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Friends, family and MTHS staff remember Forest Jackson

Friends, family and MTHS staff remember Forest Jackson

By Paxtyn Merten
April 3
Filed under News, School News

Many members of the MTHS community have been devastated by the death of 2011 graduate Forest Jackson. In the hours and days after hearing the troubling news of his death, many of Jackson’s friends, family members and former teachers have shared their thoughts and memories of Jackson. Jackson...

Students to let their hair “go” to raise funds for Oso

Students to let their hair “go” to raise funds for Oso

By Nick Fiorillo
April 1
Filed under News, School News

ASB and Honor Society have planned a less than traditional way to raise funds for victims of the Oso landslide. As part of the "Blitz for Oso," donations will be collected at lunch on April 2, 3 and 4. The catch - three students are letting you cut their hair if you donate $5 or more. ASB Public...

Drugs a key factor in former student’s homicide

Drugs a key factor in former student’s homicide

By Nick Fiorillo
March 31
Filed under News, School News

Police have confirmed that drugs played a role in the homicide of 2011 MTHS graduate Forest Jackson early Saturday morning. Mountlake Terrace Police Department (MTPD) Commander Doug Hansen said the suspect in the homicide, 20-year-old former MTHS student Toby Sauceda, was under the influence of drugs...

New details in homicide of former student

New details in homicide of former student

By Nick Fiorillo
March 30
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Updated March 30, 9:38 p.m. Family members confirmed that the victim of Saturday's homicide in Mountlake Terrace was 20-year-old Forest Jackson, a 2011 MTHS graduate. He died after being stabbed multiple times, according to police. Police said they received a call from a woman inside her locked roo...

Former student fatally stabbed; suspect in custody

By Paxtyn Merten
March 29
Filed under News, School News

A 20-year-old Mountlake Terrace resident and MTHS graduate was fatally stabbed early Saturday morning. Police arrested a suspect, also an MTHS graduate, who was booked at the Snohomish County jail and is under investigation for second degree murder. Police say a woman called police from inside...

Police respond to “nonspecific bomb threat,” find no credibile threat

By Nick Fiorillo
March 12
Filed under News, School News

Police responded to a bomb threat earlier this morning after a student reported a threatening message scratched into a boys' bathroom stall. "This morning we had a student come in and report that there was some graffiti in a boys' restroom that had been scratched into one of the stalls," Principal...

Ford reunited with Honda

Ford reunited with Honda

By TK Johnson
February 20
Filed under News, School News

Back in Dec. 2013, senior Allana Ford's car was stollen after she had just spent close to $500 on food for the food drive at MTHS. Just yesterday, Ford was reunited with her Honda. Ford had gotten a call from Lincoln Towing around 5 p.m. Wednesday night saying that her car was found in Seattl...

Election results show ESD Propositions 1, 2 passing

Election results show ESD Propositions 1, 2 passing

By Nick Fiorillo
February 12
Filed under News, recent, School News

Updated: Feb. 12, 6:45 p.m. As the early vote count has been updated by the Snohomish County Auditor's office, Edmonds School District Propositions 1 and 2 are currently at passing levels. Proposition 1, a vote to continue taxpayer funding for the current levy, is passing with 64.36 percent of...

Heart screening to be held in memory of deceased Meadowdale student

Heart screening to be held in memory of deceased Meadowdale student

By Nick Fiorillo
February 11
Filed under News, School News

The Nick of Time Foundation is hosting youth heart screening services tomorrow at Meadowdale High School (MHS) in honor of deceased MHS student Matthew Truax. The screening will be hosted at MHS on Feb. 12 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Truax died in Sep. 2013 after collapsing in a physical education...

Longer school year coming; may impact graduation

By Will Khadivi
January 27
Filed under News, recent, School News

A state waiver which allowed the Edmonds School District to subtract five days from the normal 180-day school year, is set to expire at the end of this school year. The Edmonds School District applied for a renewal of the waiver for next year, but was rejected. The expiration of the waiver coincides...

MTHS Robotics sends four teams to district championship

MTHS Robotics sends four teams to district championship

By Netania Rivera
January 13
Filed under News, School News

Teams from all over the state of Washington went head to head at Jackson High School on Jan. 12 at the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) district competition. Hosted by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), teams were instructed to build robots at the beginning of the season...

MTHS hosts regional kickoff of international robotics competition

MTHS hosts regional kickoff of international robotics competition

By Paxtyn Merten
January 5
Filed under News, School News

Robotics teams all around the world gathered to watch the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) kickoff through an online broadcast yesterday morning. Local teams from various schools gathered at Mountlake Terrace High School to watch the live stream from the Terraceum. The annual FRC kickoff, broadca...

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