Students Rally In the Aftermath of Controversial Comments

Students Rally In the Aftermath of Controversial Comments

April 25, 2016
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Controversial racial comments made by West Principal, Frank Calarco last week Friday April 22nd, lead to a student demonstration held earlier today in the West Learning Center.   Senior Thomas Leonard says that last Friday, Calarco came into his second hour class and asked that, “Someone tel...

West Reacts After A Threat To The School

March 9, 2016
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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 ...

Center Street Bridge Reconstruction

Center Street Bridge Reconstruction

Jade Grippe and Zoe Stack
January 30, 2016
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Getting to school is almost nobody’s favorite part of the day, and recent events have made the commute just a little bit harder. Early Monday January 25th, the Center Street bridge, which runs over 1-94, was closed to all traffic, cycles, and pedestrians. Since Monday, preparations have been underway...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Freshmen Goals

September 17, 2015
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Article by Jason Flynn Groundbreaking interviews with new West freshmen reveal that many of their goals relate to grades as well as much more. This past week several freshmen were interviewed about what their goals and hopes for West were. Many had different things to say. Toto Hunt said he was...

West Adds New Security Doors, Hopes to Improve School Safety

September 8, 2015
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Article by Rick Sear The first three things a Wauwatosa West student does before they get to class are open doors. Over the 2015 summer break, Wauwatosa Schools installed additional security measures around the district as part of a larger plan to strengthen the safety of the learning environment. ...

Back to School

September 3, 2015
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Article by Zoe Stack For the first time in months, the halls of Wauwatosa West were flooded with students, the sound of slamming lockers and yelled greetings. September 1st brought the first day of the 2015-16 school year at Wauwatosa West. There were very mixed feelings about the first day. When asked...

Chromebooks to Go

August 28, 2015
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Article by Teresa Toohill On Monday, August 24th and Tuesday, 25th between 8AM - 3PM, around 1,000 students flocked to school to get their own Chromebooks. For the first time ever, the Wauwatosa School District has handed out personal Chromebooks, all in an effort to make work for students more acces...

First Day of School Orientation Schedule

August 21, 2015
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We've got a modified schedule for the first day of school (September 1). Look at the list below to figure out when you need to show up, then check out the schedule for the rest of the day below that. Don't be late! If you have any questions, leave a comment down below. Link Crew Leaders - arrive by 7:40 AM Lu...