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Girls basketball slam dunk districts play-in game

Girls basketball slam dunk districts play-in game

Alexis Lovitt, Photo Editor
February 17, 2016
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The Wenatchee High School Panthers won themselves a spot in the District girls basketball playoffs after securing a 53-37 victory over the Davis Pirates last night. They will play against either Moses Lake or West Valley this Friday.

Apple Blossom Court crowned

Apple Blossom Court crowned

Chris Danko, Online Editor
February 14, 2016
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Three high school senior girls followed their yellow brick road to become Apple Blossom royalty last night at the 2016 Apple Blossom Royalty Selection Pageant. Wenatchee High School’s Kori Martin was coronated as Apple Blossom Queen. WHS’s Sami Everhart and Eastmont High School’s Emily Holmes...

State-winning bowling team recognized in assembly

State-winning bowling team recognized in assembly

Alexis Lovitt, Photo Editor
February 8, 2016
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Students roared in support of the Wenatchee High School state champion bowling team today in the main gym. "They are an incredibly hard-working team," said bowling coach Jay Young, who is retiring his coaching position. "They're very cohesive, like a family. It's an amazing thing to see, and an incredible...

Unified basketball highlights recognition assembly

Unified basketball highlights recognition assembly

Chris Danko, Online Editor
February 5, 2016
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Students cheered as the Unified basketball team ran into the Wenatchee High School main gym today during the celebration/spirit assembly. Many were on their feet, welcoming the Special Olympics athletes and their varsity basketball partners to the game. The WHS drum line and cheerleading team also...

Martin Luther King Jr. assembly speaks out on diversity, discrimination

Martin Luther King Jr. assembly speaks out on diversity, discrimination

Chris Danko, Online Editor
January 15, 2016
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Students were frozen in their seats with emotion, as personal anecdotes showing the terror of discrimination in our society were shared by anonymous speakers at the Martin Luther King Jr. assembly. "Love your neighbor," ASB Adviser Brent Grothe said. He told a story about his life where he had to...

Unified on and off the courts

Unified on and off the courts

Alexis Lovitt, Photo Editor
January 14, 2016
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The crowd cheered in support of the Special Olympics athletes and their student teammates as they engaged in the first ever Unified basketball game against Eastmont. Special Olympics provided the players with jerseys, gear, and basketballs.

Top 13 Apple Blossom candidates speak to win student votes

Top 13 Apple Blossom candidates speak to win student votes

Alexis Lovitt, Photo Editor
January 13, 2016
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Today, the top 13 Apple Blossom candidates, consisting of seniors Megan Sand, Tiana Kind, Zoie Patch, Emma Lukens, Sarah Wickens, Sami Everhart, Emily Castorena, Karen Gonzalez, Dallas Crowder, Stephani Hobson, Karly Maker, Danika Kapeikis, and Kori Martin presented their speeches to the student body...

Amazing Chase sparks fierce competition

Amazing Chase sparks fierce competition

Olivia Forsberg, Staff Reporter
December 11, 2015
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Students got a taste of foreign cities in the Amazing Chase competition yesterday, appreciating each other's diversity and learning. Every classroom in the International Languages Department had a different challenge, with each classroom representing as a city in a different country, incorporating all the differ...

Chitty Chitty kicks off opening night with a “bang”

Chitty Chitty kicks off opening night with a “bang”

Alexis Lovitt, Photo Editor
November 13, 2015
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"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," the district musical being held at Wenatchee High School, opened last night to a roaring audience. Senior Gary Lumsden and Junior Carly Kuntz gave leading performances as Caractacus Potts and his love interest Truly Scrumptious. Potts' children are played by Ella Loewen...

Service honored in Veterans Day assembly

Service honored in Veterans Day assembly

Chris Danko, Online Editor
November 10, 2015
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The mood was a somber one in the Veterans Day assembly. Though the day is a celebration of those who served their country, students also remembered those who had laid everything on the line and lost it all. Don Shoemake, a substitute teacher in the Wenatchee School District and an U.S. Air Force veteran,...

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