The Gleaner

Every life is a gift

Every life is a gift

Maria Ambrosy, Entertainment Editor

December 15, 2014


Filed under News, Student Life

Approximately 1.21 million abortions take place in the United States every year and 40 percent of unintended pregnancies end in abortion. The March for Life is a pro-life rally that takes place every year in Washington, D.C. The event protests abortion on, or around the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme...

Trotting for turkeys on Turkey Day

Lindsey Jackson, Reporter

November 24, 2014


Filed under News

Looking for something to do this Thanksgiving that is for a great cause? Then get yourself to the 42nd annual Turkey Trot at your very own Wahlert Catholic High School. Bring your family and friends of the ages 6 and up. Participants can still register for only $10 in the Wahlert gym from 7 to 8 and...

What About The Synod?

What About The Synod?

Martha Nowacki, Reporter

November 21, 2014


Filed under News

New Catholic equation: Change + family + diversity x family Catholic values= The Synod. When a person thinks of something that is important or something that stands out in life, what usually comes to mind? Possibly things like family, friends, or even electronics, but what about The Synod? The...

‘Crushed’ cast competes at Thespian Festival

Maria Ambrosy, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2014


Filed under A&E, News

“Wahlert students have done very well at Thespian Festival in the past, and we hope to continue that this year,” said Mr. Colin Muenster. The Thespian Festival occurs annually in November. Students from across the state of Iowa present and compete in different theatrical events including monologue,...

The ACT: stress to impress

Maria Markham, Reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under News

The ACT is known for being a very critical test in the average high school student’s career. This test helps determines the potential colleges for a student, and tests overall knowledge from the past 12 years of learning. Not only is it stressful for those taking the test, but it is a very stress...

Three chosen to participate in the All State Music Festival

Three chosen to participate in the All State Music Festival

October 31, 2013


Filed under A&E, News

When the music finally cleared, two singers and one pianist received the ultimate music honor: They had been selected to participate in the All State Music Festival. Kasia Gneiser, '15, and Jackson Mulgrew, '15, spent months in preparation for the audition, and their hard work paid off as they selected...

2013 Homecoming Court

2013 Homecoming Court

Rachel Beitzel, Reporter

October 10, 2013


Filed under News, Profiles

As a freshman, often you can’t wait for your senior year. One of the things some students dream about is being on the Homecoming Court! Students and teachers vote for seven boys and seven girls, who then have the chance to be king and queen! So, this year’s court have answered a few questions to...

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