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Cross country hosts the Wenatchee Invitational

Cross country hosts the Wenatchee Invitational

Bailey White, Editor-in-Chief of Operations

September 24, 2018


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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


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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


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  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


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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


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   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...

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...

Too close to call

Too close to call

Bailey White, Features Editor

March 23, 2018


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One voting extension wasn’t enough to settle the results of this week’s ASB presidential and vice presidential election. After the first election was too close to call, students had another opportunity to vote which once again ended in indecision. The eight candidates running for executive ASB positions gave th...

WHS Swim and Dive Team freestyle strokes into victory

February 20, 2018


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The Wenatchee High School boys swim and dive team won a district title Feb. 1-3 in Moses Lake. The team crushed records and qualified many boys to swim at state. To qualify for state, the boys had to either get the state time, or place in the top two at the districts meet. To begin the meet, the ...

Kaia St. John

October 22, 2017


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Kaia St. John, sophomore at WHS and lover of all things colorful, enjoys sunshine and singing along to happy tunes with her mom. Her heart lies in poetry, classic literature, leadership and walking her dog. As a member of ASB and part of Apple Leaf staff, she greatly values the importance of individuality...

Simone Crane

Simone Crane

October 20, 2017


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Simone Crane is a first year staff reporter for The Apple Leaf. She loves eating crunchy snacks, binging tv shows, and staying up far too late on school nights. These may be connected but she’ll deny it. She is also wildly competitive which is definitely connected to her participation in the DECA ...