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The Hawkeye

Using STEM to launch her future

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Hawkeye staff
June 14, 2016
Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

In 8th grade, Sarah Rose faced a crossroad – go to Edmonds Woodway High School (EWHS) where all of her fellow classmates from Madrona were headed, or to MTHS? EWHS had the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, but MTHS was closer to where she lived. She heard about the STEM program at MTHS and t...

“Forgiveness and redemption”

By Matthew Hipolito, Hawkeye staff
June 14, 2016
Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

On the first floor of the school, just off the HUB is a long hallway adorned with murals and filled with rooms of computers and tools. The STEM hallway is, for many students, off the beaten path; for many students, the road less traveled by. “[STEM]’s gonna be a wild ride, let’s put it that way,...

The real Rawlings

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Op/Ed Editor
June 14, 2016
Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

“Praise Helix” has arguably become the catchphrase most associated with Rawlings McDaniels, if not Anime Club itself. As the club’s vice president, McDaniels has been its “face,” making frequent appearances on school announcements. He is also the individual who brought the phrase to the l...

The grandmaster’s last play

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
June 14, 2016
Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

Senior Tyler Grabarczyk wears the masks of comedy and tragedy nearly everywhere. He’ll talk about his self-described “debonair” personality, call himself a baller or better yet, “everything a man or a woman wants.” His proudest high school moment, he said, was when he opened his senior year ...

A crossfit future

By Luke Smith, Hawkeye staff
June 14, 2016
Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

One could argue that at MTHS, no one fits the mold of an athlete who lives by the saying of “heart over height” more than senior athlete Chase DeAlba. DeAlba has spent the last four years as a key member and leader of the MTHS football team where he helped MTHS make some noise in the 2015 postseas...

Bound for new heights

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor Emeritus
June 14, 2016
Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

Nine consecutive state tournament titles, several school records shattered and a seemingly endless number of medals, awards, ribbons and trophies later, senior track and field star Chinne Okoronkwo is on her way to etching her name as one of the most accomplished athletes to ever come out of MTHS. But...

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. ...

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