West Side Stories

Holiday Traditions in the Wauwatosa West Community

Wauwatosa West classroom door decorated for the holiday season.

Anyiah Chambers, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2020

From the middle of November to the beginning of the New Year one can hear Christmas music filling one’s ears in every direction. Walking into the malls one notices almost ev...

Picture from Maria Antonela Gomez's 2018 Christmas with her parents, Brother and Grandmother.

Foreign Exchange Students Not Home For The Holidays

December 25, 2019

Wauwatosa West Foreign exchange students Jakob Hochbaum and Maria Antonia GomezDomorese are spending their first Christmas in America this year.  They're spending Christmas in a different co...

Annual Kinderkonzert Engages Young and Old Children in Holiday Spirit

December 22, 2012

Children attending the annual Wauwatosa West Kinderkonzert have a full holiday experience.  Children listen to stories, visit a variety of arts and crafts stations, handle and play a wide variety of instruments, listening to the Wauwatosa West Orchestra play Christmas songs and, of course, have a chance to visit with the big man himself - Santa Claus. Wauwatosa West Special Education teacher Janet...

Wauwatosa West Band Plays Mannheim Steamroller for Rock n’ Roll Holiday Concert

December 18, 2012

The Wauwatosa West Concert band is bringing some new friends home for the holidays to help them perform at their annual holiday concert.  The regular orchestra will be joined by two drummers, two synthesizers, a bass guitar, a full laser light show and a variety of stage effects. “We will become the worlds largest rock band for a night” said band conductor Guy Kammerer. The Wauwatosa West Concert...

Wauwatosa West Students and Staff Get Into the Holiday Spirit

December 18, 2012

Photo: Cailyn Rosene Make no mistake- the holidays have arrived. The twinkling lights on trees, music playing throughout stores adds to the hustle and bustle of people stirring up “Holiday Spirit” everywhere. Traditions are what make each holiday spirit special and unique. West senior Jessica Pike starts her own traditions on Black Friday as her family made their annual trip to see the big m...

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