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Martin Duque, victim of school shooting

Martin Duque, victim of school shooting

Paige Hummel, Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Features

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, each week we are honoring the victims by learning a little, ab...

Entering into deeper relationship with God

Entering into deeper relationship with God

Zachary Urbain, Reporter

March 21, 2018


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Confirmation. The rite at which a baptized person affirms Christian belief and is admitted as a full member of the church. Two sophomores, Sam Pregler and Tyler Powers,  are among several who will be making their confirmation very soon. They will be getting confirmed on Thursday, April 5 at St. Joe...

64 Banners and Counting

64 Banners and Counting

Maddie Roling, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Features

Anytime you are in the gym, you may notice the many state title banners lined up neatly across the wall. Whether you are a student walking through the gym during a passing period or an alumnus attending mass, the banners are difficult to miss. They are a reminder to former, current and future Eagles of  ...

Catholic Schools for a reason

Catholic Schools for a reason

Ashley Steele, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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Catholic Schools Week gives everyone to a reason to reflect on why they enjoy going to a Catholic school. Maria Klein, ‘19,  says, “Having the opportunity to go to a Catholic school means that I am able to express my faith and live out the call to be God’s witness, and that is very important to m...

‘All the world’s a stage’

‘All the world’s a stage’

Elizabeth Gehling, Associate Editor

January 21, 2018


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The audience lights dim, curtains are pulled open and a hush falls over the crowd.  The scene is set, and the show begins. Wahlert’s latest installation of an Evening of Theater ended its three-performance run Saturday night.  The plays, Boise, Idaho; All I Really Need to Know I Learned By Being...

Students learn to ‘trust the process’ on Kairos

Elizabeth Gehling, Associate Editor

January 11, 2018


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Have you ever wanted to deepen your faith?  To become closer to your classmates?  Or to simply get away from Dubuque for a weekend?  If you answered 'yes' to any of those questions, Kairos might be something worth looking into. Kairos retreats began at Wahlert in 2012, and since then, 13 have ...

Wahlert’s playlist

Wahlert’s playlist

Maddie Roling, Reporter

January 11, 2018


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If you’re tired of listening to the same songs repeatedly on the radio, don’t worry. Along with the new year, students around Wahlert have come to the aid of those looking for “fresh” music. Martha Ward, ‘19, enjoys the singer Jon Bellion. “I would say my favorite song that he sings ...

Dragging your feet into finals week

Ashley Osterberger, Reporter

January 11, 2018


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  Students all dread this time. If finals week came to your mind, you would be right! Not only students, but also teachers dread this time. No ones likes staying up for hours studying, and hoping they pass that class, and teachers are just dreading the moment of having to grade hundreds of pap...

Positive Predictions for 2018

Aliyah Carter, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Features

  Welcome 2018. We hope this year is full of happiness. With the new year here, a lot of people are predicting what good things that will happen around the Wahlert community and in the world. Some teachers believe that this is going to be a good year for the Wahlert community. “I predic...

How far is too far?

Ashley Steele, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

When students leave for school in the morning, most do not think about the long drive to school. Most students at Wahlert are used to a short car or bus ride around 15 minutes to get to school. A majority of the student body at Wahlert drives to school, but some have longer drives than others. Klara S...

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