The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

Growing writers, readers, and thinkers: a lifelong learner’s path to educating

Growing writers, readers, and thinkers: a lifelong learner’s path to educating

Ava Hoelscher, Editor January 14, 2022

As a teenager, Heather Trees believed her future was onstage. She never expected to be where she is now -- teaching at a small Catholic high school in Dubuque, Iowa. Her eagerness to accept new challenges...

To the outback she goes

To the outback she goes

Sophia Wagner, Reporter May 17, 2021

Many students say they want to get as far away as they can when they leave for college, but normally they stay in the United States. Alix Oliver, ‘21, is headed for a long trip to Australia to further...

Nick Bandy celebrates sack with teammates.

The Journey to West Point

Tyler Dodds , Reporter March 10, 2021

Nick Bandy, ‘21, is in the application process for West Point Military Academy, a four-year federal service academy located in New York. Bandy is only a few weeks away from hearing whether he has been...

Stylin in the city.
Wahlert Alum, Jackson Takes, 16, created his own clothing brand, notHYPE, and is hoping to continue growing.

Alum’s ‘notHYPE’ clothing brand finds success

Lilah Takes, Reporter January 5, 2021

Entrepreneur and Wahlert alum, Jackson Takes, ‘16, has created fashion waves in the Dubuque area utilizing his creativity and paving a new way to making a living. Takes became an entrepreneur during...

New season, new coaches

New season, new coaches

Lola Grap, Editor November 9, 2020

The volleyball program has been a highlight of the Wahlert community for decades. The team never seems to disappoint, proving themselves year after year to be a threat. Although the players change every...

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Students crushing hard on Valentine’s Day

Sophie Skemp, Reporter February 14, 2020

Wahlert’s student body is getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit by connecting with their upper and underclassmen crushes. Friday, Feb. 14th is Valentine's Day and students couldn’t be happier to...

Lily Roth, 20, enjoys Happy Joes pizza while cheering on the boys basketball team.

What is Dub’s most popular pizza hub?

Caroline Schmid, Reporter January 30, 2020

It is already known that pizza is one of the most popular foods in America. In fact, almost 350 slices of pizza are eaten every second! In 2019, a poll on the website “The Daily Meal” asked subscribers...

The life of a young entrepreneur

The life of a young entrepreneur

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter January 15, 2020

This year, Abby Ehrler, ‘21, entered Wahlert as a transfer student from Galena. But she is more than just a transfer student; she is a business owner.  It all started three summers ago when Abby...

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