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United Pentecostal Church moves from Mountlake Terrace building to Lynnwood

United Pentecostal Church moves from Mountlake Terrace building to Lynnwood

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under News, The425

The Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Mountlake Terrace, on the corner of 55th and 236th St has moved to a new location in Lynnwood at 16824 44th Ave W. The reason behind moving Reverend Wade Plante said a new location was necessary in order to grow in the ways the church wanted. However,...

Robotics team competes in regional competition, advances to “Worlds”

By Sarah Davis, Hawkeye staff
April 13, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, News, School News, STEM

The MTHS robotics team, 1778 Chill Out, traveled to Mount Vernon High School to compete in the regional FIRST robotics competition (FRC) on March 19. FRC creates a new competition arrangement every year, where each team only has a total of 6 weeks to design and create a robot. Each year the robot...

City Council to discuss floor plans of new city hall

City Council to discuss floor plans of new city hall

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, The425

 The Mountlake Terrace City Council discussed new plans for the location of city hall at the Coffee with the City earlier today. The meeting began at 6 p.m. and was held at the MLT Pavilion, hosted by the City Council members along with the City Hall Advisory Committee. The new city hall building would be built ne...

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...

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