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

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...

Battle of the burgers: over and underrated fast food in Dubuque

Battle of the burgers: over and underrated fast food in Dubuque

Zoey May, Associate editor April 5, 2022

Even though Dubuque, Iowa, is a town most people would consider small, there are still a plethora of fast food restaurants to choose from when looking for a quick bite to eat. In fact, there are so many...

Beautifying the cafeteria windows are Marco Morel 22 and Marina Hishikawa 22 of Art Club.

Drawing Comparisons with the Art Club and the Art Department

Helena Sinton, Reporter April 1, 2022

“Art is like therapy,” said Marco Morel, ‘22. “When we paint, people can enjoy the art, and people can take their art in a different way.” In other words, people can take their art in a completely...

Coloring our community

Katie Cushman, Reporter February 9, 2022

Art Club used to be a chance for people to socialize, relax, and do art. This year, however, it has become so much more than that.  Art Club president, Marina Hishikawa, ‘22, said, “We didn’t...

Taking SOAR on a spin

Lauren McClimon, Reporter February 9, 2022

Many students wonder what the new stationary bikes are doing lining the downstairs hallway. They were incorporated into the SOAR class that all freshmen are required to take the first semester of the...

Self defense gives students a chance to improve their skills

Alena Brimeyer, Reporter February 9, 2022

As the new semester kicks off, several new classes are being offered. One of these is the self defense class being taught by Mr. Joel Allen. In this class, students are taught simple but effective...

Tilted Towers Tempts Teens

Brant Perry, Reporter February 9, 2022

The forgotten game, Fortnite Battle Royal, has recently received as much attention as when the game peaked. Tilted Towers is a location within the game where players can choose to fight. In the past, the...

Wahlert students dance the night away at Winter Formal in 2020 before the Coronavirus pandemic.

Thinking about Winter Formals past and present

Helena Sinton, Reporter February 7, 2022

The most casual formal dance, Winter Formal, is less than a month away.  This school-wide dance will take place Friday, Feb. 18 .  This Winter Formal is extra special for many students; it is the...

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