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Band shares Christmas spirit through virtual concert

The Wahlert marching band performs at a football game. The virtual concert will include songs from their fall season.
November 23, 2020

What would the holidays be without Christmas music? Due to the pandemic, many Christmas events have been put on hold or even cancelled,  but Instrumental Music Director David Bechard is still trying to...

Pros and Cons of Contact Tracing

October 20, 2020

Having schools open during a global pandemic is risky, but certain things have been put into place to try and keep students in school. Social distancing, masks and contact tracing all play a big role in...

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The Nest Magazine

The Nest Magazine
May 1, 2020

Wahlert students selected as delegates in county convention

Connor Hartig, '20, is pictured with a group of people campaigning for Pete Buttiteig at a rally in Davenport, Iowa.
February 26, 2020

The upcoming presidential election has been heating up as delegates are preparing to attend the Democratic County Convention on Mar. 21. One alternate and three delegates were chosen, who are students...

Parent-teacher conferences effectiveness

Mrs. Becky Varley enters grades into PowerSchool before meeting with parents this week.
February 18, 2020

by Ashley Steele Of the Gleaner This week students are going to enjoy a long four-day weekend. Teachers, however, will have a week full of parent-teacher conferences. Some students and parents still...

The music behind the champions

The show band celebrates their best band award, which they won at the Bettendorf competition.
February 14, 2020

Feb. 8th was a great day for the Wahlert show choir program. During the competition at Bettendorf High School, Impulse won many awards including best vocals, best choreography, best crew, Grand Champions,...

Vaping: An epidemic with American teens

December 18, 2019

What is vaping? That’s a question that has been asked by a lot of adults recently thanks to the increasing popularity of vaping.  The craze is especially popular with high schoolers and in general,...

Plays on a Street comes to a close

December 12, 2019

Bravo to all the freshmen and sophomores who participated in the winter production of “Plays on a Street!” In case you didn’t see it, this was a group of four plays written and directed by Wahlert’s...

Dangers of Social Media

Dangers of Social Media
November 26, 2019

According to research published by the Pew Research Center in 2015, roughly 68 percent of adults use social media. Meanwhile, 90 percent of young adults, classified as being 18 to 29 years of age, use...

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