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Adjusting to a new Life

Adjusting to a new Life

Emilia Borelli, Reporter February 17, 2023

How would you feel moving to a new country, barely knowing the language they speak?  Vira Hadzhiieva, ‘26, a new student at Wahlert from Ukraine, moved here to Dubuque for many reasons.  “...

Dancing despite diabetes

Annie Elbert, reporter February 13, 2023

Lilly Bonnet, ‘24, started dancing at the age of just 2 years old.  While walking around the Kids Expo at the Grand River Event Center, Bonnet saw dancers on the stage, and she told her mom that...

Eagle love soars to new heights

Eagle love soars to new heights

Jamie Vondra, Editor June 16, 2022

Trees blossom, flowers bloom, birds sing, the sun shines and the love story of Alex Oberfoell and Kylee Mitwede, ‘22, begins. The two began talking at the beginning of sophomore year when their mutual...

Gockel gets a head start on the future

Lauren McClimon, Reporter May 24, 2022

By Lauren McClimon Of The Gleaner  Most students don’t get a glimpse into a profession until the first day of the job, but Faith Gockel, ‘25, was involved in a once in a lifetime event to...

How to be a Survivor in Rollins

Logan Trifone, Reporter May 24, 2022

Are you in the dress code? If not, you had better be when walking into Mr. Ralph Rollins’ class. Mr. Rollins teaches AP US History and Honors US History. You had also better not have a Bubblr,...

Eagles on ice

Alena Brimeyer, Reporter May 24, 2022

For most people, ice is something that they don’t give much thought to, except when it comes in the winter and finally leaves in the spring. A couple students, though, are quite comfortable around...

Life in the fast lane

Taylor Borgerding, Reporter April 5, 2022

Swimmers step up, take your mark… BEEP! The race has begun.  For Aiden Yaklich ‘22, and Kyle Powers ‘25, their hard work has paid off as they have swum their way to Nationals.  From...

Sports “Reiter” living the dream

Michael Spahn, Reporter March 9, 2022

Many people have dream jobs, and Bill Reiter, 96’ is living the dream as a CBS sports radio host. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 2000, then got his first job at the Chicago Tribune...

Not your typical Iowa farmer

Lilah Takes, Associate Editor March 7, 2022

Prominent Dubuque, Iowa civil rights leader, Ruby Sutton, actively fought racism. Her daughter, Lynn Sutton, continues her legacy with a different lens. In 2011, Lynn Sutton’s activist career began when...

Once you’re released from prison, are you ever really free?

Izzy Ungs, Reporter March 7, 2022

Born on the South Side of Chicago, Caprice Jones was a boy who could be described as brilliant from the beginning. At just six years old, he received an offer to the University of Chicago Lab school. Despite...

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