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What do over spring break?

March 6, 2017


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By Kristine Tuecke   Of the Gleaner   What is there to do over spring break in Dubuque? This spring break not everyone will go out of town with their family. A lot of people will be staying home. During spring break there are a variety of things to do. For instance, you ...

Pet of the week: Cosmo

Grace Lueken, Reporter

March 1, 2017


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  Cosmo is a German Shepherd. His owners are Rachel Eddy, ‘20, and Jack Eddy, ‘17. Cosmo is 13 years old, and he loves eating green beans and meat, but he hates fruit. He also loves playing catch with tennis balls and going boating with his family, but he doesn’t like the water. Cosmo is not...

Show choirs making a huge impact at competitions

Show choirs making a huge impact at competitions

Carlie Noel, Editor

February 27, 2017


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Headed into their fifth and final competition for this year, Wahlert’s Impact and Impulse show choirs have an abundance of accomplishments to be proud of. Impact, Wahlert’s prep group, placed within the top 4 places in the prep division at each competition, taking home a prep grand champion titl...

Wrestling managers take on state

Wrestling managers take on state

Clare Broderick, Reporter

February 20, 2017


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Everybody knows about the state wrestlers, but the managers do a lot for the team, too. The managers this year are Jaidyn Bartow, ‘20, Alysia Kunkel and Audra McMahon, ‘18. While the wrestlers are training for state, the managers time the wrestlers at practice, give them water or if someone bleed...

Winter formal proposals: girls ask guys

Ivie Sprenger, Reporter

February 20, 2017


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  Deviating from normal dance traditions, Wahlert’s Winter Formal provides  the girls the opportunity to ask the guys. From food to sports, or pets to posters, girls have gotten pretty clever with the ways in which they ask. Sarah Timmerman, ‘18, for example, asked Mitchell W...

AMC hosting the documentary “Embrace”

Alaina Schmidt, Reporter

February 15, 2017


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“Embrace was a real eye opener for many people who aren't confident. It was interesting because it showed how with the main character never gave up, which can give some motivation to others,” said  Ellie Kalb, ‘19. Kalb was one of many people who attended AMC Theater’s Feb. 9 showing of the documentary...

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Isa Harris, Of the Gleaner

February 13, 2017


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It is common to see someone with a pet dog or cat, but have you ever heard of a pet chinchilla? The pet of the week is Leo the chinchilla, who belongs to Anexia Lemke, ‘20. The Lemke’s traveled for five hours to Wisconsin and he is currently nine months old. According to Anexia, Leo’s favorite...

CNA offers new opportunities

CNA offers new opportunities

Emma Earles, Associate Editor

February 8, 2017


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Imagine going to two different high schools for your classes. The best of both worlds, right? For Liv King, Holly Hohmann and Marie Jeschke, ‘18, this is a reality. These three juniors are getting their certified nurses assistant (CNA) this semester. CNA is a class through NICC that can be take...

Impulse Attack!

Impulse Attack!

Maeve Breslin, reporter

February 1, 2017


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Early Saturday morning, Impulse and Impact loaded up the charter buses and headed off for their first competition of the year in Anamosa, Iowa. It proved a big weekend for the Wahlert show choirs because Impact received third place in the prep division, Impulse took home the second place trophy in fina...

Pet of the Week: Penny

Pet of the Week: Penny

Katie Breitbach, Reporter

December 7, 2016


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Owner: Emily, ‘17, Jacquelyn, ‘20, and Carolyn Peckosh, ‘20 Name: Penny Peckosh Type: Appleton Hen Age: 8 mo. Favorite Food: Bananas or yogurt Traits: Enjoys being held; very loud; outgoing Hobbies: Laying eggs for the family to use; pecking at the windows Interests: Snow; watermelon Disl...

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