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ESD levy on Feb. ballot

By Megan Resler
February 24, 2010
Filed under News, School News

Beginning Friday Jan. 20, Washington state registered voters will receive their mail-in ballots for the Feb. 9 elections. The School Programs and Operations Levy has been re-added to Snohomish County’s ballot by the Edmonds School District, reinstating an old tax nearing it’s expiration date.. Other dis...

Daily flag salute requirements unclear to many

By Megan Resler
November 4, 2009
Filed under News, School News

Code of Washington (RCW) 28A.230.140, Mountlake Terrace High School students recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Amongst the MTHS community there are many misconceptions about what is legally required for students to do regarding the Pledge. Some students object to reciting the pledge due to personal convictions,...

All overnight field-trips canceled

By Megan Resler
November 4, 2009
Filed under News, School News

Based on a recommendation that Superintendent Nick Brossoit received from the Snohomish County Health Department, he has canceled all overnight student field trips until Dec. 1. This issue is a direct response to the rapid manner in which H1N1 (Swine Flu) is being transmitted among students and commu...

No food, no phones in the library

By Megan Resler
November 4, 2009
Filed under News, School News

The library policy is currently no food, no phones. Casey Meier, new MTHS Library Media Specialist said, “The function of a library is to provide a working and studying place. The phone isn’t involved with work or study.” Although library policy has was not revised at the start of the school year, ...

At last: Hawks make football playoffs

By Hawkeye Staff
November 4, 2009
Filed under News, School News

The most significant day in Terrace football history to date was last Friday, with a possible encore set for this Saturday as the Hawks host the Central Kitsap H.S. Cougars at 1 p.m. at Edmonds Stadium in the first round of the 4A playoffs. “We’re not satisfied with just making playoffs,” assis...

Grad requirements revised, again

By Suzanne Cho
October 14, 2009
Filed under News, School News

Graduation is something that high school students look forward to in their senior year. There are certain graduation requirements that students must have in order to graduate. However, recent changes have been made to these graduation requirements and will be taking place in the ’09-’10 school year....

Freshmen elect officers

By Hawkeye Staff
October 14, 2009
Filed under News, School News

Freshman filter into the gym, they scatter themselves amongst the bleachers with friends by their sides all waiting with curiosity and anticipation for the start of one of their first official high school events, elections. Freshman class elections took place Sept. 15, in the Terraceum. “I wanted to...

Dancing as a team: hip hop group strives for improvement

By Jessica Lim
October 14, 2009
Filed under News, School News

“If you are good at dance, and like it, do it. Join!” said Shawn Semana, a two year MTHS hip hop dancer. The new year has begun and hip hop and break have started anew with tryouts and upcoming performances. There was initial doubt among the students at MTHS as to whether there was going to be ...

Car stolen, three more vandalized on campus in past week

By Megan Resler
September 16, 2009
Filed under News, School News

Satherwhaite's car after being broken into Sept. 16 while at the school parking lot. During the past week, four student automobiles, parked on campus, were subject to criminal activity. On Thursday Sept. 10, senior Simon Miller’s ’96 Mitsubishi Eclipse was stolen from the front row parking spo...

WASL requirements continue to evolve

By Megan Resler
September 9, 2009
Filed under News, School News

Starting in 2009 the WASL has been changed to the OSPI Assessment. Part of the OSPI Assessment is that students, grades 3-8, will be taking the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) while students, grades 9 – 12, will now be taking the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE). To earn a high school diploma...

Bus cuts

By Megan Resler
September 9, 2009
Filed under News, School News

Starting in September 2009 the Edmonds School District will no longer be providing transportation to students who live within a 1-miles radius of their respective schools. This change, inspired by the $11.5 million worth of reductions the District was forced to make this August, cut $500,000 from t...

$100K slashed from building budget

By Megan Resler
September 9, 2009
Filed under News, School News

Due to the financial downwards spiral Washington has recently taken, the Edmonds School District was forced to cut $11.5 million from its overall budget over the summer. In order to keep cuts from affecting students directly, each school has had to decrease their annual expenditures by 66 percent- from ...

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