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Graduation stoles ‘stolen’ from seniors

Graduation stoles ‘stolen’ from seniors

By Alyssa Vallester
February 12
Filed under Op/Ed

As the long-awaited graduation ceremony approaches and equally the fourth fiscal year of high school comes to an end, MTHS seniors look back to reflect upon their challenges and achievements obtained. The garments worn at the ceremony affirms these milestones by physically representing academic achievement an...

Falk adjusting well to assistant principal position

Falk adjusting well to assistant principal position

By Alyssa Vallester
October 4
Filed under News, School News

As the new school year in full swing, new MTHS ‘interim’ assistant principal Dan Falk has taken on the role of former assistant principal Scott Morrison, who accepted the position as an interim principal for College Place Elementary. Falk, who has been an educator since 2001 and has been at MTHS s...

Downs chosen to play at the Bowl

By Alyssa Vallester
June 8
Filed under recent, School News, Sports

Devante Downs: Selected to play in the 2014 US Army All American Bowl Scouts are keeping a close eye on him. Colleges are constantly offering scholarships to him. MTHS junior running back Devante Downs has been nominated and chosen to play in the 2014 US Army All American Bowl, the nation’s pre...

The gains and pains of going AP

By Alyssa Vallester
May 16
Filed under News

Last week, exams for Advanced Placement (AP) classes started to be conducted. Testing locations for MTHS students include the Edmonds School District Office in Lynnwood and the MTHS Library. The College Board, which administers AP alongside the SAT, states that, “The AP Program is a global academic...

Upcoming musical showcase guaranteed to be a showstopper

Upcoming musical showcase guaranteed to be a showstopper

By Alyssa Vallester
April 20
Filed under A&E

The theater is set to light up with a night full of acting, singing and dancing at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26. Expect to witness a selection of musical pieces from different shows with most company numbers choreographed by Darlene Culp, a former dance teacher at MTHS, along with some advanced drama students and...

New state assessment tests to be piloted in April

By Alyssa Vallester
March 29
Filed under News

Commencing next year are the Common Course Standards for English, Math, Science, and Social Studies classes. “They are basically a common set of standards that teachers will use in those classes to make sure that their students are getting a really good foundation and the ability to read, write,...

Tinker and Hiestand visit to WJEA

Tinker and Hiestand visit to WJEA

By Alyssa Vallester
March 11
Filed under News

Legendary freedom fighters Mary Beth Tinker and Mike Hiestand kicked off Tinker Tour USA on Saturday, March 9 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, teaching students and teachers awareness of their First Amendment rights. “Students should have a say for democracy in their schools. You all have a...

Bodnar, Pope crowned as Terrace Idol 2013 winners

Bodnar, Pope crowned as Terrace Idol 2013 winners

By Alyssa Vallester
February 2
Filed under A&E, recent

The third and final round of Terrace Idol 2013 was held last Wednesday, January 30. The much-awaited event started with Kaitlyn Martin, the winner of last year’s Terrace Idol, who sang two of her original songs. Immediately, the group of fans of Abby Martinez of LHS and Lucas Pope of MTHS rallied...

Moving on to the final round of Terrace Idol

Moving on to the final round of Terrace Idol

By Alyssa Vallester
January 26
Filed under A&E

The second round of Terrace Idol was held last Thursday, Jan. 24. The three judges were: Mackenzie Thoms, who was in season 11 of American Idol; Michael “Wanz” Wansley, who was in Macklemore’s Thrift Shop; and Frank Blosser, who was also a judge during the first round. “I thought overall,...

Terrace Idol’s first round of success

Terrace Idol’s first round of success

By Alyssa Vallester
January 17
Filed under A&E

The much-awaited first round of Terrace Idol, the singing competition which took place at the MTHS Theatre on January 17, gathered audiences from other high schools near the area. There were three judges present at the event: Amanda Stewart, an MTHS class of 2011 alumni, Frank Blosser, a long time...

Target gift cards put to good use

By Alyssa Vallester
December 11
Filed under News, School News

MTHS earned $775 in gift cards from Target through their K-12 schools giving campaign throughout the United States. It was a stepping stone towards the company’s goal of giving $1 billion for education by the end of 2015. The program began in July and lasted for four weeks, when visitors to Target’s...

Mock election favors Obama

Mock election favors Obama

By Alyssa Vallester
November 9
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Some 851 students and teachers registered to vote in the mock elections, which are held every four years for the presidential elections. Humanities teacher Chris Ellinger and his students manned the mock election voting booths in front of the theater on Nov. 6. “Mock elections are an opportunity for stude...

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