The Hawkeye

Back to the Future, Seattle Style

By Abby McDermott

June 14, 2012

The 1962 World’s Fair put Seattle on the map. It opened up visitors’ minds to the future and gave them a glimpse of what was to come. Science was one of the main focuses and was presented as the “way of the future.” What do the Pacific Science Center, KeyArena, the  Monorail and the Space...

Better sleep makes for a better life

By Abby McDermott

February 23, 2012

Teenagers often complain of tiredness and lack of sleep. Most high school students are not receiving the typical recommended 9.5 hours of sleep a night. Studies have shown that most teens only get 8.25 hours a night. It is hard when the pressures of school, a job, and a social life take up most of...

Swimmers send two to state

By Abby McDermott

December 13, 2011

On Nov. 12, Mountlake Terrace sent two swimmers to the women’s state swimming meet. Riley Morgan swam the 50-meters freestyle and Megan Bruce swan the 100-meter breaststroke. Riley finished in seventh place with a time of 25.78 seconds. Both Morgan and Bruce were voted captains for next swim...

The simplest way to stay healthy – drink water

By Abby McDermott

November 14, 2011

By Abby McDermott Hawkeye staff Water makes up about 60 percent of the human body. It is vital to every system in the body. Everyone knows that water is of the upmost importance to survive, but most are not aware of the benefits that come along with staying hydrated. Water does so much mor...

Everyone gets stressed

By Abby McDermott

November 14, 2011

By Karen Kaller Hawkeye staff Stress is something everyone goes through in life, whether you are an adult or a teen. Adults usually face stress because of work and/or other personal affairs like relationships. Teens on the other hand face stress due to school, relationships, feeling lonely, ...

MyPyramid changes to MyPlate Hopes for a healthier diet for Americans

By Abby McDermott

November 14, 2011

By Abby  McDermott Hawkeye  staff On June 2, a new, sleek, and useful plate icon replaced the food pyramid that has been in place since 1992. The pyramid had been criticized for being too confusing and unhelpful. The U.S. Department of Agriculture hopes that the new icon, called MyPlate, will urg...

State Board of Education proposes changes to graduation requirements

By Abby McDermott

November 14, 2011

The Washington State Board of Education has proposed new graduation requirements for the upcoming class of 2016. These new standards aim to better prepare students for college and to keep the education system up-to-date. The Board has proposed to add another required English credit, increase social...

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