The Apple Leaf

Alcohol abuse ‘inaccurate, inflammatory’

Jackson Powell, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2014

Principal Bob Celebrezze responded to The Apple Leaf’s “Intoxication at school dances a serious problem,” article from Nov. 5 with an email sent to all staff members and some Wenatchee School District administrators, blasting the newspaper’s coverage as “inaccurate” and “inflammatory....

Student: Dance monitors ‘ill-equipped, untrained’

Adrian Robinson, Bryce Newberry, and Reno Franklin

November 26, 2014

It’s pretty easy to get away with drinking at Homecoming, and many students have, according to several Wenatchee High School students. Students say that it’s all too easy to attend a school dance while intoxicated. “I walked into the dance, past administration, stumbling,” an anonymous girl ...

Intoxication at school events causes great debate

Jackson Powell, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2014

It’s Saturday, Oct. 25. It’s dark, the lights are flashing, and the music is pumping. People dance in big clusters spread all around the gym-turned-dance floor. It’s the Homecoming dance at Wenatchee High School. Homecoming is a tradition in basically every high school in the country. Another...

PHOTOS: Homecoming Assembly and Parade

All the girls who participated in the senior class dance kneel and follow moves led by the leaders of the dance, seniors Maya Aguigui, Daniela Turner, and Sadie Harmon during the Homecoming assembly Oct. 24.

Luke Strahm, Photo Editor

October 28, 2014

On Friday, Oct. 24, in celebration of Homecoming, students and clubs marched down Millerdale and Cherry streets, with the floats and signs they crafted, to the assembly at the Apple Bowl. Pioneer Middle School lined the parade route to watch 24 WHS clubs and activities pass by. The City of Wenatchee...

Dodgeball tournament crowns “Tank Top Team” champions

Dustin Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2014

And the winner is ... “Tank Top Team.” Another evening of Homecoming week and it proved to be nothing short of exciting. Thirteen yellow balls, six teams, five minutes a match, and one throw to win it all — the 2014 Homecoming dodgeball tournament. The war took place in the small gym. “Whoever...

“Troop 2” makes a comeback to win Buff Puff championship

Stephanie Iverson, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2014

Bump, set, SPIKE! Wenatchee High School’s Homecoming week hosted the traditional Buff Puff volleyball tournament last night. In a score of 15-10, “Troop 2” took the title, beating “Malibooty” in the Buff Puff championship game, after losing to them right before in the semifinals. “Malibooty”...

“Still Fresh” takes 2014 Powder Puff football championship

The champions of Powder Puff 2014 “Still Fresh” and their coaches, seniors Brady Kuntz and Britt Parkhill.

Felicia Hannas, News Editor

October 21, 2014

The legendary two-hour Powder Puff event kicked off Homecoming week last night at the Apple Bowl where teams put in their all for the title of Powder Puff Champions. The event kept the crowd entertained with plenty of enthusiasm and team spirit from the numerous teams and players. Despite the cold...

Homecoming week begins Monday: What you need to know

Emily Cieslak, Managing Features Editor

October 17, 2014

Calling all students to don crazy outfits, play nontraditional sports, and dance the night away; this year’s Homecoming week spanning Oct. 20-25 will bring a revival of old traditions in place of others. While recent years Friday’s assembly at the Apple Bowl saw a swarm of students and faculty...

Rival powder puff teams prepare for a tough competition

FFA's powder puff team,

Stephanie Iverson, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

Stadium lights, check. Flags, check. Teams, check. The ladies of Wenatchee High School are getting ready to dominate flag football and take down their opponents in order to win the first place title. Homecoming week is right around the corner and WHS has multiple Powder Puff teams ready to bring it...

Buff puff teams anticipate the outcome for upcoming tournament

Jessica Wierzbicki, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

As the year turns around to Homecoming time again, Wenatchee High School sees many of its traditions popping up — especially the sport Buff Puff. Though what many people don’t know is that within these sports there are several customs between the players and teams. For example, one of the senior...