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Fingers crossed for normalcy next year

Charlie Curtiss, Reporter May 25, 2021

As the 2020-21 school year comes to a close, there are many questions surrounding the possible COVID-19 restrictions for the 2021-22 school year. Will there be a mask requirement? Will social distancing...


Mr. Joel Allen demonstrates wrestling moves on Andrew Slaght, 24, during a S.A.C. class.

Self-defense kicks into high gear

May 25, 2021

  With today's world becoming more dangerous by the minute, numerous self-defense classes have started to teach average people how to protect themselves, including the new self-defense class started...

Emma Belken, 21, helps Sarah Knabel, 14, with a cup of coffee

From the Ground Up

Laura Cushman and Ana Rivera May 25, 2021

  The first thing many students will do on their morning route to school is stop and get coffee, even if it means having to wake up a little earlier or going off their school route. But, what...

School’s out: ready for summer fun?

Lilah Takes, Reporter May 25, 2021

With less than a month until school is let out, the long-awaited summer break is almost here.  Wahlert students have much to look forward to in the summer such as boating on the river,...

OLG students comment on changes

Ana Rivera, Reporter May 25, 2021

This upcoming school year the Wahlert campus will look a little different. From teachers moving to the new kids on campus, next year will be a big change. As the year comes to an end, many students...

Juniors hold high hopes for senior year

Claire Walker, Editor May 25, 2021

Senior year: something that students marvel during childhood, but are never fully prepared for. Senior year may be the end of high school, but it is just the beginning of the rest of life. College decisions...

Small town adventures make for big fun

Small town adventures make for big fun

Laura Cushman, Reporter May 25, 2021

Summer brings many chances to go on small adventures, and day trips are an easy way to enjoy the added free time. There are many small trips and activities you can do with friends, even in a smaller town...

Setting the standard for sustainability

Setting the standard for sustainability

Jamie Vondra, Editor May 25, 2021

Sustainability is an idea that comes naturally to some, but takes much more effort for others. One of the ways students try to make a difference environmentally is to join LEAP (Leaders of Environmental...

Cherish every moment

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter May 17, 2021

It’s important to cherish every moment of this fleeting high school experience. It’s full of mountainous highs and tragic lows. The highs are easily remembered, but some of the lows are overlooked....

Ana Chandlee, Ariana Yaklich, Hayley Welbes, Abigail Klauer, and Sophie Skemp participate in a fun celebration during elementary at Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Childhood pals from the beginning to the end

Sophie Skemp, Editor May 17, 2021

by Sophie Skemp of The Gleaner   Looking back on the past fourteen years of our lives, many of us can say we only made it because of our second-halves. Our best friends are some of the people...

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