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Baseball players slide into new season

Baseball players slide into new season

Ashley Steele, Editor

June 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

by Ashley Steele Of the Gleaner   “It really is going to be a great year for the baseball team,” said Matthew Schmitz, ‘20. “I feel like we are going to have a lot of success.” The Boys Baseball team is eager to get into the swing of their season. Many players have had grea...

Kate Hingtgen, Reporter

June 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Summer is right around the corner and everyone has some things they want to achieve this summer. For some people, it can be jumping off a bridge and for others, it's to ride a camel. Here are some of the student's top priorities these next few months. Go on a penny date, jump off a bridge, take my turtle ...

Softball team crushes competition

Softball team crushes competition

Lizzie Kann, Reporter

June 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The girls’ softball team has already started off it’s season strong by adding lots of new talent from the incoming freshman class. Ellie Kirby, ‘22, a returning player, is excited for the new season and meeting the new players.   “This season we have many new eighth grad...

Eagles soar at State

Eagles soar at State

Maddie McCarron, Editor

May 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Thunder roars across the sky at the blue oval Friday afternoon quickly followed by a torrential downpour. Everybody in the stadium was covered in a variety of colored ponchos and rain coats waiting for their team to set up in the starting blocks. The rain kept falling creating a slick track and a fl...

Students share the love on Mother’s Day

Maddie McCarron, Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

They pack their kids’ lunches, drive them everywhere and spend hours sitting in crowds and audiences to support them in anything and everything they do. They will go to bat for their children and take care of them to the best of their abilities. Moms are unspoken heroes. This Moth...

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...

Wonderful Wahlert Week

Wonderful Wahlert Week

Ashley Steele, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase

WONDERFUL WAHLERT WEEK Sunday Euchre Night! Freshman Senate will be hosting a fun night of Euchre and pizza in the Wahlert Cafeteria at 5 pm. Bring a partner and a deck of cards! Mellow Monday! Wear your comfy clothes. Twin Tuesday! Seminar: Talent show! Come see Wahlert’s most talented. Top 3 contes...

Keep your friends close, your car closer

Keep your friends close, your car closer

Maddie Roling, Associate Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Turning 16 is a milestone that means many things for different people. For many students, the opportunity of driving to school begins with a set of new keys. Whether brand new or generations old, the memories shared between a student and their car are ones that last a lifetime. If you see a red C...

High Hopes for Girls’ Tennis

High Hopes for Girls’ Tennis

Makayla Schockemoehl, Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Although there is a scramble to get all 60 girls out on the tennis court for practice this season, players are beginning to find their roles on the team. As of now, some groups of girls are scheduled to practice on certain days of the week due to the lack of court space for everyone. Despite t...

Men’s Club Volleyball has a convincing showing at regionals

Men’s Club Volleyball has a convincing showing at regionals

Will Poppe, Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Some of Wahlert’s students have been competing in a men’s club volleyball team in the winter. The players describe their time and experiences on the team and their outcomes competing at regionals. Andrew Stecklein, Carter Oberfoell, Jared Block, Mitchell Pregler, ‘19, and Sam Pregler, ‘...

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