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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...

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 ...

Keeping their heads out of the gutter

Keeping their heads out of the gutter

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Even though the women’s bowling team had not seen any players go to state in past seasons, they had high hopes this time around. And are looking forward to districts, which took place on Feb. 12. The team compiled its best record in five years. “Bowling is one of those things that you get bette...

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...

Celine inspires Rambousek

Jamie Vondra, Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Profiles

Many would say that an iconic, once-in-a-lifetime performance occurred on March 2, 2019. On that day Michael Rambousek, ‘19, won the solo competition in Holmen, Wisconsin, with his performance of “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” by Céline Dion. Part of Rambousek’s ambition to perform a...

Rupert et al versus Iowa

Rupert et al versus Iowa

Maddie McCarron, Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Profiles

Getting your driver’s license for the first time is uplifting and adding a car to that equation makes it feel freeing. You can go wherever you want whenever you want to do whatever you want. Still that feeling can be fleeting if you fly by a stopped school bus or break any driving law for that matter...

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...

The McSperriance

The McSperriance

Sami Rury, Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

Getting involved at Wahlert Catholic is always important, but for the McSperrin family, it seems to be their main goal! The McSperrin family, does a lot at Wahlert, for example, they help out with costumes for the play and show choir, sets, and take charge and control over the play. Gwyneth Mc...

Zajac leaves strong legacy

John Sulentic

April 15, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

After a 6-year tenure as the head football coach and an English teacher at Wahlert Catholic,  Travis Zajac officially submitted his resignation. Zajac will move to Grundy Center, Iowa, to teach English and be the  head football coach at Grundy Center High School. Zajac’s teams showed steady improvement ov...

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