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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...

2 cents worth: Time flies, enjoy every moment

Jared Block, Reporter

May 20, 2019

by Jared Block Of the Gleaner As senior year comes to a close, the class of 2019 is looking back at their high school careers. Some look back with regret, some are satisfied with their time and others have mixed feelings. Some seniors offer advice to high schoolers next year based on what they...

New chapter or same story?

Jamie Vondra, Reporter

May 2, 2019

  This upcoming New Year’s, people will tell themselves, “I’m going to eat healthier,” or “I’m going to get more exercise.” Although many make New Year's resolutions, does anybody really follow through with them? Ms. Barbara Ressler’s least favorite holiday is New Year...

Wahlert’s what to watch for Christmas

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Christmas break is approaching, and that means it’s time to whip out the classic Christmas movies and snuggle up on the couch with some hot cocoa and a fuzzy blanket. People may have different views on which Christmas movie is the best. It could the Home Alone series, the Grinch, Elf, the Polar Express, National Lam...

Mental health at Wahlert

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Mental health struggles have have received much attention in today’s society. With the stress of the daily life, that’s no surprise. School, sports, jobs and keeping a social life can be a lot for one person. That’s why it’s important to be aware of mental struggles. The guidance counselors make a ...

What are the ideal students and teachers at Wahlert?

What are the ideal students and teachers at Wahlert?

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019

The standards for being a “good student” are often thought to be about doing exactly what you are told and not straying from what is expected, no questions asked. Being a “good teacher” often means they must always make class fun. But there is much more to being “good students” and “good...

Wahlert with a different point of view

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Wahlert Catholic is known for being a Catholic school even though not everyone here is Catholic. For instance, several students at Wahlert have different beliefs or practices. They can be Catholic, Christian, Lutheran, or something else. Each person has a personal view of what faith is, or how it app...

A hot take on school lunches

Isabelle Pfeiffer, Reporter

April 17, 2019

“I usually take a hot lunch because I am too lazy to pack a cold lunch. However, my favorite cold lunch is the one Cathryn Skahill,  ‘22, brings. She always has great food and likes to share it.” Macie Huntington, ‘22   “Lately I have been taking cold lunch. It is healthier and I ...

The privilege of the underprivileged

Jack Doyle, Editor

April 15, 2019

Imagine a speeding ticket causing your life to be uprooted. Imagine living with the constant fear of losing your family members. Imagine not being eligible for federal student aid for college and having to pay completely out of pocket. Imagine having to keep your nose clean at all times; no parties, n...

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