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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...

Wahlert’s what to watch for Christmas

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Profiles, Student Life

Christmas break is approaching, and that means it’s time to whip out the classic Christmas movies and snuggle up on the couch with some hot cocoa and a fuzzy blanket. People may have different views on which Christmas movie is the best. It could the Home Alone series, the Grinch, Elf, the Polar Express, National Lam...

Mental health at Wahlert

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Profiles, Student Life

Mental health struggles have have received much attention in today’s society. With the stress of the daily life, that’s no surprise. School, sports, jobs and keeping a social life can be a lot for one person. That’s why it’s important to be aware of mental struggles. The guidance counselors make a ...

Moran juggles homework, state cross country

Moran juggles homework, state cross country

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Many students at Wahlert have to with juggle homework along with extracurricular activities like sports or clubs. Some can barely hang on to staying up to date. But others are able to multitask like it’s a second nature. Gabby Moran, ‘19, back-to-back cross country state champion, is extremely su...

Falling into the plays and muscials

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Student Life

The chilly air and a strong breeze, seeing leaves change on the trees outside, and hearing teen girls scream about pumpkin spice lattes in their Uggs is often recognized for the beginning of Fall. But for the theater students at Wahlert, the fall play means the season is upon us. For some theate...

Wahlert with a different point of view

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Wahlert Catholic is known for being a Catholic school even though not everyone here is Catholic. For instance, several students at Wahlert have different beliefs or practices. They can be Catholic, Christian, Lutheran, or something else. Each person has a personal view of what faith is, or how it app...

The struggle of living far away

Sami Rury, Reporter

April 22, 2019


Filed under Student Life

  Here at Wahlert, some students make a 40 minute journey to get to school, and others who only travel as long as a minute! Joe Kann, ‘19, lives fairly close to school and gets up at roughly 7 o’clock a.m.   “My best time is eight minutes, but it's usually around 12. If it is only like an...

Students prep for an important decision

Sam Ambrosy, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life

  As the school year draws  to a close, many students in the senior class are faced with one of their biggest decisions yet: where to attend college. Many things factor into this question. Both David Hughes and Matthew Becker, ‘19, are looking for new opportunities within the business pro...

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...

The Name Game

Ellie Meyer, Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life

Many students are on their spiritual journey to complete the sacrament of Confirmation. Throughout confirmation preparation, students  explore their faith more deeply and after being confirmed, will be  able to participate in the church community in ways such as distributing the Eucharist du...

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