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Spelling out success

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor
September 15, 2015
Filed under Feature

English has been, in some form, around since the fifth century B.C., according to Merriam Webster, and is crucial to every aspect of the United States of America. English, along with math, social studies and science, are the core classes of the high school curriculum, meaning that those subjects are...

Matthews: “Make sense of the world around you”

By AsiaLee Donnelly, Paxtyn Merten, and Stephi Smith
September 15, 2015
Filed under Feature

Looking at the world through “many different lenses,” opens up all types of opportunities and possibilities, according to physics teacher Jim Matthews. He said he thinks people should take all different kinds of classes, from math to art, to help open their minds to the world. “If you are able t...

Formula for success

By AsiaLee Donnelly, Hawkeye Staff
September 15, 2015
Filed under Feature

Math students strengthen rational thinking skills that may be applied to everyday life Most have heard the popular math teacher claim that math is used often in everyday life. More than that, though, the skills you develop through math classes are transferable to life. This is an idea firmly uphel...

Taking an early turn toward a career in computer science

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Hawkeye staff
June 16, 2015
Filed under Feature, Senior Features

While many students enjoy spending their time binge-watching Netflix, this student spends his taking classes. Through e-learning, junior Liam Madson is going to graduate early with the class of 2015. E-learning is an online school that provides all of the core classes and even some electives. Through...

The definition of a student athlete

By Irvin Zhang and Luke Smith
June 15, 2015
Filed under Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

Throughout her high school career, four-year two-sport varsity athlete and 4.0 student Nicki Bouché has demonstrated the hard work that goes into truly fitting the definition of a student athlete. “During the seasons, [being an athlete] takes up so much of my time,” Bouché said. “Three hours...

Family first

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor
June 15, 2015
Filed under Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

At her workplace at MTHS, Jessica Walton teaches kids the skills it takes to pursue a career in the art of cooking while also putting out any fires, literally and figuratively, along the way. Ten years ago, she said she’d have never been able to see herself teaching chef classes, but through the t...

Leading more than just cheers

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor
June 15, 2015
Filed under Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

The many cheer teams all sit nervously on the floor in a cramped stadium, waiting for the results of the state competition to be announced and praying that their hard work will be rewarded. As the MC begins announcing the winners, the nervousness and anticipation gets ramped up to an even higher level....

A change of tone

By Paxtyn Merten, Editor-in-Chief
June 12, 2015
Filed under Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

As her voice faded and the track transitioned to an instrumental verse, cheers immediately erupted from the audience, though senior Rummana Hussain wasn’t yet done with the song. A huge grin spread over her face as she began to sing the next verse of “Fix You” by Coldplay at the MTHS talent show. ...

A dramatically unique path

A dramatically unique path

By Max Tracy, Lifestyle Editor
June 12, 2015
Filed under A&E, Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

For Danielle Hirano, drama isn’t just a play – or plays for that matter. It’s so many other things, from what you see on stage to what goes on behind the scenes. It’s work, it’s fun and it’s a struggle to manage it all, but in the end, it’s worth it. Hirano has been through the wringer of...

The many sided man

By AsiaLee Donnelly, Hawkeye staff
June 12, 2015
Filed under Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

“So, what don’t you do?” is probably the question that comes to mind when you talk to a guy like Collin Rhodes. A man of many talents, Rhodes has explored a broad array of activities. He has been a member of the tennis team, an Advanced Placement (AP) and STEM student, a devout member in his church a...

“If I think I’m done, I go find something to do.”

By Isaac Otis, Online Manager
June 12, 2015
Filed under Feature, Senior Features

Whether it’s in a lab or in the classroom, participating in one of her various clubs or volunteering, senior Vera Okolo goes above and beyond in and out of the classroom. She wasn’t always this outgoing, however. As a freshman, Okolo had a hard time adjusting at MTHS due to the fact that she h...

Game changer

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor
June 1, 2015
Filed under Feature, Multimedia

Shortly before game time, she dons the number 22 and with it, she puts the fate of her teammates and the entire school’s history on her back. She knows that it only takes one player who believes in herself and her school to undo the curses of the past and rewrite the future of a whole program. Seni...

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