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Wenatchee Golden Apple Marching Band wins Sweepstakes at their final competition

Wenatchee Golden Apple Marching Band wins Sweepstakes at their final competition

Sammy Arredondo, Media Team

November 11, 2018


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This Saturday the Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band competed in their final competition of the season at the Auburn Veterans Day Marching Band Competition. The band took home the Grand Sweepstakes award for best overall performance, with combined scores from their parade and field show. ...

Fire alarm goes off as students begin lunch

Fire alarm goes off as students begin lunch

Gwen McQuaig, Copy editor

November 7, 2018


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The Wenatchee High School fire alarm system was triggered at 11:16 a.m. today. The alarm was set off accidentally. According to Vice Principal Ricardo Iniguez, the alarm was a great opportunity for staff and students to practice evacuation protocol. “Students are not used to evacuating the bui...

Mariachi opens for Lupillo Rivera: Grammy artist and WHS Mariachi perform at Central Washington Fair

Mariachi opens for Lupillo Rivera: Grammy artist and WHS Mariachi perform at Central Washington Fair

Maegan Delvo, News Editor

October 23, 2018


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On Sept. 23 the Wenatchee High School Mariachi Huenachi opened for Guadalupe Rivera, better known as Lupillo Rivera, a Grammy award-winning musical artist at the Central Washington State Fair. The Mariachi played a number of Lupillo Rivera’s pieces to visitors before he began his performance. This is not t...

Building Community Connections: Visiting folk artist takes WHS students on tour of Wenatchee

Building Community Connections: Visiting folk artist takes WHS students on tour of Wenatchee

Sammy Arredondo and Gwen McQuaig

October 19, 2018


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On Oct. 3, a group of Wenatchee High School and WestSide High School students accompanied author and singer-songwriter Dar Williams as she explored different opportunities for community building in the Wenatchee area. Williams and the students discussed different ways the public could utilize projec...

Band camp: 10 days, 88 hours and a whole lot of music

Band camp: 10 days, 88 hours and a whole lot of music

Maya Velazquez, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


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For many of us, the last two weeks of summer are full of anticipation, leisure, last minute plans and occasionally dread as we soak up the final moments of freedom. For Wenatchee High School’s Golden Apple Band, however, those weeks consist of something else entirely. The G.A. band uses the last str...

Wenatchee Migrant Specialist Program offers help for those in need

May 8, 2018


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According to the U.S Department of Agriculture as of 2012, Washington employs over 160,000 annually making the Migrant Education Program (MEP) in Washington, which is the third largest in the nation. Wenatchee, amongst Washington’s 51 school districts which have MEP programs, is ranked in the top ...

Skyline Overlook crash starts discussion about safety measures

Tara Dilly, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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The evening of April 21, a 17 year old girl was injured in a car accident at Skyline Drive Overlook during a street race. Two cars were racing on Skyline Drive when the car driving illegally in the left lane lost control and drifted into the Skyline Overlook. The two cars racing were identified as a bla...

Wenatchee FBLA proceeds to their national convention

Sydney Lenssen, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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After competing at their state competition in Bellevue, WA, 4 of the 16 students competing for the Wenatchee High School FBLA chapter recently advanced to nationals after competing at their state competition in Bellevue, WA on April 4-7. To qualify for nationals, students had to place in the top fo...

Still too close to call

Mackenzie Mueller, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018


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After the first round of President/Vice President ASB elections ended in an exact tie and re-elections were deemed too close to call, a solution has been found.   ASB President/Vice President elections will be held again on April 12, the Thursday after Spring Break. It will be a paper/penci...

ASB press release: Mr. Panther

March 28, 2018


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Wenatchee High School ASB is proud to present the 15th annual "Mr. Panther" pageant. On Apr. 19 at 7 p.m. in the WHS auditorium. The theme this year is "the cheetah Boyz". Mr. Panther is a humerous show that gives ten senior boys the chance to win scholarship money. The seniors competing in this year's...