• Winter Break begins Friday, Dec. 19 at 3 p.m. Classes resume Monday, Jan. 5 at 9:45 a.m. Happy Holidays from all of us at The Apple Leaf! December 18, 2014

New technology updates improve school security

New technology updates improve school security

Sean Kelley, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2014

Walking into the security office at Wenatchee High School there is a jaw dropping sight of 100 inches of computer monitors displaying an array of the 75 cameras dispersed around the confines of WHS. Scenes switch every few seconds as the viewer scans pictures of the front parking lot, the cafeteria,... READ MORE »

News

Johnson won’t return to teaching this year

Logan Brown, Staff Reporter

Health issues have forced math teacher Dustin Johnson to leave his current position at Wenatchee High School and he will be replaced by James Swanson. With...  Read More »

December 19, 2014

New technology updates improve school security

New technology updates improve school security

Sean Kelley, Staff Reporter

Walking into the security office at Wenatchee High School there is a jaw dropping sight of 100 inches of computer monitors displaying an array of the 75...  Read More »

December 17, 2014

WHS Mariachi: ‘Raising the bar even higher’

Daniela Turner, Online Coordinator

Although Mariachi teacher Ramon Rivera predicted that last year could not be topped, the Mariachi program has been raising the bar even higher this year,...  Read More »

December 17, 2014

Winter Wishes makes a strong comeback after one year hiatus

Bethany Symonds, Staff Reporter

Tis’ the season of giving, and the students of Wenatchee High School are caught up in the rush of Christmas. At Wenatchee High, the ASB has reinstated...  Read More »

December 17, 2014

Reclining to raise funds: The Golden Apple Band’s fresh approach

Reclining to raise funds: The Golden Apple Band’s fresh approach

Daniela Turner and Reno Franklin

Having to endure hours of basketball games sitting on the bleachers eventually gets uncomfortable, so the Golden Apple Band has offered an alternative:...  Read More »

December 15, 2014

State legislators hear of sub shortage, teacher pay concerns at town hall

Adrian Robinson, Staff Reporter

Substitute shortages, teacher compensation, evaluation and standardized test scores, and unfunded mandates and reform fatigues were all on the agenda during...  Read More »

December 14, 2014

Holiday spirit: Can you hear it (at Cocoa Cafe)?

Holiday spirit: Can you hear it (at Cocoa Cafe)?

Jessica Wierzbicki, Staff Reporter

Christmas lights hanging in the air illuminated the cheery mood of the Cocoa Cafe that took place in the new commons last night. This friendly school get...  Read More »

December 11, 2014

School board approves risk management plan, promotes Bergstrom

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

Two tragic events — a drowning and alleged bus rapes — in the Wenatchee School District in the last three years have rattled district administrators...  Read More »

December 10, 2014

WHS mom mass-distributes flyers in search for her daughter

Bryce Newberry, Online Editor

UPDATE 7:45 p.m. Dec. 7 Wenatchee High School freshman Marie Rene Blancas is back with her mother, Nicole McMahon, tonight, Wenatchee Police Sgt. John...  Read More »

December 7, 2014

Editor's Picks

Skating and shredding snow

Skating and shredding snow

Moses Lurbur and Luke Strahm

Cross Country Skiing With snow...  Read More »

December 17, 2014

State legislators hear of sub shortage, teacher pay concerns at town hall

December 14, 2014

Substitute shortages, teacher compensation, evaluation...  Read More »

The Giving Tree stands tall and decorated in the Wenatchee High School Commons. It aims to get the school community into the giving spirit.

Giving Tree adds holiday spirit at WHS

December 3, 2014

In the busy commons of Wenatchee High School, a modest-sized...  Read More »

Kapeikis auditions for Disney on Ice, makes first cut

November 26, 2014

While the majority of teenagers were sitting in class...  Read More »

Junior Austin Boese and French teacher Jon Magnus

From Boese to Magnus

November 26, 2014

A family of three is formed in an emergency room. A...  Read More »

Features

Reasoning before ringing: An inside look at running Salvation Army’s red kettle

Emily Cieslak, Managing Features Editor

Christmas carols, cheerful greetings, the buzz of shoppers…...  Read More »

December 17, 2014

The most wonderful (stressful) time of the year

December 17, 2014

Family It’s Christmas time, and sweet aunt...  Read More »

The Apple Leaf explores some strange majors and where you can get that degree.

You’re studying what? Creative and interesting majors to check out

December 17, 2014

Astrobiology Where you can study...  Read More »

Q&A with teachers who graduated from WHS

December 17, 2014

Brandon Harle, history teacher Q: How has...  Read More »

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