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Counselor reassignments made too abruptly for returning students

Counselor reassignments made too abruptly for returning students

By Hawkeye Editorial Board
September 5, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

Recently, counselors assignments were shifted so that many students were placed under advisement of a different counselor. For example, Counselor Evan Hatch will advise all of the incoming freshman class instead of a portion of the entire student body. These changes are understandable, as counselors for spe...

New vending choices aren’t too bad

New vending choices aren’t too bad

By Hawkeye Editorial Board
September 5, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

Starting this year, the vending machines will be filled with healthier snack options. There are set limits now on how much sodium and calories can be in one snack or drink. Many snacks students usually buy at school will not be available in the vending machines or at the student store. While some students ...

Getting involved at Terrace

Getting involved at Terrace

By Alisha Clingan, ASB Public Relations Officer
September 5, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

This time of the year is so bittersweet. We have to say goodbye to summer, wake up early, and do homework. Although; we do get to start off fresh, make new friends, and we get to look forward to what this school year holds. High school has so much more to offer than just the same old boring classes and...

Principals Corner: Hawks take care of each other

Principals Corner: Hawks take care of each other

By Greg Schwab, Principal
September 5, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

September is here and so is the beginning of a new school year. This is such an exciting time as we reconnect with the members of our school community. Usually my beginning of the year article is about the importance of getting involved and making the most of your school year—not that this isn’t im...

Letter from the Editor: How to be a savvy consumer of news

Letter from the Editor: How to be a savvy consumer of news

September 4, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

Another year of high school brings challenges to every group, grade and age. Freshmen are trying to find their footing in this seemingly enormous labyrinth. Seniors are already pulling their hair out over horrible things such as the SAT, ACT and dozens of college applications. Everyone, everywhere...

Looking back on my American high school experience

Looking back on my American high school experience

By Erick Yanzon
June 11, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

I have to say that the past four years have been a real roller coaster ride. As clichéd as it sounds, it definitely had its ups and downs. I cannot even imagine how quickly time has passed. I still remember being “that new kid” like it was just yesterday, and now there’s only a few days left ...

Pro/con: The debate over gun control

By Will Khadivi
May 14, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Time to enact common sense gun control solutions Hadiya Pendleton was an honor student at Chicago’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School. Early last year, Hadiya and a group of friends were hanging out in a city park after school. All of a sudden, a man ran towar...

Animal testing is abuse

Animal testing is abuse

By Erin Hyatt
May 8, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

The laboratory is dark. You are huddled in the corner of your cold, steel cage, and your tortured body is engulfed with the constant sensation of pain and desperation. The toxic chemicals that have repeatedly been poured over your right eye have finally claimed your eyesight, and you are now partially...

Pro/con: Should school administrators monitor and block social media sites?

Pro/con: Should school administrators monitor and block social media sites?

By Brie Benvenuti
February 18, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] When you think of the topic of social media, what comes to mind? Is it positive, negative or even useful? Many schools have rules as to what students can look up online. With that in play, at least 40 school districts have put restrictive po...

Graduation stoles ‘stolen’ from seniors

Graduation stoles ‘stolen’ from seniors

By Alyssa Vallester
February 12, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

As the long-awaited graduation ceremony approaches and equally the fourth fiscal year of high school comes to an end, MTHS seniors look back to reflect upon their challenges and achievements obtained. The garments worn at the ceremony affirms these milestones by physically representing academic achievement an...

Black history month is more than just slavery’s legacy

Black history month is more than just slavery’s legacy

By Beza Ayele
February 10, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

What comes into your mind when you hear Black History Month? Martin Luther King Jr.? Rosa Parks? People related with the dark past of slavery? Shouldn’t it be called “Black Slavery History Month” because that is always the main focus? If Black History Month usually goes as a reminder of slavery we shoul...

Aaron Castleton: February ASB column

Aaron Castleton: February ASB column

By Contributor
February 9, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

Hello Mountlake Terrace, it's that time of year again, and love is in the air. And not just romance, but kindness for everyone. This week we are trying raise school spirit and have some of the best dress up days ever! Starting on Monday we have "wear your crush" in where you will find every single st...

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