The Gleaner

Secrets to a successful show choir team

Secrets to a successful show choir team

Maddie Roling, Editor

February 10, 2020

There is no doubt that winning a show choir competition looks different than winning a basketball game. Between performing, playing music, or managing behind the scenes, lots of factors help create a successful show choir team.  Team Unity  “I feel that if you can’t work together as a group, it’s h...

Wahlert staff says goodbye to seniors

Maddie McCarron, Editor

May 20, 2019

While the seniors of 2019 prepare to say goodbye, their teachers will be saying sayonara to them as well. Wahlert has said farewell to many influential teachers over the years, but these teachers have been with the senior class since their freshman year. It’s a little saddening for everyone, but ...

LEAP Club Brings Earth Day to Wahlert

LEAP Club Brings Earth Day to Wahlert

Jennifer Carpenter, Reporter

May 3, 2018

  “The average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons of solid waste per year. Americans make more than 200 million tons of garbage each year, enough to fill Busch Stadium from top to bottom twice a day.”( Recycling impacts our everyday li...

Wahlert’s playlist

Wahlert’s playlist

Maddie Roling, Reporter

January 11, 2018

If you’re tired of listening to the same songs repeatedly on the radio, don’t worry. Along with the new year, students around Wahlert have come to the aid of those looking for “fresh” music. Martha Ward, ‘19, enjoys the singer Jon Bellion. “I would say my favorite song that he sings ...

New Club, New Tricks

New Club, New Tricks

Maria Wright, Reporter

March 14, 2016

You may have noticed a number of Wahlert students with Rubix cubes lately. Solving these cube-shaped puzzles have become the rage for several students. So much so, that now there is a Rubix Cube Club. The club began about a month ago when many students showed interest in solving Rubix cubes and Mr...

Freshman basketball ends season in style

Freshman basketball ends season in style

Jack Doyle, Reporter

March 1, 2016

The freshman basketball season ended with a bang. After all of their regular season games were finished, the team suited up for one final game… against each other. The Blue team, coached by assistant coach Matt Kass, took on the White team, coached by head Coach Andrew Reese. The game included the st...

Swimming out the season

Annie Hermann, Reporter

November 23, 2015

Although the swimming and diving season has come to an end, the girls found plenty to relish about the season. Eight freshman, seven swimmers and one diver joined the team this year, making it a very young team. But this didn’t give them a disadvantage. Five swimmers, three of them being fre...

Students’ perspectives on life

Alli Haynes and Martha Nowacki

April 17, 2015

Holy Family to face Calendar Changes

Madison Gehling, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2014

Many changes to the Holy Family system calendar could be implemented next year, on top of the individual schedule changes taking place at Wahlert.   Early in February, the Dubuque Community School Board approved a motion to change the system calendar—adding one hour late arrivals to Fridays and removing early dismissal in­ service days. However, Holy Family Catholic Schools has developed a proposed calendar that differs from the Dubuque Community calendar .   “Once the calendar was passed, we began hearing concerns particularly from elementary parents...

Freshmen adjust to new life at Wahlert

Freshmen adjust to new life at Wahlert

Maria Till, Reporter

October 9, 2013

Shaking hands, sweaty palms, stumbling over words, wrong classes, and even worse lunches. Most of us remember going into our freshmen year terrified of the unknown to come. We stayed up late the night before the first day, anxious to start the year at freshmen orientation. So many questions and worries...

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