The Gleaner

Respect Is Not Difficult

Maddie Roling, Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

With the society we live in today, judgment, hate, and ignorance can be found everywhere we go. The media often urges our generation to be the change we wish to see by becoming more open-minded and understanding of each other and our backgrounds. Instead, people often react by saying, “I’m just ...

Adventures from public school to private school

Paige Hummel, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Since it is Catholic Schools Week, we celebrate having the privilege to attend a Catholic school. Although it seems religious values are the only thing that separates our school system from Dubuque Community Schools, I have noticed from personal experience many differences. At Wahlert, we have...

This is Shane Broderick

This is Shane Broderick

Maddie McCarron, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Flashback to the Wahlert Homecoming skits in 2011. There’s a kid lying across a piano, dressed in a purple tux, impersonating Justin Bieber. He’s smiling from ear to ear making everyone laugh with his singing. This is Shane Broderick. That following spring, the Wahlert Men’s soccer team makes it ...

News about net neutrality

Dalton Avenarius, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Opinion

Net neutrality is the rule that internet or web services are required to allow access to all websites and apps. With the removal of net neutrality, internet providers and cell phone carriers can charge additional fees to access certain websites and apps. They can also change the speed of an in...

Words of wisdom from the senior class

Sophia Shubatt, Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

      The senior editors of the Gleaner have been through a lot at Wahlert and have learned many lessons along the way. They wish they could give this advice to their past selves (especially some tips on how to take school pictures), but sadly they cannot. So, they've got a few things to help the underclas...

Surviving winter one step at a time

Surviving winter one step at a time

Ali Schneider, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When October fades into the rearview mirror, all Midwesterners seem to get the same gut-wrenching feeling in their stomachs knowing that colder weather is quickly approaching. With the unpredictable weather in our region, the temperature could plummet 40 degrees from one day to the next at any given ti...

No love for tricks or treats

No love for tricks or treats

Ali Schneider, Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

  The list of my favorite holidays looks like this: 4th of July, my birthday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, in that order. Dead last on the list of all holidays, is Halloween. I just don’t understand what all the hype for Halloween is about. There are many reasons why Halloween is the worst of a...

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 ...

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