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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...

‘Good Luck Charlie’ takes a different approach in the media world

‘Good Luck Charlie’ takes a different approach in the media world

By Erin Hyatt
February 7, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

When you live in a society consumed by the media, it goes without saying that new and unprecedented topics are constantly being introduced to the younger generation, and few have left audiences in mutual agreement. In years past, outlets such as the Internet and television have cleverly danced around more controversial subjects – the “elephants in the ...

Five ways to help survive finals week

Five ways to help survive finals week

By Jannon Roque
January 12, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

                      The week before finals week and the week of finals, is a very stressful time for students and teachers. With students not only having to adjust to a new schedule a week later, they also are ...

Do you have an accent?

Do you have an accent?

By Nick Fiorillo
December 26, 2013
Filed under Op/Ed

The New York Times thinks it can guess your area of origination based solely on the way you speak. In a quiz published on the New York Times website on Dec. 21, readers were invited to answer a series of questions regarding their pronunciation of certain words and their terminology for regional terms....

PSAT/PLAN test shouldn’t be forced on students

PSAT/PLAN test shouldn’t be forced on students

By Editorial Board
October 17, 2013
Filed under Op/Ed

While both the PLAN and PSAT tests are very helpful in preparing students for the future, District officials should not have made these tests required for all juniors and sophomores. The testing on Oct. 16 took up more than half of the school day. And like numerous other testing days, the second half...

Dress code unfairly punishes female students

Dress code unfairly punishes female students

By Stephanie Garcia
October 9, 2013
Filed under Op/Ed

People express themselves through the way they dress just as they do through their speech. However, schools all over the country claim that dress codes are necessary to promote safety, prevent gang activity and “disruption to the educational process.” While those are very respectable points on wh...

Another mass shooting, still nothing being done to prevent it

Another mass shooting, still nothing being done to prevent it

By Conner Worman
October 2, 2013
Filed under Op/Ed

It’s that time of year again. No not the season of giving thanks, or dressing up in costumes for candy, the time of year where America experiences another firearm tragedy. Yes just two weeks ago the Washington Navy Yard in Washington DC was the victim of a mass shooting by suspected gunman Aaron Alexis...

The Staff Diaries: Andrea Collins

The Staff Diaries: Andrea Collins

By Jannon Roque
September 25, 2013
Filed under Op/Ed

In this first edition of our new weekly staff profile, the Staff Diaries, we ask Spanish teacher Andrea Collins about her life, both professional and personal. When you were a child, what job did you want to have when you grew up?    Early childhood it was animal science/veterinary medicine. Middle sch...

Do’s and Don’ts of Picture Day

Do’s and Don’ts of Picture Day

By Beza Ayele
September 5, 2013
Filed under Op/Ed

It’s that time of the school year again, where you find yourselves captured in front of flashing cameras and bright lights. And no, we’re not talking about your screaming paparazzi begging for your signature. We’re talking about Picture Day. Picture Day is a day dreaded or loved by most students. Always struggling with the always un-answe...

VIDEO: Hawks’ first day of school

VIDEO: Hawks’ first day of school

By Denait Medhane
September 4, 2013
Filed under Op/Ed

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcmWQlIRsvU Some staff and students were asked on their back to school experience for the year 2013-2014.

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