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Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
March 23
Filed under Education, Feature, Featured Stories, News

And with a final concurrence from Chief Justice Barbara A. Madsen, Washington state was found guilty in the famous Washington state Supreme Court case McCleary v. State. The lawsuit was filed in 2007 by the Network for Excellence in Washington State (NEWS), a statewide coalition that campaigns for...

Superintendent, ESD staff and local community members tour MTHS, various departments within

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
March 9
Filed under Education

Edmonds School District (ESD) Superintendent Kris McDuffy took a tour of MTHS, along with other ESD staff and local community members earlier today. The tour began at 10 a.m. and continued until about halfway through 4th period. There were two representatives from each major department at MTHS, ...

Education workers participate in solidarity strike

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
February 17
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, recent

Labor unions rallied together to go on a general strike of solidarity and economic boycott on Friday, Feb. 17 to protest recent legislative rulings in Wash. regarding unions. According to a Facebook page for the Solidarity Strike in Seattle, the purpose of the strike is to express discontent for the...

New template, changes to ESD-provided websites

New template, changes to ESD-provided websites

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
February 2
Filed under Education, News, School News

A new layout has taken to Edmonds School District (ESD) related websites, with different navigation setups and a more responsive system. The website launched Friday, Jan 27 and the last website that was turned on was the ESD official website on Tuesday, Jan 31. The content management system Schoolwires...

Why do colleges care about foreign language?

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye staff
January 31
Filed under Education, Feature

Students each year take foreign languages in high school to not only learn a new language but for the language credits. According to College Confidential, selective colleges, including universities or private colleges, require students to take three years of the same foreign language. Three years i...

Students, teachers and parents flood the capitol steps for education funding

Students, teachers and parents flood the capitol steps for education funding

By Harper Thomas, Hawkeye staff
January 19
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, recent

“Students first! Sufficient funds! Students first! Sufficient funds!” Upwards of 6,500 students, teachers and parents from around Washington flooded the steps of Olympia on Jan. 16 for education funding. Despite the cold temperatures of the January morning, a buzz of energy and determina...

Welcome to the Chromebook One-to-One Initiative

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Op/Ed Edtitor
September 7
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, Op/Ed

In 2014, Chromebooks surpassed iPads in sales for classrooms. Now, a 1:1 policy for high school students and Chromebooks has just started with the help of funding from the Foundation for Edmonds School District. The program successfully integrated with the Alderwood, Brier Terrace, College Place and...

Local film maker shares advice with students during PASS

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Hawkeye staff
June 1
Filed under A&E, Education, News, School News

On May 25 during PASS, MTHS students, many of which who were working on their own short films, attended a showing of Mary Healey Julien’s new documentary, “Searchdog”. “Searchdog”, which premiers at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) on May 28 and 29, follows widely acclaimed K9 Sea...

Edmonds School Board discusses vending machine revenue decrease, possible solutions

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 25
Filed under Education, News, School News

On May 24, the Edmonds School District (ESD) School Board members discussed vending machine revenue and funding with MTHS students inputting their own opinions. Vending machines were brought up at during Executive Director of Business and Operations Stewart Mhyre’s regular report. Athletics director...

SBA test requirements questions answered

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 12
Filed under Education, News, School News

Monday through Friday next week, certain students will take the Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) tests regarding English Language Arts (ELA) and math. The math tests are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday and the ELA tests are scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Tests will begin at 7:30 a.m...

ASL students compete in statewide competition

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 6
Filed under Education, News, School News

On Saturday April 30, ASL teacher Terry Sasser sent five ASL students to compete in the Washington State CTE ASL competition, in which they represented CTE leadership and MTHS. Of the students were Mustafa Balikci, Ayanna Traylor, Ty Hardan, Janis Trent and Rosa Park. The competition focused on th...

Wellness Committee grant leads to water refilling stations at MTHS

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye Staff
May 5
Filed under Education, Health, School News

The Edmonds School District's (ESD) Wellness Committee recently received a total of $132,600 from the Next Generation Initiative through the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (OSPI) Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools grant. ESD received the grant to install a water bottle filling station...

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