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Staycationing or vacationing?

Natalie Kelzer, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Spring break is coming up fast and most people are traveling somewhere outside of Dubuque to find fun and sun. However, you can still have fun even if you’re stuck in Dubuque. Alex Oberfoell, ‘22, says, “Watching movies and spending  time with friends are fun things to do in Dubuque during...

Student siblings survive high school together

Student siblings survive high school together

Ella Olberding, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Student Life

by Ella Olberding Of the Gleaner   Siblings can be a blessing, while being a burden. In the end, however they are the ones there when we need it most, especially during high school. Having a sibling throughout high school can be a fun, memorable, and learning experience for most. The ...

Sleep, eat, makeup, repeat

Sleep, eat, makeup, repeat

Maddie Roling, Associate Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Different trends have become popular among high school students, makeup being one of them the past couple of years. With make up artists like Jaclyn Hill, Kylie Jenner, Jeffree Star, James Charles, and more taking over YouTube, students at Wahlert and across the nation have been inspired to follow in...

Oh the distance students will travel

Oh the distance students will travel

Samantha Rury, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Here at Wahlert, some students make a 40 minute journey to get to school, and others who only travel as long as a minute! Joe Kann, ‘19, lives fairly close to school and gets up at roughly 7 o’clock a.m.   “My best time is eight minutes, but it's usually around 12. If it is only like an...

“How Beautiful” the winter concert

Cathryn Skahill, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Wahlert Catholic choir students preparing for the winter concert. Did you go to the choir concert on March 10th at Wahlert? Well, if you missed it, then shame on you! You may ask, “Why? What’s the big deal?” You missed “roughly 150 students that are in choir this semester, plus ACAP choir, boys choir, girls’ choir, the band, and a few other smaller in...

What are you doing for Lent?

Makayla Schockemoehl, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Student Life

  Maria Klein, ‘19, shares the importance of her Lenten discipline in order to experience God’s love fully. “I try to open my heart to the Lord and try to prepare my mind and heart for his unconditional love,” said Klein. “This is important to me because His love is so filling and powerful.” She also encourages others to attend daily mass in the mornings when possible because it brings people closer to Christ through prayer and relationships. Freshman Ellie Kirby, ‘22 notes that her mom has influenced her to make God a big part of her life especially during Lent. “I pray more everyday and on top of giving something up, I just try to be a better person preparing for Jesus’ death and Resurrection,” Kirby said.   Another very influential person at Wahlert Catholic, Brother Nathaniel G...

Students get a chance to shine at the Cabaret

Students get a chance to shine at the Cabaret

Ava Hoelscher, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Student Life

The Wahlert Theatre Department has a reputation in the community for creating and performing beautiful productions. Behind the scenes, however, the department struggles to raise sufficient funds to help students participate in activities like Thespian Festival every fall. Although the event is a great e...

Freshmen kick it for the first time

Lizzie Kann, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Student Life

    On Feb. 22nd, Wahlert’s annual Winter Formal took place. For many of the freshmen, it was their first formal high school dance. Their first dance could have been very stressful, but also could have ended up being a really great time. Jenna Berendes, ‘22, was pleasantly su...

Students reveal their upper, underclassmen crushes

Students reveal their upper, underclassmen crushes

Jared Block, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

By Jared Block Of the Gleaner Every high schooler has that one person that they have a crush on, but sometimes he or she is too nervous to express his or her feelings. With Valentine’s Day just past, some students revealed their secret crushes on their upper and underclassmen colleagues. S...

Dope or broke?

Dope or broke?

Ella Olberding, Reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Recently, Apple’s newest product has swept the nation. AirPods are wireless earbuds that connect to your iPhone, being able to play music anywhere. However, these luxury earbuds are priced at $160, more than likely putting a dent in the buyer’s wallet. Still according to Will Poppe, ‘22, the pr...

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