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SWAT and police take over Terrace for mock lock down

By Shahrum Ali
June 10
Filed under News, School News

On May 28 Mountlake Terrace High School was under a two and a half hour hard lock down drill. Unlike regular school lock downs, this drill was coordinated by and involved mainly the Brier and neighboring police and safety departments. The scenario was to have an active shooter(s) within the school, with...

Relay for Life re-sparks awareness

By Navarre Kerr
June 10
Filed under News, School News

Hawks for Hope and numerous other supporters from South Snohomish County met on the Lynnwood High School track for the 2009 Relay for Life® on May 16 and 17. The yearly event is supported by the American Cancer Society to help people get involved and contribute in the fight against cancer. Over 3.5...

ATM surprises MTHS

By Joan Tran
June 1
Filed under News, School News

An ATM machine was installed near the MTHS theater March 13. Terrace is the only school in the district with an ATM machine. There is a fee of $1.75 to withdraw money from the machine. Of that, $0.50 will go to ASB. It also requires that a minimum of $10 be withdrawn. This is inconvenient for people...

Snow keeps students indoors

By Sharon McClintock
February 4
Filed under News, School News

Edmonds School District (ESD) along with many other school districts in Washington state suffered from snowstorms just before winter break. Snowstorms continued to block roadways for about two weeks. In response to these weather conditions, several days of school were canceled. Principal Greg Schwab...

Vending machine changes delayed again

By admin
February 4
Filed under News, School News

The new year is opening with many changes, including a adaptations with the vending machines. Policy had it that by the end of February, most vending machine contents would be banned. However, due to negotiations mainly advocated by Kim “Stew” Stewart, both the contents of vending and soda pop machines...

Terrace Hi-Q faces off in the theater

By Suzanne Cho
February 4
Filed under News, School News

The MTHS Hi-Q team had a home match on Wed, Jan. 8, in the MTHS Theater. The MTHS Hi-Q team was up against the Hi-Q teams from Cascade High School and Glacier Peak High School. Hi-Q, an academic quiz competition for high school students, first started in 1948 in Pennsylvania and Washington in 1976. The...

Prop 8 sparks protest on Capitol Hill

By admin
February 4
Filed under News

In a sea of bright colors and odd shaped picket signs saying “love, not h8”, close to a thousand people crammed together in Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill in Seattle on Nov. 15. The Anti-Proposition 8 Rally, brought together by Seattle Central Community College student Kyler Powell, was a march through...

Paper or Plastic? Seattle City Council seeks to curtail plastic waste through legislative process and use fee

By Megan Resler
October 14
Filed under News

On July 28, Seattle City Council passed a new bill which contains two main components: consumers will no longer get grocery bags for free, and businesses will no longer be permitted to use or sell foam containers. Drafted and presented by Council President Richard Conlin, this bill mimics a similar law...

Abrupt loss of activity bus affects students

By admin
October 14
Filed under News, School News

In previous years, schools throughout Edmonds School District 15 (ESD), have provided an after-school activities/athletics bus. It was transportation for people with extra-curricular involvement and went through a broad range of stops to comply with everyone’s needs. Due to this year’s budget cuts,...

Unexpected fire alarm goes off 15 minutes before school is over

By Hawkeye Staff
October 1
Filed under News, School News

It was just another fire drill that would be over in a few minutes – or so students thought. At around 1:35 p.m. on Oct. 1, students heard the blaring sirens, which was unusual for an ordinary drill. There’ve been two drills in the past month, which could’ve been deceiving to students that the...

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