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Milwaukee Magazine Ranks WAWM Schools #1

Milwaukee Magazine has ranked the West Allis-West Milwaukee Schools as the Number One Overperforming School District in the Milwaukee area. According to the report just released by Milwaukee Magazine,...

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Sister Joel Read Receives National Honor

Sister Joel Read, President Emerita of Alverno College, has been honored with the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C Award for her outstanding contributions and extended service to Catholic Higher Education...

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UW-Waukesha Continuing Education Classes for the week of February 5-11, 2012

As the winter wind continues to blow, don’t hibernate—the moment is now to take a class sure to inspire and ignite your curiosity through UW-Waukesha Continuing Education. Our array of...

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St. John the Evangelist announces school Open House

St. John the Evangelist Catholic School (K4-8) will hold its annual school Open House Saturday, January 28 from 3:00-4:30 and Sunday, January 29th from 8:30-11:00. Teachers, students, staff and parents will...

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Greenfield High School NHS Brings Holiday Joy

Nearly 50 local families had a happy holiday season, thanks to the Greenfield High School National Honor Society and all those who made donations during the annual Holiday Sharing food...

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4K Open House

Time to plan ahead for next Fall! Grandma’s House ~ 4K Open House ~ 5:00 - 6:00 pm Highland Center – Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Tosa Center – Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Other locations: Brookfield...

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UW-Waukesha Continuing Education’s Open House Let’s You “Try It Before You Buy It!”

Don’t miss an opportunity to find out what peaks your personal or professional interests this year-- UW-Waukesha Continuing Education’s bi-annual “Try It Before You Buy It” gives prospective customers a...

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Alverno College Holds its 144th Commencement on December 16 and 17

One-hundred eighty-four students will walk across the Alverno College Pitman Theatre stage (39th St. and Morgan Ave.) on December 17 at 2 p.m. to receive their undergraduate degrees. Forty-one...

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Give the Gift of Continuing Education!

GIVE THE GIFT OF CONTINUING EDUCATION! Skip the headaches of Black Friday shopping this year with purchasing a UW-Waukesha Continuing Education gift certificate! A UW-Waukesha Continuing Education gift certificate is sure...

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Getting Creative for the Holidays with Classes at Alverno College

Traditional Polish paper ornaments, evergreen centerpieces, and bronze clay pendants are just a few of the upcoming enrichment classes through the Telesis program at Alverno College. Telesis classes are open to...

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MATC’s West Allis Campus to Host Centennial Celebration Nov. 10

Students, faculty and staff, and business and community partners will celebrate Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Centennial at the West Allis Campus Thursday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. The...

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Local children's author wins 2nd Teachers' Choice Award

Sylvan Dell Publishing–South Milwaukee author Janet Halfmann has been awarded the 2012 Teachers’ Choice Award for Picture Books for "Fur and Feathers." Teachers’ Choice Awards have been a part of Learning...

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Local student will perform in Carroll University play

Three students from your area will perform in “Fiddler on the Roof” at Carroll University. Performances are Nov. 18-19, 2011, at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m....

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Dental Care for Preschoolers

Dental Checks for Preschoolers A group of three to five year olds got their teeth checked out thanks to a partnership between the City of West Allis and the SDC Head...

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UW-Waukesha Continuing Education offers Winterim Credit Courses for Students

WAUKESHA -UW-Waukesha Continuing Education will be holding classes for Winterim (January 3- 20, 2012) with a number of unique credit classes on the UW-Waukesha Campus in addition to our already...

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Concordia's Miller Park Way Center to Host Student Appreciation Week

Concordia University Wisconsin's Miller Park Way Center in West Milwaukee is saying thank you to its students by hosting a Student Appreciation Week October 24th through 27th. Speakers and workshop...

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UW-Waukesha Continuing Education Classes for the week of November 6-12, 2011

The following November 6-12, 2011 courses are offered through University of Wisconsin–Waukesha Continuing Education, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI. 53188. To register, visit the Web site,; or call 262-521-5460. Body...

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CCHD Launches New Tutoring Program for Students with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can often pose special challenges to students in the classroom, and language barriers can significantly affect learning. To address the unique learning needs of children with hearing loss,...

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ACT Scores a Focal Point for West Allis-West Milwaukee Schools

October 3, 2011 The Mission statement of the School District of West Allis-West Milwaukee is to provide challenging curriculum and engaging instruction so that every student may attain academic success....

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Local students named to Carroll University dean's list--spring 2011

The following students from your area were named to the dean's list at Carroll University for the spring 2011 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have...

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Community Watch

» Newspaper delivery may be delayed due to weather 12/29

» Milwaukee County declares snow emergency Dec. 28 12/28

» West Allis police seek help in shooting investigation 12/28

» West Allis commission picks new police chief Updated:  12/21

» Who should Packers fans be cheering for in the home stretch of 2015? 12/16

» 27th Annual Now All-Suburban Football Team 12/11

» 2015 All-Suburban Football Team in photos 12/9

» January closing set for Roosevelt School in West Allis 12/8

» Some West Allis parents want Walker Elementary to be through grade 8 12/8

» Whitnall High student barred from grounds after threatening remarks 12/4

» Reasons found for $14 million in red ink in West Allis-West Milwaukee 12/3

» A roundup of 2015 holiday events in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 12/2

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in November 12/1

» West Allis names interim police chief, due to Padgett's retirement 11/30

» West Allis building to be renovated for fitness center 11/30

» West Milwaukee school finds a mindful minute goes a long way 11/28

» Mother of 2, day care center director named to Greenfield School Board 11/24

» Greenfield police dispatch two coyotes reported as aggressive 11/24

» Making way for project, Layton Avenue Baptist Church has new location 11/24

» Full advisory committee endorses West Allis high school boundary plan 11/23

» $2 Budget South Cinemas in Greenfield closes as of Monday, Nov. 23 11/23

» Christmas deadline nears for Holiday Helper donations in West Allis 11/23

» Updated state championship game rankings of area prep football teams and players 11/19

» Whitnall participates in global education conference in Washington 11/18

» Plans for National Avenue upgrade in West Allis ready for public input 11/17

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Best Summer Ever


We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.