December 1, 2011
Filed under Featured, Homegrown, School News

The Wauwatosa West Orchestra will host its annual Kinderkonzert this Saturday, December 3rd from 1 pm to 4 pm in the West auditorium at 11400 W Center Street in Wauwatosa. The Kinderkonzert features family friendly holiday songs, arts and crafts, cookies and treats and, of course, a visit by Santa. Tosa...

Footloose: Movie or Musical?

November 24, 2011
Filed under Featured, School News

Well, as you probably know, Wauwatosa West recently had another triumph in the theater department with their production of Footloose. This musical is based on an 80’s film in which a big city kid, Ren McCormick, moves to the country town of Beaumont and fights to repeal a law that bans dancing. Footloose...

Awards Won at Convention

November 22, 2011
Filed under Featured, Homegrown, School News

Wauwatosa West Journalism students received two best of show awards and one individual award at the Journalism Education Association (JEA) and National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) National Convention this weekend. Over 4,000 students from around the country gathered at the convention which...

Key Club

November 15, 2011
Filed under Featured, Homegrown, School News

Most students at Wauwatosa West know about the Trojan Way, which calls for them to “be responsible, respectful, and connected and engaged.” Of course, these rules apply to all the people at West, but the members of Key Club go above and beyond what the Trojan Way asks of students. Those in Key ...

Play Preview: Footloose

November 4, 2011
Filed under Featured, Homegrown, School News

Whatever the circumstances, people love a good story. Whether it be about rebellion, love, gossip, or anything else, tales and stories draw people in, and now Tosa West is putting on the famous story of Footloose. This production demands from the actors up to two hours of sometimes nonstop singing in...

“The Last Text” Presentation

November 2, 2011
Filed under Featured, Multimedia, School News

Each Wednesday, students discuss something different in homeroom. In the past month, academic s and career planning were featured frequently, but on November 2nd, discussion took a more somber turn when students talked about the dangers of texting while driving. At the beginning of homeroom, student...

Homecoming 2011 Friday

October 14, 2011
Filed under Featured, Multimedia, Photos, School News

By Zakiya Robinson Today, homecoming week reached a climax on the annual green and white day. Students, as well as staff, joined together in wearing West’s colors for the celebration. Freshman Joe Harrington commented, “It got everyone to show their school spirit, so that was really nice to see....

Not Going to Homecoming?

October 13, 2011
Filed under Featured, School News

10 Things to Do if You Don’t Want to Go Can’t Go to the Homecoming Dance Article by Juli Johnson Illustration by Jessie Suson So it’s that time of year again. Leaves are changing, the football season is here and fall fashion has come again. I can’t forget that one other thing 99% of all hi...

Gallery 114: Open at Last

October 13, 2011
Filed under Featured, School News

By Sabrina Black Thursday, October 6th, was the Grand Opening of Gallery 114. The gallery was certainly dressed for the occasion, with its numerous festive balloons. A large red ribbon separated the main area of the gallery from the library. Shortly after 5:30, the present members of the National ...

Homeroom Point Totals

October 13, 2011
Filed under Featured, School News

Click to enlarge image ...

Homecoming 2011 Thursday: Color Wars

October 13, 2011
Filed under Featured, School News

Color Wars seems to be an annual favorite among almost everyone during Spirit Week. People wear the color of their class with seniors as blue, juniors as red, sophomores as yellow and, of course, freshman as brown. As Ameera Eckles- Sabree puts it, “Color wars is color wars, the best day of the year…...

Opening of Library Student Art Gallery – “Gallery 114”

October 6, 2011
Filed under Featured, School News

Reporter Sabrina Black Photographer Ben Makhlouf You may have seen the numerous announcements adorning the school walls—but do you have time to inspect them? In case you have not, they proclaim that this Thursday, October 6th, the long-awaited Grand Opening of Gallery 114 will arrive. The art...