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The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

Will Coohey and Alex Eisbach, 23, play games with the children at St. Columbkilles.

New Classes Bring On Bigger Impacts

Mia Brooner, Reporter March 7, 2023

As the school years progress, Wahlert  continues to gear their course options towards the interest of students. Most recently, Wahlert has incorporated a service learning class to try to get students...

Abbie Keller and Thomas Mahoney, 25, go on their phones while also working on schoolwork.

To screen or not to screen?

Cailyn Ernst, Reporter February 17, 2023

When it comes to technology in the classrooms, students often find themselves being tempted to go on their phones. This often leads to students not understanding what they are learning or not getting work...

Secrets out: Underclassmen and Upperclassmen crushes

Julia Altes February 17, 2023

Love is an interesting word. Sometimes the love of your life can possibly be waiting for you right on the corner, and on other occasions… Well, love is blind.  High school love stories sometimes...

Need a ‘little’ love?

Alyssa Kirby, Reporter February 17, 2023

This Valentine’s Day, memories may rise up from years past  — days when classmates excitedly passed out candy and notes. Those days may seem distant to many at Wahlert, but to the Our Lady of...

College stress will soon digress

Ash Carrick, Reporter February 15, 2023

With the end of the seniors’ school year coming closer, college is one of the many things on their minds. While most know where they are going, it wasn't always like this. Some seniors knew where they...


Anna Dehn, 24, poses with Connor Dehn, 20, in her plaid skirt for the first day of school.

Bring back the plaid

Ana Rivera, Reporter February 14, 2023

When most girls look back on pictures of themselves throughout their elementary school years, they are seen sporting the iconic polo and skirt combo. Not only does the transition from elementary school...

What it feels like to live with a traumatic brain injury

What it feels like to live with a traumatic brain injury

Leah Park, Reporter February 10, 2023

One night, in the summer of 2021, Ava Sprenger’s life changed forever.  It began when I was working at a summer camp in Nebraska. Towards the end of the summer, two of my close friends and also my...

A look into dress code enforcement

Ash Carrick, Reporter December 6, 2022

The dress code is something that many students struggle with, and the recent enforcement of it has caused some concerns and problems. Vice Principal Doug Varley said this about his stance on Dress Code...

Izzy Ungs, 23, Josie Wolbers, 24, Olivia Hilby, 25, Kylie Schimidt, 23, and Olivia Hill, 25, help keep Grounded running. Recently, the student-run business Espresso drinks, smoothies, and holiday drinks. The beverages are available Monday and Wednesday mornings.

Grounded: We’ve got your mornings covered!

Claire King, Reporter December 6, 2022

Unlike most schools, Wahlert provides a student-run coffee shop called Grounded. It is open every Monday and Wednesday in the mornings before school. Located in Wahlert’s main hallway, it attracts...

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