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

Dancing despite diabetes

Annie Elbert, reporter February 13, 2023

Lilly Bonnet, ‘24, started dancing at the age of just 2 years old.  While walking around the Kids Expo at the Grand River Event Center, Bonnet saw dancers on the stage, and she told her mom that...

Dancing with the stars of Wahlert

Anna Sigwarth, Associate Editor December 22, 2021

Many people don’t consider dance to be a sport because of the costumes and artistic aspects, but dancing requires a lot of skill and hard work. As the dance team brings home a state championship title...

Ava Hoelscher, 22, dances in her spotlight

Walk a Mile in her Pointe Shoes

Libby Sigwarth, Reporter March 10, 2021

As it reaches midday, sunlight floods in from the semi-circular window casting an intricate shadow of circles inside of circles onto the grey floor. The window, an emblem for the Heartland Ballet, produces...

Abby Wagner, 21, performing in one of last years show choir competitions.

Working hard and playing it safe, show choir style

Sophia Wagner December 18, 2020

One of the biggest questions throughout Wahlert is whether school activities will be able to take place like normal or not. Many activities outside of school have been shut down because of Covid-19, but...

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...

Lizzie Kann, 22, performs a solo routine during the Rock the Rafters showcase, which featured performances from various dance studios, Senior High color guard, and individuals, as well as the Wahlert Dance Team.

Dancers rock the rafters for funds

Sophie Skemp, Reporter February 10, 2020

The Dance Team is nearing the end of their 2019-20 season with the Rock the Rafters dance camp. Rock the Rafters is the dance team’s home showcase, where boys and girls of ages 4 to 12 come to...

Rock the Rafters

Rock the Rafters

Lizzie Kann , Reporter February 21, 2019

Dancers were rockin’ it at Rock the Rafters, a dance showcase recently held by the Wahlert Dance team. The annual showcase held on Jan. 27th,  was a fundraiser for the Wahlert Catholic Dance Team. Each...

Winter Formal Dates

Winter Formal Dates

Ella Friederick, Reporter March 1, 2018

School dances are a fun and memorable experience for most students who attend. But, they can also be nerve-racking, especially for the youngest people of Wahlert. Freshmen have never experienced a school...

Dancers ready to shine at State

Maeve Breslin , Reporter November 30, 2015

For freshman Sophia Huntington, dance is a way of life. She has been dancing for eight years at Studio 5678 and has had quite a bit of competitive dance experience already. “Since I’m already...

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