The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

The student news site of Wahlert Catholic High School

The Gleaner

Joe Mai, 23, sits on Santas lap as a child

Christmas truths revealed

Izzy Ungs, Reporter December 22, 2021

Homemade sugar cookies topped with whipped frosting and drowned in sprinkles are set out on the table. A warm glass of milk sits beside the cookies. Reindeer clack on the roof.  Our childhoods were...

Skiers eager to race through the snow

Ava Graham, Reporter December 22, 2021

Ski racing can capture the imagination of anyone who catches a glimpse. Racers hurl themselves downhill at highway-speeds on narrow fiberglass sticks, spraying snow and cutting around gates at full speed.  However,...

Homemade ornaments help students connect with family and friends

Alena Brimeyer, Reporter December 16, 2021

Christmas tree ornaments: some are beautiful and fancy, while others are strange, kindergartener-crafted creations. Most homemade ornaments have special memories attached to them. Grace Miller,...

Dancing up a storm!

Youth Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”: COVID-19 Style

December 18, 2020

The Dubuque City Youth Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is an annual holiday tradition for dancers and their fans. Christmas would not feel the same without the whimsical storytelling, beautiful...

He is the reason for the season

He is the reason for the season

Makayla Schockemoehl, Reporter December 12, 2019

by Makayla Schockemoehl of The Gleaner    How did you find out that Santa is fake? What if I told you he wasn’t… Mr. Jim Kuhl has an interesting take on how Santa Claus is not fake,...

How the Eagles Save Christmas

Claire Walker, Reporter November 19, 2019

‘Tis the season of giving back to those in need. Christmas is right around the corner, which means so is Operation Elf. Operation Elf is an opportunity for students to receive an assigned family, collect...

Christmas favorites of Wahlert

Lola Grap, Reporter January 11, 2019

Christmas break is approaching, and that means it’s time to whip out the classic Christmas movies and snuggle up on the couch with some hot cocoa and a fuzzy blanket. People may have different views...

Christmas extremists get hyped

Jamie Vondra, Reporter December 15, 2018

It’s officially Christmas time, but this is nothing new for various students and teachers. Some have been celebrating Christmas for months, others only weeks. One major debate at this time of year...

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