West Side Stories

Expulsion Policies

January 21, 2012

According to the statistics at the Wisconsin Information Network for Successful Schools, in the 2009-10 school year 1,218 students were expelled in the entire state of Wisconsin. That year there were no expulsions at Wauwatosa West. The highest recorded number of students expelled at West in one year is five. Frank Calarco, principal of West, said, “All I can tell you is that there have been t...

January Green and White Awards

January 31, 2011

At the first semester Green and White Awards on Friday January 28th there were 98 students nominated for the awards. Seventeen students, two girls (three from the junior class) and two boys from each grade, won the award. Any returning students would have noticed the changes in the award ceremony this year. In previous years there has been a quarterly ceremony, at which the school would present not onl...

Senior Directed Play

January 14, 2011

The Trojan Players are preparing for their next production. It’s the annual Senior Directed Play. This year, the Se­nior Directors are Tay­lor Peterson-Burke and Alec Kartz. They are presenting Neil Simon’s first play, “Come Blow Your Horn.” The cast has been decided and practices have begun. The Senior Directed Play is very important to those in theater. Be­ing chosen as a Senior Directo...

Spirit Week Monday: Ugly Sweater/Jersey Day

October 11, 2010

“More people dressed up than I thought,” said Jessie Suson, a sophomore referring to the first spirit day of homecoming week.  On October 11th, students had the choice of wearing a sports jersey or the ugliest sweater they could find.  Seniors chose to wear their craziest Jersey Shore attire. Many people were surprised by the extent that people dressed up.  Jennifer Flynn, a sophomore in a...

Tosa West Student News
Stephanie Eberle