West Side Stories

Club Picture Day Schedule 

January 27, 2016

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7:40 AM - Key Club 7:50 AM - NHS 8:00 AM - Link Crew 8:10 AM - Stage Crew / Trojan Players 8:20 AM - Best Buddies 8:25 AM - HOSA 8:30 AM - BSU 8:35 AM - Forensics 8:40 AM - Student Senate 8:45 AM - Ping Pong 8:50 AM - Bible Talk 8:55 AM - AFS 9:00 AM - Spanish Club and Spanish Honor Soci...

January Edition Available Online

January 19, 2016

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We know nothing beats a good old-fashioned paper in your hands, but here's the next best thing. Recent editions of West Side Stories are available on our ISSUU page: www.issuu.com/westsidestories. Thanks for reading!

APPSE Wins State

January 18, 2016

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The excitement in the room was palpable as the Wauwatosa West APPSE students all sat on the edge of their seats, waiting for the final results to be called. On Saturday, January 10th, the Wauwatosa West APPSE (American Public Policy Special Emphasis) class took first place at the state We The P...

Officer Griffin’s Top 5 Driving Safety Tips

December 29, 2015

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Always wear your seatbelt - Seatbelts reduce serious crash-related injuries by about half (www.teendriversource.org) Limit your distractions - This ranges from music to having a lot of friends in the car. Be patient and pay attention - “Do not speed to save time. Getting pulled over will cost you ...

Shop Local

December 26, 2015

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Article by Kenna Gallegos-Roll With the holiday season well under way, shoppers are looking for the best deals they can find. Many people don’t seem to realize the deals that local shops offer. "I think shopping local is a great way to find unique and personal gifts for friends and family"  ...

Things to do Over Break

December 22, 2015

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Article by Lyzi Torres Winter break is nearing and just laying in bed all day is not exactly how most people want to spend it. Here are some ways to make a boring winter break into a memorable week. If you're trying to be productive and get all of your responsibilities out of the way then here's a ti...

Holiday Gift Ideas

December 18, 2015

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Article by Jade Grippe For many of us, the most personal gifts are the best. We love that feel of opening a nicely wrapped present, and seeing something that we can keep with us forever.  “A couple of years ago I got my mom's closest family members and friends to write down a memory of my m...

In Remembrance

December 2, 2015

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Yesterday, Monday December 1st, marked the 22nd anniversary of the day Assistant Principal Dale Breitlow was shot and killed by a former Wauwatosa West student. After school yesterday, current Principal, Frank Calarco made an announcement in remembrance of this particular day and also to inform students abou...


December 1, 2015

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By: Zoe Stack   The sign was bright, way too bright for the time of the day. I am not one, while on summer vacation, to awaken when the time is still in single digits. Yet here I was at 4:30 a.m on my way to Washington D.C for the Al Neuharth Free Spirit Conference. The conference was created ...

Getting in the Christmas Spirit Too Early?

November 30, 2015

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Article by Alexis Szuta, Editorial Cartoon by Randy Bish As Halloween ends on October 31st, and November comes around the next morning, we find ourselves walking into a winter wonderland rather than turkeys and pumpkin pie. Wherever we go, businesses seem to be decorating for Christmas a month in advanc...

Blood but Better

November 12, 2015

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The Wauwatosa West High School National Honor Society sponsored a blood drive, on Thursday November 12th, to help our community. The Tosa West students participated in the blood drive, and they had good outcomes during their experience of having their blood donated. If you were 16 or older, you were el...

Excitement Builds for Opening of Nordstrom at Mayfair Mall

October 19, 2015

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Article by Teresa Toohill Wauwatosa West students and Nordstrom employees are equally thrilled about the opening of the new location at Mayfair Mall this Friday. “I am very excited for Nordstrom because they have a lot of sales,” said Freshman Citlali Cortez. “The store will be especially useful...

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