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Upcoming movies of 2019

Upcoming movies of 2019

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019

In 2018, avid theater goers were transported to places such as the land of Wakanda or travelled back in time to a 1970’s Queen concert. Some of the new movies, however, are going to bring you back to your own childhood, with live-action remakes of Lion King, Aladdin, and Dumbo. 2018 was a notable year in categ...

Students prep for an important decision

Sam Ambrosy, Reporter

April 17, 2019

  As the school year draws  to a close, many students in the senior class are faced with one of their biggest decisions yet: where to attend college. Many things factor into this question. Both David Hughes and Matthew Becker, ‘19, are looking for new opportunities within the business pro...

All smiles for Wahlert’s future leaders

Tess Breslin, Reporter

April 15, 2019

As the school year slowly comes to a close, the future leaders of our school are already making plans for next year. The new student body president, Ashley Steele, ‘20, and vice president, Lucas Topping, ‘20, are ready to take on their new responsibilities to lead the school. “My mai...

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

Tess Breslin, Reporter

March 15, 2019

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 Anastasia Smith, '21, Addie Beaves, '22, Ella Pettinger, '21 and Ivy Dearstone, '21,  decided to try Wahlert this semester.

Sophie Skemp, Reporter

March 15, 2019

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

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

Veronica McDonald and Kylee Mitwede, '22, recycling in their classroom to prevent climate change.

Natalie Kelzer, Reporter

February 21, 2019

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

Jenna Berendes, '22, prepares to take a content assessment and master the topic.

Anna Sigwarth, Reporter

January 11, 2019

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

Tess Breslin, Tessa Berning and Andrea Swift, '22, are taking one step at a time as class officers to change Wahlert.

Anna Sigwarth, Reporter

October 16, 2018

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

Last season, Impulse (as pictured) and Impact competed in Naperville.

Maddie Roling, Reporter

May 21, 2018

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...

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