The Apple Leaf

2018-2019 Staff

Cassie Alaniz

Staff Reporter

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 ...

Bailey White

Editor-in-Chief of Operations

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, Mode...

Sophia Dillon

Features Editor

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 h...

Xavier Martinez

Editor-in-Chief of Publications and In-Depth Editor

 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 everyth...

Maya Velazquez

Staff Reporter

Maya Velazquez is a first-year staff reporter for The Apple Leaf and is excited for her senior year. As well as having a passion for writing, she loves Lana Del Rey, coffee, yoga and Spring Lotus’s tofu spring rolls - in that order. Maya has played ...

Isa Arredondo

Staff Reporter

Isa Arredondo is in her first year as a reporter for The Apple Leaf. She’s also in her first year of high school; that’s right, she’s a freshie. Isa is super excited to start off her high school career!  Outside of school, you’ll find Isa da...

McKenna White

Staff Reporter

First-year staff reporter McKenna White is the proud mother of an adorable dog named Daisy and two chickens named Angelica and Eliza after the Schuyler sisters that lived until the end of the Broadway musical Hamilton. McKenna inexplicably enjoys cro...

Jennifer Rodas

Staff Reporter

  Jennifer Rodas is a first-year staff member who always has a smile on her face, is a shoeaholic and is always positive. Jennifer has been interested in people's ideas and what's happening around her. Her enthusiasm is overwhelming, she loves eati...

Liliana Cruz

Staff Reporter

Liliana Cruz, also known as Lili, is a first-year reporter for The Apple Leaf who enjoys reading fictional novels and listening to music in her free time. Lili loves everything from spending time with her family and friends to visiting art and photography...

Maegan Delvo

News Editor

Senior Maegan Delvo is this year’s News Editor for the The Apple Leaf, and she is extremely excited for the coming year. Outside of class, you can find her petting her dogs, working on homework, sneaking her dogs food, traveling, ignoring the house...

Hadassah Lurbur

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Hadassah Lurbur is a duck-loving, carefree, and adventurous young gal. If it were up to her, she would spend her days with her goats, frolicking in the hills. Hadassah is president of Honor Society and this is her second year as the Arts and Entertainm...

Gwen MqCuaig

Copy Editor

Gwen MqCuaig is teh copy editor of the Appel Leaf meaning she check spelling and gramar.  Recent correctiobs include: making sure her name spelld good on ap test, found speling error on side of Lincon memorial. She can be contatced (only if u want to...

Jake Rhyner

Staff Reporter

Jake Rhyner is a first-year Apple Leaf reporter who has a love for helping others and eating fruit-flavored jelly beans. While this is Jake’s first year as an actual member of the newspaper, he has been a consistent face sitting in the publication room...

Sammy Arredondo

Media Chief

Senior Sammy Arredondo is this year’s Media Chief for The Apple Leaf. Although this is his first year actually being on staff, Sammy was involved in The Apple Leaf last year by DJ’ing “the most litty dance of the year” in hopes of helping his ...

Morgan Narby

Sports Editor

 Morgan Narby is a third-year member of The Apple Leaf and a senior at WHS. After being a staff reporter for two years, she’s now earned her stripes and is serving as the editor of the Sports section. Despite not actually playing any high school sports,...

Molli Cordes

Staff Reporter

Molli Cordes is a sophomore at WHS. This is her first year of being a reporter for The Apple Leaf and she is beyond excited for what it has to offer and what is yet to come. Molli loves dried fruit, chips and guac and anything including travel or adventure. ...

Mason Dalbeck

Business Manager & Media Team

Senior Mason Dalbeck is this year’s Business manager and Media team member for The Apple Leaf. Mason entered the class as a junior in the Business Manager position and was almost able to get The Apple Leaf out of debt. As a reward for his valiant but...

Tara Dilly

Opinions Editor

Tara Dilly is this year’s Opinions Editor and is looking forward to what this year has in store. Tara is enrolled in Running Start and is excited to start her junior year at Wenatchee High School and freshman year at Wenatchee Valley College. Tara ...