The Gleaner

Saying goodbye to 2:45 and hello to 3:10

Tess Breslin, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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With the abundant amount of school missed due to snow days and other weather-related disruptions, the school district decided to add an additional 25 minutes onto the end of each school day. As you can imagine, the reactions are mixed. “I think the 25 extra minutes is a good way to make up time. I...

Transfer students feel welcomed

Transfer students feel welcomed

Sophie Skemp, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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Several new students began their journey at Wahlert at the start of the second semester. These transfer students made a big decision and are overall happy with their transition to a different school. “My biggest fear was getting around Wahlert, and not getting lost when finding my new classes,” s...

What have you done with your 2nd winter break?

Ava Hoelscher, Reporter

March 7, 2019


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January 2019 brought a plethora of snow days, riddled with icy roads, bitterly cold temperatures, and powder-covered houses. With school cancellations, students stuck at home had to find different activities to take part in to distract themselves from the pile of homework waiting for them at Wahlert. M...

The changing climate around us

The changing climate around us

Natalie Kelzer, Reporter

February 21, 2019


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With all of the cold days we’ve just had, a lot of people are thinking about whether or not climate change exists.     “One reason climate change happens is that when the earth rotates around the sun, it doesn’t rotate in a perfect circle, so sometimes we are closer and sometimes we are f...

Personalized Learning plans to persevere

Personalized Learning plans to persevere

Anna Sigwarth, Reporter

January 11, 2019


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Personalized Learning, also known as EDGE, is a learning program in Holy Family schools that has just newly been introduced to Wahlert at the beginning of this school year. It began last year for sixth graders and has now been introduced to fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and ninth graders. Fortyone fre...

Fresh steps into leading Wahlert

Fresh steps into leading Wahlert

Anna Sigwarth, Reporter

October 16, 2018


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With every new school year comes new classes, new faces and new leaders. The start of the year calls for the freshman students to elect classmates to represent their class and make the year as enjoyable as possible. Along with a whole new school, freshmen are grateful to have representatives to give...

Show choir tryouts taking spotlight

Show choir tryouts taking spotlight

Maddie Roling, Reporter

May 21, 2018


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As the end of the 2017-2018 school year approaches, the season for show choir participants is only beginning. Some auditioners are laid back about tryouts and may even be comfortable trying out. Others, however, may fear tryouts. Mr. Aaron Behnke, choir teacher and show choir director, descr...

Wilson going back to school

Ashley Steele, Reporter

May 15, 2018


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by Ashley Steele Of the Gleaner Ms. Kylie Wilson, along with three other teachers, will not being teaching at Wahlert next year. While other teachers such as Ms. Jeni Kitzinger, Ms. Yao Xiao and Ms. Patty Green, are moving to other schools, Wilson will be leaving Wahlert to go back to coll...

Remembering Luke Hoyer, Parkland victim

Sophia Shubatt, Editor

May 14, 2018


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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, abou...

Student Council ready to lead

Student Council ready to lead

Maddie Roling, Reporter

May 4, 2018


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As the end of the year approaches, many students may be thinking about summer. However, other students are already preparing for the upcoming school year through Student Senate. Class voting took place the week of April 16th- 20th, and on that Friday, it was announced who made it on the Class Counci...

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