The Gleaner

What a show choir season looks like: Wahlert Impact edition

Caroline Schmid, Reporter

April 1, 2020

Overall, this year’s show choir season was great. To be honest I was kind of worried about the new freshmen coming in because I didn’t know about all the talent, but it turned out that I didn’t have to be nervous because all the freshman, including the sophomores and juniors that make up I...

Same last name, same origin, different spelling

Caroline Schmid, Reporter

December 12, 2019

What’s it like to have people always get your name wrong? If you’re a Schmid, Schmidt, Schmitt, or Schmitz, you probably know how it feels to have your name misspelled. Schmidt is derived from the common German last name “Schmied,” meaning “blacksmith.” In English, the equivalent to Schmied is “...

Visual artists in action

Gavin Hamilton, '20

Jamie Vondra, Reporter

December 10, 2019

According to Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report, people from around the world take an average of 1.8 billion photos per day. This does not even include the 87 million snapchats sent out each day by users around the world. As humans, we use our photography skills every day, but some studen...

Plays on a Street and at Wahlert

Caroline Schmid, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Here at Wahlert, most of the talk is about sports, classes, or big theatre productions like Little Shop of Horrors. But what some people may not know is that there is a smaller fall production in progress. Right now, the freshman and sophomore Thespians are hard at work memorizing lines and working on the pl...

Keep your friends close, your car closer

Tanner Rudiger and Klara Strand, '20, laugh while lounging on top of his car after school during the brief glimpse of summer weather.

Maddie Roling, Associate Editor

April 17, 2019

Turning 16 is a milestone that means many things for different people. For many students, the opportunity of driving to school begins with a set of new keys. Whether brand new or generations old, the memories shared between a student and their car are ones that last a lifetime. If you see a red C...

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