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Bringing enthusiasm into education: Adam Bazant

By Paxtyn Merten, Editor-in-Cheif
March 7, 2016
Filed under Feature, Staff Profiles

Imagine you are in Rome, standing nearby as a man reads out of his Rick Steves’ Italy Travel guide and attempts to describe the significance of a monument to his family while pointing at the wrong one. You intervene and point out that he’s actually looking at a different monument, but before he can get...

Bringing black lives matter to terrace

By Annika Prom, Hawkeye staff
February 2, 2016
Filed under Feature

Senior Nabressa Lilly is heartbroken each time she hears of the unjust death of another African-American individual on the news. “Every time that happens, two lives are lost,” she said. By this, Lilly means one life of the deceased victim, who is murdered and one life of the killer, who lacks pe...

Teenagers’ Attachment to Music

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye staff
February 2, 2016
Filed under Feature, Music

Every day students walk through the halls with their headphones plugged into their ears. Many listen to their music whenever they can during lunch, PASS, independent work time and any other possible break. It’s a growing phenomenon that seems to affect teenagers in particular. In a different light, howeve...

“This is my home”

By Ben Eyman, Hawkeye staff
February 2, 2016
Filed under Feature, Sports, Staff Profiles

You can almost hear her hard work ethic and determination in her voice when the team huddles around her. It is the definition of how she has been able to galvanize and give a resurgence to the women’s basketball program at MTHS. Both MTHS and the sport of basketball have always been “big passion...

Snow dazed

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Hawkeye staff
January 6, 2016
Filed under Feature

The dazzling red and green lights and nostalgic tunes bring us back to what is sometimes described as the most wonderful time of the year. The smell of trees and the tingling of your nose from the low temperatures bring joy because of holidays and family time, but also something more--snow days. Days o...

Idolizing to acheiving

By Irvin Zhang and Ben Eyman
November 18, 2015
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Sports

As a young boy, he sits in the stands and watches his dad, a man he admires, pace back and forth on the dark green tennis court, with sweat dripping down from his forehead as he fights to win every match. He eyes his every move in pure spectacle and awe. Fast forward and that young boy is now in th...

Trending toward teamwork

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

Men's Cross-Country The men’s cross country team went through what some would call a rebuilding year last year. They had lost a group of talented, experienced seniors from the year before and struggled to continue to compete. “[Last year] was learning to let go,” junior co-captain Nick Leidig said. ...

Creation and admiration: Art at Terrace

By Max Tracy, Lifestyle Editor
September 15, 2015
Filed under Feature

Art is something that can transcend ages. It is constantly prevalent around humans and just about every human society to exist. At MTHS, we have our very own department for art, with classes ranging across the board due to the generally loose definition of art. “I define art as an innovative way to exp...

Hitting all the right notes

By Max Tracy, Lifestyle Editor
September 15, 2015
Filed under Feature

As one of the major draws to MTHS, the music department has had an immeasurable impact on the school and the students who attend it. With programs attending numerous festivals throughout the years and as a result, many awards taken home, there is no doubt concerning the high quality of the departmen...

Breaking the language barrier

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
September 15, 2015
Filed under Feature

While exploring Barcelona, Spain on a school field trip, senior Kimi Fenn realized she was lost and didn’t recognize any buildings or signs around her. Fenn and her friend didn’t have working phones or maps on them and had to rely on asking natives for directions. So, Fenn and her friend made their ...

Blast to the past

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
September 15, 2015
Filed under Feature

There’s the famous saying about looking forward and to not dwell on the past. But with an hour long class everyday dedicated to the past, it’s hard to completely live by that motto. At MTHS, 3.5 years of history are required to graduate. In freshman year, a student will take one semester of eithe...

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...

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