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G.A Band starts season golden

Gwen McQuaig, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


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Wenatchee High School’s Golden Apple Marching Band won first place in the AAA Large Division at the Southeastern Washington Cavalcade of Bands. In addition, they took caption awards for Best Visuals, Best General Effect, and Best Brass and Winds. The competition, their first of the season,  took pla...

Hawkins Hikes

Xavier Martinez, In-Depth Editor

October 10, 2017


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State Sen. Brad Hawkins donned hiking shoes and athletic shorts instead of his usual suit and tie as he joined about 60 residents of the Wenatchee Valley on a hike up Saddle Rock on Saturday, Oct. 7. The hike was the final leg of a two-day tour that Hawkins was taking of the Washington State 12th...

Panther football falls to Grizzlies, 40-7

Panther football falls to Grizzlies, 40-7

Marc Hernandez, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2017


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The Wenatchee Panthers fell to the Sunnyside Grizzlies 40-7 on Friday, September 23 in the Apple Bowl. Wenatchee had a hard time making stops on defense throughout the night, with the first play of the game resulting in a touchdown for the Grizzlies. “Last night’s game was frustrating, we executed the run game...

Students and community support suicide awareness at Be the Light

Students and community support suicide awareness at Be the Light

September 18, 2017


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Community members came together on Friday, September 15, at the WHS track during the Be the Light walk, to support depression and suicide awareness.

Wenatchee football looks internationally for first win

Marc Hernandez, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2017


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    Wenatchee football bounced back from a two-week losing streak with a dominant 38-7 victory over Mount Boucherie on Friday, September 15 in the Apple Bowl. Wenatchee's defense held strong shutting down Mount Boucherie, allowing no points through the first three quarters.     “I think everything...

Heart of the Panther assembly honors students and staff

Heart of the Panther assembly honors students and staff

Sylvia Hwang, Sports Editor

May 23, 2017


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The annual Wenatchee High School Heart of the Panther awards ceremony presented five dedicated individuals and organizations with the Heart of the Panther award, while presenting excellence awards to several other WHS seniors. The recipients of the Heart of the Panther award were as follows: Senior...

Mariachi Huenachi featured on NPR

Bailey White, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2017


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Mariachi Heunachi was featured on the Here & Now Show on National Public Radio (NPR) on May 3rd. The story by Emily Schwing, Inland Northwest Correspondent, included interviews with Ramon Rivera, Wenatchee High School Mariachi advisor, and seniors Sarahi Hernandez-Rubio and Rosa Espinoz...

Sports Med Program participates in NCW Tech and STEM showcase

Sports Med Program participates in NCW Tech and STEM showcase

Layne Knipfer, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2017


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    Wenatchee High School’s Sports Med Program participated in the NCW Tech and STEM showcase and Pybus Public Market on May 13. Five members of the program including adviser Dale Blair spent the day teaching members of the community how to use the technology they use in the classroom every day....

Wenatchee DECA comes away with National top honors

Sydnee Young, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2017


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Two members from Wenatchee High School’s DECA chapter took home first-place titles at the International Conference held in Anaheim, California from April 25-30. Wenatchee had a back to back International champion, senior Vivian Noyd, who placed first in School Based Enterprise Food Operations. Last year Noyd placed first place in Sports and Entert...

Hunters and Runners takes a turn towards trouble

Hunters and Runners takes a turn towards trouble

Moses Lurbur, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2017


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As the spring sun began to drop below the hills beyond Wenatchee High School, the controversial tradition of “Hunters and Runners” began yet again with the familiar pounding of feet and revving of engines. The game, played on April 27, combines hide and seek with tag in the neighborhoods between WH...

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