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

Dancing for a purpose

Mya Ellis, Reporter January 14, 2022

The Interact Club is a group of students who get together to help others in the community. They host an annual Dance Marathon where all the proceeds from the dance will benefit families being helped by...

Audrey Tscgiggfrie (far right) is looking to be a better student and athlete this year.

New year, new goals

Ella Olberding, Reporter January 14, 2022

by Ella Olberding Of the Gleaner   A new year means new opportunities. Everyone seems to be asking, “What’s your New Year's resolution?” Many use the new year to grow themselves and...

Forming friendships — and keeping them!

Ava Hoelscher, Editor December 22, 2021

Teens rarely hesitate to call someone their BFF. But do they really mean forever? Young friendships are often fleeting. Fortunately, these Wahlert friendships have stood the test of time.  Jenna...

Serving up some lunch

‘Underground’ workers of Wahlert

Jackson Haugen, Reporter December 22, 2021

Every day students use the lunch line. But students seemingly forget about the people that make the magic happen. Behind the scenes, the lunch staff works hard every day for the Wahlert community to be...

Joe Mai, 23, sits on Santas lap as a child

Christmas truths revealed

Izzy Ungs, Reporter December 22, 2021

Homemade sugar cookies topped with whipped frosting and drowned in sprinkles are set out on the table. A warm glass of milk sits beside the cookies. Reindeer clack on the roof.  Our childhoods were...

Feliz Navidad from OLG students

Grace Stelpflug, Reporter December 22, 2021

 Children across the world can’t wait to wake up on Christmas morning to see all the presents they have received from Santa Claus, but there are a lot of questions that are left unanswered about...

Skiers eager to race through the snow

Ava Graham, Reporter December 22, 2021

Ski racing can capture the imagination of anyone who catches a glimpse. Racers hurl themselves downhill at highway-speeds on narrow fiberglass sticks, spraying snow and cutting around gates at full speed.  However,...

Mentor room christmas activaties

Caleb Dolan, Reporter December 16, 2021

Decorating mentor rooms brings the feel of Christmas to school and secret Santa brings a fun activity to the classroom Ms. Schaefer says, Cause I enjoy the holiday season and we spend so much time...

New sweet treat options in Dubuque

Matthew Nachtman, Reporter December 16, 2021

What is your go-to place for a sweet treat? Two new options will soon be available in Dubuque. Crumbl Cookies and Nothing Bundt Cakes could be great places to satisfy your sweet tooth. Crumbl will...

Alex Link, 22, and his friends gather together and participate in weekly mass

End of semester causes students to reflect

Caroline Slaght, Reporter December 14, 2021

As the end of the first semester nears, students reflect on their goals and the new changes that took place. Because of  COVID-19, the past two years of school were nowhere near normal. In the 2019-2020...

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