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Aaron Savery, 22, throws a fastball when pitching at a Wahlert baseball game. The team went 6-6-1 for the 2020 season.

Baseball prepares to pitch the way to playoffs

Michael Spahn, Reporter May 25, 2021

After over a year of waiting, baseball season is back. Practices are underway for the Golden Eagles, and the boys are hungry for a return to state, which would be the first time since 2017.  Rivalries...

Setting the standard for sustainability

Setting the standard for sustainability

Jamie Vondra, Editor May 25, 2021

Sustainability is an idea that comes naturally to some, but takes much more effort for others. One of the ways students try to make a difference environmentally is to join LEAP (Leaders of Environmental...

Ana Chandlee, Ariana Yaklich, Hayley Welbes, Abigail Klauer, and Sophie Skemp participate in a fun celebration during elementary at Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Childhood pals from the beginning to the end

Sophie Skemp, Editor May 17, 2021

by Sophie Skemp of The Gleaner   Looking back on the past fourteen years of our lives, many of us can say we only made it because of our second-halves. Our best friends are some of the people...

The 2020-2021 senior class showing out and making the most out of their senior year, despite COVID-19 restrictions. The leaders of the Nest enjoy doing Toga Out, as it is their favorite theme and good luck charm.

The Eagles Take Flight from the Nest

Alixandra Oliver, Reporter May 17, 2021

The Nest is a big part of the community at Wahlert. Since the school year is coming to an end, the seniors have some advice to share with the underclassman about everything they have learned and some advice...

Tyler Dodds, 21, runs after the ball in a game versus Senior during the 2018-2019 season.

Kicking off a new season

Michael Spahn, Reporter March 23, 2021

A new soccer season is upon us. After the season got canceled due to Covid last this year, the men’s and women’s soccer teams are determined to have a good season.  “Anyone getting their season...

Ava Hoelscher, 22, dances in her spotlight

Walk a Mile in her Pointe Shoes

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter March 10, 2021

As it reaches midday, sunlight floods in from the semi-circular window casting an intricate shadow of circles inside of circles onto the grey floor. The window, an emblem for the Heartland Ballet, produces...

Nick Bandy celebrates sack with teammates.

The Journey to West Point

Bandy eagerly anticipates West Point acceptance.
Tyler Dodds , Reporter March 10, 2021

Nick Bandy, ‘21, is in the application process for West Point Military Academy, a four-year federal service academy located in New York. Bandy is only a few weeks away from hearing whether he has been...

Seniors misfortunes

Seniors’ misfortunes

Lola Grap, Senior Editor March 10, 2021

by Lola Grap of The Gleaner   With the pandemic and the changes it brings, most people have high hopes of returning to life “pre COVID-19.” Especially in the high school setting, teenagers’...

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