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The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

Halloween by the numbers

Penny Kelly, Reporter October 25, 2022

A Review of Not Even Bones by Rabecca Schaeffer

Helena Sinton, Reporter May 26, 2022

Not Even Bones is the first book in the Market of Monsters Trilogy by Rebecca Schaeffer. It is set on an Earth where creatures of legend exist and are called “Unnaturals”. The book follows a girl named...

True or false?: Are AP classes worth it?

Olivia Brimeyer, Reporter May 24, 2022

Are you interested in earning college credits while still in high school? AP classes can give you that opportunity. “I think one of the good things about AP classes is that you are going to get very...

Smoothie King: Overrated?

Kayla Wuebker, Reporter February 9, 2022

  With the opening of new taco places, coffee shops, and dessert stores, students are excited to have a new option in Dubuque: In this case, a smoothie after a hard workout or before a long...

Service with a smile

Ava Graham, Reporter January 17, 2022

by Ava Graham of the Gleaner   Simultaneously balancing a job and high school is a tall task for many students. Grueling hours are put into the school day, practices, homework, and on top...

Father Martin Coolidge presides at the Mass of Remembrance on November 11. With the presence of the choir and many families, mass participation was strong among the student body.

Nest mentality needed in mass

Murphy Newlin, Reporter December 22, 2021

Mass is an experience that holds true to who we each are as individuals. The way we experience mass can be dependent on a multitude of factors. We are each at a different spot in our faith journey, and...

Real talk on recycling

Real talk on recycling

Jamie Vondra, Editor November 30, 2021

Students were flabbergasted to discover that Wahlert has not been recycling recently (see Caroline Slaght’s story on the logistics of recycling at Wahlert). These problems mainly stem from maintenance...

OLG students comment on changes

Ana Rivera, Reporter May 25, 2021

This upcoming school year the Wahlert campus will look a little different. From teachers moving to the new kids on campus, next year will be a big change. As the year comes to an end, many students...

Small town adventures make for big fun

Small town adventures make for big fun

Laura Cushman, Reporter May 25, 2021

Summer brings many chances to go on small adventures, and day trips are an easy way to enjoy the added free time. There are many small trips and activities you can do with friends, even in a smaller town...

Kenna Wolbers and Leah Park, 23, teach elementary students at Resurrection how to lead a life of sustainability.


Kenna Wolbers, for The Gleaner May 18, 2021

Being sustainable has a lot to do with minimalism or the practice of buying and having less. Everything you buy has an impact on the environment at some point of a product's lifespan, whether it’s when...

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