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The Gleaner

Renovation report

Ali Schneider, Reporter

  If you were sitting in the Wahlert gymnasium during Ash Wednesday mass, you were probably wondering where the booming noises were coming from. No, there were not giants playing basketball on the roof. Like most of the strange noises you’ve been hearing for the past year, it was coming from the construction workers. Right now, construction is being done on th...

March 10No Comments

Wahlert dress swap

Wahlert dress swap

Alaina Robbins, Reporter

With Prom just around the corner, planning has already begun. After receiving the "go ahead" from the administration, Caroline White, '17, decided to bring a dress swap t...

March 10No Comments

Rock The Rafters

Rock The Rafters

Ashley Steele, Reporter

Last Sunday’s Rock the Rafters was one of the most successful ever. An annual fundraiser and showcase for the Dance Team, Rock the Rafters has been an annual tradition...

February 15No Comments

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On Wednesdays we wear ashes

On Wednesdays we wear ashes

Emma Earles, Associate Editor

When most people think of Lent, they think of Ash Wednesday, or not being able to go to Buffalo Wild Wings on Friday nights. While both these things are true, Lent can also...

March 10No Comments

Wahlert seniors gain experience throughout community

Ivie Sprenger, Reporter

Internships are a great way for people, especially students, to get a feel for a variety of potential career paths. Additionally, they allow the interns to put themselves in the shoes of the person that they are interning with to observe and shadow his or her job responsibilities. This year, there has been an increase in internship opportunities for the seniors...

March 10No Comments

Special Day for Pets

Special Day for Pets

Ali Schneider, Reporter

  Whether they have paws, claws, fur or scales, it is safe to say people love their pets just the way they are. Feb 20 is National Love Your Pet Day, a day set aside ...

February 18No Comments

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Unexpected change

Unexpected change

Jack Kalb, Reporter

After winning the state championship last summer, the men’s tennis team knew that there were going to be many obstacles in the way of repeating. Despite knowing that, the...

March 8No Comments

Wake ’em up!

Wake ’em up!

  The boys’ basketball team’s charge for the state tournament came to an abrupt halt Monday night as the Eagles fell 58-39 to Cedar Rapids Xavier in the substate ...

March 3No Comments

More than football

More than football

Ben Meyer, Sports Editor

On July 23, 2017, Iowa’s best high school football players will battle at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa. For the second year in a row, Wahlert will send a player to r...

February 18No Comments

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Feel the Burn(s)

Allie Foy, Editor-in-chief

At a March 4 solo competition at Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School Wahlert had 7 of their students place in the top 10. Competing against over 30 contestants, the following singers placed as follows: 1st Abby Burns 2nd Eric Leigh 3rd Gwenyth McSperrin 5th Maddi Mulgrew 6th Michael Rambousek 7th Owen Borelli 11th Mitchell Walz 21st Noah Burns With such an impress...

March 11No Comments

Is life S’well?

Is life S’well?

Maddie Roling, Reporter

Maddie Roling Of the Gleaner   Around school, many people have been spotted carrying around various types of water bottles. Whether it’s a Yeti, Hydro Flask,...

March 10No Comments

Teachers travel for spring break

Teachers travel for spring break

Isabelle Harris, Reporter

Oh, spring break, the time of year when students sit in their classes and daydream about their plans for break. They ponder about the fun they will have, especially wit...

March 10No Comments

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Class selection tips from a senior

Class selection tips from a senior

Caroline White, Editor

For the first spring in four long years, I don’t have to go through the stressful endeavor that is course selection at Wahlert. Whenever spring rolled around and the Gu...

March 10No Comments

Academic Awards Assembly undergoes much needed change

Academic Awards Assembly undergoes much needed change

February 15

iPhone vs Samsung: Which is better?

February 6

Female student body against legging ban

February 3

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Nuti: More than just an entertainer

Nuti: More than just an entertainer

Connor Hartig, Reporter

Wahlert Catholic has an outstanding record for having amazingly talented singers, and Jacob Nuti, ‘19, is no exception. Starting to perform at the age of ten, Nuti has bee...

March 1No Comments

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The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School
The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School