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Jaime Guttenberg, victim of school shooting

Elizabeth Gehling, Associate Editor

April 9, 2018

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, a...

Gina Montalto, victim of school shooting

Gina Montalto, victim of school shooting

Julia Crawford, Reporter

April 9, 2018

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...

Sailing the Virtual Seas

Sailing the Virtual Seas

Zachary Urbain, Reporter

April 9, 2018

Have you ever wanted to be a pirate? Have you ever wanted to sail the seas with your friends or by yourself? While you may not be able to do that in today’s world, you can still do it in the wonderful world of Sea of Thieves. Sea of Thieves is an open world pirate game developed by Rare. It came out  March 20...

Puppy Day!

Ella Friederick, Reporter

April 4, 2018

Probably the most adorable nationally celebrated day is March 23. It’s National Puppy Day! A whole day devoted to loving man’s best friends. Every person has a unique relationship with their dog. Some dogs are entertaining for their owners. “My dog shakes my hand and gives me high fives,”...

Martin Duque, victim of school shooting

Martin Duque, victim of school shooting

Paige Hummel, Reporter

March 23, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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