West Side Stories

National Novel Writing Month

November 1, 2011

Sabrina Black Who would be so insane as to attempt to write a complete novel in merely thirty days? Actually, many people would be, and are, myself included. November is designated as National Novel Writing Month, abbreviated as NaNoWriMo. The official website for the event may be found here: http://www.nanowrimo.org/. The goal is to write 50,000 words in the single month of November, which a...

Easy Halloween Toffee Bars

October 28, 2011

Reporter: Sabrina Black Photographer: Natalee DeBruin These toffee bars are made up of three basic layers: chocolate on top, then a toffee layer, then saltine crackers. They all complement each other and combine to make around thirty of the scrumptious treats. I was pleasantly surprised upon using this recipe for the first time. While the addition of saltines sounded as if they would spoil the treat,...

Gallery 114: Open at Last

October 13, 2011

By Sabrina Black Thursday, October 6th, was the Grand Opening of Gallery 114. The gallery was certainly dressed for the occasion, with its numerous festive balloons. A large red ribbon separated the main area of the gallery from the library. Shortly after 5:30, the present members of the National Art Honor Society gathered behind the red ribbon, each with a pair of scissors. Ms. Belich, the art tea...

Opening of Library Student Art Gallery – “Gallery 114”

October 6, 2011

Reporter Sabrina Black Photographer Ben Makhlouf You may have seen the numerous announcements adorning the school walls—but do you have time to inspect them? In case you have not, they proclaim that this Thursday, October 6th, the long-awaited Grand Opening of Gallery 114 will arrive. The art teachers and students of the National Art Honor Society have been preparing for this day for over a...

Random Chatter with Señora Franz

October 6, 2011

Random Chatter is a bi-weekly feature of a staff member at Wauwatosa West High School. We are random - are you? Señora Franz is a new teacher in the Wauwatosa School District this year. She teaches Spanish I and II at West High School and Whitman Middle School. In addition to teaching Spanish, Franz has taught English as a second language in Boston, Taiwan, and Spain. She also coaches the Fre...

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