• November 14Operation ELF coming up in December

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  • November 10Girls Volleyball win 4A state championship

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FCA: Filled with faith, fun and friends

FCA: Filled with faith, fun and friends

Emma Earles, Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, 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...

Debating cursive handwriting

Debating cursive handwriting

Ashley Steele, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Student Life

By Ashley Steele Of the Gleaner   Across the country, many schools and school systems have released cursive handwriting from their curriculum when others are still continuing to teach their second and third graders the art of cursive handwriting. Recently the states of Louisiana, Arkans...

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...

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