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...

Cassie Alaniz

Cassie Alaniz

January 27, 2019

Cassie Alaniz is a first year staff member who loves Disneyland and Goldfish crackers more than her bed. When she’s not busy being everyone's second mom, she dances for the Wenatchee High School varsity dance team, the AppleEttes. She enjoys putting on concerts from the passenger seat of any car a...

Bailey White

Bailey White

January 27, 2019

Senior Bailey White is the Editor-in-Chief of Operations and is absolutely thrilled to be a part of her favorite student publication for another year. She participates in a variety of other activities at the high school including ASB, DECA, FBLA, Model United Nations and National Honor Society. Her fav...

Sophia Dillon

Sophia Dillon

January 24, 2019

Sophia Dillon is a senior at Wenatchee, and she is this year’s Features editor. Sophia plans on spending every waking minute at school, in classes and diligently working on the paper (obviously). Aside from classes and The Apple Leaf, Sophia spends her time with Key Club (Wednesdays at 3:05 in room 20...

Xavier Martinez

Xavier Martinez

January 24, 2019

 Xavier Martinez is The Apple Leaf’s In-Depth Editor and Editor-in-Chief of Publication. As a senior, he realizes that he will probably spend 60 percent of his time on the college process, 39 percent on homework and the remaining one percent on everything else. In his free time, he enjoys partic...

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.