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How to: School spirit

How to: School spirit

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff
October 25
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Lifestyle

School spirit can be seen as the pride expressed in one’s school. Kimberly Nelson, a family and consumer science teacher, said, “our school spirit, being a celebration of who we are, is a big deal” and is important to the school community. At school events and assemblies, students show their...

What the Why-Fi?

By Mathew Hipolito
October 25
Filed under School News

When students were handed their Chromebooks around the time that school started, they were also handed the only device capable of connecting to school Wi-Fi. The school disabled access to school Wi-Fi on personal devices effective this school year, largely because the school simply did not have enoug...

Why not get involved?

By Greg Schwab, Principal
April 19
Filed under Staff Column

This current political season has been fascinating to watch. I really think we are watching history unfold in our time as we see the Republican and Democratic candidates fight it out to win the nominations for their respective parties. But what does this mean for you here at MTHS? Why is any of this i...

Annual Celebrate Schools 5K brings in nearly $40,000 for ESD schools

Annual Celebrate Schools 5K brings in nearly $40,000 for ESD schools

By Paxtyn Merten
October 6
Filed under Featured Stories, The425

Over 700 people participated in the Celebrate Schools 5K Fun Run on Oct. 5, raising $40,000 for the Edmonds School District. Of the 33 schools in the district, 31 were being represented by runners. With the largest turnout in the event's history, event coordinators ran out of event t-shirts. “...

Drumline wins big after annual Celebrate Schools 5K

Drumline wins big after annual Celebrate Schools 5K

By Paxtyn Merten
October 6
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The MTHS Drumline concluded the Celebrate Schools 5K run with a bang when they inspired the loudest cheer of the crowd, winning the Battle of the Bands competition and $500. The competition featured Drumlines from four high schools: Mountlake Terrace, Meadowdale, Lynnwood and Edmonds Woodway. Many Terra...

Hawks rise above Grizzlies, win 2-0

Hawks rise above Grizzlies, win 2-0

By TK Johnson
September 19
Filed under Sports

Hawks soar 2-0 over Grizzlies Thursday night, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks Girls Soccer team took on the Glacier Peak Grizzlies at Lynnwood High School. The first half was filled with great defense from both the Hawks and the Grizzlies. In the 65th minute of the game Lily Hart knocks in the first goal ...

Meadowdale High School junior dies after collapsing in PE class

Meadowdale High School junior dies after collapsing in PE class

By Nick Fiorillo
September 13
Filed under News, School News

A Meadowdale High School junior died earlier this morning after collapsing in a PE class. Matthew Truax was in his third period class when he collapsed and was unable to be revived by MHS staff, paramedics and hospital staff, according to MHS administrators. In a letter sent to MHS parents from...

VIDEO: Hawks’ first day of school

VIDEO: Hawks’ first day of school

By Denait Medhane
September 4
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.

Cuplin’s Journey: week 2

Cuplin’s Journey: week 2

By Nick Fiorillo
April 8
Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

Sophomore and Hawkeye staff writer Stephen Cuplin is a now a foreign exchange student, living in Sapporo, Japan. He reflects on his first day of school and life so far away from home. Second Week, First day of school! Japan truly is a fantastic place, I see this more and more everyday. Everyone is...

Cell phones should be used, not refused

By Mike Guevarra
March 11
Filed under Op/Ed

For quite some time now, cell phones have been stuck with a bad reputation in classrooms everywhere. The piece of technology many people cannot bear without is rebuked in schools. Considered one of our generation’s most profound inventions is cast aside in classrooms for us to adore Gutenberg’s...

Rock thrown through Schwab’s window

Rock thrown through Schwab’s window

By Will Khadivi
December 10
Filed under News, School News

A rock was thrown through the Principal Greg Schwab's office window, causing a minor amount of damage. The rock was thrown either earlier this weekend or early Monday morning. Rocks were also thrown into windows downstairs near the wrestling room. In recent days, MTHS has drawn significant...

Healthy school food is destined to fail

Healthy school food is destined to fail

By Nick Fiorillo
November 7
Filed under Op/Ed

Even though more opportunities to eat healthier have been introduced into the ways Terrace students get their food, these healthy options have been set up to fail. The incredible amount of uncompetitive pricing going on at MTHS has made bringing a meal from home the only option that is both healthy and...

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