The Gleaner

An evening of talent

An evening of talent

Jamie Vondra, Reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Most musicals and plays have an adult director you can count on to pull your whole show together. Most of the time, they are someone you know you can trust and rely on. But, what if you didn’t have this adult figure to direct you? Would the show still go on? This year, juniors and seniors stepped up to...

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...

Homecoming: Behind the Scenes

Lola Grap, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Student Life

School dances are a fun and exciting experience for many students. They get dresses or tuxedos, corsages or boutonnieres, plan photos and dinner, and still make it to the dance on time. In the midst of homecoming chaos, however, many students forget about the people who put in time and effort for t...

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...

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