The Apple Leaf

Saving Mr. Banks movie review – 5/5 stars

Bridget Dowd, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2014

One of Disney’s newest films, Saving Mr. Banks, is riveting, beautiful, and hilarious. Based on the true story of how Walt Disney gained the rights to make his award-winning movie, Mary Poppins, the film features Tom Hanks as...

The Book Thief – 5/5 stars

Marit McQuaig, Managing Features Editor

January 23, 2014

The Book Thief is one of those movies that has the potential to change the world. If enough people viewed it, it could prevent a second holocaust-like event from occurring. The film does an excellent job of displaying the hor...

Innoncence – book review

Emily Cieslak, News Editor

January 23, 2014

Sometimes you want to read a romance without the sappiness. Sometimes you want to read a fantasy without the vampires or werewolves. And sometimes, you just want to read a thriller without the nightmares. During the time whe...

The Storyteller – book review

Amanda Bixby, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2014

I love it, I hate it, then I love it again. Rating The Storyteller on a scale from one to five was like torture to me. But I’m getting ahead of myself, you don’t even know what the story is about yet. The main character, Sage Sin...

Divergent – book review

Kiana Wilson, Copy Editor

January 23, 2014

Are you secretly a Twilight fan who went into hiding after Hollywood and Kristen Stewart botched the film? Was Harry Potter your companion growing up? Are you anticipating the release of Mockingjay even though you’ve already rere...

The best and worst of 2013

Bridget Dowd, Storrie Skalisky, and Will DeMarco

December 18, 2013

A wrap-up on some of the best and worst trends Wenatchee High School experienced in 2013. CLOTHES WORST: UGG boots with the tops folded over It’s one thing to wear UGGs, but folding the tops over just looks obnoxious. The only...

Xbox vs. PS4

Xbox vs. PS4

December 18, 2013

Girls’ opinion on guys’ clothing: what’s impressive at WHS

Marit McQuaig, Managing Features Editor

December 18, 2013

“Style” and “high school boys” usually aren’t words one will find in the same sentence. The following is how most girls feel about both of those things. (This is a followup to The Apple Leaf‘s collection of quotes f...