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Student athletes recognized at Awards Assembly

Student athletes recognized at Awards Assembly

Jared Weber, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Many know the athletes on the court or field from newspaper interviews, awards, state championships, and walking down the hallways as a freshman looking up to the successful high school athletes. But, many don’t know the high school students themselves. Being a high school athlete is not easy. S...

Seniors taking Flight

Seniors taking Flight

Sophia Shubatt, Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

This year marks the fifth anniversary of Flight as a Wahlert tradition, and the junior Senate made sure that it was one to remember. Last  Tuesday night, 16 seniors took part in competition at Wahlert. This year, it lasted until 11 p.m., but in past years the games went all night long. Players comp...

Local Interfaith Community Inspires Wahlert Students

Abby Burns, Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

There are two things we are told never to bring up at the Thanksgiving dinner table: politics and faith. However, what happens when we break down those sensitive walls to have a meaningful discussion? Once a month, Dubuquers of all religions and denominations are invited to have these conversations at “Children of Abraha...

Do girls really take longer to get ready for school than boys?

Jacquelyn Peckosh, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Many people would say girls take much longer than boys to get ready in the morning before school. This may be true; however, some people are just slower  in the morning than others. Out of the 20 Wahlert students interviewed, the average preparation time for girls was 30 minutes, and the average time for boys was 18 minutes. The extra 12 minutes taken by girls is...

Looking back on the old and the new

Looking back on the old and the new

Maeve Breslin, Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Student Life

As the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year winds down, there are two very different thoughts going through the minds of the school’s newest members and oldest veterans. “One semester done!” exclaim the wildly enthusiastic freshmen, and “Only one more semester to go...” say the seniors who...

How far is too far?

Ashley Steele, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

When students leave for school in the morning, most do not think about the long drive to school. Most students at Wahlert are used to a short car or bus ride around 15 minutes to get to school. A majority of the student body at Wahlert drives to school, but some have longer drives than others. Klara S...

How to avoid slip-sliding on the slippery roads

Alaina Schmidt, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

As the temperature drops and weather conditions worsen and the snow starts falling, Declan Duffy, ‘18, is extra careful while driving in the snow. “I was just learning how to drive, and I hit a ice patch. The whole car did a 360 degree spin. Another time I crashed because the roads were so ba...

FCA: Filled with faith, fun and friends

FCA: Filled with faith, fun and friends

Emma Earles, Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Student Life

They have wristbands, their tweets are famous for being accompanied by The Office gifs, and they’ve made their presence known in the hallways, but what is FCA? FCA stands for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and it’s a group that meets every other Monday night. Mr. Cole Smith, along with 11 senior ...

Senior CPR training

Aliyah Carter, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Emergencies happen everywhere. You could be out on the river and someone could drown, someone at a restaurant could start choking, someone could have a heart attack at a family dinner. There are a lot of things that could go wrong when you or someone else would need to do CPR or the Heimlich Maneuver...

Accelerating past the ACTs

Dalton Avenarius, Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The results are in! As a whole, the seniors have shown they are ready for college by doing pretty well on the ACT test. The ACT is one way that colleges determine how you stack up compared to other applying students. The senior class’  average score was 24.1 out of a possible 36. Few people score a p...

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