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Generations are Constantly Changing; Q&A of a Mother and Her Daughter

Generations are Constantly Changing; Q&A of a Mother and Her Daughter

Zene Hollman-Fowler, Staff Reporter

June 19, 2018


Filed under Featured, Homegrown, Opinions

The cultural differences in the different generations of people have always set people apart considering the fact that things are constantly changing. But one change that can be noted is the progress women have made over the years in regards to expressive freedoms and women’s rights in general. Du...

West Students Balance School, Activities, Jobs

West Students Balance School, Activities, Jobs

Jessiemae Peters and Katie Herring

June 4, 2018


Filed under Featured, Opinions

High school students balance school and their jobs to be able to help provide financial and personal needs. According to Urban Alliance, having a job while in high school has proven to improve academic performance. Urban Alliance did a research that states - in 2011, the rate of unemployment was the...

Issue Fair Challenges Students To Become Active Citizens

Issue Fair Challenges Students To Become Active Citizens

Brayden Korman, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

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 required American Public Policy will present their research to over 50 community adult judges.   “We want students to le...

West Senior to Travel to Bootcamp for Marine Corps

West Senior to Travel to Bootcamp for Marine Corps

Jessiemae Peters, Staff Reporter

May 28, 2018


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Wauwatosa West senior Cheenu Moua will travel to bootcamp June 18, to train for the Marine Corps. This decision was inspired by family members, his own interests, and the motivation of others. The decision wasn’t easy, he had to think about what his family wanted, what he wanted, and how to make...

Cheese Fry Journey

Cheese Fry Journey

Megan Veit, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Featured, Food

Cheese fries. Arguably the greatest food of all time. I, along with my colleague, Megan Krummel intend to answer the frequently asked question: Where can I find the best cheese fries? Over the past few months, Megan and I have traveled to different restaurants around the Milwaukee area to find th...

West Orchestra Performs Spring Concert

West Orchestra Performs Spring Concert

Caleb Vollmers, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Featured, News, School News, Uncategorized

Come on a journey with the Wauwatosa West Symphony and Concert Orchestra for their spring concert May 22nd. The concert begins at 7pm in the West auditorium.  The line-up for the concert is as follows, Agincourt, Waltz No. 2, Anvil Chorus, Iditarod, Sorcerer's Apprentince,  A Dance of Clowns, The ...

AP Classes Raise New Concerns

AP Classes Raise New Concerns

Aral Nen and Nathaniel Schultz

May 18, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

Advanced Placement or “A.P.” courses are optional courses at many high schools, however a new requirement makes it necessary for sophomore students to take an A.P. Human Geography course at Wauwatosa West High School. “A.P. pretty much teaches you how to work by yourself, and teaches you go...

The Soccer Experience

The Soccer Experience

Katie McCabe

May 16, 2018


Filed under Featured, Local News, Site Menu, Sports

The coaching staff for girls soccer at tosa west is all new to start of the 2018 year. After coach Bailey stepped down because of a job transfer, coach Molitor former JV coach was asked to coach varsity this year. This two positions open this year for JV1´s and JV2´s. These positions were filled by c...

Popcorn Program Benefits Student Lives

Popcorn Program Benefits Student Lives

Zakyia Webb, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

A simple bag of popcorn. Special Needs students learn from this experience in real life situations bringing joy to staff around the school. “We were very happy to oblige as it gave my students a chance to learn some work skills and provided some hands-on training to break up their academic day....

West Slam Poetry Club Succeeds, Benefits Students

West Slam Poetry Club Succeeds, Benefits Students

Jalah Bates, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Featured, News

When words connect and options are given to turn simple things into poetry when lives are falling apart or turns seem brighter. What do you do? Add a slam poetry club and participate in caucuses as well as school and individual competitions through Still Waters Collective. Wauwatosa West has allowed ...

TW Band Concert Showcases Broadway Tunes

TW Band Concert Showcases Broadway Tunes

Caleb Vollmers, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Featured, News, Theatre

Wicked, Hamilton, and many more Broadway show tunes will be performed by the Wauwatosa West Concert Band on May 15th at Wauwatosa West at 7:00 PM.   “My favorite song we play is Jacklyn & Hyde probably because it reminds me of the production of it we had a couple of years ago. But I love al...

Former West Associate Principal Named Future Whitman Principal

Former West Associate Principal Named Future Whitman Principal

Caleb Vollmers, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2018


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Wauwatosa West Associate Principal Clint Grochowski will become the Principal at Whitman Middle school next year. “I am excited about having the opportunity to continue the tradition of success that's at Whitman while carrying out my own vision to make it better and also meshing the entire system...

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