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Collaboration and Consensus for Kindergarteners

In an effort to strengthen the skills of collaboration, discussion, and consensus, Sarah Sallmann and Michele Mushall of Eisenhower Elementary were awarded a $4,879.00 Educational Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) Grant....

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St. Mary's Students Win First Place, $1000 in eCYBER Competition

A team students from St. Mary's Visitation recently won first place in the state eCYBERMISSION competition. St. Mary's Visitation seventh graders William Steinhafel, Ian Bro and Kevin Eberle each won a...

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Parents Work to Strengthen Reading Comprehension

With the goal of strengthening the reading comprehension of students at Madison Elementary School by increasing understanding and awareness of reading comprehension skills and strategies, Angie Kolanko and Lynn Misirian...

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Medical College Researcher to Study Mechanisms of Coronary Artery Disease

The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a four-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study the mechanisms and agents...

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iPad Apps Used to Reinforce Content

Many of us in the community may see the influx of technology in our schools and wonder whether or not it is really enriching education for our children. We may...

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Local students named to Carroll University dean's list--fall 2012

The following students from your area were named to the dean’s list at Carroll University for the fall 2012 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have...

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St. Mary's Visitation 8th Grader Finishes in Top 10 in State Spelling Bee

Elizabeth Janowski, an eighth grader at St. Mary's Visitation School in Elm Grove, finished in the top 10 at the Badger State Spelling Bee on March 23. The meet...

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Word Work in Kindergarten Classrooms

Kindergarten Word-Builders; Giving Students the tools to Develop Their Vocabulary and Spelling Skills is a $1,271 Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) grant awarded to Washington Elementary teachers, Eleuteria Gonzales-Dobbe and...

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St. Mary's Students Heads to State Geography Bee

Aidan Parks, a seventh-grader at St. Mary's Visitation School in Elm Grove, is headed to the state National Geographic Bee. Aidan, the son of Jim and Stacy Parks of Brookfield, qualified...

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Alverno College Launches BA in Management Completion Program

Alverno College is launching a new BA in management completion program in October of 2013. The program is flexible, blending online and in-classroom learning so that women with an Associate...

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Using Play Centers to Advance Writing Skills

Students in Junior Kindergarten at Underwood Elementary are learning to write and develop sound/letter associations through the use of authentic play situations. A $1,213 Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) grant...

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3rd Annual Multicultural Fair at Wauwatosa West High School

During the month of March, Wauwatosa West High School will be celebrating its amazing cultural diversity. We are encouraging students and staff to share and appreciate their cultural heritage....

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Vocabulary for Voracious Readers

All elementary teachers in the Wauwatosa Public Schools use the Treasures curriculum as a road map to teaching reading. This primarily includes comprehension and fluency strategies and skills, vocabulary and...

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Kohl’s to Fund Field Trips for Milwaukee-Area Schools

Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced the launch of the Kohl’s Cares Field Trip Grant Program which will provide $750,000 in funding to eligible schools throughout the metro-Milwaukee area...

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Get Excited About Reading: Scholastic Book Fair coming to Good Shepherd’s Lutheran School, West Allis

Scholastic Book Fair, in partnership with Good Shepherd’s Lutheran School, West Allis, is hosting their annual Book Fair, “Story Laboratory-Reading Gives You Super Power!”, March 24-28th, in their school gymnasium. Reading...

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Wauwatosa Students are WILD About Learning

Seeking to create a 21st century learning outdoor environment that inspires students and the community to investigate and inquire about the world around them, Mike Heun from Wauwatosa STEM (WSTEM)...

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Sr. Kathleen O’Brien and Tina Chang Honored with Sacagawea Award

Professional Dimensions, a Milwaukee business networking organization, will honor Tina Chang, chairman and CEO, SysLogic, Inc., and Sr. Kathleen O'Brien, Ph.D., Alverno College senior vice president of academic affairs, with...

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Medical College of Wisconsin Graduate School Master's Open House

The Graduate School Open House at the Medical College of WI features MS, MA, MPH and Graduate Certificate Programs. This is an opportunity for working professionals to learn how an...

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Introducing Students to Different Careers

To meet the district goal of creating a comprehensive career curriculum for senior kindergarteners through twelfth graders, Lisa Rierdon is using a $900 Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) grant to...

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St. Mary's Visitation Student Off to Madison for State Spelling Bee after Capturing Regionals

Elizabeth Janowski, an eighth grader at St. Mary's Visitation School in Elm Grove, won the CESA Regional Spelling Bee on February 13. As top speller in the region, Elizabeth...

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Community Watch

» Spartans beat Tosa East, 11-1, in regional semifinals 7/10

» Police: Woman scares burglar from Wauwatosa home 7/10

» Tall Guy and a Grill storefront debuts July 13 in Tosa 7/8

» Carpenter's walk-off RBI single beats Port on Senior Day 7/6

» Trapper Schoepp & The Shades to play Shindig in Tosa's Hart Park 7/6

» Police say drunken driver fled, hit trees 7/3

» Milwaukeeans Chill on the Hill with social media 7/3

» Eisenhower's Katie Lang named NOW All-Suburban Softball Player of the Year 7/2

» Wauwatosa police: Dealer drops OD'ing man off in health clinic parking lot 7/2

» Wauwatosa woman struck in head, robbed, while moving groceries, police say 7/1

» Husband pleads guilty to killing Wauwatosa police officer Jennifer Sebena Updated:  6/26

» Subscribe to NOW's weekly newsletter for chance to win Summerfest tickets 6/25

» Milwaukeeans Chill on the Hill with social media 6/19

» Graduation in the suburbs photo gallery now online 6/10

» Central nips Tosa East kickers, 1-0, on Kenney's goal 6/6

» Tosa police: Driver honest about being too drunk to drive 6/5

» 2013 WIAA State Track and Field photo gallery updated 6/2

» Victoria's Secret PINK store planned for Mayfair 5/24

» Dine out for cystic fibrosis at local restaurants 5/13

» Wauwatosa police say tax return leads to stolen identity investigation 5/13

» Bomb plot uncovered at Wauwatosa East High School Updated:  5/11

» Music line up for Tosa Tonight announced 5/9

» Wauwatosa police open second investigation on priest 5/7

» Man tries to rob woman, exposes himself, Wauwatosa police say 5/7

» Tosa police: Car stolen from lot had keys in ignition 5/6

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