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PHOTOS: Graduation 2014, a soggy salute to the seniors

PHOTOS: Graduation 2014, a soggy salute to the seniors

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
June 13, 2014
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, News, School News, Senior Features

It was a battle between rain and sun at MTHS Graduation 2014 on June 12. Graduates were soaked by the end of the ceremony, but still they stuck around to celebrate with friends and family afterward. Here are some snapshots from the evening.

SPU shooting suspect had ties to MLT, ESD

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
June 6, 2014
Filed under News, School News, U.S. and World News

Updated: June 6, 3:12 p.m. Local officials confirmed today that the suspect in yesterday's shooting at SPU had ties to Mountlake Terrace and the Edmonds School District. Aaron Ybarra, 26, was arrested under suspicion of homicide and is being held at King County jail without bail. He is a curren...

ESD committee to recommend senior project be eliminated

ESD committee to recommend senior project be eliminated

By Nick Fiorillo
June 3, 2014
Filed under News, recent, School News

The Edmonds School District Senior Project Committee decided to recommend the senior project be eliminated as a graduation requirement beginning with the class of 2015. In the committee's sixth meeting, held at Edmonds Woodway H.S. Tuesday afternoon, high school staff and administrators along with...

Falk selected as permanent assistant principal

Falk selected as permanent assistant principal

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
June 2, 2014
Filed under News, School News

Principal Greg Schwab announced to staff via email Monday night that current interim assistant principal Dan Falk will be filling the position permanently. In an email sent to MTHS staff, Schwab said, "[Falk] did an outstanding job in all aspects of the application process and through the process,...

Traffic alert: crews to repair 214th/44th tomorrow

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
May 28, 2014
Filed under News, School News

MTHS commuters could experience longer drive times tomorrow, especially leaving school in the afternoon. Puget Sound energy crews will be doing "pavement restoration" at 214th and 44th Ave. W from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to a statement from the Edmonds School District, a uniformed officer will...

Final exam schedule released

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
May 27, 2014
Filed under News, School News

Here is the finalized schedule for the upcoming final exams and the last day of school. The new schedule features a normal start time, but the addition of a new review time preceding each exam period. The last day of school, June 18, will have 25 minute periods and will end at 10:15. June 16th Fi...

Rep. Larsen gets firsthand look at STEM program

Rep. Larsen gets firsthand look at STEM program

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
May 16, 2014
Filed under Featured Stories, Multimedia, News, School News

From robots to wind tunnels to 3D printers, Congressman Rick Larsen saw the many facets of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education at MTHS when he visited yesterday. Part of Larsen's tour of STEM education programs in Washington's second legislative district, Larsen spent nearly...

Rep. Rick Larsen to visit MTHS, observe STEM program tomorrow

Rep. Rick Larsen to visit MTHS, observe STEM program tomorrow

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
May 14, 2014
Filed under News, School News

Congressman Rick Larsen will visit MTHS tomorrow to observe the STEM magnet program and talk with students. Representing Washington's second district, Larsen will visit MTHS from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Larsen is also visiting Marysville Middle School, to speak with administrators regarding the school...

ASB budget features more cuts due to new nutritional guidelines

By Nick Fiorillo
May 13, 2014
Filed under News, recent, School News

ASB's budget for the 2014-2015 school year, which features more cuts to sports teams and clubs, was approved earlier Tuesday morning. Members of ASB and representatives of student organizations met at 6:30 a.m. in the theater to discuss the budget and financial outlook for the coming year. The cuts...

One firefighter injured after two-alarm fire burns church near MTHS

One firefighter injured after two-alarm fire burns church near MTHS

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
May 7, 2014
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

One firefighter was injured after crews responded to a two-alarm fire at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church near MTHS earlier this morning. Fire District One Public Information Officer Jerry Sheehan said the fire fighter was not seriously injured. "He had some debris from the ceiling fall on his head so...

Tinker Tour USA makes its last stop at MTHS

Tinker Tour USA makes its last stop at MTHS

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
May 2, 2014
Filed under Featured Stories, Multimedia, News, School News

  Mary Beth Tinker's life changed forever in 1965, when she was just 13 years-old. She received national attention as a plaintiff in the historic Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines. More recently, Tinker and former Student Press Law Center lawyer Mike Hiestand have traveled coast to...

Health and wellness fair and spring bazaar to be held Saturday

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
May 2, 2014
Filed under News, School News

Multiple MTHS organizations have teamed up to host a spring extravaganza. The bazaar and fair will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at MTHS. Supported by the PTSA, Sports Booster Club, and Puget Sound Blood Center, there will be several events and activities. Ford's "Drive 4 UR School"...

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