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ASB puts on dog-wash fundraiser

ASB puts on dog-wash fundraiser

Aria Tornabene, Staff Reporter
March 30, 2017
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ASB volunteers washed over 50 dogs on, March 11, at the Firehouse Pet Shop to raise money for the Wenatchee Humane Society. Junior Jessica Murray met with the pet shop owner, who agreed to provide the space from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and resources such as shampoo for the event. Half the proceeds raised ...

Artist Skylar Stecker to perform with Mariachi Huenachi

Maegan Delvo, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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On March 29, Wenatchee High School will be hosting the famous teen artist Skylar Stecker as she performs along with Mariachi Huenachi. Skylar has been in the spotlight since she was 12, when she first performed at the 2012 International Modeling & Talent Association Awards in Los Angeles. Since then, s...

WHS Knowledge Bowl takes third at State competition

Morgan Narby, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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The Wenatchee High School Knowledge Bowl team placed third overall at their state competition in Arlington last weekend. Knowledge Bowl is a Trivial Pursuit-style competition where teams compete to answer short, timed questions about various topics. It tests students’ skills in multiple areas of expertise ...

Noyd punches ticket to National Speech and Debate tournament

Micaela Salgado, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
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Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate member, Vivian Noyd has successfully qualified for nationals as an individual, which will be held in Birmingham, Alabama. According to the Speech and Debate coach, Dave Carlson, the event will take place the week after finals and the tournament lasts a week. ...

Cheerleaders organize “Blast from the Past” Tolo dance

Brenden Britt, Staff Reporter
March 17, 2017
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Wenatchee High School’s Tolo turns back time for a “Blast from the Past” themed dance on March 25 from 8-11 p.m.. The dance was organized by the WHS cheerleaders and will take place in the WHS new commons. The theme, “Blast from the Past,” enables everyone to be in attire from their ...

Wenatchee senior becomes Miss East Cascades

Sylvia Hwang, Sports Editor
March 17, 2017
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Wenatchee High School senior Cora Van Lith was crowned Miss East Cascades at a pageant on March 11 at the Numerica PAC. She will move on to the Miss Washington pageant on July 1. In addition to her title, Van Lith won $1000 in scholarship money. She competed against eight other girls in events such as an interview, a bathing suit portion, and a ta...

Deaf singer wows WHS with jazz concert

Deaf singer wows WHS with jazz concert

Aria Tornabene, Staff Reporter
March 17, 2017
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Mandy Harvey, an accomplished jazz vocalist, visited Wenatchee High School students yesterday to perform and to share her life story and the challenges she has had to overcome as a deaf musician. Simultaneously speaking and signing in ASL to her audience, Harvey relayed her passion for music which beg...

Noyd leads WHS debate in State tournament

Micaela Salgado, Staff Reporter
March 15, 2017
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Senior Vivian Noyd led the Wenatchee High School speech and debate team by placing second place in the Extemporaneous event at the State tournament at the University of Puget Sound on Saturday. Noyd placed seventh in Oratory, junior Sebastian Pasion placed 14 in Impromptu, sophomore Ethan Har...

Counselors tackle scheduling challenges

Counselors tackle scheduling challenges

Hadassah Lurbur, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2017
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In the last weeks, students and counselors have begun the scheduling process, choosing prospective classes and fitting classes together in a new modified 4x4 block schedule. As scheduling begins, students are realizing the difficulties involved with adjusting to a new schedule, showing both concern ...

Wenatchee DECA stomps competition at State

Megan McAllister, Staff Reporter
March 9, 2017
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Thirteen members of Wenatchee High School’s DECA chapter advanced to the international DECA competition at this year’s state conference. The conference took place in Bellevue from March 2 to March 4. Qualifying individuals will visit Anaheim, CA this April to attend ICDC (International Career and ...

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