The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

Wimpy Kid adaptation falls short

Logan Trifone, Reporter March 9, 2023

In 2010, 2011, and 2012 a trilogy of films came out based on a series of books by author Jeff Kinney. Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a series many kids have read for English projects. The series started in 2007...

Josh Chapman, 23, performs the role of Will Bloom during Wahlerts spring 2022 production of Big Fish. Lucy Ward, 25, played Wills son. Chapman decided to expand his acting repertoire this fall by performing in a University of Dubuque production of Noises Off.

Chapman tries a college production

Erin King, Reporter December 6, 2022

To get a jump start on his college major, Josh Chapman, ‘23, took on a role in the University of Dubuque’s fall production of Noises Off as Tim the stage manager. Josh has been in many productions...

Is this heaven? No, its Zoros Gyros

Is this heaven? No, it’s Zoro’s Gyros

Josh Chapman, Resident Food Critic May 24, 2022

What is food? In a lot of ways, it is the thing that we eat so that our body can absorb nutrients that give us energy. But I would argue that it’s also something more than that. Food is what brings us...

Bouncing Back After COVID Season

Anna Sigwarth, Associate Editor January 15, 2022

Since the spring of 2020, many activities and sports have been modified — or even canceled — due to COVID-19. However, show choir participants at Wahlert have been fortunate enough to rehearse and...

Dancing with the stars of Wahlert

Anna Sigwarth, Associate Editor December 22, 2021

Many people don’t consider dance to be a sport because of the costumes and artistic aspects, but dancing requires a lot of skill and hard work. As the dance team brings home a state championship title...

Dancing up a storm!

Youth Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”: COVID-19 Style

December 18, 2020

The Dubuque City Youth Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is an annual holiday tradition for dancers and their fans. Christmas would not feel the same without the whimsical storytelling, beautiful...

The Wahlert marching band performs at a football game. The virtual concert will include songs from their fall season.

Band shares Christmas spirit through virtual concert

Maxwell Wessels, Reporter November 23, 2020

What would the holidays be without Christmas music? Due to the pandemic, many Christmas events have been put on hold or even cancelled,  but Instrumental Music Director David Bechard is still trying...

Members of Impulse perform at the Home Show, showing off the many skills needed to be a successful team.

Secrets to a successful show choir team

Maddie Roling, Editor February 10, 2020

There is no doubt that winning a show choir competition looks different than winning a basketball game. Between performing, playing music, or managing behind the scenes, lots of factors help create a successful...

Whats Crackin During the Nutcracker?

What’s Crackin’ During the Nutcracker?

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter January 15, 2020

The Nutcracker is a Christmas tradition. The two-act ballet features timeless characters such as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara, the Nutcracker and the Snow Queen, and the familiar music of the composer,...

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