The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

First jobs gone bad

Ana Rivera, Reporter May 26, 2022

It’s your first time working the cash register and you can’t figure it out. As you’re struggling, a customer is yelling at you and complaining for you to hurry up. Your boss steps in and tells...

True or false?: Are AP classes worth it?

Olivia Brimeyer, Reporter May 24, 2022

Are you interested in earning college credits while still in high school? AP classes can give you that opportunity. “I think one of the good things about AP classes is that you are going to get very...

Getting Involved in Theater

Collette Kitchen , Reporter May 24, 2022

  If you’re looking for hours of laughter, creativity, dancing, and endless fun, become a part of  theater!  Even if you’re not one to easily stand in the spotlight, backstage is a...

Shedding light on students of color

Josh Chapman, Reporter May 24, 2022

In recent months, Wahlert Catholic has seen back-to-back allegations of racist conduct against the student body. During a December girls’ basketball game, members of the opposing Waterloo East team accused...

Freshmen reflect on their first year

Taylor Borgerding, Reporter May 24, 2022

As the school year winds down, students reflect on the past year. For sophomores, juniors, and seniors, the year might not have been much different than the last, but for freshmen, it was definitely...

8th graders head towards high school

8th graders head towards high school

Izzy Ungs, Reporter May 24, 2022

        Don’t stop in the middle of the hallway. Never walk around with your schedule in your hand. Don’t you dare park in the front row.         These unwritten rules of freshman year can...

High child obesity rates cause the end of bake sales

Lilah Takes, reporter April 12, 2022

The Social Justice Club’s popular donut sale on Wednesday mornings, to help raise money for Afghan refugees in Iowa, was shut down due to state health guidelines. Similarly, the new Wahlert coffee shop,...

Wahlert Creative Writing Club brings the feels

Collette Kitchen, Reporter April 5, 2022

“Poetry is what happens when your mind stops working, and for a moment, all you do is feel.”- Atticus Wahlerts Creative Writing Club presents the “feel” with fun writing activities that help...

J-term allows students to explore their interests.

Olivia Brimeyer, Reporter April 5, 2022

The 2022-23 school year will bring many changes, one of which is the new January term or J-term. J-term offers a lot of exciting opportunities for students to pursue their passions. “J-term allows...

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