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

Getting Involved in Theater

Collette Kitchen , Reporter May 24, 2022

  If you’re looking for hours of laughter, creativity, dancing, and endless fun, become a part of  theater!  Even if you’re not one to easily stand in the spotlight, backstage is a...

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...

The McSperriance

The McSperriance

Sami Rury, Reporter April 15, 2019

Getting involved at Wahlert Catholic is always important, but for the McSperrin family, it seems to be their main goal! The McSperrin family, does a lot at Wahlert, for example, they help out with costumes...

Play season coming into full swing

Anna Sigwarth, Reporter November 19, 2018

To start off the 2018-19 theater season, actors from all grades will be taking the stage. In a span of two months, a fall play, a musical and four one-act plays will be put on in the R.C. & Celeste...

Eric Leigh, 18, poses in the Big Apple while auditioning for Musical Theater programs.

Leigh Pursues Musical Theater Dream

Maeve Breslin, Editor May 1, 2018

While most seniors spend a lot of their time stressing about where to go to college, Eric Leigh, ‘18, took his college decision process one step further by auditioning for Musical Theater BFA (Bachelor...

[title of show] takes the stage

Maeve Breslin , reporter November 30, 2016

Every year hundreds of Thespians from all over Iowa come together in Cedar Falls to perform and learn from one another. This year, Mr. Colin Muenster and a group of students from all four grades traveled...

Proof: backstage

Proof: backstage

Noah Burns, Author November 11, 2016

Proof is an emotionally staggering play about Catherine, the daughter of an incredible mathematician and professor. The only problem is that her father has recently passed away. The main storyline revolves...

Andrew Wagner, 16, poses next to Lela Udry, 17, who played Wagner in the Senior skits.

The curtain falls on this year’s Thespian troupe

Carly Heying, Reporter May 26, 2016

To cap off the year, Wahlert Thespian troupe members, friends, and family gathered in the theater for Thespian Night, a celebration of all the theatrical events of the year. In addition to the celebration,...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mimi Ottavi, reporter October 23, 2015

Shakespeare and fairy dust are in the air as the Wahlert Drama department presents their fall show, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. For many, the language of Shakespeare can be hard to understand. However,...

It’s all in the timing

Lauren Noel, Editor-in-chief October 7, 2013

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...

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