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ASB class officers elected for 2017-2018 school year

ASB class officers elected for 2017-2018 school year

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under A&E, ASB elections, Lifestyle, News, School News

Elections for Associated Student Body (ASB) class officers for the next school year were held on Wednesday, May 3rd during PASS. Sophomore and senior election results were determined later that day, but junior class elections were held again on Thursday, May 4th during PASS due to a voting error...

Behind the scenes of a cheer coach

Behind the scenes of a cheer coach

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye staff
May 4, 2017
Filed under Feature, Sports, Uncategorized

When cheer coach Jessica Ellersick went to high school,“Cheerleaders were the cool girls. They were the ones to go to parties.” Back in the early 2000s, many cheerleading teams weren’t as competitive as they are now. Times have changed since she started as a volunteer cheer coach in 2010, and...

Junior class elections rescheduled after voting error

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, ASB elections, Lifestyle, News, School News

After initial Associated Student Body (ASB) class officer voting took place during PASS earlier today, the voting process will be conducted again tomorrow during PASS due to an error in the junior class of 2019 election. While there are about 290 sophomores in the school, over 500 votes were cast...

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Op/Ed Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, News, U.S. and World News

It’s safe to assume most students don’t go to school expecting to not return home. But in this day and age, it’s hard to not be aware of that possibility every now and then—even more so, depending on where a student goes to school. The most recent school shooting to date in the United States ...

Sophomore honored with President’s Volunteer Service Award

Sophomore honored with President’s Volunteer Service Award

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye Staff
April 27, 2017
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Lifestyle

Sophomore Tony Le received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in the silver category on Saturday, April 22. This award is given to individuals throughout the country who set themselves apart from their peers through many hours of volunteer work. For a teenager to get the award in the silver cat...

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Education, Feature, Featured Stories, News, School News, Teacher Feature

A year and a half later and the job has only gotten better for on-time graduation coordinator Jose Aguiniga. Before MTHS, Aguiniga has gained experience of working with kids and young adults at the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA and Meadowdale Middle School. However, he felt he wanted to c...

Terrace’s own true renaissance woman

Terrace’s own true renaissance woman

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff
March 27, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

Not many people can say they’ve traveled throughout Europe, or that they’ve been through the first rate experience of staying at a hotel wired with radios to eavesdrop on every conversation. STEM/Science/English teacher Penny Lefavour is an exception to that. Having an extensive teaching and music...

On fire since 1990

On fire since 1990

By Samantha Svikel, Hawkeye staff
March 24, 2017
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

Back when he used to teach biology, he released a bunch of crickets on accident and it took years before they all died off. Another day, he was washing dishes in the back room and the fire alarm was set off. “I forgot to turn off the water and a petri dish fell over the sink. The fire turned out...

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, 2017
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...

Why do colleges care about foreign language?

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye staff
January 31, 2017
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...

MTHS Helps Feed Community

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff
January 23, 2017
Filed under Feature, News, School News, Uncategorized

ASB president Hani Nakkour, senior class president Aarthi Yogendran, and other members of ASB have been hard at work collecting nonperishable foods and money for the annual MTHS food drive from Monday, November 14 through Friday, December 9, 2016. All the proceeds go to Concern for Neighbors Food Bank...

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