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Trespasser prompts heightened security measures on campus

Trespasser prompts heightened security measures on campus

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
March 25, 2015
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

New security measures have been implemented after a man trespassed on campus on March 18, according to Principal Greg Schwab. The man who trespassed was in his mid-30s and entered campus through the front doors before he walked down the HUB, Schwab said. Schwab said he followed the man down to...

Former student trespasses on campus, takes school food

By Stephi Smith, Copy Editor
February 25, 2015
Filed under News, School News

A former MTHS student trespassed on school grounds on Feb. 6 at approximately 12:15 p.m. and took food from the lunch room, according to school officials and police reports. According to the kitchen staff, a person came into the kitchen and “helped themselves” to some school food and ate on the...

ASB changes spirit week theme in response to students’ concerns

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2015
Filed under News, School News

Executive ASB announced earlier today that it has changed the theme of next week's spirit week after multiple students voiced their concerns. Originally labeled "Battle of the Sexes," several students took to social media and wrote letters to ASB representatives and school officials criticizing the...

Police arrest student in connection to December bomb threats

Police arrest student in connection to December bomb threats

By Nick Fiorillo and Stephi Smith
January 15, 2015
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Updated 1/15/15, 8:20 p.m. An MTHS student was arrested earlier today in connection to bomb threats phoned in to the attendance office on Dec. 4, according to Principal Greg Schwab. Mountlake Terrace Police Department (MLTPD) detectives arrested the student, who is a minor, in the main office, ...

Police: two separate occasions of child luring reported in MLT

By Stephi Smith, Hawkeye staff
November 19, 2014
Filed under News, School News

Two separate occasions of attempted child luring have police and school administrators on alert. According to police, on Oct. 23, a group of high school girls walking home were stopped on 236th St. and 48th Ave. by a someone described as an older white male with an Russian or European accent driving...

Hawkeye earns several national awards

Hawkeye earns several national awards

By Hawkeye Staff
November 11, 2014
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Hawkeye staff members earned several national awards at the JEA/NSPA national journalism convention Nov. 6-9 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel and Convention Center in Washington D.C. More than 6300 students, educators and media professionals attended the four-day conference. Here's how the Hawkeye...

“Team America” triumphs in annual Macho Volleyball tournament

By Lilly Stelmack, Staff
November 9, 2014
Filed under News, School News

On Wednesday, Nov. 5 the fifth annual Mountlake Terrace Macho volleyball tournament was held. Team America worked hard and battled their way through the other teams soon finding themselves in the last round up against the Cowboys. The teams fought hard but Team America pulled ahead and won the gam...

Initiative strives to shrink class sizes

Initiative strives to shrink class sizes

By Edwin Olivera
November 5, 2014
Filed under News, School News

Initiative 1351 (I-1351) is a measure to decrease classroom sizes in Washington by 2018 and is currently on the ballot for people to vote on Nov. 4. Washington has the fourth largest class sizes in the country. According to the Washington Secretary of State (SoS) website, a high school general education...

Homecoming Court announced, members comment on selection

Homecoming Court announced, members comment on selection

By Lilly Stelmack, Hawkeye staff
October 13, 2014
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Homecoming 2014 was kicked off with the crowning of this year’s Homecoming Court on Monday, Oct. 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Terraceum. The court is as follows:  King: Nick Fiorillo Queen: Alisha Clingan Senior first prince: Malcolm Johnson Senior first princess: Morgan Arbuckle Senior second ...

VIDEO: Sen. McAuliffe on education and funding in Washington

VIDEO: Sen. McAuliffe on education and funding in Washington

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
September 23, 2014
Filed under Featured Stories, Multimedia, News, School News, U.S. and World News

State Senator Rosemary McAuliffe (1st LD) sat down with the Hawkeye to talk about the current education funding crisis in Washington state. McAuliffe is a ranking member on the Senate Early Education and K-12 Education Committee and is a member of the Senate Higher Education Committee. McAuliffe spoke...

Healthy food requirements now on the menu

Healthy food requirements now on the menu

By Paxtyn Merten, News Editor
September 11, 2014
Filed under News, School News

The Department of Agriculture’s “All Foods Sold in Schools” standards taking effect this year will impact the food sold in the lunch lines, vending machines, the student store and for fundraisers. These standards, also called “Smart Snacks in School,” were created by the USDA in an effort to pro...

New School year means several changes to Terrace

New School year means several changes to Terrace

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
September 4, 2014
Filed under News, School News

An end to the culminating project could be replaced by more post-high school planning The class of 2014 was the last to take part in Terrace’s nearly 20 year history of the much celebrated, feared and anticipated culminating project. This past June, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors decided...

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