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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, 2016
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...

MTHS teacher among winners of international writing contest

By Mikayla Smith, Hawkeye Staff
March 23, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

Rogers Market Place closing, MLT says goodbye

Rogers Market Place closing, MLT says goodbye

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Hawkeye staff
March 4, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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. ...

What’s in an ‘A’?

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Director/Activities Coordinator
February 3, 2016
Filed under Op/Ed, School News, Staff Column

I know the letter ‘A’ has been on many students minds the past couple weeks as well as your teachers with finals now complete. A's have been on my mind since last June. The ones that decide what happens to the future of Terrace’s athletics the next four years. Since the end of June, Mr. Schwab and...

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...

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