West Side Stories

Homecoming Football Game Photos

October 23, 2013

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Homecoming DJ Reflection

October 23, 2013

Like always, homecoming came and went at Wauwatosa West with a fun-filled week of spirit, games, football, and, of course, the homecoming dance. In keeping with the “under the sea” theme for the homecoming 2013 dance, the dance area was decorated with blue lights, and bubbles floated down over the dance floor. However, there were many complaints about the DJ and his music. “I kinda had fun, But th...

Hot Dog Eating Contest

October 4, 2013

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Homecoming 2013 Friday and Pep Assembly

October 4, 2013

Photographs by Juli Johnson, Gabby Verette, Anthony Moroder, Jessica Llanas, and Rachel Campise At the pep assembly, students recognized fall and summer sports teams, crowned the homecoming court, and participated in human bowling. View a slideshow of these images [smugmug url="http://wauwatosawest.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=32301030_dCtM47&format=rss200" imagecount="50" start="1" num="50" thumbsize="Th" link="lightbox" captions="false" sort="false" window="false" smug...

Homecoming 2013 Thursday – Color Wars

October 3, 2013

Photographs by Rachel Campise, Nick Moroder, and Maya Shiek Students dressed up in graduating year-specific colors and “tagged” each other with duct tape Thursday for Color Wars. For the fourth day of homecoming week, seniors dressed in blue, juniors in red, sophomores in yellow, and freshmen in brown. Many students also brought tape in their year’s color and stuck pieces to students in ot...

Homecoming Wednesday – Backwards or Inside Out and Serfs or Royalty

October 2, 2013

Photographs by John Brent, Juli Johnson, Rachel Campise, and Jessica Llanas For the third day of homecoming week 2013, students wore their clothes backwards or inside out, or dressed up as royalty or serfs. Some seniors chose to dress in Hawaiian attire, following their "surf" theme. Click here to view a slideshow of the photos. [smugmug url="http://wauwatosawest.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=galle...

Muggles No More

October 2, 2013

Photographs by Rachel Campise, John Brent, Juli Johnson, and Jessica Llanas Click here to view a slideshow of the photos. "Gryffindor! Slytherin! Ravenclaw! Hufflepuff!" Everyone screamed as each grade prepared for quidditch. The referees were running around telling people rules, trying to make sure each team had the positions covered. The seniors, as Gryffindor, were doing a lot of yelling, the jun...

Advisory Points 2013 (as of Friday)

October 1, 2013

Students can earn points for their advisory class in a number of ways, such as participating in spirit days and winning the competitions. Here are the point totals as of Friday, October 4th - including Bingo, Clue, and all other Advisory spirit competitions: ...

Homecoming 2013 Tuesday – Cartoon Characters & Celebrities

October 1, 2013

Celebrity and Cartoon Day was a hit with all the grades. On Tuesday morning, everyone was dressed in their best costumes, such as a pair of students as Thing 1 & Thing 2, as well as a student as Kim Kardashian and his baby, Northwest. Most of West's students were in costume and ready for the thrill the day brought. For example, freshman Emily Steybe was dressed as Taylor Swift. "I think school spirit...

Quidditch! Homecoming Week 2013

September 30, 2013

On Wednesday, October 2nd, the students of Wauwatosa West will participate in a game of Quidditch, based on the game played by characters in the Harry Potter book and movie franchise. The first matches will pair the seniors versus the sophomores and the juniors versus the freshmen. The winners of the first two matches will battle for the status of number one!   ...

Homecoming 2013 Monday – Pirates, Ninjas, and Red, White and Blue

September 30, 2013

Photographs by: Rachel Campise, Kim Mai, and Maria Wandera At Wauwatosa West, most students are typically found half-awake, lethargic, or worn out from the previous weekend, but on Monday, September 30, students were excited and ready for a day of classes and fun. The hallways of Wauwatosa West were full of students costumed as ninjas, pirates, or patriotic citizens, as this was the start of hom...

How to Shop for Homecoming

September 27, 2013

As homecoming approaches, the excitement of spirit days and other events may make you lose track of time. One thing you can’t save for the last minute is shopping for the homecoming dance. These tips should help the homecoming dance stay stress free. 1. If you are looking for a more extravagant dress, Windsor is the best place to go. There is one located at Brookfield Square Mall and also one in...

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