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What’s Crackin’ During the Nutcracker?

What’s Crackin’ During the Nutcracker?

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter

January 15, 2020

The Nutcracker is a Christmas tradition. The two-act ballet features timeless characters such as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara, the Nutcracker and the Snow Queen, and the familiar music of the composer, Tchaikovsky. The ballet is full of beautiful costumes, music, lights, and graceful dancing. Ballet co...

Abby Ehler

Abby Ehler

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter

January 15, 2020

This year, Abby Ehler, ‘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 planted and harvested organic sweet corn. Her supply quickly sold out, so each summer she began grow...

Hospital visits affecting Wahlert students

Hospital visits affecting Wahlert students

Sophie Skemp, Reporter

December 10, 2019

by Sophie Skemp  of the Gleaner   The Iowa Children's Hospital has helped many families across the U.S. The hospital has especially made an impact on three students here at Wahlert. These students got the privilege to be treated by or greatly supported by the nurses and doctors. Kate Hin...

One True Ironman

Tess Breslin, Reporter

November 7, 2019

An Ironman Triathlon is known around the whole world of being one of the hardest races an athlete can endure. An Ironman consists of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and to finish it all off, a marathon, a 26.22 mile run. Most people would see those challenges and laugh saying that no one could ...

Oh, the places you will go

Oh, the places you will go

Maddie Roling, Editor

October 25, 2019

When sitting in desks, many students may be craving to get away from the hustle and bustle of their everyday lives at school. While a vacation may be too far away, require too much time, or even be a little pricey, a few Wahlert students have found places in the Midwest that would be great for a weeke...

2019 Homecoming Court

2019 Homecoming Court

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Wahlert is full of spirited and bright individuals. Homecoming especially is a time where students can recognize classmates who exemplify one or more of the characteristics that they as a class value most. To get to know a few of the royal students on Homecoming Court, The Gleaner asked them a few qu...

Student Grants Garden

Student Grants Garden

October 7, 2019

by Zoey May of The Gleaner   While most teens spend their summers hanging out with friends and going on vacation, Hannah McDermott, ‘20, spent her days building a rosary garden for Saint Mary’s Elementary School.  In an effort to acquire the prestigious Stars and Stripes award fr...

Good for You, Good for School

Alejandro Rojas, Editor

September 16, 2019

How would you like to not only fill up your car’s gas tank, but also have some of the money go towards Wahlert? Thanks to Nick Nachtman, ‘20, this is now a reality. Kwik Stop recently started a program where they would approach one student from each of the high schools in Dubuque to design a decal...

Makers behind 5 star dining experience

Jamie Vondra, Reporter

June 7, 2019

Mrs. Allison Pusateri Fun fact? “I am from New Mexico.” Most embarrassing moment? “Tripping over nothing in front of everyone!” Favorite hobby? “Decorating cakes” Favorite thing to make outside of school? “Red chile enchiladas” Word of advice for high schoolers? “Hav...

Frese shares his friendly message

Jack Doyle, Editor

May 20, 2019

High School is a prime location for judging based off of false pretexts. Oftentimes, these pretexts may follow people through high school. Jack Frese might be labeled as misunderstood, but the lumbering cleanup hitter for the Golden Eagles is one of the more fascinating members of community. Jack an...

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