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A letter from your president during COVID-19

The NEST at the first football game of the season cheering on their classmates.

Ashley Steele, Editor

March 24, 2020

Dear Wahlert Student Body,  All I want to say is, is that I know this sucks. The normal days that we are used to living have been turned completely upside down. I’m missing at least four weeks of my senior year or maybe even the rest of it. Some of you might love the idea that we don’t have t...

Espresso yourself through coffee

Jamie Vondra, Reporter

February 10, 2020

According to an Inquirer study, 73 percent of American teens drink at least one cup of coffee per day, the average being about three cups per day. But, this intake of caffeine may affect daily life more than many may realize. Studies show that drinking a reasonable amount of coffee, which ten...

Disney Plus Vs. Netflix

Zoey May, Reporter

January 30, 2020

By Zoey May Of The Gleaner   On Sept. 23, 2010, a remarkable event took place: Blockbuster, the once-giant video rental service, closed its doors for good. The cause was obvious: Netflix, an online streaming service, had taken over.. It has been nearly ten years since then, and while...

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?

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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...

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