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Does the shoe fit?

Does the shoe fit?

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Homecoming season, for the most part, has come and gone, but some students are still left with bruises and scrapes from men’s shoes during the homecoming dance.  Girls show up to the dance, and the first thing they do is take their sky high heels off to go dance, leaving them vulnerable to the m...

The life of a multiple

Caroline Schmid, Reporter

October 21, 2019

Seeing double or triple? If so, you may want to keep reading.  Because there are many sets of twins and triplets at Wahlert, whether identical or fraternal, it can be hard to identify who is who. Despite being mistaken for one’s sibling, there are many reasons it can be fun to be a multiple. Ceci...

Upcoming concerts nearby

Upcoming concerts nearby

Sophie Skemp, Reporter

October 17, 2019

by Sophie Skemp Of the Gleaner   Concerts are a great way to get out, let loose and create memories that last a lifetime. Whether you enjoy screaming at the top of your lungs or dancing to your favorite country, pop or rap songs, pick a date and secure a spot at a concert nearby.  Brady...

2019 Homecoming Court

2019 Homecoming Court

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Wahlert is full of spirited and bright individuals. Homecoming especially is a time where students can recognize classmates who exemplify one or more of the characteristics that they as a class value most. To get to know a few of the royal students on Homecoming Court, The Gleaner asked them a few qu...

Checking homecoming off the bucket list

Brooke Bauer, Reporter

October 7, 2019

  It's that time of year again! Many students stress about their homecoming proposals. Is it creative enough? Am I going to get asked? Some people have already been asked, but for others the question is still in the air.  Claire Walker, ‘22, got asked by Jimmy McDermott, ‘21.    Walker sai...

Short vs tall: Which is better?

Short vs tall: Which is better?

Caroline Schmid, Reporter

October 7, 2019

There are many pros and cons to being short as well to being tall. For tall folks, it is easy to reach high shelves, see above crowds, and they can give the best hugs.  But shortly for Marina Hishikawa, ‘22, being 5’2” has its good points. “Anyone slightly taller than me gives the best hugs...

Foreign exchange students exploring Wahlert

Foreign exchange students exploring Wahlert

Ashley Steele, Editor

October 7, 2019

by Ashley Steele of The Gleaner   Adjusting to a new school year can sometimes be challenging. However, adjusting to a new country could be even more challenging.  The foreign exchange students at Wahlert, Matteo Barzagli, ‘20, Emily Pfeiffer, Helena Perez Gonzalez and Candela Murcia de la ...

A warm welcome to all

Lola Grap, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Ms. Katie Decker, math Ms. Katie Decker taught at Mazzuchelli for 10 years. She started with 6th grade social studies, then 6th grade math, 8th grade math, then back to 6th grade math. She also was involved with Personalized Learning at Mazzuchelli. How are you liking Wahlert thus far? “I...

Carrying teamwork mindset into new job

Carrying teamwork mindset into new job

Lola Grap, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Many students remember Mrs. Lisa Krapfl as the fun science teacher at Mazzuchelli or someone they often saw in the halls the past couple years. But now, she is known as the new assistant principal.  Due to Mrs. Krapfl’s years of teaching in the past, she has been able to see the role of assistan...

Ms. Wagner leaves behind legacy

Ava Hoelscher, Reporter

June 7, 2019

Ms. Cynthia Wagner is different things to different people. To the cross country team, she’s a fierce, determined, and loving coach. To the Senate, she’s an organized and hard-working leader. To the student body, she’s a respected figure and role model. After 44 years of working at Wahlert, Ms...

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