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Sleep on it:

By Sam Johnson, Hawkeye staff
February 3, 2016
Filed under News, School News

MTHS Principal Greg Schwab wants you to sleep in. “I support later start times. But I also understand that it is a very complicated decision,” Schwab said. Seattle Public Schools voted to switch to later start times in November, according to the Seattle Times. Effective next year, high schools ...

ACLU offers Summer Advocacy Institute, applications open now

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Hawkeye Staff
January 20, 2016
Filed under News, School News

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is on the verge of launching its Summer Advocacy Institute (SAI) program, open to students entering their junior and senior years. The week long program will be held for the first time on the campus of Georgetown University in Washington D.C. “It was st...

Annual First Robotics kick off held at MTHS

Annual First Robotics kick off held at MTHS

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m., more than 40 robotics teams from across Washington state filled the Mountlake Terrace High School (MTHS) gym for the annual First Robotics kickoff. The teams viewed a livestreamed video of inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen announcing the contest’s specific rules ...

Two EWHS students arrested for racial slurs directed at classmates

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
December 16, 2015
Filed under News, School News

Two Edmonds Woodway High School (EWHS) students were expelled Wednesday, Dec. 15 after they were arrested and charged with malicious harassment for allegedly making online threats to fellow students and EWHS, according to Edmonds city officials. The two male suspects reportedly created a Facebook online chat ...

Annual Santa’s Workshop, Music Booster’s “biggest fundraiser,” held Saturday at MTHS

Annual Santa’s Workshop, Music Booster’s “biggest fundraiser,” held Saturday at MTHS

By Sierra Clark and Samantha Svikel
December 16, 2015
Filed under A&E, News, School News

The annual Breakfast with Santa’s Workshop, hosted by the MTHS music boosters, was a hit yet again. The HUB was in full holiday decor and festive music spread throughout the halls from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday. Breakfast with Santa’s Workshop has taken place on the second Saturday of December ...

Operation Santa to take place Thursday, donations accepted all day

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
December 15, 2015
Filed under News, School News

This Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Red Onion Burgers will be hosting an “Operation Santa,” a charity event that will include a food, coat and toy drive and a chance to have a dinner with Santa Claus. The event is sponsored by the Mountlake Terrace Fire District 1 and the Cheeseburger Babies F...

Vehicle prowl in MTHS student lot, car stereo and cash stolen

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
December 12, 2015
Filed under News, School News

On Friday, Dec. 4, two “vehicle prowls” were reported at MTHS. According to police, both cars were unlocked and in the MTHS student lot. A stereo from one car and cash from another were both reported missing. According to MTHS Principal Greg Schwab, the video surveillance cameras show a grey Seda...

Rudolf: “Addiction is a pediatric disease”

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
December 9, 2015
Filed under News, School News

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, Dr. Greg Rudolf spoke to MTHS students about the harmful effects of teen drug addiction in the MTHS theater at 7:30 p.m. With a slideshow and statistics to match, Rudolf shared with the students how popular certain drugs are, the range of drugs among certain grades and the sig...

ESD considers putting end to laptop surplus program

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Hawkeye staff
December 4, 2015
Filed under News, School News

Put into effect by the Foundation for Edmonds School District (FESD), the laptop surplus program, is on the brink of being discontinued. Currently, the program works to distribute old and extra laptops used by the district to low-income families for free. “For whatever reason, I think this program...

A day to celebrate, commemorate and remember

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
November 10, 2015
Filed under News, School News

In honor of the U.S. veterans, the Veterans Day assembly was held Nov. 10 after second period in the main gym. The MC, MTHS former staff member Dave Dolacky hosted the assembly. Dolacky was also a Vietnam war veteran, but he said, during the assembly, he’s proud to be a hawk. Dolacky began the...

School Board discusses new evaluation system for ESD teachers

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
October 27, 2015
Filed under News, School News

During the Edmonds School District (ESD) board meeting held on Tuesday, October 27, Executive Director of Human Resources Debby Carter and Assessment, Research, Evaluation Program Director Candace Gratama reported to the ESD board members new evaluation standards set for teachers. Carter and Gratama...

Third annual NOW Show presented to freshmen, serves as guide on how to make the best of high school

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Hawkeye staff
October 26, 2015
Filed under News, School News

The transition from middle school to high school can be a challenge, according to MTHS administration. But the third annual NOW Show presented to freshmen in the MTHS theater on October 14 attempted to make that process easier for new ninth graders. Incoming freshman spent the morning of the PSAT and practice ACT...

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