited...

Spirit Week Tuesday: Clique Day

October 12
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As day two of homecoming week draws to a close, cliques ran rampant across much of the school. Freshman preps, sophomore Goths, junior hippies, and senior nerds went about their classes as usual while enjoying the variety of costumes around them. “I had a lot of pieces already and went to Goodwill...

Spirit Week Monday: Ugly Sweater/Jersey Day

October 11
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“More people dressed up than I thought,” said Jessie Suson, a sophomore referring to the first spirit day of homecoming week.  On October 11th, students had the choice of wearing a sports jersey or the ugliest sweater they could find.  Seniors chose to wear their craziest Jersey Shore attire. Many peop...

Summer Journalism Excursion

September 2
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After a five hour car ride, an impromptu lunch at Mt. Horeb, a walk down a red brick road, making their way through a line of student out the door, getting their keys, and finding their rooms, six members of the newspaper and their advisor, Mr. Lazarski, packed into a crowded auditorium for their introduction...

Thomas Steiner Technology Center

September 2
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From listening to people talk at school registration, it became obvious that a lot of changes are being made throughout West this year. Some of these are new locker arrangements, new homerooms, and of course, a new principal. One new addition that not everyone may know much about is the Thomas Steiner...