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Dancers rock the rafters for funds

Dancers rock the rafters for funds

Sophie Skemp, Reporter

February 10, 2020

The Dance Team is nearing the end of their 2019-20 season with the Rock the Rafters dance camp. Rock the Rafters is the dance team’s home showcase, where boys and girls of ages 4 to 12 come to learn dances and have fun. The performance part of the day will be Feb. 9th at 1 p.m. in the Wahlert gym. A lot of work goes into preparing for the camp, but all the hard work ...

Starting the year with a bang

Tess Breslin, Reporter

January 30, 2020

While watching NFL games, there are a lot of head injuries that take players out of the game.  I have always wondered why these athletes didn’t just suck it up and finish the game in order to win.  After having my own concussion, I finally understand the importance of concussion protocol and the ...

Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic Remedies

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter

January 15, 2020

Cold and flu season has arrived and is in full swing, but there is a way to avoid it. A tactic that has gained recognition in the past few years is the resource of homeopathic remedies. According to the American Institute of Homeopathy, this is “the practice of medicine that embraces a holistic, natur...

Norton lights up the future for immigrants

Tess Breslin, Reporter

December 12, 2019

“The Lantern Center is a place where I can directly see the impact goodness can play on people’s lives, which is the reason why I am so glad I am a part of it!” said Julia Norton, ‘20.  The Lantern Center is a local hospitality center that helps immigrants learn English, study for the citizenship ...

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...

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