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Swimming and volleyball soar at State

Swimming and volleyball soar at State

Maeve Breslin, Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

As winter sports begin to pick up, it’s important to take a look back at the successful seasons that took place earlier this year. Swimming and volleyball both had incredible seasons and through their hard work and dedication, both punched their tickets to state! The girls’ swim team ended their incredibl...

Baking up lots of fun

Baking up lots of fun

Maddie Roling, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under News

After sitting in class all day, the first thought that may come to mind as you’re racing out of school is how hungry you are. Thanks to Aly Forbes and Lupita Mendez, ‘18, there is a solution to that problem, and it starts in Mrs. Allison Pusateri’s classroom. The Baking Club takes place after s...

John Green is coming out of his shell

Sophia Shubatt

November 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, News

      When wanted billionaire, Russell Pickett, goes on the lamb with a $100,000 bounty on his head, sixteen-year-old Aza steps in. Along with her best friend and Pickett’s son, Davis, they stay hot on the trail of the fugitive, while discovering themselves in the process.         I can remember in se...

How to crush your friends with cardboard

Marcus Wahlert, Reporter

November 12, 2017


Filed under News

Do you like competing with your friends? Do you like outwitting your opponents with superior strategy? How about just having good, old-fashioned fun? If so, Wahlert may have a new club for you. Boardgame Club is a new weekly club, focused on allowing students to play board, card, and other face-to-face ga...

Shubatt psyched for second place

Shubatt psyched for second place

Ashley Osterberger, Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under News

Not too many people think about the effects of writing a paper, including possibly winning money. Most people would think, “I would never win,” but Isabel Shubatt, ‘19, had a different experience. Shubatt was one of many students who entered the Catholic Daughters of America competition as a...

These students ‘merit’ a round of applause

These students ‘merit’ a round of applause

Maeve Breslin, Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under News

In early September, three seniors, Joe Patrick, Annie Hermann, and Jayne Munshower, earned the academic honor of National Merit Semifinalist. They are three of 16,000 semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. Annie Hermann, ‘18, was very surprised when she found out about the honor....

Edging out the old

Elizabeth Gehling, Associate Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under News

Do you ever feel like the normal classroom isn’t right for you? That the traditional way of teaching isn’t the most effective? The EDGE program may be the solution for you. The EDGE (Engage. Discern. Grow. Excel) Program was recently introduced to Mazzuchelli this year, and they are the first middle school in Iowa to participate. Twenty-five six...

Ban the Tan

Carly Heying, Author

March 31, 2017


Filed under News

As prom season begins, tanning-danger-awareness organizations are promoting a tan-free prom season. OutRun the RAYS, a non-profit organization, has turned tanning-danger awareness into a chance for high schoolers to win cash and prizes. OutRun the RAYS is sponsoring a program called Ban the Tan for j...

Hitting the jackpot

Sam Ambrosy, Reporter

March 29, 2017


Filed under News

  Although almost everyone dreams of winning the lottery, very few are lucky enough to live out that dream.The lottery is a process of raising money by selling numbered tickets and giving prizes to the number holders at random. While the chances of winning the lottery are very small at on...

Renovation report

Ali Schneider, Reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under News

  If you were sitting in the Wahlert gymnasium during Ash Wednesday mass, you were probably wondering where the booming noises were coming from. No, there were not giants playing basketball on the roof. Like most of the strange noises you’ve been hearing for the past year, it was coming from ...

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