The Gleaner

Another day in pair-adise

Elizabeth Gehling, Reporter

May 24, 2017


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One question has piqued the curiosity of people all over the world: Is twin telepathy real? The short and sweet answer is no. I can’t magically read my twin sister’s mind or know what she is thinking. I can’t use it to cheat when I’m taking a test or playing games, contrary to some pe...

Freshman Thoughts

Kristine Tuecke, Reporter

May 22, 2017


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This year at Wahlert has been pretty amazing. When I first decided to come to Wahlert, I was scared no one would like me or they would think I was weird. The upperclassman made it easier; they helped us to get to know the school. Some of my friends told me what they thought of this year. A transfer stu...

What’s the harm of a wastebasket?!

Jacquelyn Peckosh and Alaina Schmidt, Reporter

May 5, 2017


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A wastebasket. What's the harm of a wastebasket? The sturdy ones cost only about $30 to 50, which is the only disadvantage. But, having a wastebasket put in a hallway or in the bathroom wouldn't hurt anyone.   We believe that there should be wastebaskets placed around the school for everyone’s...

Class selection tips from a senior

Class selection tips from a senior

Caroline White, Editor

March 10, 2017


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For the first spring in four long years, I don’t have to go through the stressful endeavor that is course selection at Wahlert. Whenever spring rolled around and the Guidance Office started passing out those green course selection sheets, a wave of anxiety would rush over me. “If I take this ...

Academic Awards Assembly undergoes much needed change

Academic Awards Assembly undergoes much needed change

Caroline White, Reporter

February 15, 2017


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The end of the first semester marks several occasions: for some schools, winter break; for many students, the reality that school really is in session; and for Wahlert Catholic High School, the Academic Awards Assembly. The Awards Assembly is meant to celebrate the academic achievements of students i...

iPhone vs Samsung: Which is better?

Sam Ambrosy, Reporter

February 6, 2017


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For years Apple and Samsung have competed on a scale unprecedented in business history. This is mainly due to both company's line of smartphones. Samsung released the Galaxy S7 on March 11, 2016, and Apple released the Iphone 7 on Sept. 16, 2016. These smartphones are two of the best selling phones ...

Female student body against legging ban

Elizabeth Gehling, Reporter

February 3, 2017


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by Elizabeth Gehling Of the Gleaner   During Catholic Schools Week, the Wahlert administration banned girls from wearing leggings during the out-of-uniform days. According to Principal Ron Meyers, the ban was put into place because “The school is filled with hormonal boys and girls.”...

Value of a Life

Caroline White, Editor

November 21, 2016


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In the past 20 years, the number of children diagnosed with autism has increased dramatically. Along with it have arisen many theories as to why this so-called “epidemic” is occurring. During the same period of time, the number of parents vaccinating their children also increased, so a group of pe...

Wahlert speaks up about 2016 presidential election

Emma Earles, Associate Editor

November 13, 2016


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  This year’s election was very controversial and unconventional. The question people based their vote on wasn’t, “Who will be the better leader and president for our country?” Rather, it seemed to be: “Who is going to screw up America the least?” As awful and sad as this sounds, it is a com...

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November 9, 2016


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