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Wauwatosa West APPSE Team Competes In National Civics Competition

Wauwatosa West APPSE Team Competes In National Civics Competition

April 24, 2018

Thirty American Public Policy Special Emphasis or “APPSE” students and six advisors will travel to Washington D.C. to compete against other high school teams from around the...

Tinker Talks With KEMPA Student Journalists

October 22, 2013

Mary Beth Tinker, of the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, spoke Friday with students at the KEMPA conference at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. In 1965, Mary Beth Tinker, then 13, and several other students wore black armbands to protest the Vietnam War. Several of the students were punished and forced to remove the armbands. Tinker, along with her older brother John and th...

APPSE Team to DC Again!

January 16, 2012

On Saturday morning of January 14, 2012, Wauwatosa West’s We the People Team participated in the state We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution competition at Marquette University. Despite fears that the competition would not take place this year due to budget cuts on a national level, this year’s We the People state competition took place as planned. Students arrived at Marquette ea...

Federal Attorney Addresses Students

August 17, 2010

On Friday, May 21st, United States Attorney James Santelle met with American Public Policy: Special Emphasis and AP United States History students in the cafeteria to talk about his job and his previous career as a US Department of Justice Attorney in Iraq. Using maps, diagrams and photos, Santelle gave the assembled juniors and seniors an inside look at the country that the United States has occupied...

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