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These students ‘merit’ a round of applause

These students ‘merit’ a round of applause

Maeve Breslin, Editor

November 2, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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  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


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  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 ...

Wahlert dress swap

Wahlert dress swap

Alaina Robbins, Reporter

March 10, 2017


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With Prom just around the corner, planning has already begun. After receiving the "go ahead" from the administration, Caroline White, '17, decided to bring a dress swap to Dubuque. Although the swap is run through Wahlert, it is open to the entire Dubuque community. On March 31, Mazzuchelli Catholic Middle Sch...

Rock The Rafters

Rock The Rafters

Ashley Steele, Reporter

February 15, 2017


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Last Sunday’s Rock the Rafters was one of the most successful ever. An annual fundraiser and showcase for the Dance Team, Rock the Rafters has been an annual tradition for ten plus years.   Rock the Rafters is also a camp for girls and boys ages 4-12, and this year’s camp attracted a record-bre...

Science team competes at Science Quiz Bowl

Carly Heying, Author

February 1, 2017


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What is the one constant in Einstein’s Theory of Relativity? Answer: Speed of Light What is the principle that states that a particle’s position and velocity can never be known precisely at the same time? Answer: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Does ebola cause hemorrhaging? ...

From The Gleaner to Telegraph Herald

January 13, 2017


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by Elizabeth Gehling Of the Gleaner   Starting as the Assistant Editor at The Gleaner, Amy Gilligan has moved up in the world to become the new executive editor for Dubuque’s Telegraph Herald (TH). “(It’s) a bit of a dream come true,” said Gilligan. “If you had asked me...

Art Club gives back

Alaina Robbins, Author

November 28, 2016


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Art Club is more than just students meeting every once and awhile. Rather, "Art Club students come together to work on art projects that are both fun and benefit our community," said Megan DeLire, '17. Last Christmas, the club donated handmade Christmas ornaments to Sunny Crest. This year...

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