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Wahlert’s playlist

Wahlert’s playlist

Maddie Roling, Reporter

January 11, 2018

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

  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

  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

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...

How to avoid slip-sliding on the slippery roads

Alaina Schmidt, Reporter

January 11, 2018

As the temperature drops and weather conditions worsen and the snow starts falling, Declan Duffy, ‘18, is extra careful while driving in the snow. “I was just learning how to drive, and I hit a ice patch. The whole car did a 360 degree spin. Another time I crashed because the roads were so ba...

Christmas movie quiz answer key

The Editors, Editors

December 19, 2017

Depending on your answers to the quiz in the December issue of the Gleaner here are the Christmas movies you’re best matched with! If you answered... Mostly A’s: Elf Mostly B’s: Love Actually Mostly C’s: It’s a Wonderful Life Mostly D’s: Die Hard Mostly E’s: Gremlins ...

NCYC: A faith building exercise

Ashley Osterberger, Reporter

December 1, 2017

NCYC stands for the National Catholic Youth Conference. Some Wahlert students attended this life-changing event as part of the 1,800-strong delegation from the Dubuque diocese. They joined 25,000 people from all across America who came together to talk about our Catholic faith. The event featured sever...

Taking on the Tetons

Taking on the Tetons

Ashley Steele, Reporter

November 29, 2017

Day 1 The first day of the Tetons Science trip started at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12. Slowly but surely students rolled into the Wahlert parking lot to start the long day of travel ahead. The first leg of the trip was a 90 minute car ride to the airport in Cedar Rapids. From there, the group...

Actors vs. Athletes

Jennifer Carpenter, Reporter

November 27, 2017

On the hunt for Black Friday deals

Alaina Schmidt, Reporter

November 20, 2017

  Black Friday, or what could be known as Black Thursday now, is approaching. Many people head out after they eat their Thanksgiving meal to steal deals at all the stores. Lots of money will be spent. In fact, 101.7 million people went out shopping on Black Friday in 2016. Shantelle Graff,...

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