West Side Stories

Students Protest Dress Code

May 22, 2014

Students staged a sit-in in the Learning Center in Wauwatosa West before and during the beginning of first hour Thursday. Beginning at about 7:45, approximately 25 students gathered at the tables in the Learning Center to protest the school’s dress code. They specifically objected to the administration’s requirement that a student's shorts come down to the student's first knuckle. In the pas...

First Snowfall of the Year

January 13, 2012

Within the last 24 hours, five inches of snow has fallen over Wauwatosa and the rest of southeastern Wisconsin. The snow has been long overdue, and several records were also broken, some dating back to the 1980’s. The snow has had a mixed response from the student body, ranging from elation to mild resignation. Many felt the first snowfall should’ve occurred a month ago around the holiday seaso...

More than Just Pumpkin Pie

November 23, 2011

Along with Christmas, many would describe Thanksgiving as one of their favorite holidays. And really, what's not to like? In most cases, students get off of school and get to feast with their family and friends. On top of that, the arrival of Thanksgiving means that Christmas and New Years are right around the corner. However, you may be surprised to find that similar celebrations occur around the world and have throughout history. “[On] Tha...

Awards Won at Convention

November 22, 2011

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 showcases classes and seminars about the growing world of journalism and to compete among their peers. The NSPA sp...

Tosa West Student News
Kaitlyn Hembrook