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WHS Speech and Debate brings home three trophies

Micaela Salgado, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
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The Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate team had an extraordinary second tournament last Saturday in Spokane. Competing against about 40 schools, Wenatchee earned 12th overall in Sweepstakes. The two WHS students competing took home three trophies. Senior Vivian Noyd won the Extemporaneous S...

Atwood, Cassiano star in winter musical, White Christmas

Sophia Dillon, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2016
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Junior Daniel Cassiano and sophomore Mason Atwood will star as Bob and Phil, two Army veterans in Wenatchee High School’s fall musical White Christmas which will be performed on Dec. 1-3 and Dec. 15-17. The female leads, played by senior Karli Kuntz and sophomore Chloe Forsythe, play a pair...

Lurbur, Grossarth receive recognition at national journalism convention

Chris Danko, Online Editor
November 13, 2016
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The Apple Leaf Editor-in-Chief Moses Lurbur received an Excellent rating with his entry in the Editorial Writing Write-Off competition at the Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Indianapolis this weekend. Also,  former Graphic Designer Jamie Grossarth claimed fifth place in the Editoria...

Golden Apple Band wins sweepstakes award at final competition

Aria Tornabene, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2016
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The Golden Apple Band dominated its final competition of the season in Auburn last Saturday. Competing in parade and field show, the band took first place in both categories, winning their triple A division and the sweepstakes award for the entire competition. The band also took home caption awards for ...

Speech and debate wins multiple awards at first competition

Moses Lurbur, Editor-in-Chief
November 9, 2016
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The Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate team had a strong start to its season last Saturday in Yakima. WHS was led by senior Vivian Noyd, who took first in Open Extemporaneous speaking, Impromptu Speaking, and Congressional Debate. Juniors Sebastian Pasion and Fernando Lopez won Duo Interpretati...

Veterans Day assembly honors soldier sacrifice

Veterans Day assembly honors soldier sacrifice

Sylvia Hwang, Sports Editor
November 7, 2016
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The students of Wenatchee High School attended the annual Veterans Day assembly today, an event that left students reminded of the costs of their freedom. History teacher Stephen Roche recalled the history of Veterans Day and its impact on America. English teacher Mary Symonds told students what veterans...

A will of iron

Aria Tornabene, Staff Reporter
November 3, 2016
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For many, a serious accident could interfere with our drive to move forward, or cause us to lose hope. For WHS DECA adviser Matthew Pakinas, surviving and recovering from a serious biking accident was not the end to his competitive and successful athletic lifestyle, but rather, another stepping stone...

Shop class launches pumpkins 75 yards with trebuchet

Shop class launches pumpkins 75 yards with trebuchet

Sylvia Hwang, Sports Editor
November 3, 2016
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The Wenatchee High School shop class built an eight-foot tall trebuchet and fired it last Friday. They are now in the process of building another trebuchet, both of which will be given to Annie’s Fun Farm in East Wenatchee. The trebuchets’ purpose was to launch pumpkins and were requested to be built by...

Transition House students remodel yard

Kurt Zontek, Staff Reporter
November 3, 2016
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Lowe's Heros and Transition House students revamped the Wenatchee School District Transition House yard on Make A Difference Day on Oct. 22. The Transition House is a program that helps developmentally delayed students become prepared for the workforce. It serves students ages 18-21 after they’ve completed high school. The Trans...

Maker Faire attracts hundreds from community

Maker Faire attracts hundreds from community

Sylvia Hwang, Sports Editor
November 1, 2016
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Step into the room, and take a moment just to take in all of the sounds, sights and ideas rushing around. Young children and teens are everywhere, whether it’s asking one of the many volunteers how a gadget works, experimenting with Legos, or playing one of the video games coded by a teen. Drones w...

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