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Revival of childhood memories

Lola Grap, Reporter

January 15, 2020

As the 2010s come to an end, students at Wahlert remember their childhood with nostalgic toys, accessories, and games.   Anna Slaght, ‘21 I specifically remember playing “Let’s Go Fishin’” with my brother and sister. Every time I see one, I think back to 2010, and I just get...

He is the reason for the season

He is the reason for the season

Makayla Schockemoehl, Reporter

December 12, 2019

by Makayla Schockemoehl of The Gleaner    How did you find out that Santa is fake? What if I told you he wasn’t… Mr. Jim Kuhl has an interesting take on how Santa Claus is not fake, but very much real and alive among us. He has a beautiful way of explaining the Catholic side of Santa ...

A letter from the president

A letter from the president

Ashley Steele, Editor

December 10, 2019

Dear Wahlert Student Body,   Many times this year you, the student body, have asked me about wearing our hooded Wahlert sweatshirts during the school day. This question has been an ongoing debate between the administration and students. As your student body president, I want you to know that ...

Going pro with no dough?

Going pro with no dough?

William Herbst, Reporter

November 15, 2019

It has been a hugely disputed topic ever since the roots of college athletics back in the 1850s. When you have a billion-dollar industry like the NCAA among many other factors, the question must be asked, “Should college athletes be paid?” It has been a tradition throughout college sports for players to...

Overrated or underrated: You decide

Overrated or underrated: You decide

Lola Grap, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Dalton Timmerman, ‘21 Lil Nas X is completely overrated. He had one song that got popular, and then it was completely overplayed, and I heard it everywhere. It got so annoying that I zoned out every time I heard his song. Allie Kutsch, ‘21 “The Office” is not overrated because i...

A new look on PL

Tess Breslin, Reporter

October 2, 2019

by Tess Breslin of The Gleaner The new Personalized Learning program at Wahlert has received lots of praise from both parents, teachers, and students. Although many current and incoming students are loving the new style of learning, there are still many non-personalized learning students that have the...

Students Argue: Is cheer a sport?

Tess Breslin, Reporter

October 2, 2019

by Tess Breslin of The Gleaner Have you ever asked the question, “What really is a sport?” While there is no definite answer, the question remains. Cheerleading compared to the five other fall sports has always been a tad controversial when it comes down to being a sport or not. “Cheer i...

Humans impact Amazon rainforest

Humans impact Amazon rainforest

Alejandro Rojas, Editor

September 26, 2019

If you were to pick the ten most important places to humans, where would the Amazon rainforest rank? For most people, likely not very high.  Although many may not realize it, it is an important place because it, as a forest, produces five percent of the oxygen that we breathe. When the rainfo...

What’s on your summer bucket list?

What’s on your summer bucket list?

Kate Hingtgen, Reporter

June 6, 2019

Summer is right around the corner and everyone has some things they want to achieve this summer. For some people, it can be jumping off a bridge and for others, it's to ride a camel. Here are some of the student's top priorities these next few months. Go on a penny date, jump off a bridge, take my turtle ...

Time is short: A vignette of my time in high school

Jack Doyle, Editor

May 22, 2019

The fluorescent lights flicker carelessly as a smooth spring breeze carries a stray leaf across the otherwise desolate concrete. Five high school friends saunter nonchalantly to the court, balls and sneakers in tow. They don’t have much time left together before they go their separate ways, so a sense of s...

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