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Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Education, Feature, Featured Stories, News, School News, Teacher Feature

A year and a half later and the job has only gotten better for on-time graduation coordinator Jose Aguiniga. Before MTHS, Aguiniga has gained experience of working with kids and young adults at the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA and Meadowdale Middle School. However, he felt he wanted to c...

MTHS holds community forum about safety

By Samantha Svikel, Hawkeye Staff
January 12, 2017
Filed under News, School News

The MTHS administration held a community forum on Monday, January 9th in the theatre due to gun related events that occurred on Wednesday, January 4th and Friday, January 6th. Principal Greg Schwab has said these events were unrelated. Parents from the Mountlake Terrace and Brier areas came to learn...

Schwab: “[The photo] was not intended to be a threat”

By Sierra Clark, News Editor
January 4, 2017
Filed under News, School News

An MTHS student was emergency expelled Jan. 4 after posting an image of a pile of bullets with the caption “be prepared” on Instagram. The expulsion was announced through emails and other district media following an eventful day that saw 28 percent of the students were absent, though many of those ...

Student verbally harassed on walk to school

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye Staff
May 2, 2016
Filed under News, School News

At approximately 9:10 this morning, a female student was verbally harassed on her way to school. Principal Greg Schwab clarified that the student does not attend any morning classes. The student was walking near 44th Avenue and 212th when a male driving a black Mazda 3 drove past her, going the ...

UPDATE: Former student charged with third-degree rape

By Paxtyn Merten, Editor-in-Chief
April 16, 2016
Filed under News, School News

UPDATE: 16 APRIL 2016 The former MTHS student who was emergency expelled in January (see below) under suspicion of sexual assault has been formally charged with third-degree rape – a felony – by Snohomish County prosecutors, according to court papers. The 17-year-old male is being charged as a...

Get in the game now

By Stephi Smith, News Editor
May 4, 2015
Filed under Feature

It wasn’t until after he graduated that MTHS alumnus Michael Boxley decided on his career as a behavior coordinator. However, it was in Terrace classrooms and hallways that he took the necessary steps to get there. “I think [MTHS] had a considerable impact on furthering my education when it came to th...

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, ...

Student’s Honda Accord is second stolen from MTHS lot in three months

Student’s Honda Accord is second stolen from MTHS lot in three months

By Stephi Smith, Hawkeye staff
October 1, 2014
Filed under News

Junior Cody Bowman’s white Honda Accord was stolen from the MTHS parking lot on Sept. 21. This is the second instance that a Honda Accord has been stolen from the MTHS parking lot this year. Bowman was at the school about to leave for the annual ASB retreat when his car was stolen. When he returned ...

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,...

Longer school year coming; may impact graduation

By Will Khadivi
January 27, 2014
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...

Who is Mr. X?

Who is Mr. X?

By Beza Ayele
May 17, 2013
Filed under Feature

There are about 70 staff members in MTHS including administration, custodian, kitchen, secretaries and teachers.  Everyone knows this certain MTHS staff member by his title, but not for who he really is. For now let’s call this mystery man Mr. X. Unlike most teachers at MTHS, Mr. X is not originally...

Honor Society sophomore inductees

Honor Society sophomore inductees

By Erick Yanzon
February 28, 2013
Filed under News, School News

On February 27,  Honor Society inducted few sophomores as new members for their achievement and success. Principal Greg Schwab and adviser Julie Petterson gave their opening remarks and speech. The officers also spoke about the four pillars of Honor society which is Character, Leadership, Scholarship...

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