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How to be a Terrace senior

How to be a Terrace senior

By Andrew Kim, Hawkeye Staff
September 11, 2014
Filed under Feature

As the clock counts down, all seniors look forward to that special day: graduation. When it comes to making the final push, graduation becomes a priority for not only seniors but all lower classmen. Still, seniors must overcome the concerns of A) post-high school plans and B) senioritis. With aid from past...

How to be a sophomore

How to be a sophomore

By Paxtyn Merten, News Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under Feature

As the clock ticked closer to 3 a.m., then sophomore Haeley Johnston laid on the ground of her dimly lit room and scribbled another piece of information about the Protestant Reformation into her notebook. She could already tell that the next day would require a sizable cup of coffee. Johnston, like many ...

How to be a freshman, just taking wing at Terrace

How to be a freshman, just taking wing at Terrace

By Stephi Smith, Hawkeye Staff
September 10, 2014
Filed under Feature

The first year of high school can be pretty daunting and intimidating, but it can also be the start of four great years here at Terrace. High school offers many opportunities that you should take advantage of as soon as possible, and freshman year is the year to begin. MTHS has a wide variety of clubs...

How to be a Terrace junior

How to be a Terrace junior

By Stephanie Garcia, Hawkeye Staff
September 10, 2014
Filed under Feature

Junior year is a time when many things that you were looking forward to in high school start taking place. For most students, it’s the year that you finally have a driver’s license and are able to drive with your friends. You’re now at an age where you are probably given more freedom from your pa...

The devastating impact of prescription drug abuse hits home

The devastating impact of prescription drug abuse hits home

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
June 13, 2014
Filed under Feature

Young people among top Rx drug abusers Prescription drug abuse-related deaths have made national headlines in recent years – particularly in deaths involving celebrities, such as Heath Ledger, who died in 2008 from a drug overdose. But celebrities are not the only ones to abuse prescription drugs and pay the u...

In focus: the Class of 2014

In focus: the Class of 2014

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
June 13, 2014
Filed under Feature

As the graduates of the Class of 2014 move on to the next chapter in their lives, we look back on their triumphs and origins. See the MTHS graduating class like you've never seen it before. Using the different tabs and controls below, you can explore the post high school plans of the Class of 2014....

Kayla Wheeler: Nothing she can’t do

Kayla Wheeler: Nothing she can’t do

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
June 13, 2014
Filed under Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

Whether she’s assembling a rocket for rocketry club, delivering a monologue on stage, tinkering with parts for robotics, speaking Spanish to build her fluency, studying for her AP classes or doing laps in the pool, senior Kayla Wheeler is a true Renaissance woman. And she’s doing it despite all odds. Born...

PHOTOS: Graduation 2014, a soggy salute to the seniors

PHOTOS: Graduation 2014, a soggy salute to the seniors

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
June 13, 2014
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, News, School News, Senior Features

It was a battle between rain and sun at MTHS Graduation 2014 on June 12. Graduates were soaked by the end of the ceremony, but still they stuck around to celebrate with friends and family afterward. Here are some snapshots from the evening.

Calvin Martin: Acting, performing, kumquats and meteorites

By Maxine Taylor
June 11, 2014
Filed under Feature, Senior Features

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEvFvUN6QYA Calvin Martin’s enthusiasm, height, and refined wardrobe makes him stand out in a crowd amongst the hundreds of students at MTHS. His theatrical debut began in sixth grade, when Martin decided to audition for one of Terrace Park Middle School’s plays,...

Katie Beth Higgins: Education for the next generation

By Stephi Smith
June 11, 2014
Filed under Feature, Senior Features

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUH5Jy_3vCU From building robots, to promoting STEM, to competitive Irish dancing, Katie Beth Higgins is dynamic and varied in her passions and talents. At the end of the year, Higgins will receive more than just her high school diploma; an Honors Scholar Diploma,...

Mykhailo Verlan: Verlan’s violin gives grace to Terrace ears

By Paxtyn Merten
June 11, 2014
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Senior Features

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNjl7lXSs7Q Whether it escapes from his bow, his fingertips, or the back of his throat, the music that streams from senior Mykhailo Verlan is mesmerizing. Verlan’s violin has brought him a long ways since he was an 11-year-old boy taking lessons from his sister....

Yoel Tekle: basketball an outlet for talented Tekle

Yoel Tekle: basketball an outlet for talented Tekle

By Andrew Kim
June 11, 2014
Filed under Feature, Senior Features

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSd3RWY0vVI The point guard passes the ball to Tekle, he shakes the defender with the grace of Kareem Abdul-Jabaar and shoots the hook shot to score. Everything from getting accepted to the University of Washington, making it to state for basketball his junior and...

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