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ACT moves to digital testing

ACT moves to digital testing

By AnhViet Nguyen May 16, 2013

Move aside pencil and paper. The ACT is preparing to move to a computer-based exam by spring 2015. The college readiness test, taken by over a million high school students each year, will include the...

Former student charged with robbery

By AnhViet Nguyen April 29, 2013

Former MTHS student Darian Sharpe was formally charged with first-degree robbery on April 24. Sharpe, who was expelled for his involvement in the Dec. 4 assault and robbery of another student, was also...

Prom thoughts

Prom thoughts

By AnhViet Nguyen April 23, 2013

Hi, I'm AnhViet Nguyen, also known as AV in the newsroom. Pretty. Smart. Funny. Isn’t that what every guy wants in a prom date? Look, it’s not an easy task finding the right person to ask but I...

Letters About Literature honorees

Letters About Literature honorees

By AnhViet Nguyen April 10, 2013

Six MTHS sophomores were honored in this year’s Letters About Literature contest, sponsored by the Washington State Library and Library of Congress. The contest encourages students to write letters to...

Softball coach with ties to Terrace resigns after sending players to find him dates

By AnhViet Nguyen March 12, 2013

Troy Hennum, 25, resigned from Seattle Public Schools last Friday after he was accused of using his girls on the Roosevelt H.S. softball team to find him dates. Hennum was recently hired as the Roughriders’...

Hopeful for the future

Hopeful for the future

By AnhViet Nguyen November 16, 2012

President Barack Obama may have scored a decisive win in his re-election bid on Nov. 6 but expectations remain high. Millions of Americans want the President to do more to improve the economy. Though...

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MTHS mascot Herky performs at a recent football game but the costume is now missing after being stolen.

Herky, the missing mascot

By AnhViet Nguyen October 22, 2012

In a scenario reminiscent of an assembly script, MTHS mascot Herky is missing. The beloved hawk costume, donned regularly by senior Bailey Bame, was stolen prior to the football game against Shorewood...

Several upgrades as school year begins

By AnhViet Nguyen September 5, 2012

Each school year brings new changes and a chance to start anew. Over the summer, construction crews worked on the $1.3 million roof renovation project. Students and staff had limited access to the building,...

@TerraceNice, spreading niceness and kindness

By AnhViet Nguyen September 5, 2012

A Twitter account by the name of @TerraceNice (www. sprang up on Aug. 18. The account, created by an anonymous MTHS student, regularly posts nice things about students and teachers....

Vending machines get makeover

By AnhViet Nguyen September 5, 2012

Need a snack or a drink? There are new vending machines in the school with a wider variety of choices. MTHS chose Advantage Vending and Distribution (Ferndale, Wash.) to run the machines after the district...

A Night in Vienna

A Night in Vienna

By AnhViet Nguyen August 20, 2012

Although its planned Vienna trip isn’t until next summer, the MTHS band program’s fundraising efforts led by the music boosters have already started. Last night, the MTHS Jazz Ensemble performed...

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The Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference Class of 2012.

The “other” Washington

By AnhViet Nguyen August 1, 2012

%%wppa%% %%slide=6%% Reflecting on my week at the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference is a uniquely difficult task. I could write a novel but I’ll try to succinctly recount my mid-July...

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