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Students back in class after gas leak forces evacuation

Students back in class after gas leak forces evacuation

By Hawkeye Staff
November 10, 2010
Filed under News, School News

UPDATE 6:38 p.m.: Six students reported to the MTHS nurse's office due to severe headaches from the natural gas leak earlier today, according to a district spokesperson. Two students were eventually sent home. When students were brought to nurse Julie Hill's office she immediately contacted the Poison Control C...

Student behavior coordinator position instated

Student behavior coordinator position instated

By Hawkeye Staff
November 7, 2010
Filed under News, School News

With the school’s campus resource officer lost to budget cuts, an addition was made to the school – Anthony Williams, the new student behavior coordinator. A student might find Williams walking around the school, monitoring the halls, or taking care of referrals in his office. Before working ...

Algebra II added to growing list of graduation requirements

By Alyssa Vallester
November 6, 2010
Filed under News, School News

Graduation requirements at MTHS are changed, with the addition of a third year of math for the class of 2013 and beyond. The class of 2013 and beyond will have to take three years of math in order to graduate. In their third year, the students are designated to take Algebra II, but could take other...

Lynnwood faces rough road

By Terrah Short
November 6, 2010
Filed under News, School News

The renovation of the Lynnwood Recreation Center has been underway for some time now, but do residents really know all the things affected by the money spent? The Recreation Center plans began in July 2007. There were 15 community meetings, and there has been a high amount of community support. The...

Mountlake Terrace Civic Center

By Hawkeye Staff
November 5, 2010
Filed under News

The Mountlake Terrace Civic Center building was constructed in 1961, seven years after the city was incorporated in 1954. It sits on the northwest corner of the Civic Center Campus, near the cross streets of 58th Avenue and 232nd Street. Since 1988, the City of Mountlake Terrace has undertaken several...

Former teacher dies due to lengthy cancer battle

By Hawkeye Staff
October 26, 2010
Filed under News, School News

English teacher Karen Hanson died Friday, Oct. 22 following a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Rapid City, South Dakota, Hanson was 62. “I had the opportunity to work with her for two years and I just found her to be the most caring and student-centered teacher,” Assistant Principal Erin Murphy...

One day down, 179 to go

By Hawkeye Staff
September 8, 2010
Filed under News, School News

On the first day of school, just a few things are on students’ minds – schedules, friends, teachers and the year ahead. What is not usually on the minds of students are the things that have happened at school during summer. MTHS is now the oldest high school in the district; not having a “spruce-up”...

Car prowl awareness

Car prowl awareness

By Navarre Kerr
April 29, 2010
Filed under News, School News

On April 29, during third period, all of the cars in the student parking lot were targeted for prowling. Not by thieves, but by student volunteers accompanied by school Officer Heidi Froisland. Vehicle prowling is the theft of property from a vehicle but not the vehicle itself. During September of...

Gas station blaze

Gas station blaze

By Megan Resler
April 14, 2010
Filed under News

The abandoned gas station on 212th St. SW and 52nd Ave W. caught on fire around 6:15 p.m. on April 11. Firefighters from Fire District 1 and Mountlake Terrace police arrived quickly on the scene and subdued the flames. The smoke smelled strongly of sulphur. Photo by Megan Resler....

Multicultural Dinner, a success

Multicultural Dinner, a success

By Megan Resler
April 14, 2010
Filed under News, School News

The multicultural dinner took place on March 25 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. in the HUB. “It was a celebration of diversity,” Kevin Phok co-host of the event said. Admission was free, but all attendants were encouraged to bring a dish of food form their culture to contribute to the potluck. Turnout...

Farmers’ Market opens in Terrace

By Megan Resler
April 14, 2010
Filed under News

The Mountlake Terrace Farmers’ Market will open on May 6, and run every Thursday until Sept. 30 from 3-7 p.m. Held on the corner of 58th and 232nd, just north of the Mountlake Terrace Library, the market will house a group of 25 vendors who will be selling local fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers...

Day of Silence approaches

By Megan Resler
April 14, 2010
Filed under News, School News

This Friday the GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) will be participating in the National Day of Silence, an event MTHS has taken part in since 1992. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness towards the type of homophobia and bullying that have led to countless suicides in the United States. “The purpose...

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