Wauwatosa West New Teachers 2014-2015

September 17, 2014
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Meet the new teachers at Wauwatosa West for the 2014-2015 school year. By Aleksandra Zieolanka Permalink: Watch on YouTube

Grease Cast List

September 15, 2014
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Wauwatosa West Trojan Players announced the cast list of for their Fall produce of the Musical Grease on Friday, September 12th. Performances are on Nov. 7-9 and 14-15, 2014. Here's the list:

Video: Tosa West on 9/11

September 11, 2014
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Students and staff's reflection on 9/11's 13th anniversary, produced by Wauwatosa West Broadcast Team.     Permalink: Watch on YouTube...

35th Annual Tosafest

September 11, 2014
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The Wauwatosa Village streets were filled with people, food and fun on September 5th and 6th for the 35th annual TosaFest celebrations. People from all areas of Wauwatosa came to enjoy music, food, and family fun, in honor of their hometown’s historic values and traditions.  The festival started...

Apple’s Keynote, Sep 2014

September 9, 2014
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Shortly after arriving at home in sweet Tosa, I shot this 1 minute video in which I briefly describe what happened at cupertino today.   Permalink: Watch on YouTube   -Yara Zabihi...

Tajikistan Wrap-Up

August 20, 2014
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Well, that's it! I'm home! It seems like everything went so quickly. One second it's 3 in the morning in Dushanbe and I'm saying goodbye to everyone, the next I'm sitting in the Istanbul airport, and now suddenly I'm sitting back in my own bedroom blogging. What a crazy trip! In the end, however, it's...

Final Days: Dushanbe Two-Day Summary

August 19, 2014
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Hello all from back in America! I realize I haven't posted another Dushanbe summary since August 15, so that means all you lovely folks haven't heard about our last two days in the capital of Tajikistan. On Saturday, we all went to the Photojournalism Exhibition in the American Corner in Dushanbe. The...

Shocking Welcome to Tajikistan

August 17, 2014
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6,611 miles away from home & exactly halfway across the world. After a ten and a half hour flight from the Chicago O'Hare airport to Istanbul, Turkey, I could feel the the journey to Dushanbe, Tajikistan was underway. First, let me tell you how beautiful the Istanbul airport was! After getting off...

Wauwatosa West Students Travel to Tajikistan

August 16, 2014
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Many do not know where Tajikistan is located, but several Wauwatosa West students will soon be closely acquainted with the country. Four Wauwatosa West students and two teachers will travel to Dushanbe, Tajikistan to discuss their work with their peers from Tajikistan and Pakistan at the iEARN Photojournalism 2.014: Heritage, Hunger and Food Security from August 12th to August 20th.  Over 150 students and teach...

What’s Happening in Dushanbe? Two-Day Update

August 15, 2014
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Howdy, goers of West Side Stories Online! I've been in Tajikistan the past couple of days, and I'm sure you're curious about what's going on. The flight here, in a word, was long. A 10 hour flight to Istanbul followed by a 4 hour wait in the airport followed by a 4 hour flight to Dushanbe followed by...

Registration Days Live Broadcast

August 12, 2014
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Aaaaaand the 2nd day is live in Full HD (AVC1080p) Watch on YouTube We are going to have a live stream of registration, here's the first day: Open in YouTube...

Tosa Loot, State Fair, and Other Things

August 11, 2014
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Hello again to all you whippersnappers of the web! It looks like this will be my last post from Wisconsin for a little while. It certainly is exciting having the departure time so close at hand! Let's jump right into things: One of the things us students are in charge of when heading out to Tajikist...