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IGNITE orientation welcomes freshmen with open arms

IGNITE orientation welcomes freshmen with open arms

Chris Danko, Online Editor
August 29, 2016
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The gym thundered with raw energy as IGNITE adviser Molly Butler turned the incoming class of 2020's apathy into enthusiasm for the school year to come. Today, incoming freshmen met with upperclassmen IGNITE leaders in order to learn about their new home, and become more comfortable with it. Butler...

Journey’s end

Journey’s end

Chris Danko, Managing Online Editor
June 4, 2016
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For four years, a group of outstanding men and women walked the halls of Wenatchee High School. For four years, they toiled and fought their way through adversity using all of the courage and strength available to them in order to claim their diploma in a culminating moment of glory. Last night, the...

Seniors commandeer WHS parking lot

Seniors commandeer WHS parking lot

Chris Danko, Managing Online Editor
May 31, 2016
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When you pull up to Wenatchee High School on a normal day, you would see the main parking lot full of orderly rows of student vehicles, routinely parked for the day. Today, however, was not a normal day. The graduating class of 2016 brought trucks, grills, tables, a portable basketball hoop, and anything...

Awards from the heart

Awards from the heart

Chris Danko, Managing Online Editor
May 27, 2016
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One week from graduation, seniors are recognized for their outstanding achievements that they have accomplished over the course of their four-year journey at Wenatchee High School. The journey that is now coming to a close, a point that is driven home by the culminating Heart of the Panther assembly...

Visionscape showcases student work

Visionscape showcases student work

Moses Lurbur, Editor-in-Chief
May 26, 2016
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Students participating in directed studies had an opportunity to present the culmination of all their work at Visionscape last night. Disciplines from anatomy and psychology to fine arts and dance were presented to the attendees. The venue was bustling with proud parents and outside members of...

Scholarships recognize successful seniors

Scholarships recognize successful seniors

Alexis Lovitt, Photo Editor
May 24, 2016
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Seniors were showered with scholarships last night at the senior awards ceremony. Wenatchee High School principal Eric Anderson opened the assembly by thanking the seniors for making this year great. "They have been outstanding leaders and have lead in tremendous ways all this year," Anderson said.

Baseball advances to State semifinals

Baseball advances to State semifinals

Rachel Cruz, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2016
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The Wenatchee boys varsity baseball team advanced to State semifinals with a 5-2 win over the West Valley Rams at Rec Park last Saturday. The Panthers managed to secure an early lead in the first inning and kept a hold of it the entire game.

Dumbledore’s Army reads to succeed

Dumbledore’s Army reads to succeed

Alexis Lovitt, Photo Editor
May 23, 2016
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The freshman Battle of the Books team, "Dumbledore's Army," consisting of Tory Gerhardt, Natalia Guillen, Sylvia Hwang, Bekah Christensen, and Jordan Martinez won $100 gift cards for Amazon products after securing a first-place finish at the second annual Battle of the Books competition this morning. 16...

AVID students recognized for growth

Moses Lurbur, Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2016
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AVID classes recognize growth, whether that growth is academic, social, or other. Five AVID students were recognized for going above and beyond the AVID standard at the AVID awards ceremony yesterday. Winners are: 1st Place: Moises Perez 2nd Place Tie: Emily Lewis & Cintia Murillo 4th...

Mr. Panther competition benefits Funk family

Mr. Panther competition benefits Funk family

Sylvia Hwang, Online Coordinator
May 13, 2016
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The 13th annual Mr. Panther pageant took place on May 12 in the Wenatchee High School auditorium beginning at 7pm. This year's beneficiaries were the Funk family. Senior John Kottkamp came out on top of the pageant, winning the title of Mr. Panther. Other awards went to senior Trent Tompkins for Mr....

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