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SBA test requirements questions answered

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 12
Filed under Education, News, School News

Monday through Friday next week, certain students will take the Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) tests regarding English Language Arts (ELA) and math. The math tests are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday and the ELA tests are scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Tests will begin at 7:30 a.m...

ASL students compete in statewide competition

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 6
Filed under Education, News, School News

On Saturday April 30, ASL teacher Terry Sasser sent five ASL students to compete in the Washington State CTE ASL competition, in which they represented CTE leadership and MTHS. Of the students were Mustafa Balikci, Ayanna Traylor, Ty Hardan, Janis Trent and Rosa Park. The competition focused on th...

Wellness Committee grant leads to water refilling stations at MTHS

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye Staff
May 5
Filed under Education, Health, School News

The Edmonds School District's (ESD) Wellness Committee recently received a total of $132,600 from the Next Generation Initiative through the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (OSPI) Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools grant. ESD received the grant to install a water bottle filling station...

Threats made to staff member lead to MTHS undergoing “soft lockdown”

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 5
Filed under News, School News

Today at approximately 12:30 p.m., an email was sent out to MTHS staff alerting them of threats made to a staff member earlier this morning. The threats were sent through phone calls and text messages, saying the sender would come to MTHS sometime that day to harm the recipient. The staff member a...

Open mic night held at MLT library April 20

By Mikayla Smith, Hawkeye staff
May 5
Filed under A&E, News, School News

On Saturday April 20th, the main coordinators of Mountlake Terrace Library events, Kyami Nyamidie, Ann Hursey and Christina Montilla hosted a Poetry and music event from 12:45 to 3 p.m. featuring the First Youth Poet and author, Leija Farr, and famous pianist, Cara Hill. This event was to honor April, ...

Student verbally harassed on walk to school

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye Staff
May 2
Filed under News, School News

At approximately 9:10 this morning, a female student was verbally harassed on her way to school. Principal Greg Schwab clarified that the student does not attend any morning classes. The student was walking near 44th Avenue and 212th when a male driving a black Mazda 3 drove past her, going the ...

Former student charged with third-degree rape

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
April 22
Filed under News, School News

Snohomish County prosecutors charged a former MTHS 17-year-old male student with third-degree rape, a felony, earlier this week for a sexual assault that occurred on campus in January. (See related story). On Tuesday, the boy was charged by Snohomish County Deputy prosecutor Randy Yates. According to Yates, th...

Community, school and media staff honored in Los Angeles

Community, school and media staff honored in Los Angeles

April 17
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

LOS ANGELES – For the third year in a row – and the fifth time overall – MTHS been named a First Amendment Press Freedom Award recipient. The FAPFA, as it's called, and several other awards were presented to members of HBN and the Hawkeye at the JEA/NSPA national convention this past weekend in...

UPDATE: Former student charged with third-degree rape

By Paxtyn Merten, Editor-in-Chief
April 16
Filed under News, School News

UPDATE: 16 APRIL 2016 The former MTHS student who was emergency expelled in January (see below) under suspicion of sexual assault has been formally charged with third-degree rape – a felony – by Snohomish County prosecutors, according to court papers. The 17-year-old male is being charged as a...

Superintendent finalists to speak at public forum Thursday

By Paxtyn Merten, Editor-in-Chief
March 30
Filed under News, School News

UPDATE: Watch the forum LIVE Thanks to our broadcast partners at Hawk TV/HBN, you can watch the superintendent forum right here, LIVE, starting at 6:30 p.m. http://youtu.be/GJg98lOXhSM   The superintendent search continues as the two finalist candidates are set to attend a Community Publi...

Fire breaks out at Madrona K-8, school cancelled Monday

Fire breaks out at Madrona K-8, school cancelled Monday

By Luke Thurber, General Manager
March 27
Filed under News, School News

School has been canceled tomorrow at Madrona K-8 for all students after small fire broke out in the staff lounge at around 8 p.m. After the firefighters arrived on-scene the fire was put out in about 15 minutes, according to Leslie Hynes, the Public Information Officer for Fire District One. The fi...

Junior Jordan Hsu develops new Math Club at MTHS

Junior Jordan Hsu develops new Math Club at MTHS

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
March 26
Filed under Education, News, School News

As of October, Math Club meets every Friday in math teacher Nick Lencioni’s room, room During the meeting, members practice math equations out of a pamphlet from the American Mathematics Competition (AMC), an organization dedicated to “strengthening the mathematical capabilities of [the U.S.] yout...

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