West Side Stories

How to Prepare for Final Exams

How to Prepare for Final Exams

January 14, 2020

Finals are right around the corner with less than a week before the end of the semester. The pressure for students to bring up their grades is on.  “I am pretty stressed, it’s a whole week...

Behind the Ink – Student Tattoos in Wauwatosa

West Senior Isabella Jacobson receives a tattoo on her arm at a tattoo parlor.

Victoria Lopez, Staff Reporter

January 13, 2020

Tattoos. They are everywhere, on people's arms, legs, and necks. If you look around the halls of Wauwatosa West you don’t have to look hard to see a tattoo.  Despite the ...

Over 200 Wauwatosa West students participated in a student led

Walking Out Not as Easy as it Seems for Students

December 20, 2019

It may seem easy to "walk out" of school to protest school safety issues, all you have to do is take a few steps and you’re outside. But for some students deciding to participat...

Teachers Thoughts Revealed Through Podcast 'Class Dismissed'

Teachers Thoughts Revealed Through Podcast ‘Class Dismissed’

December 9, 2019

"What's the biggest problem that you see facing society?" Nicolas Koepke asks. "I would have to say working with kids I think there is a big disconnect with communication, everything...

Wauwatosa West student donates blood at last year's blood drive in the Upper Gym.

Wauwatosa West Holds Annual Blood Drive

November 18, 2019

Wauwatosa West partners with the Blood Center of Wisconsin to hold its tenth annual blood drive on Friday November 22nd in the upper gym.    "I’m donating plasma because I have sickle...

How are Students Paying for College?

Victoria Lopez and Aniyah Chambers

November 8, 2019

When Jacob Burghardt first started applying to colleges he was convinced he would be able to go to his dream school Iowa State. But when the harsh reality of finances and student loans kicked in, he came to the realization he would have to stay in the state. ¨I don't have the money to go out of state and it sucks but I've accepted that.” Many students like Jacob are forced to accept the fact that ...

AP Art Students Present Portfolios to Colleges

AP Art Students Present Portfolios to Colleges

October 25, 2019

Over 70 AP Art students received feedback on their artwork portfolios after presenting them to college representatives and previous Wauwatosa West students during Portfolio Day o...

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