The Gleaner

Sleep tight, Eagles!

Sleep tight, Eagles!

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Sleep is something that comes in short supply for many high schoolers and dwindles as seniority increases. After a long day of managing to keep our eyes pried open, we finally get the chance to rest yet lie sleepless at night. To answer the prayers of high schoolers around the world, here is a full proof...

Standing out with creative costumes

Claire Walker, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Halloween. It consists of corn mazes, pumpkin carving, and most importantly, trick or treating. Most of the time, costumes consist of the classic cat, clown or T.V. character. Those are all great options, but there are many other unique costumes. Here are a few ideas for unique costumes, worn by st...

To become blessed, broken, and given

Jamie Vondra, Reporter

November 7, 2019

“To become blessed, broken, and given” is the theme of the 2019 National Catholic Youth Conference, well known as NCYC. NCYC is a nationwide conference that attracts about 23,000 Catholic teenagers and adults for a powerful three-day experience in Indianapolis. One of the greatest appeals of ...

Seniors take on scaring roles at Dark Chambers

Claire Walker, Reporter

November 7, 2019

It’s that time of year again when weather gives people an excuse to cuddle up next to a fire and stay inside drinking hot chocolate. Or, for many others, the holiday of Halloween brings about the tradition of going to a haunted house. They can be very exciting to go through, but what happens behind...

Students haunted by scary events

Students haunted by scary events

Makayla Schockemoehl, Reporter

November 7, 2019

  by Makayla Schockemoehl of The Gleaner    Everyone has heard the “Bloody Mary” story, which might make it hard to fall asleep. But a few students at Wahlert have been freaked out by something that will leave them without sleep for a month!  Andrea Swift, ‘22, shared ...

Overrated or underrated: You decide

Overrated or underrated: You decide

Lola Grap, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Dalton Timmerman, ‘21 Lil Nas X is completely overrated. He had one song that got popular, and then it was completely overplayed, and I heard it everywhere. It got so annoying that I zoned out every time I heard his song. Allie Kutsch, ‘21 “The Office” is not overrated because i...

Exposed: Secret lives of TikTok stars

Exposed: Secret lives of TikTok stars

Lola Grap, Reporter

November 7, 2019

TikTok has completely taken over social media these past few months, and it doesn’t look like it’s stopping. Nearly every teenager has it, and other generations use the app too. TikTok is a video sharing app that allows people to create interesting videos, whether they are funny or opinionated, ...

How one man saved Wahlert’s band

Alejandro Rojas, Editor

November 7, 2019

It has been a year full of change at Wahlert. With numerous teachers leaving, and even more coming in, there have been plenty of fresh new faces roaming the hallways. Yet, the one that has had the loudest impact is new band teacher, Mr. David Bechard.  Since his arrival, the band program went fro...

Student activists get involved in campaigns

Alejandro Rojas, Editor

November 7, 2019

It may be hard to imagine, but it has been nearly four years since President Trump was elected. That means that next year, we as a country will vote for our next president (unless Trump is reelected). Anticipating that vote, candidates have begun campaigning in the hopes of gaining traction heading int...

2019 Homecoming Court

2019 Homecoming Court

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Wahlert is full of spirited and bright individuals. Homecoming especially is a time where students can recognize classmates who exemplify one or more of the characteristics that they as a class value most. To get to know a few of the royal students on Homecoming Court, The Gleaner asked them a few qu...

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