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Freshman Orientation

September 10, 2011
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“I’m going to get lost. I won’t have any friends in my classes. My locker might not open!” Sound familiar? It should, because these are the same fears that most incoming freshmen secretly harbor. And the class of 2015 is no different. However, they might feel a little more welcome in high school...

West Gets New Tennis Courts

August 31, 2011
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During the summer you may have noticed a lot of construction going on by the tennis courts. The old courts were ripped down, so now the Wauwatosa West tennis team has a fresh set of new blue and green courts. The money came from the district capital improvement funds, and our school has been asking for...

East vs. West Football Game

August 27, 2011
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Think back to the year 1996. How old were you? For me, I was two years old. This was the last year that crosstown rivals, Wauwatosa East and Wauwatosa West played football against each other. On Saturday, August 20 at Hart Park in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Tosa West and Tosa East had the chance to re-uni...

2011 Student Registration

August 27, 2011
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A Year to Look Forward To

June 24, 2011
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Reporter: Erin Stapleton We are officially in “summer mode;” the days are carefree and blissful without the burden of homework or exams. Once August approaches, however, the reality of school will hit us hard with its dreary nature and we will have to prepare for the new school year we dread; a...

Westock 2011

June 24, 2011
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    Reporter: Cailyn Rosene Photographer: Cailyn Rosene On Friday June 3, 2011, Wauwatosa had the chance to Wauwatosa West students perform at the annual "Westock" music event. Those attending Weststock were treated to live music, a variety of songs ranging from the Beatles to Train, professional quality lighting and...

West’s First Issue Fair

June 11, 2011
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Is this the most pressing issue facing our community? What can we do to fix this problem? How much will your solution cost the government? Why did you choose this topic? Where is your research that backs up your claim? These questions and others faced students at their first annual Issue Fair during...

The Best of West

June 11, 2011
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Upon opening the agendas of all seniors (or at least all seniors who have not yet burned their planners in a fit of senioritis-induced rage) one will certainly find a countdown scribbled in the corner of each week. Twelfth graders are noticeably impatient to move on—proudly sporting sweatshirts with...

New Student Council Initiative

May 25, 2011
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In past years, class elections have been nasty, brutish, and short. Students would be given slips of paper in one of their classes and were told to put down the names of people who they thought fit to be class officers. In a few days, they would get another slip of paper with the top choices for officers...

Spring at West

May 12, 2011
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Spring? In Wisconsin? Is spring ever going to come? With cold temperatures that never seem to end, a lot of people in Wisconsin are asking themselves this exact question. It seems like winter will never end – is this true – or is it just our imagination? It’s not your imagination – we are havi...

Eyes on Crime

May 3, 2011
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Ellyn Kirtley It would be hard to miss the haphazardly  tangled masses of brightly colored wires protruding from the hallway ceilings earlier this year.  It would also be hard to miss the new, ominous-seeming security cameras clustered around the building. Wauwatosa West High School previously had...

2011 Prom Information

May 3, 2011
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Hey Tosa West! Want to keep updated and informed about the upcoming Junior Prom?? We will be providing updates – check back! When: May 14th Where: Humphrey Scottish Rite in downtown Milwaukee http://www.humphrey-masonic-center.org/rent-our-facility.html Cost: $55.00 Theme: "Sweet Dreams" We regret to inform you that due to a scheduling conflict at the Humphre...