The Apple Leaf

2023-2024 Staff

Linus Chen
Copy Editor

Linus Chen

Linus Chen is a junior and is in his second year at The Apple Leaf. He is this year's head Copy Editor. Having grown weary of the tedious high school routine, Linus chose to escape the confines of the high school and enrolled in Running Start. Still,...

Daeja Carlson
Sports Editor

Daeja Carlson

Daeja Carlson is a Junior at Wenatchee High School this year and the Sports Editor for The Apple Leaf. If you’re a die hard Apple Leaf fan, (which you totally should be), you may recall her bio from last year where she mentioned her favorite drink of...

Clementine Belanger
Online Editor

Clementine Belanger

Clementine Belanger is a sophomore at Wenatchee High School and a second-year reporter for The Apple Leaf. She was recently appointed this year's Online Editor, putting her in charge of the entire online page, along with helping with photos, graphics a...

Alice Romero
Staff Reporter

Alice Romero

Alice Romero is a second year reporter for The Apple Leaf and a sophomore at WHS. She is involved in many extracirricular activities, and likes to fill her day with as much as she can before she faints. Alice is a very loyal and trustworthy treasurer...

Carson Stirling
Staff Reporter

Carson Stirling

Carson Stirling is a sophomore at Wenatchee High School and a first year reporter for The Apple Leaf. Carson Stirling enjoys Snowboarding and working, he is a snowboard instructor at Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort and training to be a member of Ski...

Hannah Wright
Staff Reporter

Hannah Wright

Hannah Wright is a first year reporter and a sophomore. She spends most of her time doing ballet and dance at Fabulous Feet Dance Studio, where she also is an assistant teacher. She's also involved in theater and singing around the community. When she's...

Gracie Mullins
Staff Reporter

Gracie Mullins

Gracie Mullins is a freshman at Wenatchee High School and is a first year press advisor for the apple leaf. Gracie enjoys dancing and watching shameless. During the weekend Gracie enjoys spending time with her brother and her family. Gracie also loves pl...

Emma Colyar
Staff Reporter

Emma Colyar

Emma Colyar is a sophomore at Wenatchee High School and this is her first year as a reporter for the Apple Leaf. Outside of work and school, she has an uncanny obsession with the gym, night-drives, thunderstorms, and dogs. She spends most of (or all of)...

Marisol Nava
Staff Reporter

Marisol Nava

Marisol Nava is a first-year reporter for The Apple Leaf at the Wenatchee High School. She may not be the best at writing, but she enjoys it most of the time. Out of anything Marisol does she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and ...

Penelope Moore
Staff Reporter

Penelope Moore

Penelope Moore is a first year reporter for The Apple Leaf at Wenatchee High School. In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, hanging out with her friends and sleeping. She plays volleyball for her school, as well as for North Central Washington Vo...

Victoria mena
Staff Reporter

Victoria mena

Victoria Mena is a senior at Wenatchee High School and is a second year reporter for the Apple Leaf. She is apart of the Wenatchee High School cheer squad and is the sister of the assistant coach Alyssay Mena. She is often seen in an emo aesthetic but...

Hailey Lamountain
Staff Reporter

Hailey Lamountain

Hailey Lamountain is a freshman at Wenatchee High School and a first-year reporter for the Apple Leaf. Hailey enjoys listening to music and reading when she feels like it. She also enjoys being with family and spending time with loved ones as mu...

Taylor Hernandez
Staff Reporter

Taylor Hernandez

Taylor Hernandez, also known as Tay to her friends, is a junior here at Wenatchee High School. Taylor is a second year reporter in the Apple Leaf. Taylor in her free time likes to dance with wenatchee high school's folkloricos dance group, go to starbuc...

Abigail Brandt
Staff Reporter

Abigail Brandt

Abigail Brandt is a freshman at Wenatchee High School and this is her first year in Apple Leaf.  Abigail is the youngest of 3 children.  Both of her siblings, Ali and Frank, are constantly annoying her.  She also has 4 pets: 2 dogs and 2 cats.  H...

Gabriella Volyn
Staff Reporter

Gabriella Volyn

Gabby Volyn is a senior at Wenatchee High School and is a first-year reporter for The Apple Leaf. Gabby loves being active in her school and community. She is apart of ASB this year as the assemblies coordinator. Gabby also is a balla, playing on the varsit...

Savannah Webb
Staff Reporter

Savannah Webb

Savannah Webb is a senior at Wenatchee High School and a first-year reporter for the Apple Leaf. Savannah loves participating in music and drama within the community and at WHS. She is involved in two music classes and one student lead quarte...

James Koepke
Staff Reporter

James Koepke

James Jozef Koepke is an avid participant in school culture and a second year reporter for the Wenatchee High School Apple Leaf. In his free time he enjoys spending time with friends and watching television. This year James Koepke will be a Junior at W...

Katherine Dunlop
Edior-in-Chief

Katherine Dunlop

Senior Katherine Dunlop is this year's passionate co-editor-in-chief in productions and reluctant In-Depth Editor. In her own words,“I’m only here to bolster my college application." As a fourth-year Wenatchee High School student, Katherine wisely chose to...

Norah Dillman
Clubs Beat Editor

Norah Dillman

Norah Dillman is this year's Club Beats Editor for the Apple Leaf and is on year three of being a part of this amazing paper. This Wenatchee High School junior relishes being with her friends, playing with her puppy Millie Mae, binging new TV shows, read...

Maya Scanlon
Edior-in-Chief

Maya Scanlon

Maya Scanlon is ecstatic to be this year’s Editor-in-Chief of Operations! She’s a junior at Wenatchee High School and a second-year Leafie. Inside of school, she loves challenging herself in English, leading the young writers of The Apple Leaf and...

Gabriel Pleas
A&E Editor

Gabriel Pleas

Gabe Pleas is a Junior in his third year of Apple Leaf and is this years Arts & Entertainment editor. During school hours he enjoys playing bass in orchestra, practicing for Knowledge Bowl with quizlet flashcards made by his fav teacher Mr. Cloke and...

Eva Phillippi
News Editor

Eva Phillippi

Eva Phillippi is returning to Apple Leaf for her second year, this time as the News Editor. She strives to make the most of every day, and she applies her values of integrity and creativity to find and cover the plethora of exciting stories happening at ...

Nicolette Reed
Features Editor

Nicolette Reed

Nikki Reed is a junior at Wenatchee High School and a second-year student for The Apple Leaf. She is the features editor and is excited to help elevate the school newspaper. Nikki is always filling her extra time with being with friends, scr...

Anessa Hanson
Opinion Editor

Anessa Hanson

Anessa Hanson is a junior at Wenatchee High School and is the Opinion Editor for the Apple Leaf this year. Anessa is a very committed leafy and has had a position in the Apple Leaf for three years now. When she is not doing something for her beloved paper...

Caden Wise
Business Manager

Caden Wise

Caden Wise is the business manager of the famed Apple Leaf. This is Caden's second year on The Apple Leaf team; he was promoted to Co-Business Manager last year. This year he has taken on the solo challenge of tackling the finances of a newspaper. He...

Maren Stuber
Media Chief

Maren Stuber

Maren Stuber is a junior at Wenatchee High School and a second-year reporter for the Apple Leaf. Maren will be this year's Media Chief, a newly added position for the Apple Leaf. She is in charge of all photography, graphics, the cover, helping with the onl...

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