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Wenatchee cheer takes sixth in state competition

Sophia Dillon, Staff Reporter
February 1, 2017
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The Wenatchee High School cheerleaders finished off their season and took sixth place in their division with a score of 58 at the state competition at the Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wash. on Jan. 28. Head coach Dani Schafer-Cloke felt the team did “really well. They threw the best routine th...

Wenatchee AppleEttes qualify for districts with first-place finish

Sophia Dillon, Staff Reporter
January 25, 2017
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The Wenatchee High School AppleEttes placed first in one event, swept the podium for individual awards, and qualified for District competition at the Quincy Invitational at Quincy High School on Jan. 21, their first competition of the season. The team scored a 212 in Military and a 228.5 in Pom, out of 300...

Wenatchee cheer takes first at Moses Lake competition

Sophia Dillon, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2017
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The Wenatchee High School cheerleaders placed first in their division at the Moses Lake Cheer Challenge on Saturday, grabbing a State-qualifying score. Head coach Dani Schafer-Cloke says the team did “really well. They improved their score by two or three points, which was enough to get qualified for State by score.” The girls them...

WHS teacher absences outpace national average

WHS teacher absences outpace national average

Vivian Noyd and Moses Lurbur
January 20, 2017
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Wenatchee High School teachers are absent at a rate more than double the national average, according to an investigation by The Apple Leaf. Chronically absent. The term has different meanings for students and teachers. According to the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, to be a ...

Wenatchee cheer secures state berth

Sophia Dillon, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2017
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The Wenatchee High School cheerleaders took second place in their second competition of the year, qualifying for the State competition on Jan. 14 at the Desert Cheer Classic Competition at Hanford High School. The team improved its score by 13 points from the week before, and have one more c...

WHS students war with words

Morgan Narby, Staff Reporter
January 13, 2017
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Juniors Jordan Hartley, Chris Danko, and sophomore Elizabeth Ferrell were selected as the top three winners in a competition based on poetry recitation yesterday. Six Wenatchee High School participants selected a poem of their choice and presented it in an individualistic way, through either their own interpretation or what they believe the author...

Wenatchee bowling smashes Sunnyside

Sylvia Hwang, Sports Editor
January 13, 2017
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The Wenatchee bowling team crushed Sunnyside in its match yesterday at Valley Lanes in Sunnyside, winning all four games. The Panthers finished 450 pins ahead of Sunnyside. Wenatchee finished the match with 1849 pins next to Sunnyside’s 1399 pins. The high game was bowled by junior Taylor Bi...

Speech and debate members place well at Gonzaga competition

Micaela Salgado, Staff Reporter
January 13, 2017
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Two Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate team members took home top 10 placings in the 2017 Gonzaga University Conway Classic in Spokane last weekend. Sophomore Cassandra Noyd took second in Open Humorous Interpretation, and junior Sebastian Pasion got ninth place on Open Congressional Deb...

Seniors advance to Apple Blossom Top 10

Seniors advance to Apple Blossom Top 10

Austin Blakney, Business Manager
January 12, 2017
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The results are in — five Wenatchee High School seniors have advanced into the next round of the annual Apple Blossom competition. Seniors Alissa Riker, Judith Torres, Paige Chvilicek, Amy Sand, and Emily Prieto will advance from Wenatchee to the final pageant on Feb. 11.

Wenatchee cheer takes third at Eastside competition

Sophia Dillon, Staff Reporter
January 12, 2017
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The Wenatchee High School cheerleaders took third place in their first competition of the season at the Eastside Cheer Classic at North Central High School in Spokane on Jan. 7. The students on the cheerleading team are seniors Melaina Cook, Kylie Romo, Gabriela Rodriguez, Kyra Nelson, Rosa Espinoz...

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