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Hanging up the beakers and bunsen burners

Hanging up the beakers and bunsen burners

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
June 1, 2015
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Senior Features

After science teacher Gil Comeau graduated high school, he knew he wanted to be a teacher. After he graduated Harvard University, he was ready to take a job anywhere. Now, he’s retiring after 37 years of teaching and, for the first time since he began his career, he doesn’t know what his life will ...

A passion for service

A passion for service

By AsiaLee Donnelly, Hawkeye Staff
June 1, 2015
Filed under Feature, Senior Features

After suiting up, attaching and firing the hose to save the victim, senior Lucas Gerow runs up four flights of stairs and raises the weight. His teammates cheer him on as he ties the final knot and races off to the endpoint where he quickly jumps out of his uniform and the time is called. All eyes turn...

Motivational speaker, manager, acheiver

Motivational speaker, manager, acheiver

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
June 1, 2015
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Multimedia, Senior Features

Between his full time job as a Zumiez manager, going to the gym twice a day and the occasional performance on stage as a motivational speaker, senior Oscar Guzman does not have a moment to spare. Which, as it turns out, is not a problem for him, as he said he lives by the phrase “I’ll sleep when I...

Get in the game now

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 4, 2015
Filed under Feature

It wasn’t until after he graduated that MTHS alumnus Michael Boxley decided on his career as a behavior coordinator. However, it was in Terrace classrooms and hallways that he took the necessary steps to get there. “I think [MTHS] had a considerable impact on furthering my education when it came to th...

Terrace students more aware of rights than American adults

Terrace students more aware of rights than American adults

By Isaac Otis and Paxtyn Merten
March 26, 2015
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories

The First Amendment guarantees five freedoms to the people of the United States: freedom of and from religion, and the rights to free speech, press, assembly and petition. So, after receiving the First Amendment Press Freedom award (FAPFA) for the past two years (the fifth time overall), MTHS stude...

Dynamically Derr

Dynamically Derr

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
March 17, 2015
Filed under Feature

As much as we’d like to think we’re in total control of our lives, often it’s only through reflection and retrospect that we can more fully appreciate the influence that serendipity has played in our life’s journey. For English teacher Gaynelle Derr, providence and good fortune have been deli...

Gender: not so easily defined

Gender: not so easily defined

By Stephi Smith, Copy Editor
March 17, 2015
Filed under Feature

It was in the shower when freshman Flynn Thomas thought, “What if I was a boy?” He described it as “just another random thought among the millions of others.” However, the more he thought about it, the more he realized that it would make him happy to be male rather than female. “Then...

Roundtable 3

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor in Chief
March 12, 2015
Filed under ASB elections

Treasurer Hawkeye Editor-in-Chief Nick Fiorillo interviews treasurer candidates Kaitlyn Anderson and Rosie Lee.

Roundtable 2

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor in Chief
March 12, 2015
Filed under ASB elections

Secretary Hawkeye Editor-in-Chief Nick Fiorillo interviews secretarial candidates Andrea Portugal and Tinh Nguyen.

Meet the candidates

Meet the candidates

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor in Chief
March 12, 2015
Filed under ASB elections, Feature, Featured Stories, Multimedia, News

Roundtable 1 President, Vice President and Historian Hawkeye Editor-in-Chief Nick Fiorillo interviews presidential candidate Liya Ewing, vice presidential candidate Gene An and historian candidate Cody Bowman.

Roundtable 4

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor in Chief
March 12, 2015
Filed under ASB elections

Public Relations Hawkeye Editor-in-Chief Nick Fiorillo interviews public relations candidates Chase Alberts and Irvin Zhang.

‘Old Man Pete’

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor
March 10, 2015
Filed under Feature, Sports, Staff Profiles

It’s 7 a.m. on a Saturday morning. English teacher Peter ‘Old Man Pete’ White wakes up to the tune of “The Dream Remains the Same,” by Tangerine Dream while his iPod is buzzing. He goes through his usual routine which ends with waking up his daughter. The two then leave the house at 8 a.m. Eve...

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