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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mimi Ottavi, reporter

October 23, 2015

Shakespeare and fairy dust are in the air as the Wahlert Drama department presents their fall show, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. For many, the language of Shakespeare can be hard to understand. However, it is not impossible!  Dealing with universal themes such as love and the problems it brings, the pl...

Abortion fast facts

Carly Heying, Author

October 5, 2015

At conception, a zygote contains all the genetic information needed to become a baby. 18 days after conception, a baby’s heart starts beating. After 28 days, a baby’s eyes, ears, and respiratory system begin to form. After 42 days, a baby’s brain waves are recorded. After 8 weeks, all...

Spanish students teach at Resurrection

Hanna Doerr, Copy editor

May 6, 2015

On Friday, May 2 students from Mrs. Leonard’s Spanish IV classes and Ms. Santiago’s Honors Spanish II class spent the afternoon teaching elementary school students at Resurrection. For the seniors in Mrs. Leonard’s class, this teaching experience served as the semester final. “The greatest le...

Wahlert Prepares to Take the ACT

Wahlert Prepares to Take the ACT

Maria Ambrosy, Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2015


Student physicists to compete at state

Student physicists to compete at state

Trenton Grierson, Managing Editor

April 10, 2015

Suspense fill the gymnasium as Sam Berning, ‘15, wound taught the propulsion string of his mousetrap car and placed his creation, which he affectionately named “Thin Mint” due to its unorthodox color scheme and storage container, at the assigned starting point. His nervousness was obvious to both...

The College Experience

Martha Nowacki, Reporter

March 13, 2015

By Martha Nowacki Of the Gleaner   It’s that time of year again! The time of the year when senioritis strikes at its finest. Seniors are making final decisions on what colleges they are attending, anxiously awaiting acceptance letters, and writing scholarship essays. Let’s face it: Many ...

Talent show raises money for prostate cancer research

John Ott, '15, plays his guitar with his instructor to kick off Wahlert's first talent show on January 30, 2015.

Maria Ambrosy, Entertainment Editor

February 3, 2015

During Catholic Schools Week, Wahlert had its very first talent show to raise money for prostate cancer research, the disease that Mr. Hefel, a beloved member of the Wahlert community, died from recently. The talent show included music, dancing, and even judo! Students donated money to vote for...

Every life is a gift

Every life is a gift

Maria Ambrosy, Entertainment Editor

December 15, 2014

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

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

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...

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