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Fight broken up by MTHS, staff member injured

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
June 8, 2016
Filed under News, School News, The425

One staff member was injured yesterday afternoon when he and a fellow staff member restrained two students who were fighting, according to information released by school administrators today. Toward the end of sixth period, June 7, there was an “altercation involving two students,” according to...

Local film maker shares advice with students during PASS

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Hawkeye staff
June 1, 2016
Filed under A&E, Education, News, School News

On May 25 during PASS, MTHS students, many of which who were working on their own short films, attended a showing of Mary Healey Julien’s new documentary, “Searchdog”. “Searchdog”, which premiers at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) on May 28 and 29, follows widely acclaimed K9 Sea...

Edmonds School Board discusses vending machine revenue decrease, possible solutions

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 25, 2016
Filed under Education, News, School News

On May 24, the Edmonds School District (ESD) School Board members discussed vending machine revenue and funding with MTHS students inputting their own opinions. Vending machines were brought up at during Executive Director of Business and Operations Stewart Mhyre’s regular report. Athletics director...

SBA test requirements questions answered

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 12, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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