The Gleaner

Personalized Learning plans to persevere

Personalized Learning plans to persevere

Anna Sigwarth, Reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Personalized Learning, also known as EDGE, is a learning program in Holy Family schools that has just newly been introduced to Wahlert at the beginning of this school year. It began last year for sixth graders and has now been introduced to fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and ninth graders. Fortyone fre...

Hockey hospitality amongst Eagles

Hockey hospitality amongst Eagles

Maddie Roling, Associate Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

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 ...

Surviving slippery situations

Surviving slippery situations

Anna Sigwarth, Reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Everyone should be cautious about traveling in extreme winter weather. Cold, snow and ice are hard on cars, drivers and passengers. Cold affects metal, rubber and other materials in your car. Most importantly, extreme winter weather can threaten your life. Add these items to your car to stay safe as you...

Walz finds his rhythm

Walz finds his rhythm

Maddie McCarron, Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

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...

Klein’s time to shine

Klein’s time to shine

Maddie McCarron, Editor

January 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The lone standing senior on the basketball court, Maria Klein or “Mer” as her teammates and coaches call her, not only shows up as a team leader but also as a team player. Klein has been playing basketball since she could grip onto a ball without it slipping through her hands. From YMCA leag...

Setting the scene

Setting the scene

Maddie Roling, Associate Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

In the past, many of the plays selected by the Wahlert theatre department have been more light-hearted. However, this year’s fall play, ‘Night, Mother, dealt with the topic of suicide. In the play, the two main characters, Thelma Cates (Mama), played by Monica Ripley, ‘20, and her daughter Jessie Cates, played ...

Breslin dances into her dream

Breslin dances into her dream

Ashley Steele, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

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...

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