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Federal budget cuts to affect arts, humanities, science

Federal budget cuts to affect arts, humanities, science

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
May 1, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News, U.S. and World News

The Trump administration presented a preliminary 2018 budget covering discretionary federal spending on Thursday, March 16. Discretionary spending covers nearly a third of federal spending and includes non-mandatory spending which pays for defense and other federal agencies. Mandatory spending p...

Going up?

Going up?

By Emily Anderson, Hawkeye staff
May 1, 2017
Filed under News, School News

In the state of Washington, the regulation of elevators is moderated by the Department of Labor and Industries (LNI). LNI set forth a code of standards for every elevator that is installed in the state. If an elevator does not meet these standards, the elevator may be closed until it is updated and ...

Inslee visits MTHS STEM, jazz, journalism

Inslee visits MTHS STEM, jazz, journalism

By Samantha Svikel, Hawkeye Staff
May 1, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Featured Stories, Jazz, News, School News, STEM

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee visited MTHS Friday, at about 1:45 p.m. He first arrived in the STEM hallway as seniors Elizabeth Jurgensen and Natu Abraham were his tour guides during the visit. His first presentation introduced the STEM program and the pathways that are included. Engine...

Pledge to pledge

Pledge to pledge

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
May 1, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

The Pledge of Allegiance, familiar to most involved in the American education system, has created much controversy over the course of its nearly 125-year long existence. The official text of the pledge has been changed four times since its creation and there have been four different Supreme Court rulings...

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Education, News, School News

Principal Greg Schwab has been selected to serve as an assistant superintendent starting next school year for the Edmonds School District (ESD). The position will go into effect July 1, for the 2017-2018 school year. ESD Superintendent Kris McDuffy made the announcement earlier today. "Gr...

Data analyst pushes students to succeed in STEM fields

Data analyst pushes students to succeed in STEM fields

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News, STEM

Senior data analyst Jason Isley, who has been working at Walt Disney for seven years, met with STEM students during PASS today to explain to them how to succeed in STEM fields, starting with their high school career. He presented in room 125, hosted by science teacher Bryan Smelcer. “If you wan...

Chill Out takes ninth place out of their division at national competition

Chill Out takes ninth place out of their division at national competition

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

The Robotics team, Chill Out, competed in the FIRST robotics World Championship competition in Houston, Texas last week, from Wednesday to Sunday. In the end, the team placed nine out of 64 teams in their division. There were 400 teams overall, Robotics President Ian Davidson said, split into six di...

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Op/Ed Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, News, U.S. and World News

It’s safe to assume most students don’t go to school expecting to not return home. But in this day and age, it’s hard to not be aware of that possibility every now and then—even more so, depending on where a student goes to school. The most recent school shooting to date in the United States ...

Schwab selected as finalist for ESD assistant superintendent position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News

Principal Greg Schwab was announced earlier today as a finalist for the position as assistant superintendent for Secondary Schools in Edmonds School District (ESD). The assistant superintendent oversees all principals and other administrators working in ESD middle and high schools, along with othe...

Two counts of rape brought against former student

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, School News, The425

Prosecutors involved with sexual assault charges from last year resurrected the case Monday. The defendant, a senior when the case was first opened, is being charged with two separate counts of third-degree rape. Cole Krause, 18, was also charged Monday in a different case against a different girl. ...

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye staff
April 21, 2017
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, School News, STEM

Engineer Peter Block, who worked on the Saturn V rocket, as well as the Apollo missions with Boeing and Aerojet, spoke with STEM students during PASS today in the Career Center. “My area of interest was analytical,” he said about his work. Block specifically analyzed the safety and reliabil...

School Board President announces she will not seek re-election

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News

Edmonds School District Board president Susan Phillips announced last week that she will not seek re-election next year. Phillips’s term expires in December 2017, after which a new School Board president will be decided upon. Between the end of her term and the announcement of a new president, a...

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