The Apple Leaf

The Apple Leaf editorial staff | June 6, 2018

Wenatchee High School was saddened today to learn of the death of freshman Lane Johnson. In a statement provided to teachers to read to students this afternoon, Principal Eric Anderson announced that professional counseling is available at WHS for those who need assistance in processing this news. "Wenatchee High School is a strong community of students...

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Senior hangout brings friends together

Bailey White, Features Editor | June 6, 2018

Wenatchee High School's senior class convened in the teacher parking lot this morning for the "senior hangout". Students brought food and games to share. The event was advertised on social media, and WHS faculty supervised, as it was held on school property.

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Listening forum provides platform for concerned voices

Bailey White, Features Editor | June 5, 2018

As the year comes to a close, the community is buzzing about the implications of the Wenatchee High School bond failure and the effectiveness of the 4x4 block schedule. In order to hear these opinions, a listening forum was hosted by the Wenatchee School Board and Superintendent Brian Flones yesterday evening in the Wenatchee High School Commons. About...

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Heart of the Panther assembly

Lauren Clark, Staff Reporter | June 5, 2018

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Controversy surrounds bell schedule focus groups

Bailey White and Xavier Martinez, Features Editor and Editor-in-Chief | June 4, 2018

Wenat chee High School’s 4x4 block schedule has been a magnet for controversy since the day it was announced. In an effort to analyze its impact, the Wenatchee School District hired independent consultant Dr. Janet Gordon of the Gordon Group. Students, parents and teachers participated in focus groups organized by Gordon and...

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Flones to step down after 2018-2019 school year

Bailey White and Xavier Martinez | May 28, 2018

   Superintendent Brian Flones announced his resignation at the school board meeting last Tuesday, May 22. After 19 years working as the Wenatchee School District Superintendent, Flones asked to be released from his contract one year early and will be leaving on August 31, 2019, at the end of the 2018-2019 school year.    “I've enjoyed...

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