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Parents present schedule concerns to WHS teachers

Moses Lurbur, Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2016
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Parents expressed their concerns yesterday about the current planning of Wenatchee High School’s new schedule and emphasized their desire to slow down the process, consider the available research, and get more input from students and parents. Four parents spoke of their wish to collaborate with teachers an...

Auditions dates set for Janice Franz Talent Show

Aria Tornabene, Staff Reporter
December 1, 2016
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Auditions for the 20th Annual Janice Franz Talent Show will take place in the WHS choir room on Dec. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m., Dec 7 from 3-5 p.m., and Jan 10-11 from 4-6 p.m. The event itself is scheduled for Feb. 15, 16 and 17. This year’s beneficiary will be announced after Jan. 1, according to senior ASB president Rowan Parmenter. “Picking a benef...

Senior signs with Air Force Academy

Senior signs with Air Force Academy

Megan McAllister, Staff Reporter
November 28, 2016
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Two-time state champion, All-American swimmer, and senior Jessica Wierzbicki signed with the United States Air Force Academy for swimming on Nov. 16. “[The Air Force Academy] will be a lot of work, but will also be a great thing for her, to set her up for the next step of her life,” Athletic Director Jim Beeson said, when asked abou...

Parents bring schedule concerns to school board meeting

Sylvia Hwang, Sports Editor
November 23, 2016
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Parents voiced their concerns about the 4x4 and hybrid block schedules to the school board at the bi-weekly meeting last night at the district office. A group of roughly 50 parents, students and teachers came to the meeting to support their representatives who are opposed to the schedules’ prop...

Debate takes down competition at Pasco tournament

Micaela Salgado, Staff Reporter
November 23, 2016
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Wenatchee Speech and Debate pulled off another win on Saturday in Pasco. For individual events Wenatchee was named the top school for small squads, bringing in 13 trophies in total, six first places, two second places and five third places. Senior Vivian Noyd got first place in Open Extemporaneous, Open Or...

Mariachi Huenachi sets sights on national competition

Bailey White, Staff Reporter
November 23, 2016
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Mariachi Huenachi qualified for the semifinal round in Radio Disney’s Music in Our Schools Group Tour contest. Radio Disney is selecting six musical groups (one from each region in the United States) to receive a visit from the Music in Our Schools Group Tour for their entire school. The tour incl...

Teams collide in dodgeball tournament

Teams collide in dodgeball tournament

Chris Danko, Online Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under News, Photo Gallery, Showcase

"Mothers Against Vaping," emerged as the victorious team in the dodgeball tournament held by ASB last night. The team consisted of senior Matt Springer, juniors Chris Danko, Chapman Canlis, Garrison Koley, David Sperry, and sophomore Shane Huffaker. Three other teams entered.

ASB to organize Winter formal dance

Sophia Dillon, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2016
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ASB will be putting on the first ever Winter formal on Dec. 10th in the auditorium. The dance is intended to break up the monotony of the winter months and give all students a chance to experience a formal dance. Junior Jessica Murray, ASB activities coordinator, is organizing the event. She st...

Poll: Majority of WHS staff prefers 4×4 schedule

Morgan Narby, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2016
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Following a tension-filled schedule selection process that was met with parent criticism, Wenatchee High School Principal Eric Anderson has reached out to the staff for feedback on four schedule options. Teachers were emailed examples of new proposed block schedules last week and asked to give their fe...

Parents invited to present schedule ideas to WHS staff

Chris Danko, Online Editor
November 16, 2016
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A group of 40 parents met with Wenatchee High School Principal Eric Anderson to try to persuade him to include parents in the schedule process and to not treat the 4 x 4 schedule option as a foregone conclusion last night in the basement of the Confluence Health Clinic. Parents are concerned that students wouldn...

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