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Stories from Wauwatosa East and West High Schools
Wauwatosa West Students Working at Mayfair Mall Experience Shooting
News

Sara Stanislawski | December 17, 2020

Wauwatosa West senior Shannon Linehan stood counting customers for social distancing guidelines outside of the Offline store at Mayfair Mall when she first heard gunshots on Friday, Nov. 20. 2020.

“I…

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Athlete of the Week Award Prompts Conversation on Gender Equity
Sports

Evelyn Skyberg Greer | December 9, 2020

Wauwatosa West senior Janessa Runyan has been a dedicated and involved athlete since she was five.

“I wanted to find a sport that I like to do, so I tried tap, ballet, volleyball, softball, and all…

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Getting Political – Tosa Youth Making their Voices Heard this Election
Features

Vivienne Andersen | November 5, 2020

Phone banking, text banking, writing postcards to voters and walking miles to hang doorhangers at their neighbors’ houses are just a few of the activities Wauwatosa East Junior Lauren Wunderlich and Wauwatosa…

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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
News

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
News

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
News

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
Features

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
News

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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