• April 7"Urinetown" the musical 4/20-4/22 at the Grand Opera House

  • February 4TEC at Wahlert 4/8-4/10

  • February 3Unity Week Pep Assembly 4/7 @ 2:00

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Taking a knee: NFL players protest

Sophia Shubatt

October 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

by Sophia Shubatt Of the Gleaner   Athletes across the nation, from high schoolers to players in the NFL and MLB, have been taking a knee during the National Anthem. Many fans are outraged, many are supportive and many don’t know what to think. The first step to understanding the is...

Do finals get the final say?

Do finals get the final say?

Maeve Breslin, reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

For a high school student, Spring is considered to be the best and worst time of the year. With the school year winding down, and summer just around the corner, it’s easy to become excited thinking about the long days with little responsibility. However, daydreams of summer come to a halt when teac...

The inside scoop on Junior year

Ali Schneider, Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If I had to explain junior year in three words they’d be: broke, tired, and stressed. I thought I was pretty prepared for high school when I started freshman year: new friends, the nest, GPA and all that, I got it. But, what I failed to realize until this year is how stressful it all can actually ...

Another day in pair-adise

Elizabeth Gehling, Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

One question has piqued the curiosity of people all over the world: Is twin telepathy real? The short and sweet answer is no. I can’t magically read my twin sister’s mind or know what she is thinking. I can’t use it to cheat when I’m taking a test or playing games, contrary to some pe...

Freshman Thoughts

Kristine Tuecke, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This year at Wahlert has been pretty amazing. When I first decided to come to Wahlert, I was scared no one would like me or they would think I was weird. The upperclassman made it easier; they helped us to get to know the school. Some of my friends told me what they thought of this year. A transfer stu...

What’s the harm of a wastebasket?!

Jacquelyn Peckosh and Alaina Schmidt, Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A wastebasket. What's the harm of a wastebasket? The sturdy ones cost only about $30 to 50, which is the only disadvantage. But, having a wastebasket put in a hallway or in the bathroom wouldn't hurt anyone.   We believe that there should be wastebaskets placed around the school for everyone’s...

Class selection tips from a senior

Class selection tips from a senior

Caroline White, Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For the first spring in four long years, I don’t have to go through the stressful endeavor that is course selection at Wahlert. Whenever spring rolled around and the Guidance Office started passing out those green course selection sheets, a wave of anxiety would rush over me. “If I take this ...

Academic Awards Assembly undergoes much needed change

Academic Awards Assembly undergoes much needed change

Caroline White, Reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The end of the first semester marks several occasions: for some schools, winter break; for many students, the reality that school really is in session; and for Wahlert Catholic High School, the Academic Awards Assembly. The Awards Assembly is meant to celebrate the academic achievements of students i...

iPhone vs Samsung: Which is better?

Sam Ambrosy, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For years Apple and Samsung have competed on a scale unprecedented in business history. This is mainly due to both company's line of smartphones. Samsung released the Galaxy S7 on March 11, 2016, and Apple released the Iphone 7 on Sept. 16, 2016. These smartphones are two of the best selling phones ...

Female student body against legging ban

Elizabeth Gehling, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

by Elizabeth Gehling Of the Gleaner   During Catholic Schools Week, the Wahlert administration banned girls from wearing leggings during the out-of-uniform days. According to Principal Ron Meyers, the ban was put into place because “The school is filled with hormonal boys and girls.”...

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