The Gleaner

New School, New Experiences

Ella Friederick, Reporter

June 4, 2018


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Next year, new students will be coming to Wahlert to experience high school. The transition from middle school to high school is one that excites students but scares some others. With tougher classes, stricter teachers, and upperclassmen to worry about, incoming freshmen have plenty of worries. Som...

Sick Days

Ella Friederick, Reporter

June 1, 2018


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With the school year coming to a close, there’s a lot on students’ minds including everything from last minute homework to finals to graduation. Something that can get in the way of these last days is being home sick. It is difficult to get homework in on time and to stay caught up on the mate...

Do you get an Allowance?

Aliyah Carter, Reporter

May 29, 2018


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As a young student in high school, it’s hard to get a job, but luckily some teenagers get allowances for doing work around their house. “When I was younger, I got $40 a month by just doing work around my house. Stuff like cleaning my room, doing the dishes, and taking out the trash,” said ...

Mental health awareness in Wahlert

Alejandro Rojas and Noah Burns

May 25, 2018


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April and May are pretty busy months. From students taking AP exams to the Kentucky Derby race, they’re completely filled. However, one thing going on that many people may not be aware of is that May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s a big issue and topic, but not many people are reporting ...

Summer 2018 Bucket List

Ella Friederick, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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Summer is right around the corner and students are getting ready for three months of fun activities. Here are some ideas about how to make your summer the greatest yet! Summer 2018 Bucket List: Go camping with family or friends Bake something Go hiking at the Mines of Spain Make your...

The Garden of Dubuque

The Garden of Dubuque

Zachary Urbain, Reporter

May 22, 2018


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The Dubuque Arboretum is one of the best looking places in Dubuque and offers a lot to do for the entire family. It has everything from a fish pond, gardens, and flowers to great picnic locations, a park, and great music being performed on occasion. They have a lot of different types of gardens with...

To “Infinity” and Beyond

To “Infinity” and Beyond

Zachary Urbain, Reporter

May 22, 2018


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The Avengers movie series is full of action-packed and exciting movies, and with the release of Infinity War, the movies continue to be highly anticipated. The series began with the first Avengers movie releasing in 2012 and continued with Age of Ultron in 2015 and now has Infinity War added to the mix...

Athletic director among Marjory Stoneman victims

Marcus Wahlert, Reporter

May 21, 2018


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Editor’s Note: Since the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, which killed 14 students and 3 adults, students across the nation are not only calling for action but also honoring those who died. At Wahlert, we are honoring the victims by learning a little about them du...

Helena Ramsey, victim of school shooting

Helena Ramsey, victim of school shooting

Julia Crawford, Reporter

May 15, 2018


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Editor’s Note: Since the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, which killed 14 students and 3 adults, students across the nation are not only calling for action but also honoring those who died. At Wahlert, we are honoring the victims by learning a little about them du...

Leigh Pursues Musical Theater Dream

Leigh Pursues Musical Theater Dream

Maeve Breslin, Editor

May 1, 2018


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While most seniors spend a lot of their time stressing about where to go to college, Eric Leigh, ‘18, took his college decision process one step further by auditioning for Musical Theater BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) programs across the country. Leigh’s audition process started months ago at t...

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