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Wauwatosa School District Makes Progress in Hiring Minority Teachers but Teachers of Color Continue to be Scarce Locally, Statewide Compared to Students

Sara Stanislawski | September 4, 2020

2020 Wauwatosa West Graduate Anyiah Chambers had her first and only minority teacher at West her senior year. 

Chambers said she always struggled with math. She says she was willing to learn but faced…

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Wauwatosa West Principal to Retire after Serving District for 29 Years

Sara Stanislawski | February 24, 2020

Wauwatosa West Principal Frank Calarco will retire at the end of the 2019-2020 school year after serving as the West Principal for the last 10 years. 

Calarco is no stranger to the Wauwatosa School…

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School Board Focuses on Mental Health at Meeting

Sara Stanislawski | February 3, 2020

Wauwatosa East Junior Sarah Gifford presented a slideshow on school shootings and mental health at the Wauwatosa School Board meeting on January 27th. 

The presentation by Gifford was a part of a larger…

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Behind the Ink – Student Tattoos in Wauwatosa

Victoria Lopez | January 14, 2020

Tattoos. They are everywhere, on people’s arms, legs, and necks. If you look around the halls of Wauwatosa West you don’t have to look hard to see a tattoo.

Despite the law in Wisconsin banning minors…

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Community Celebrates Lives of two Wauwatosa West Graduates

Anyiah Chambers | November 19, 2019

Compassionate, genuine, positive and joyous are the words you hear repeated again and again to describe two of Wauwatosa West’s former students, Se’veon James, and Zahnya Hunter who tragically lost…

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