West Side Stories

Andy Grammer to Play In Milwaukee

Andy Grammer to Play In Milwaukee

October 19, 2019

Andy Grammer will play at Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee on Monday, October 21st. He is stopping in Milwaukee as part of his “Don’t Give Up on Me” tour promoting his ...

Turning the Tables at Tosa West- The New Cell Phone Policy

September 10, 2018

“I think the cell phone policy is better than it was last year”

West Alumni Give College Advice

West Alumni Give College Advice

July 18, 2018

With the summer half way over students are starting to think about next year. But before the summer comes to an end, here is some valuable advice and information about college s...

Teacher Turnover Brings Concerns

Molly Dorley, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2018

According to teacher turnover researchers, there's a revolving door of teacher turnover that costs school districts upwards of $2.2 billion a year. A teacher turnover rate is the rate as a percentage of teachers leaving the designated school districts for personal reasons or because of other reasons. Each state has a teacher turnover rate and is separated by districts. The metro Milwaukee system c...

West Orchestra Performs Spring Concert

West Orchestra Performs Spring Concert

May 22, 2018

Come on a journey with the Wauwatosa West Symphony and Concert Orchestra for their spring concert May 22nd. The concert begins at 7pm in the West auditorium.  The line-up fo...

Students Participate in Nationwide School Walkout

Students Participate in Nationwide School Walkout

March 25, 2018

A school wide student walkout took place at Wauwatosa West High School on March 14th to recognize the on going issue of gun violence in America and to support the national walkout scheduled by the survivors at the Stoneman Douglas School shooting.


January 7, 2017

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 ...

In Remembrance

December 2, 2015

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 about the annual Breitlow Barbecue. Every spring, all three principals and Officer Griffin c...

Trojan Players Present: Jekyll and Hyde

November 18, 2015

Lyzi Torres & Melissa Wittig This past weekend the school’s theatre club, Trojan Players, had their first showings of the fall musical, Jekyll and Hyde. The musical is different than most, it’s central theme being very dark and dramatic. “It’s a love story, tragedy, drama, nothing funny about it. It’s more serious and at the heart of it, it’s a love story and the struggle of dualit...

Residents Get Noisy About Highway Sound Barriers

September 18, 2014

Although over a mile away, the changes to the Zoo Interchange will have an impact on Wauwatosa West and the surrounding neighborhood until 2016. At a meeting held at Eisenhower Elementary on Wednesday, September 10, members of the public, representatives from Wisconsin Department of Transportation and elected officials from Wauwatosa discussed the proposed changes to the Center Street Bridge and the ...

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