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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...

LEAP Club Brings Earth Day to Wahlert

LEAP Club Brings Earth Day to Wahlert

Jennifer Carpenter, Reporter

May 3, 2018


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  “The average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons of solid waste per year. Americans make more than 200 million tons of garbage each year, enough to fill Busch Stadium from top to bottom twice a day.”(dosomething.org) Recycling impacts our everyday li...

‘Fight For Your Life Before It’s Someone Else’s Job’

‘Fight For Your Life Before It’s Someone Else’s Job’

Ella Friederick, Reporter

April 6, 2018


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Since the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012 there have been over 290 shootings at  different schools. According to TIME magazine there have been 17 school shootings in 2018 alone. This issue has been brought to light after the shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead. Students from Parklan...

New Mural, New Opportunities

New Mural, New Opportunities

Jennifer Carpenter, Reporter

March 24, 2018


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by Jennifer Carpenter Of the Gleaner   From designing to painting to building whole sets, Wahlert students’ creativity never stops. A few months ago, the St. Joseph Early Childhood Center looked to a group of Wahlert students to design a mural for their kids. Ms. Sarah Conlon’s graphi...

Winter Formal Dates

Winter Formal Dates

Ella Friederick, Reporter

March 1, 2018


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School dances are a fun and memorable experience for most students who attend. But, they can also be nerve-racking, especially for the youngest people of Wahlert. Freshmen have never experienced a school dance until now, and the first dance is “girls-ask-guys”.   “Having the dance be a ‘guys-ask-girls...

Don’t be a sicko, wash your hands!

Don’t be a sicko, wash your hands!

Ella Friederick, Reporter

February 27, 2018


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Within the past month, sickness has spread. The flu or even colds have gone around the school with rapid speed, and the nurse’s office has seen about 6 to 10 students a day. “The flu tends to sneak up on you,” says Mrs. Beth Broderick, who works in the school health center. “Staying heal...

Young dancers “Rock the Rafters”

Young dancers “Rock the Rafters”

Julia Crawford, Reporter

February 11, 2018


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  On Sunday, the Wahlert Dance Team held Rock the Rafters, a dance camp for kids ages 4-12. The program works as both a showcase and fundraiser for the team. “Rock the Rafters is an opportunity for the team to choreograph and learn to teach dance,” said Mrs. Amanda Collins, the dance team coach. "It also exposes the little ones to Wahler...

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