• April 7"Urinetown" the musical 4/20-4/22 at the Grand Opera House

  • February 4TEC at Wahlert 4/8-4/10

  • February 3Unity Week Pep Assembly 4/7 @ 2:00

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The Gleaner

Do finals get the final say?

Do finals get the final say?

Maeve Breslin, reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

For a high school student, Spring is considered to be the best and worst time of the year. With the school year winding down, and summer just around the corner, it’s easy to become excited thinking about the long days with little responsibility. However, daydreams of summer come to a halt when teac...

If you want to pass, get to class

Riley Collins, Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

There are many courses to take at Wahlert. Some are intriguing and exciting while some you may not be as enthused about. Nevertheless we all have favorite classes, here’s a glimpse of some students’ favorite classes. First, Sam Jochum, ‘19, says his favorite class is Strength and Conditioning ...

Wahlert Grads offer advice

Sam Ambrosy, Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Planning for college early can help assure students are ready for the school year come fall. College is much different than high school, and the experiences that you have will definitely leave an impression on you. Here is some advice to the current senior class from Wahlert alumni who are now college stu...

STOP-ing hunger by “living below the line”

STOP-ing hunger by “living below the line”

Carlie Noel, Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Last week, Wahlert’s STOP club took on a difficult challenge. Several members of the club undertook the challenge to “live below the line,” meaning they would live below the poverty line and spend no more than $1.50 on food each day for two entire days. STOP, which stands for Students Teaching ...

Rec League

Rec League

Ben Meyer, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Student Life

  Although the Wahlert men’s basketball team’s season ended in March, another season of basketball begins in the coming weeks. Even if students did not play on the Wahlert basketball team, they have the opportunity to play in the Rec League at the Boys’ and Girls’ Club. Denver Li...

Soccer Heads’ “April Madness” coming soon to Wahlert

Alex Robbins, Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Just as every mainstream sports’ season concludes in a tournament to crown a champion, a similar event is coming to Wahlert this week.  More than 30 students have already signed up to take part in the first annual “April Madness” Soccer Heads tournament. Soccer Heads is a popular computer g...

On Wednesdays we wear ashes

On Wednesdays we wear ashes

Emma Earles, Associate Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Student Life

When most people think of Lent, they think of Ash Wednesday, or not being able to go to Buffalo Wild Wings on Friday nights. While both these things are true, Lent can also be a time for deep personal growth. “I believe Lent is an awesome time for healing and miracles of joy to be experienced, if I ...

Wahlert seniors gain experience throughout community

Ivie Sprenger, Reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Internships are a great way for people, especially students, to get a feel for a variety of potential career paths. Additionally, they allow the interns to put themselves in the shoes of the person that they are interning with to observe and shadow his or her job responsibilities. This year, th...

Special Day for Pets

Special Day for Pets

Ali Schneider, Reporter

February 18, 2017


Filed under Student Life

  Whether they have paws, claws, fur or scales, it is safe to say people love their pets just the way they are. Feb 20 is National Love Your Pet Day, a day set aside to remember our furry friends and appreciate all they do. Science teacher Korrin Schriver has a lot of pets to appreciate on pet day. ...

Supporting Catholic schools through the years

Supporting Catholic schools through the years

Alaina Robbins, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The last Sunday of January marks the start of a nationally known week for students in Catholic institutions. Schools all around the world celebrate what a Catholic education offers. Oftentimes numerous activities go on throughout the week. In Dubuque, elementary to high school students celebrate by havi...

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