West Side Stories

Students Work Extra Hours on Thanksgiving & Black Friday Holiday Break

Students Work Extra Hours on Thanksgiving & Black Friday Holiday Break

November 21, 2018

For some Wauwatosa West students the five day Thanksgiving break is not a time to relax but a time to work more hours at their part time job.   Almost half of Wauwatosa West students have ...

Junior Jewels Thomas presents her Issue Investigation topic to Social Studies teacher Chris Benes.

Issue Fair Challenges Students To Become Active Citizens

May 31, 2018

The 6th annual Wauwatosa West Issue Fair will take place at Wauwatosa West High School on Thursday, May 31st from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  Approximately, 150 juniors enrolled in the req...

All Aboard for Tosa West’s Production of Anything Goes!

All Aboard for Tosa West's Production of Anything Goes!

Sam Sebastian, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018

Come join Wauwatosa West’s acclaimed Trojan Players in their production of “Anything Goes”. Enjoy the classic Broadway play performed by the nationally recognized Troja...

Restrictions Sour Enthusiasm for Annual Prom

Myela Cooper, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2018

The annual Wauwatosa west junior prom will be held on May 19th at the Grace center on the MSOE campus in downtown, Milwaukee.  Students attending must fulfill numerous requirements for attending.  Requirements include to not to be failing any classes, to not be late to school more than 5 times, have no more than one referral or no suspensions. “I think that the requirements are dumb honestl...

Willie Garrison talking with students during lunch.

Associate Principal Garrison Brings Experience, Enthusiasm to Position

April 20, 2018

“We’re better together than we are apart” a key component to keep in mind when operating at a school, new associate principal, Willie E. Garrison II says. This past January, Wau...

Tech Crew Makes Musical Sing

Tech Crew Makes Musical Sing

Katherine McCabe, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

The Spring Musical ¨Anything Goes¨ will hit the Wauwatosa West stage on April 20 but what many people do not know or see is the tech crew behind the scenes. Over 30 students...

Jazz Band Takes First at Conservatory Jazz Festival Competition

Wauwatosa Jazz Band at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.

Mikhail Schaefer, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

The Wauwatosa West Jazz Band took first at the 4th annual Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Jazz Festival in downtown Milwaukee for Outstanding High School Ensemble and Outstanding Rhythm...

Tips to Getting In Shape for Summer

Tips to Getting In Shape for Summer

April 17, 2018

According to the National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study only 12% of high school students getting enough exercise to be in shape. And with all the summer activiti...

Wauwatosa West students visit the Ice Age Trail Alliance.

PBS News Hour Creates Lesson Plan Using Wauwatosa West Student Video

April 17, 2018

The national nightly news program, PBS News Hour Extra has used a 5 minute long broadcast video created by Wauwatosa West students to create a lesson plan about trail building....

Art student painting

Art Classes Develop Interpersonal Skills

April 17, 2018

Research consistently shows that students in schools that provide art classes throughout their school careers, are more open to bigger experiences, open mindedness, creativity, an...

FBLA Run Trojan Corner Store Succeeds First Year In Business

Marcello Luna

Sara Stanislawski, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

The Trojan Corner Store selling supplies, food, and beverages is prospering its first year in business and FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) is benefiting greatly from it. Th...

Abdul Bhatti discusses developments installing components on the school computers with the esports club.

Competitive Video Gaming “eSports” Team Starts at Tosa West

April 13, 2018

Wauwatosa West students now have the opportunity to compete with other schools in the new eSports club founded this year. eSports is the term used to describe competitive gaming. Some of...

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