The Apple Leaf

Wenatchee students receive awards at museum art show

Ashley Turner, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2017


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In the past month, many students from Wenatchee High School garnered awards at the ongoing art show at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Sophomore Zachary Banken submitted a photograph titled ‘Crash Landing’ which was awarded Best of Show and was sent on to be displayed in Olympia to compete with piece...

WHS Sports Med comes away with 2nd place at State

Brooklyn Vickery, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


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Sports med students showcased their skills and knowledge at this year’s annual Washington Career and Technical Sports Medicine Association State Competition. The competition took place in Tacoma on on April 14-15, 2017. The competition featured nearly 50 schools and 800 students. Students take ...

Apple Blossom event schedule

Hadassah Lurbur, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


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On The Stage: Opening Ceremonies:   Thursday April 27th: Beginning at 6:00 pm at the Gesa Credit Union Stage in Memorial Park, the opening ceremonies include live music and an exciting karaoke competition. Friday April 28th: An Daire Wenatchee Traditional Irish Step Dancers will be preforming ...

Inspire Club raises marijuana awareness

Moses Lurbur, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2017


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Inspire Club partnered with Together for Youth and the Listen 2 Your Selfie campaign yesterday during lunch to raise marijuana awareness. The display featured a booth with educational pamphlets and props for taking selfies with friends. Students were also asked to share what was important to them that...

Apple Leaf staff receives honors at National Convention

Spencer Bruno, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2017


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Apple Leaf staffers won awards at the National High School Journalism Convention from April 6-9, with the overall paper receiving 10th in Best of Show.  Sophomore Sports Editor Sylvia Hwang got an honorable mention for Sports Writing, sophomore Staff Reporter Morgan Narby won an award for Review Writing, and senior Brenden Britt won an awa...

ASB puts on dog-wash fundraiser

ASB puts on dog-wash fundraiser

Aria Tornabene, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2017


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ASB volunteers washed over 50 dogs on, March 11, at the Firehouse Pet Shop to raise money for the Wenatchee Humane Society. Junior Jessica Murray met with the pet shop owner, who agreed to provide the space from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and resources such as shampoo for the event. Half the proceeds raised ...

Artist Skylar Stecker to perform with Mariachi Huenachi

Maegan Delvo, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017


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On March 29, Wenatchee High School will be hosting the famous teen artist Skylar Stecker as she performs along with Mariachi Huenachi. Skylar has been in the spotlight since she was 12, when she first performed at the 2012 International Modeling & Talent Association Awards in Los Angeles. Since then, s...

WHS Knowledge Bowl takes third at State competition

Morgan Narby, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017


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The Wenatchee High School Knowledge Bowl team placed third overall at their state competition in Arlington last weekend. Knowledge Bowl is a Trivial Pursuit-style competition where teams compete to answer short, timed questions about various topics. It tests students’ skills in multiple areas of expertise ...

Noyd punches ticket to National Speech and Debate tournament

Micaela Salgado, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2017


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Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate member, Vivian Noyd has successfully qualified for nationals as an individual, which will be held in Birmingham, Alabama. According to the Speech and Debate coach, Dave Carlson, the event will take place the week after finals and the tournament lasts a week. ...

Cheerleaders organize “Blast from the Past” Tolo dance

Brenden Britt, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2017


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Wenatchee High School’s Tolo turns back time for a “Blast from the Past” themed dance on March 25 from 8-11 p.m.. The dance was organized by the WHS cheerleaders and will take place in the WHS new commons. The theme, “Blast from the Past,” enables everyone to be in attire from their ...