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The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

Principal Ron Meyers is retiring after 12 years as Wahlerts principal. During his time, oversaw school renovations and started Kairos among other accomplishments

Meyers moves on, leaves mems

Grace Stelpflug, Reporter May 24, 2022

By Grace Stelpflug  Of the Gleaner For the past 12 years, Wahlert has been under the leadership of Principal Ron Meyers. During his time here, the Kairos retreat began, the school underwent...

8th graders head towards high school

8th graders head towards high school

Izzy Ungs, Reporter May 24, 2022

        Don’t stop in the middle of the hallway. Never walk around with your schedule in your hand. Don’t you dare park in the front row.         These unwritten rules of freshman year can...

Life in the fast lane

Taylor Borgerding, Reporter April 5, 2022

Swimmers step up, take your mark… BEEP! The race has begun.  For Aiden Yaklich ‘22, and Kyle Powers ‘25, their hard work has paid off as they have swum their way to Nationals.  From...

Former pep rally emcee, Mr. Bernie OConnor, fires up the student body by revealing his blue and gold socks.

Gone but not forgotten

Grace Stelpflug, Reporter March 7, 2022

Wahlert has many traditions that help give a sense of comfort and belonging to students and faculty. Traditions can shape and bring joy to many, but what about the traditions that we don’t celebrate...

An Annoyance in One’s Life

Catherine Ihrig, Reporter February 11, 2022

Chewing. Tapping. Whistling. Cracking knuckles. These are all very common pet peeves among the Wahlert community, along with many others.  For instance, Greg Smith, ‘25, gets easily annoyed when...

OPENER INTENSITY Show choir members perform Speechless at the Bettendorf competition.  The group placed 3rd.

Behind The Scenes

Collette Kitchen, Reporter February 9, 2022

Stress, itchy dresses, and a whole lot of hairspray goes into Wahlert show choir performances. “Before the performance, your whole body is full of energy, full of excitement and nervousness,” Josie...

Deepen your faith through Lent

Taylor Borgerding, Reporter February 9, 2022

With Lent quickly approaching, have you begun thinking about what you will be giving up this year? Many people decide to give up something they love – desserts, soda, or even social media. Others...

Wahlert students remember the books that made them readers

Isabella Park, Reporter February 7, 2022

Childhood books like the widely known Dr. Seuss and Fancy Nancy flood the memories of many children. The colorful illustrations and playful stories appealed to young children and helped demonstrate...

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...

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