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

Eagles flying high into playoffs

Eagles flying high into playoffs

Quinn Walsh, Reporter October 25, 2022

With the postseason approaching in football, Wahlert has high standards for this year's playoffs. The team is currently 5-2 going into the last week of the regular season. The postseason assignment has...

Golden Eagles suffer first loss of the season at Xavier.

Golden Eagles suffer first loss of the season at Xavier.

Michael Spahn, Reporter September 10, 2022

The Golden Eagles suffered their first loss of the season to the Xavier Saints Friday night, 40-7.  The game started with a Wahlert punt; then the Eagles were able to stop the Saints on fourth down...

Principal Ron Meyers is retiring after 12 years as Wahlerts principal. During his time, oversaw school renovations and started Kairos among other accomplishments

Meyers moves on, leaves mems

Grace Stelpflug, Reporter May 24, 2022

By Grace Stelpflug  Of the Gleaner For the past 12 years, Wahlert has been under the leadership of Principal Ron Meyers. During his time here, the Kairos retreat began, the school underwent...

Sports “Reiter” living the dream

Michael Spahn, Reporter March 9, 2022

Many people have dream jobs, and Bill Reiter, 96’ is living the dream as a CBS sports radio host. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 2000, then got his first job at the Chicago Tribune...

Former pep rally emcee, Mr. Bernie OConnor, fires up the student body by revealing his blue and gold socks.

Gone but not forgotten

Grace Stelpflug, Reporter March 7, 2022

Wahlert has many traditions that help give a sense of comfort and belonging to students and faculty. Traditions can shape and bring joy to many, but what about the traditions that we don’t celebrate...

An Annoyance in One’s Life

Catherine Ihrig, Reporter February 11, 2022

Chewing. Tapping. Whistling. Cracking knuckles. These are all very common pet peeves among the Wahlert community, along with many others.  For instance, Greg Smith, ‘25, gets easily annoyed when...

OPENER INTENSITY Show choir members perform Speechless at the Bettendorf competition.  The group placed 3rd.

Behind The Scenes

Collette Kitchen, Reporter February 9, 2022

Stress, itchy dresses, and a whole lot of hairspray goes into Wahlert show choir performances. “Before the performance, your whole body is full of energy, full of excitement and nervousness,” Josie...

Deepen your faith through Lent

Taylor Borgerding, Reporter February 9, 2022

With Lent quickly approaching, have you begun thinking about what you will be giving up this year? Many people decide to give up something they love – desserts, soda, or even social media. Others...

Wahlert students dance the night away at Winter Formal in 2020 before the Coronavirus pandemic.

Thinking about Winter Formals past and present

Helena Sinton, Reporter February 7, 2022

The most casual formal dance, Winter Formal, is less than a month away.  This school-wide dance will take place Friday, Feb. 18 .  This Winter Formal is extra special for many students; it is the...

Brant Perry, 22, dribbles the ball past the defenders in a game against Assumption. Perry will be one of the leaders on the team this year, as he enters his senior season.

Soccer teams lace up for a new season

Michael Spahn, Reporter February 2, 2022

With the soccer season right around the corner, players and fans are anxious to get back on the field. The men's soccer team is coming off a 9-9 record and a trip to the regional playoffs.  JP Weber,...

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