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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...

MTHS Helps Feed Community

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff
January 23, 2017
Filed under Feature, News, School News, Uncategorized

ASB president Hani Nakkour, senior class president Aarthi Yogendran, and other members of ASB have been hard at work collecting nonperishable foods and money for the annual MTHS food drive from Monday, November 14 through Friday, December 9, 2016. All the proceeds go to Concern for Neighbors Food Bank...

Students, teachers and parents flood the capitol steps for education funding

Students, teachers and parents flood the capitol steps for education funding

By Harper Thomas, Hawkeye staff
January 19, 2017
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, recent

“Students first! Sufficient funds! Students first! Sufficient funds!” Upwards of 6,500 students, teachers and parents from around Washington flooded the steps of Olympia on Jan. 16 for education funding. Despite the cold temperatures of the January morning, a buzz of energy and determina...

MTHS Mock Election vs. 2016 Election Comparison

By Sam Johnson, Data Manager
January 18, 2017
Filed under Feature, News

Students and staff participated in a mock election based on the actual election taking place in Washington and the rest of the United States on Nov. 8. Much like the real election, students had to register to vote ahead of time by writing their name, gender, grade and PASS class on a piece of paper. Thi...

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