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Fresh options for healthy drinks in Wenatchee: Frullato Fresh

Finnley Ottley, Staff Reporter October 20, 2020

   The clock strikes 3:30 p.m. and the relief of the end of the school day washes over all Wenatchee High School students. That relief instantly fades because 3:30 p.m. also comes with three main downfalls:...

Wenatchee’s Women’s March

Mckenna White, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 20, 2020

 The 2020 Women’s Rally For Justice was held on Oct. 17 at Memorial Park. Organized by Terry Sloan, Kitty Parker and Kelly Parker, the event was attended by close to 75 community members.         “Those...

COVID-19 Testing at Wenatchee High School

COVID-19 Testing at Wenatchee High School

Jennifer Rodas, Staff Reporter October 13, 2020

 The Wenatchee School District and the Chelan Douglas Health District have teamed up in order to provide free COVID-19 testing at the Wenatchee High School parking lot. The free testing was originally...

Wenatchee Protests

Wenatchee Protests

Mckenna White, editor June 2, 2020

Last night, hundreds of people lined both sides of Chelan Avenue to protest the death of George Floyd. This event was organized by Jess Smesh and Kitty Parker. As cars drove by, protestors raised their...

Coronavirus closures affecting Wenatchee School District

McKenna White, In-Depth Editor March 13, 2020

        All Washington K-12 schools will be closed starting Tuesday, March 17, through at least Friday, April 24. Governor Jay Inslee made the announcement in a press conference today, March...

Choir goes to Carnegie Hall

Kaiya Lankhaar, Staff Reporter February 28, 2020

     On Jan. 29, four girls from Wenatchee High School and Dawn McCormick, the choir director, had the opportunity to travel to New York and sing in Carnegie Hall. Carnegie Hall is the most prestigious...

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Mariachi Shines In Nothern Lights Concert

Jennifer Rodas, Staff Reporter December 12, 2019

   Wenatchee High School’s Mariachi Huenachi flew to Fairbanks Alaska after being invited to play at the Northern Lights Concert Alaska Tour from Oct. 23-2. The attendance consisted mostly of seniors....

From a panther to a bear: Jake Bucholz accepts assistant principal job at Pioneer Middle School

From a panther to a bear: Jake Bucholz accepts assistant principal job at Pioneer Middle School

Gwen McQuaig, Copy editor April 29, 2019

Wenatchee High School Dean of Students Jake Bucholz has accepted the Assistant Principal job at Pioneer Middle School, starting in the 2020-21 school year. Bucholz has worked in the district...

Superintendent Search Setback: HYA reports candidates' concerns

Superintendent Search Setback: HYA reports candidates’ concerns

Gwen McQuaig, Copy Editor January 25, 2019

   Multiple candidates for the Wenatchee School District superintendent position have withdrawn their applications or declined to apply upon learning of “governance challenges” within the district,...

Honor Society fills stockings for families in need

Honor Society fills stockings for families in need

Claudia Orozco and Gwen McQuaig December 13, 2018

The Wenatchee High School Honor Society and Family and Consumer Science teamed up to create stockings for Haven of Hope, a women and children’s shelter in Wenatchee. Students in the Family and...

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