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ESD “Finance 101” meeting in MTHS theater, 2017-2018 school year funds discussed

ESD “Finance 101” meeting in MTHS theater, 2017-2018 school year funds discussed

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Superintendent Kris McDuffy and Director of Business and Operations Stewart Mhyre hosted a community forum, a "Finance 101" budget input session, in the MTHS theater earlier beginning at 4 p.m. Mhyre began with a quick PowerPoint presentation outlining what school programs ESD schools are to fund along with w...

Key Club doubles in donations for toiletry drive compared to years past

Key Club doubles in donations for toiletry drive compared to years past

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

The MTHS Key Club’s toiletry drive has been more successful than years past, according to advisor and psychology teacher Kimberly Nelson. The month-long charity project began March 14 and is set to accept donations until this Friday, April 14. Most of the donations come from Key Club members sta...

Gunshots heard Sunday morning, investigation ongoing

Gunshots heard Sunday morning, investigation ongoing

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, The425

After hearing several gunshots, the Mountlake Terrace Police Department (MLTPD) is investigating what occurred on Sunday morning in the 4400 block of 237th Place Southwest. Officers were preparing for their day when they heard distinct gunshot noises at approximately 5:25 a.m. Shortly afterward, several calls came...

Former student arrested on rape charge

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 2, 2017
Filed under News, School News

A former MTHS student was arrested Tuesday for investigation of sexual assaulting another girl. The first case, from early last year, was pending when Cole Krause, 18, was arrested when the second girl, 16, said Krause raped her at his house. The second girl reported the incident in January, months after...

Transgender rights ‘up in the air’ under Trump administration

Transgender rights ‘up in the air’ under Trump administration

By Matthew Hipolito, Hawkeye staff
March 24, 2017
Filed under News

As the United States transitions to leadership underneath a Republican Donald Trump administration, the fate of the rights of many minority groups are up in the air, especially in the face of numerous executive orders, some of which, such as the ban on immigration from seven countries, have been cha...

Better to buy spots early

Better to buy spots early

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye staff
March 24, 2017
Filed under News, School News

Every single school year students have filled all 287 parking spots at MTHS, according to Athletic Director and Activities Coordinator Kim Stewart. But the process behind these spots are a bit more complex than just a place to park in the morning. The ASB collects the money for the parking spots, which sell at ...

51-50

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
March 24, 2017
Filed under News

The closest presidential cabinet confirmation vote in United States history was made on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Senate voted 51-50 to confirm Betsy DeVos as the 11th Secretary of Education, with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote. All Democrats and Independents in the Senate voted against her...

Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Education, Feature, Featured Stories, News

And with a final concurrence from Chief Justice Barbara A. Madsen, Washington state was found guilty in the famous Washington state Supreme Court case McCleary v. State. The lawsuit was filed in 2007 by the Network for Excellence in Washington State (NEWS), a statewide coalition that campaigns for...

Smoke alarm causes impromptu evacuation

By Sierra Clark, News Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under News, School News

A smoke detector alarm rang throughout MTHS at approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning, causing an impromptu evacuation of the school. Many students were unaware of the situation, as it was not one of the planned fire drills. Principal Greg Schwab assured that it was only the smoke alarms that we...

Hawkeye executive editor named state journalist of the year

Hawkeye executive editor named state journalist of the year

March 10, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Senior Stephi Smith, the Hawkeye’s executive editor, was named the Washington Journalism Education Association’s Journalist of the Year this afternoon in a surprise presentation in the Hawkeye news room. The 2016 journalist of the year, Jacoy Willis from Inglemoor H.S.; the 2016 adviser o...

Education workers participate in solidarity strike

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
February 17, 2017
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, recent

Labor unions rallied together to go on a general strike of solidarity and economic boycott on Friday, Feb. 17 to protest recent legislative rulings in Wash. regarding unions. According to a Facebook page for the Solidarity Strike in Seattle, the purpose of the strike is to express discontent for the...

New template, changes to ESD-provided websites

New template, changes to ESD-provided websites

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News

A new layout has taken to Edmonds School District (ESD) related websites, with different navigation setups and a more responsive system. The website launched Friday, Jan 27 and the last website that was turned on was the ESD official website on Tuesday, Jan 31. The content management system Schoolwires...

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