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Recent Shooting at Wauwatosa Strip Mall Raises Safety Concerns for Nearby Schools

Recent Shooting at Wauwatosa Strip Mall Raises Safety Concerns for Nearby Schools

October 1, 2019

An altercation between two customers leading to a shooting at Ly Ly Nails in Wauwatosa raised safety concerns at local schools. The shooting caused the owner of Ly Ly Nails to ...

“Tosa Skateboarders United” Hold Fundraiser to Expand Tosa Skatepark

“Tosa Skateboarders United” Hold Fundraiser to Expand Tosa Skatepark

September 28, 2019

“Tosa Skateboarders United” seeks to raise $150,000 to expand the Wauwatosa Skatepark by 2020.   A fundraiser will be held from 5 pm till 9 pm at the Muellner building ...

Artists Paint New Murals in East Tosa

August 30, 2019

Artists painted seven murals across local businesses in the East Towne Tosa neighborhood along North Avenue from mid to late July.  The Wauwatosa Tourism Commission hired Wallp...

Wauwatosa School District Students Join School Board as Student Representatives

Wauwatosa School District Students Join School Board as Student Representatives

December 9, 2018

Wauwatosa students from East and West High Schools began roles as student representatives on the district's school board at the start of the 2018-2019 school year. The representatives...

Breitlow Shooting Still Relevant

Serena Stern and Erin Scholtus

December 9, 2018

In the wake of yet another shooting, America mourns the loss of those who were killed. As some advocate for change, a problematic mindset has people thinking, “That could never happen here.” As a matter of fact, it has. In the year 1993, assistant principal Dale Breitlow was shot in the hallway of Wauwatosa West by a former student. The attack was carried out by Leonard McDowell, 21 years old at ...

Senior Missing From Yearbook

Senior Missing From Yearbook

Samuel Sebastian, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2018

The Senior Yearbook is supposed to be the final memento of the high school career, something to show kids or family down the line. However, in one student’s case, it might be a...

International Students at West

International Students at West

Maddie Bishop, Student Reporter

May 29, 2018

Getting on a plane, traveling out of the country you’ve grown up in your whole life, and coming to a new one to live with strangers for a year. It may sound like a difficult...

School Safety According To West Students

School Safety According To West Students

May 20, 2018

Another school shooting occurred on Friday, May 18th at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. 9 students and 1 teacher were killed.  In 2018, there have been 68 shootings in...

The Soccer Experience

The Soccer Experience

May 16, 2018

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 ...

Tosa West Students March for their Lives

Tosa West Students March for their Lives

Madeline Bishop, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018

Approximately a dozen West students and a teacher attended one of the ‘March for Our Lives’ demonstrations on Saturday March 24th.  The main march was scheduled to take pla...

Multicultural Fair Offers Tosa West Community Opportunities to Explore Cultures

Multicultural Fair Offers Tosa West Community Opportunities to Explore Cultures

Molly Dorley

March 27, 2018

Wauwatosa Wests annual multicultural fair will take place Wednesday March 28th from 6:00 until 8:30 to honor the diverse culture within the school. Wauwatosa West Spanish Language...

West Reacts After A Threat To The School

March 9, 2016

by: Zoe Stack All Wauwatosa West High School students were ushered into the gym this morning while an investigation of the building was being held due to a threat the school had received earlier that morning.   Wednesday, March 9th, Wauwatosa West received what Principal Frank Calarco called in a statement sent out to parents via email, a “nonspecific threat.” Teachers were called down to ...

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