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What I did on my summer vacation

Murfee Cook and Sveta Kobusch

September 19, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Life

  Although summer 2014 has come to an end, that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy the many memories it gave us. Whether you went on an awesome vacation, got to be apart of a stellar service trip, or just hung out in good old Dubuque, we know you had tons of fun. Here’s some of the things...

Summer Book Recommendations

Summer Book Recommendations

Maria Till, Editor

May 30, 2014


Filed under A&E, Student Life

Summer is days away and with more free time, everyone’s inner book worm tends to surface. After raiding the public library every week, finding a new good read is difficult. The following book recommendations are from your very own classmates to help with summer boredom.   The Isl...

Summer fun

Maria Markham, Reporter

May 30, 2014


Filed under A&E, Student Life

Finally, summer! The best time of the year, many would say. Summer is a time of memory making with friends, constant fun, and of course, many events. Concerts seem to play a big role in most teenagers’ summer lives.  What would the warm weather and endless nights be without concerts to look forw...

Youth trade candy for helping the needy

Madison Gehling, Editor-in-chief

November 6, 2013


Filed under Features, Student Life

“It’s like we’re too old to trick-or-treat, but too young to die.” That 70’s Show Every year in October, Halloween stores open up, supermarkets stock candy like no other, and pumpkin carvings become the most popular items on Pinterest. But for people like high school students, Halloween seems to lose a little of its luster as time p...

Waiting on the world to change

Anne Lehmann, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2013


Filed under Features, Student Life

By Anne Lehmann Of the Gleaner   A national leadership conference in St. Louis for four days? To be honest, I wasn’t so sure how to feel about it. Fortunately I got to go with Jennifer Deitzel, ‘14. Regardless,  I anticipated 400 stuck up high schoolers; most of whom would think way too h...

Circle of Fun

Circle of Fun

October 31, 2013


Filed under Student Life

Juniors snag powder puff victory

October 31, 2013


Filed under Student Life

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It’s all in the timing

Lauren Noel, Editor-in-chief

October 7, 2013


Filed under A&E, Student Life

By Lauren Noel Of the Gleaner   Looking for something exciting to do the first weekend in November? Search no further than Wahlert’s production of All in the Timing. Written by David Ives, this comedy incorporates a series of six one-act plays. From the Russian revolution to monkey...

Homecoming Week Themes

Anna Kress, Reporter

October 7, 2013


Filed under Student Life

It’s that time of year again! Homecoming week is right around the corner. This is the week to show school spirit and unity. It is also a way to get the students pumped up for the upcoming football game and dance. The Student Senate has planned the week and makes different themes for each day of...

Pinstrosity

Anne Lehmann, Editor-in-chief

October 6, 2013


Filed under A&E, Features, Student Life

By Anne Lehmann Of the Gleaner   It’s a cold, rainy day and you have nothing to do. You find yourself scrolling and clicking aimlessly on your Pinterest page. Suddenly the cutest Cookie Monster cupcake pops up on your screen. It’s googly eyes and blue frosting are just too cute to resis...

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