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Officials alert students of graffiti threat

By Ben Eyman, Video/Audio Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under News, School News

School officials took what they deemed “precautionary measures” earlier this afternoon after students reported violence-themed graffiti found in two men’s bathrooms at MTHS.   Administrators called 911 around 12:20 p.m. after seeing the graffiti for themselves. Assistant Principal Dan F...

Jazz 1 lands in New York for Essentially Ellington

Jazz 1 lands in New York for Essentially Ellington

By Harper Thomas, Reporter/Photographer
May 11, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Ellington, Featured Stories, Jazz, Music, News

Countless after-school rehearsals, long hours of practice, memorization, solo changes and over 7 months of class collaboration have led Jazz 1 to their performance at Essentially Ellington in New York. The 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington (EE) Competition & Festival competition at Lincoln Center in Ne...

Last Goodwill Donation Drive of the school year

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye Staff
May 10, 2017
Filed under School News

The MTHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) will be hosting their third and final Goodwill Donation Drive of the school year on Saturday, May 13 in the upper parking lot of MTHS. Students and their families can bring in donations such as clothes and other household items on Saturday that will be ...

ASB class officers elected for 2017-2018 school year

ASB class officers elected for 2017-2018 school year

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under A&E, ASB elections, Lifestyle, News, School News

Elections for Associated Student Body (ASB) class officers for the next school year were held on Wednesday, May 3rd during PASS. Sophomore and senior election results were determined later that day, but junior class elections were held again on Thursday, May 4th during PASS due to a voting error...

ESD subject to phishing emails

By Sierra Clark, News Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, School News

In the past week, students in the Edmonds School District (ESD), as well as others, have been sent phishing emails to their district accounts. These emails are seen as shared Google documents that are sent by other students or even members of the ESD. It is important that, if receiving the phish...

Junior class elections rescheduled after voting error

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, ASB elections, Lifestyle, News, School News

After initial Associated Student Body (ASB) class officer voting took place during PASS earlier today, the voting process will be conducted again tomorrow during PASS due to an error in the junior class of 2019 election. While there are about 290 sophomores in the school, over 500 votes were cast...

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...

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