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Keeping up with the latest, greatest

Keeping up with the latest, greatest

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life

Students trudge down the halls in their white canvas Vans, holding their Hydroflasks and Vera Bradley lunch boxes, with North Face bookbags strapped on their backs. Following trends is often a part of being in high school. Some may participate in the trends to fit in, while others purposefully don...

New chapter or same story?

Jamie Vondra, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion

  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


Filed under Opinion, Profiles, Student Life

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


Filed under Opinion, Profiles, Student Life

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


Filed under Opinion, Profiles

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


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

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


Filed under Opinion

“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


Filed under Opinion, Profiles

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...

Scorching takes from the students

Kate Hingtgen, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion

“Chinese food at school isn’t even that good.” - Ricky Walker, ‘21 “Kiwi is better with the skin on it.” - Jacquelyn Peckosh, ‘20 “BLT and peanut butter is the best combination.” - Ella Pettinger, ‘21 “Twitter is better than Instagram.” - Olivia Lenz, ‘20 “Happy Joe’s i...

Parkland, 1 year later: has school security improved?

John Sulentic, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Just over a year has passed since the Parkland shooting became the deadliest school shooting in the history of the United States. While protests arose in the following months, they eventually fell back down to the status quo. Gun control and school safety has become a hot button issue in the United ...

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