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AP Classes Raise New Concerns

AP Classes Raise New Concerns

May 18, 2018

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 Geog...

Popcorn Program Benefits Student Lives

Popcorn Program Benefits Student Lives

May 16, 2018

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...

West Slam Poetry Club Succeeds, Benefits Students

West Slam Poetry Club Succeeds, Benefits Students

May 15, 2018

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 part...

TW Band Concert Showcases Broadway Tunes

TW Band Concert Showcases Broadway Tunes

May 14, 2018

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 &...

Former West Associate Principal Named Future Whitman Principal

Former West Associate Principal Named Future Whitman Principal

May 12, 2018

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 tra...

AP Exam Study Tips

May 11, 2018

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AP exams are starting and Tosa West students are preparing for exams taking place on May 7th through May 18th. AP exams are college level tests that are administered to high school students who wish to receive credits for college courses. Hard studying is on the agenda for Tosa West students teachers agree that success on the exam comes from studying. “If students study outside of class, part...

Yearbook Staff Distribute 90’s Themed Yearbooks

Yearbook Staff Distribute 90’s Themed Yearbooks

May 10, 2018

The 1990’s themed 2017-18 Olympian yearbook will be distributed to students after school on May 7th. If students forgot to order a yearbook before the deadline there are a limite...

Restrictions Sour Enthusiasm for Annual Prom

Myela Cooper, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2018

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The annual Wauwatosa west junior prom will be held on May 19th at the Grace center on the MSOE campus in downtown, Milwaukee.  Students attending must fulfill numerous requirements for attending.  Requirements include to not to be failing any classes, to not be late to school more than 5 times, have no more than one referral or no suspensions. “I think that the requirements are dumb honestl...

Tech Crew Makes Musical Sing

Tech Crew Makes Musical Sing

Katherine McCabe, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

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The Spring Musical ¨Anything Goes¨ will hit the Wauwatosa West stage on April 20 but what many people do not know or see is the tech crew behind the scenes. Over 30 students...

Jazz Band Takes First at Conservatory Jazz Festival Competition

Jazz Band Takes First at Conservatory Jazz Festival Competition

Mikhail Schaefer, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

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The Wauwatosa West Jazz Band took first at the 4th annual Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Jazz Festival in downtown Milwaukee for Outstanding High School Ensemble and Outstanding Rhythm...

PBS News Hour Creates Lesson Plan Using Wauwatosa West Student Video

PBS News Hour Creates Lesson Plan Using Wauwatosa West Student Video

April 17, 2018

The national nightly news program, PBS News Hour Extra has used a 5 minute long broadcast video created by Wauwatosa West students to create a lesson plan about trail building....

FBLA Run Trojan Corner Store Succeeds First Year In Business

FBLA Run Trojan Corner Store Succeeds First Year In Business

Sara Stanislawski, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

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The Trojan Corner Store selling supplies, food, and beverages is prospering its first year in business and FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) is benefiting greatly from it. Th...

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