West Students Donate Blood

November 22, 2013
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Wauwatosa West students clustered inside the upper gym throughout the morning and afternoon on Friday, November 22, listening to B93.3 on the radio, answering questions on a chromebook, and determining their state of physical health to see if they could make a blood donation. Students and faculty gav...

How To Be an IBA Champion

November 20, 2013
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There are many characteristics that are required to become a champion. As IBA starts this season here are some tips to succeed. Sam Olson and his team know exactly how to be champions. Last year his team, The Phat Squad, won it all in the competitive league championship game and hope to win it again th...

Our Town Comes To Our Town

November 7, 2013
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The Fall Trojan Players theater production Our Town uses the strong acting of veteran cast members, in the absence of extensive props. Running this weekend and next, the play’s direction departs from the traditional productions performed at West, but offers important lessons. “The play gives us...

Brynn Marie Visits Tosa West

November 4, 2013
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On Wednesday, October 23, Nashville recording artist Brynn Marie visited Wauwatosa West high school. Kids from the band, orchestra, choir, and theater were invited to a concert, followed by a question and answer session with Brynn Marie. Brynn Marie sang several songs for the students, including one involvi...

EYouth Visits Tosa West

October 1, 2013
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Members of the Egyptian organization EYouth visited Wauwatosa West on the morning of September 30th to talk about civic education in Egypt and America. The visit was organized in part by the US State Department. Five members of EYouth visited: Rana Roshdy Eldeeb, Alaa Elsaqa, Mohamed Mahmoud Mahrous...

Homecoming Week Preview

September 25, 2013
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With Monday just around the corner, West hopes to improve its students’ homecoming week experience. West Principal Frank Calarco highlighted behaviors that inappropriate for homecoming week. This year, possession of or tagging with paint and colored sprays is not allowed. “If we catch students with ...

Class of 2013 Graduation

June 14, 2013
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On Saturday, June 15th, graduation was held for the class of 2013 in the large gym. Doors opened at 10 a.m. The graduation ceremony started at 11 a.m. A short reception was held after the ceremony.

Seniors Paying For College

June 13, 2013
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Seniors at Wauwatosa West who are continuing their education are making plans for paying for school. According to the Center for American Progress the cost of acquiring a degree has increased by 1,000 percent in the past three decades, and this means that students graduating with a four-year bachelor’s...

Woodworth Retires After 45 Years at Wauwatosa West

June 11, 2013
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After forty-five years of teaching students at Wauwatosa West High School, Tom Woodworth is finally hanging up his hat. "I have been in this school eight thousand one hundred days," said Woodworth, who is, in his own words, "leaving with the senior class."

Summer Set Returns to Rave

April 25, 2013
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Are you ready for a Legendary Friday Night? The Arizona power-pop band, The Summer Set, returns to The Rave this Friday, April 26th for a one night show. After a block wide blackout caused the cancellation of  March 8th show at the Rave, the Summer Set are back in town to make up their missed show....

A Chorus Line

April 16, 2013
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The Trojan Players are presenting the musical "A Chorus Line" starting April 19. The show tells the stories of a group of dancers auditioning for a Broadway musical. In the words of student actress Sarah Laszewski, "A Chorus Line" is unique because it "allows the audience to experience the fear and thrill...

West Students Prepare for Final Exam Week

January 18, 2013
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Contributor:  Gabby Verette Photographer: Gabby Verette Arguably the most stressful week for students - the dreaded “Final Exams Week” - is only a few short days away for students at Wauwatosa West.  Exam week begins on Tuesday, January 22nd and runs through Friday, January 25th. “I don’t like ...