The Gleaner

Best Android Phones of Early 2015

Chris Hanson, Of the Gleaner

May 14, 2015


Filed under Student Life

It's that time of year again with the new smartphones on the market from Samsung, HTC and LG. Which one is the best and why you should get one of these new phones? The first phone is the Samsung Galaxy S6. This phone has been very popular ever since it came out on April 10. The S6 was different from...

How to find your dream school

Maria Ambrosy, Entertainment Editor

May 14, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

As the end of the year approaches, students look forward to what adventures lie ahead in the next year. Freshman anticipate no longer being freshmen, and juniors realize that they have reached the final stretch of their high school careers. Along with these prospects for the upcoming year, stu...

Senior role models

Caroline White

May 12, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Starting high school can be a scary, dramatic time. To ease those feelings, it helps freshmen to pick a cool, experienced senior to model their actions after. As the seniors prepare to leave high school, the freshmen take some time to reflect on who helped them through this year.   “I look...

Spanish students teach at Resurrection

Hanna Doerr, Copy editor

May 6, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

On Friday, May 2 students from Mrs. Leonard’s Spanish IV classes and Ms. Santiago’s Honors Spanish II class spent the afternoon teaching elementary school students at Resurrection. For the seniors in Mrs. Leonard’s class, this teaching experience served as the semester final. “The greatest le...

The College Experience

Alli Haynes

April 17, 2015


Filed under Student Life

As senior year rolls to an end, it’s time for students to start thinking where they want to go to college. Many students are planning to leave Dubuque to go to places ranging from Iowa City, Iowa, all the way to St. Augustine, Florida. Alex Kruse and John Chapman, ‘15, both plan to go to The University...

Seniors: where are you going to college?

Mackenzie Kuhl, Copy Editor

April 17, 2015


Filed under Student Life

So... The big decision is almost here. Some seniors have decided, while others are still deciding. Luke Kelly will be attending University of Evansville, as Maria Till will go to Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. A majority of students also consider Iowa State and University of Iowa. ...

Four Years

Maria Till, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

Experiencing an “Empire State of Mind”

Experiencing an “Empire State of Mind”

Mackenzie Kuhl, Copy Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under Student Life

From March 25th-29th, about 60 choir and band students experienced the “Empire State of Mind” when they traveled to the Big Apple to sing at Lincoln Center. The students left Wahlert at 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning and arrived in New York around noon ET. The days were jam-packed as the musicians...

Abra cadabra Aurasma

Trenton Grierson and Chris Hanson

March 25, 2015


Filed under Student Life

It’s no secret that this generation can not function without a smartphone. With apps like Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, and Trivia Crack, there seems to be a program for every facet of our day-to-day lives. However, there is one category that is missing from this list. Until recently, there has...

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School
Student Life