The Gleaner

Pictures worth a thousand words

Pictures worth a thousand words

December 28, 2014


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By Sophia Shubatt and Emma Earles   Whether it’s taking shots of the Mississippi at sunset or mirror pics in the McDonald’s bathroom, photography is a major part of how we, as a society, live. This aspect of our everyday lives is enhanced and facilitated through one of Wahlert’s entry-le...

Art at Clarke

Delaney Kelly, Reporter

November 26, 2014


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There are always events for the music kids, the sports kids, even the math kids, but do you ever hear of something for the art kids? Recently Clarke University held Art at Clarke for these art students to connect. Many workshops were available in areas like graphic design and sketch book. Students ...

Now playing in a theater near you

Trenton Grierson, Managing Editor, reporter

November 19, 2014


Filed under A&E, Opinion

By Trenton Grierson Of the Gleaner   Grab your popcorn and silence your phones, the movie is about to start! The Oscars may be five months away, but that hasn’t stopped Hollywood from releasing some of the greatest films of this decade in the past month.  Films like Nightcrawlers, Inter...

Wahlert trio accepted into Iowa All State Choir with Banwarth to accompany

Anna Carpenter, Reporter

November 12, 2014


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Three Wahlert students, Nathan Kelleher, ‘15, (Bass 2); Jackson Mulgrew, ‘15, (Tenor 1); and Taylor Reichel, ‘16, (Soprano 2), auditioned for the Iowa All State Choir as a trio. Together, the three singers were selected to perform in the All State Choral Festival, which will take place Nov. 20...

‘Crushed’ cast competes at Thespian Festival

Maria Ambrosy, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2014


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“Wahlert students have done very well at Thespian Festival in the past, and we hope to continue that this year,” said Mr. Colin Muenster. The Thespian Festival occurs annually in November. Students from across the state of Iowa present and compete in different theatrical events including monologue,...

Summer Book Recommendations

Summer Book Recommendations

Maria Till, Editor

May 30, 2014


Filed under A&E, Student Life

Summer is days away and with more free time, everyone’s inner book worm tends to surface. After raiding the public library every week, finding a new good read is difficult. The following book recommendations are from your very own classmates to help with summer boredom.   The Isl...

Summer fun

Maria Markham, Reporter

May 30, 2014


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Finally, summer! The best time of the year, many would say. Summer is a time of memory making with friends, constant fun, and of course, many events. Concerts seem to play a big role in most teenagers’ summer lives.  What would the warm weather and endless nights be without concerts to look forw...

How to land a summer job

How to land a summer job

May 5, 2014


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By Maria Till Of the Gleaner Even though summer still seems far away, it is really right around the corner. With no school, everyone has more free time, but summer activities such as concerts and amusement parks, can get to be expensive. A summer job is a great financial solution, but preparing...

Three chosen to participate in the All State Music Festival

Three chosen to participate in the All State Music Festival

October 31, 2013


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When the music finally cleared, two singers and one pianist received the ultimate music honor: They had been selected to participate in the All State Music Festival. Kasia Gneiser, '15, and Jackson Mulgrew, '15, spent months in preparation for the audition, and their hard work paid off as they selected...

Fantastic Beasts and where they should stay

Maddie Gehling, Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2013


Filed under A&E, Features, Opinion

“The scar had not pained him for nineteen years. All was well.” (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) The Harry Potter series ended with a bang in the summer of 2011. It’s hard for me to think that the release was more than two years ago already, when I remember it better than what I h...

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