The Apple Leaf

The Apple Leaf receives national recognition

The Apple Leaf receives national recognition

Gwen McQuaig, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019

The Wenatchee High School student newspaper, “The Apple Leaf," took home second place in the Newspaper Tabloid division at the JEA/NSPA National Convention on April 27. Ten of the 24 Apple Leaf staff members attended the convention in Anaheim, Calif. This is the publication's best finish since placing sec...

New Skyline security

New Skyline security

Jayden Hanson, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018

Only an hour after they were installed at the Skyline Drive overlook on Oct. 9, new security cameras and motion detectors led to the arrest of teenagers using illegal substances. The viewing area off of Skyline Dr. can be accessed off of Red Apple Road. Four main cameras are situated on one p...

Wenatchee School Board solicits applications for interim Board Director

Wenatchee School Board solicits applications for interim Board Director

Gwen McQuaig, Copy Editor

November 20, 2018

       The Wenatchee School Board decided in a special meeting today to extend the deadline for applications to fill Interim School Board Position #2. Applications will now be accepted until noon on Jan. 2.  The board had previously requested that applications be submitted by Nov. 30.     ...

Longtime School Board Director Walter Newman resigns

Longtime School Board Director Walter Newman resigns

Bailey White and Xavier Martinez, Editor in Chief of Operations & Editor in Chief of Publication

November 14, 2018

Wenatchee School Board Director Dr. Walter Newman resigned from his position on the school board today. Newman has served on the board since November 2007, making him the longest-tenured current board member prior to his resignation. The Apple Leaf contacted Wenatchee High School principal Eric Anderson,...

Working in harmony: Mariachi Huenachi embraces diversity

Working in harmony: Mariachi Huenachi embraces diversity

Brittany Martinez, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

   Every school morning we hear the Panther Pride expectations explaining how to be positive, respectful, inclusive, determined and engaged. However, hearing, seeing and doing are very different things. For the past years the Wenatchee High School Mariachi has allowed students with special needs to ...

Cross country hosts the Wenatchee Invitational

Cross country hosts the Wenatchee Invitational

Bailey White, Editor-in-Chief of Operations

September 24, 2018

Last Saturday, the cross country team hosted and competed at the Wenatchee Invitational. Wenatchee's top male runners were freshman Liam Newma and senior Zach Banken. Wenatchee's top female runners were sophomore McKenna White and senior Micaela Salgado.

Community raises suicide awareness at “Be The Light” walk

Community raises suicide awareness at “Be The Light” walk

Morgan Narby, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018

Community members and Wenatchee High School students alike donned colorful beads while walking laps at the track to raise awareness for suicide prevention at the fourth-annual Be the Light walk on Friday, Sept. 14.   First organized by former WHS teacher, Dave Riggs, the Be the Light walk has...

PRIDE assembly fosters school spirit

PRIDE assembly fosters school spirit

Gwen McQuaig, Copy Editor

September 5, 2018

  The Panther PRIDE Experience Assembly occurred Wednesday morning in the WHS gym. Activities included creating large crepe paper weavings to represent inclusivity, raising glow sticks to music to show engagement and creating a tunnel for classmates to illustrate positivity. Members of FFA, DEC...

Senior hangout brings friends together

Senior hangout brings friends together

Bailey White, Features Editor

June 6, 2018

Wenatchee High School's senior class convened in the teacher parking lot this morning for the "senior hangout". Students brought food and games to share. The event was advertised on social media, and WHS faculty supervised, as it was held on school property.

Flones to step down after 2018-2019 school year

Bailey White and Xavier Martinez

May 28, 2018

   Superintendent Brian Flones announced his resignation at the school board meeting last Tuesday, May 22. After 19 years working as the Wenatchee School District Superintendent, Flones asked to be released from his contract one year early and will be leaving on August 31, 2019, at the end of the 2...