The Gleaner

Shoulda been a Cowboy

Shoulda been a Cowboy

Will Poppe, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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While most students participate in athletics, theater, show choir, and other activities, one Wahlert freshman has a very unique hobby of his own. Colton Kisting,’22, participates in rodeos twice a month in the spring and summer months. He describes a typical rodeo day. “Everybody trailers in the n...

Behind the scenes of Sullivan’s hobby

Anna Sigwarth, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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  While scrolling through one’s feed on social media, many girls stumble upon professional pictures and desire to be in the photo. However, Cara Sullivan, ‘19, sees photography in a different light. “I like seeing beauty in things that I never would’ve noticed without my camera in my hands,”...

Passion fuels Burns’ album

Passion fuels Burns’ album

Alejandro Rojas, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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When was the last time you felt inspired to create something true to yourself? How about actually doing it and sharing it with the world? That’s exactly what Noah Burns, ‘20, has been up to. For the past month and a half, Burns has been writing a music album, titled “When We Were Us.” ...

Put to the test: Who knows who best?

Makayla Schockemoehl, Reporter

February 21, 2019


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Couples from the sophomore, junior, and senior classes are put to the test  to determine whether they are “the perfect couple” this Valentine’s Day season. Are they really a match made in heaven? Sydney Rury and Joe Kann   Ideal date night - movie, dinner, concert? Sydney - concert     Joe - movie ...

Smith incorporates “growth mindset” into new teaching methods

Smith incorporates “growth mindset” into new teaching methods

Jack Doyle, Editor

February 18, 2019


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In Mr. Cole Smith’s first year of teaching, he looked  like a member of the senior class who was a shave or two overdue. Now, Smith, in his fourth year at Wahlert, dons an elder statesmen’s beard and an ever-growing teaching resume. Once the subject of jokes for sleeping late in his first year ...

Hockey hospitality amongst Eagles

Hockey hospitality amongst Eagles

Maddie Roling, Associate Editor

January 11, 2019


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Family isn’t always blood. It can be the people who make your favorite meal for supper. It can be the ones who have your back when nobody else does. It can be the ones who never fail to put a smile on your face every time they recite that cheesy joke. In the United States Hockey League, players ...

Walz finds his rhythm

Walz finds his rhythm

Maddie McCarron, Editor

January 11, 2019


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You can often find Mitchell Walz hitting his Fortnite dances in the hallways or in the weight room, but where Walz truly stands out is in the bowling alley throwing strikes left and right and getting down center stage. “After ending my basketball career, I had a lot of free time. So, I decided I...

The Steady Hands of Lavonne Kaiser

The Steady Hands of Lavonne Kaiser

Jack Doyle, Editor

December 14, 2018


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The hardest working person I know stands about five feet tall. Her stature is hunched, her hands knotted from years of work. Her weight likely would not tip one hundred pounds on the scales. However, like many things in life, one’s eyes can be deceiving. Lavonne Kaiser’s constant, consistent work ethic...

Breslin dances into her dream

Breslin dances into her dream

Ashley Steele, Reporter

October 12, 2018


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While most students spend their summer swimming at the pool, hanging out with friends or playing sports, Cathleen Breslin, ‘20, spends her time working hard at one of her goals: to become a professional dancer. For the past two summers, Breslin has been spending five weeks at a ballet intensiv...

Haugen soars with final Eagle Scout project

Haugen soars with final Eagle Scout project

John Sulentic, Reporter

October 12, 2018


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Cam Haugen, ‘19, decided to use his Eagle Scout Service Project to improve the front view of Wahlert and remind students and faculty why the building stands in the first place. The Eagle Scout Service Project is a tradition done by all scouts who reach the highest rank of The Boy Scouts of America....

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