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West to Receive New iPads

April 27
Filed under Featured, School News

Huge textbooks and heavy backpacks are expected when going to school, but advancing technology can solve this. Next year four schools in the Wauwatosa School District will receive 1000 new iPads. These schools are Wauwatosa West, Wauwatosa East, Whitman, and Longfellow. The number of iPads will be split...

Japan Hits Close to Home

April 27
Filed under Featured, Homegrown, School News

Imagine two thirds of the country is torrent with water. Only minutes before you were sitting in the rubble of your earthquake-shaken house, on your dilapidated bed, with nothing but adrenaline rushing, keeping you calm. Everything you had brought to ruins by a 9.0 earthquake then suddenly washed away,...

Wauwatosa Mock School Board 2011

April 20
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“They were debating whether to cut school sports or not and I did not like that. I actually kind of got emotional about it. I was gettin’ mad.” This was the reaction of West Junior Tom Blake as he and dozens of other students listened to the school board debate. What? Wauwatosa is going to...

West Theater Presents Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare April 14,15,16

April 12
Filed under School News

 "To be, or not to be, that is the question." High school theater directors may ask themselves this exact question when determining what play to choose for their cast. Many run away from Shakespeare’s plays for the mere fact that it does not typically attract large crowds and may be considered too...

Seniors: Tell Us Where You Are Going!

April 8
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Post a comment below telling us your plans after high school, and we will add your name to the map below. Optionally, you may request to exclude your name from the placemark which marks your planned destination.    

Sophomore Awarded Trip to Germany

April 7
Filed under Multimedia, School News

Wauwatosa West High School sophomore Gina Richter has been awarded an all-expenses-paid summer study trip to the Federal Republic of Germany by the Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Richter and the other winners will travel to Germany this summer to participate in the study trip, including excursions...

West hosts multi-cultural day; features students, community

April 5
Filed under Featured, Multimedia, Photos, School News

What do Korean calligraphy, face painting, guacamole demonstrations, and cultural booths all have in common? They were all a part of this year’s first ever Multicultural Fair. The fair ran on March sixteenth and featured activities both during the school day, and during the evening. It was a day...

Boys Basketball

March 11
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Photo Gallery:  WIAA Division II sectional semifinal game Thursday, March 10th at the Al McGuire Center at Marquette University.  Whitefish Bay defeated Wauwatosa West 41-30.   [smugmug url="http://tosawestsidestories.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=16152748_j49Ve&format=rss200"...

Best Buddies Club Begins at West

March 11
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On Tuesday, March 8th, 2011, West students met with Special Education teacher Sarah Chavez, and local Best Buddies liasons Rachel Konetzke and Teri Bromberek to talk about beginning a chapter of the Best Buddies program at Wauwatosa West High School. Best Buddies is a program that helps create on...

Pancake Breakfast

March 10
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The Wauwatosa Kiwanis Club held its annual Pancake Breakfast scholarship fundraiser on the morning of Sunday, March 6th in the Wauwatosa West cafeteria. All proceeds from the event will provide scholarships for Wauwatosa West and Wauwatosa East students. For the past 25 years, the Wauwatosa Kiwanis...

Tosa Teachers React to Budget Repair Bill

March 9
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div.figure { float: left; width: 55%; } East teacher Barb Murray and Milwaukee Public School teacher Kathleen Hansen display their signs during the "Pack the Overpasses Friday" event on Friday, February 25th, 2011. Following the school day on Friday, February 25th, approximately 40 Wauwatosa teac...

Re: School Email

February 23
Filed under School News

The dawn of the 21st century can be considered the Age of Computers. Technology is involved in almost every aspect of life, from predicting the weather to making change at the lunch counter to doing research. The high school generation is particularly involved technologically because they can have t...