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MTHS teacher among winners of international writing contest

By Mikayla Smith, Hawkeye Staff
March 23
Filed under Education, News, School News

MTHS Humanities teacher Stephen Merlino won second place in a fiction short story writing contest called ‘Writers of the Future’. With this contest having the most admissions out of all the years it’s been held, a shocking eight thousand, Merlino said he feels so lucky to have had his story ch...

Chess Club starts up at MTHS

Chess Club starts up at MTHS

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
March 18
Filed under News, School News

The green numbers from the chess clock ticks away as Chess Club president and senior Tyler Grabarczyk sets up the board. Every Tuesday and Thursday, Chess Club meets in room 112, English teacher Robert Reichle’s classroom. According to Reichle, the club began in January, after him and Grabarczyk discuss...

Sign-up deadline approaching for College Planning Day

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye Staff
March 16
Filed under News, School News

Bellevue College is hosting the College Planning Day on Tuesday, March 29th, at which students can go to their campus and attend four presentations by college representatives. It will be held from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., though sign in starts at 8:30 a.m. Targeted towards juniors and sophomores who ...

Three MTHS students build professional clothing line

Three MTHS students build professional clothing line

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
March 16
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

His summer before his sophomore year, junior Bukhari Shakil decided he wanted something different. With the help of his friend, he set up a clothing line, originally named Exotic Clothing Company. When his friend left the business and juniors Malek Qibaa and Samuel Polevoy helped him set up the web...

MTHS Robotics teams advance to quarterfinals in FIRST competition

MTHS Robotics teams advance to quarterfinals in FIRST competition

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
March 16
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

On Saturday and Sunday, the MTHS Robotics team, Chill Out, competed against multiple other Washington state robotics teams in the annual FIRST Robotics competition. The theme of the competition was FIRST Stronghold and the game field was set up similar to a medieval setting, with game posts made to lo...

STEM seniors to showcase cumulative projects

By Danielle Barnett, Hawkeye staff
March 11
Filed under News

On Saturday, March 12, students in the STEM English 12 class are going to compete in the Central Sound Regional Science and Engineering Fair (CSRSEF) at Bellevue College.  CSRSEF is open to high school students in King and Snohomish Counties to present the projects they have been working on. MTHS seni...

Expanding Your Horizons conference to support women in STEM

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye Staff
March 9
Filed under News

While STEM careers, jobs and education have increased by growing amounts in recent years, the amount of women in these fields are greatly outnumbered by men. To help women on these paths, Edmonds Community College (EdCC) is working with the American Association of University Women to put on a national conf...

Sign ups limited for Students of Color Career Conference

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye Staff
March 8
Filed under News

Thursday, March 24th, there will be an all day Student of Color Career Conference at Everett Community College (EvCC) from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is geared to middle and high school students with a diverse background, according to Black Student Union advisor Michael Boxley. The conference will pro...

Sexual Assault

By Samantha Svikel, Hawkeye staff
March 7
Filed under Featured Stories, News, U.S. and World News

More than one out of four 12- to 14-year-olds are sexually assaulted – 26 percent – in America. Approximately 1.8 million children and teenagers in the United States have been victims of sexual assault and 35.8 percent of sexual assaults happen between the ages of 12 and 17. Additionally, teenag...

Rogers Market Place closing, MLT says goodbye

Rogers Market Place closing, MLT says goodbye

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Hawkeye staff
March 4
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Walking past the nearly barren shelves of Roger’s Market Place reminds those of what it had been. For 14 years, Roger’s has sat on the corner of 232nd street and 56th Avenue in Mountlake Terrace under the care of Roger Bottman. But with Bottman’s passing on January 21 at 75-years-old and incre...

Sally Edwards returns to MTHS, shares to students why technology is necessary in P.E. classes

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
February 27
Filed under Education, Health, News, School News

On Friday, February 26, Heart Zones USA spokesperson Sally Edwards spoke to P.E. teacher Susan Lahti’s sixth period class for the second time about why the new Smart Sensor is vital to have in P.E. classes. She explained that P.E. class is not recess and should not be treated as such. In order for ...

MTHS graduate and MLT resident goes missing, body possibly found by detectives, according to officials

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
February 24
Filed under News, School News

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department (MLTPD) was alerted to the dead body of a woman found in a culvert located at the intersection of 244th Street Southwest and Cedar Way Sunday afternoon. The body was found at approximately noon, according to MLTPD Commander Kevin Pickard and investigators. ...

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