The Hawkeye

Senior-run Terrace Idol brings together teen talent

Singing

By Nhung Lam, Graphics Editor

April 15, 2019

Round 1: Where It Began The class of 2019 hosted the district-wide annual singing competition known as Terrace Idol. The competition invites talented singers from all over the district. This year's Terrace Idol round 1 showcased 19 talented high school singers: 18 from Mountlake Terrace and one from...

Jazz 1 exhilarates crowd at Hot Java, Cool Jazz

Sophomore Andrew Vinther looks out over the vast audience for his second time performing in

By Amy Harris, Hawkeye Staff

April 11, 2019

The Paramount Theater has over 3,000 seats, and every March, Hot Java, Cool Jazz (HJCJ) fills all of them. Every year, elite jazz bands from five Washington high schools are invited to perform on behalf of Starbucks for a night filled with the very things the event is named after. On March 15, MTHS’ very own Jazz Ensemble 1 was one such band. With an interior decorated in Beaux Arts style, the Baroque furnishings contrasted with the percolating caffeine and the modern guests who mille...

Midterm exams only lead to unneeded stress

Midterm exams only lead to unneeded stress

By Nina Otebele, Outreach Manager

April 10, 2019

November is a glorious month to enjoy family, turkeys, the leaves changing color; the spring season arrives in April along with, of course, midterm exams. In case you didn’t know, a midterm exam is a test given towards the end of the quarter or middle of the semester. Personally, I have a mixed opini...

Immigration: Is It really a big deal?

Immigration: Is It really a big deal?

By Nina Otebele, Outreach Manager

April 10, 2019

Our society tends to portray immigration in a negative light. We hear all the time on the news and from our own president about how dangerous undocumented immigrants are and how we need to build a wall to keep them out. The fact that all this is happening is ridiculous. There isn’t a reason to fear ...

Life as a visually impaired student

With new technologies, freshman Ritika Khanal is able to type and use voiceover commands with more ease.

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 27, 2019

Imagine one day, you wake up to find the world has been stripped of all color and shape. All you are left with is the light of day, the darkness of night and the outline of a person if they are standing right in front of you. If you can imagine this, then you are imagining how I see the world every d...

Under the weather?

Cartoon versions of Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab and social studies teacher Amy Frost, along with a couple of students, are taken aback by the new school days being built onto the end of the year.

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2019

Families found themselves stuck indoors during most of February due to the winter storm dubbed the “snowpocalypse.” As a result of the handful of snow days, the school year is now set to end on Thursday, June 27, the fifth snow make-up day. It could have been worse. The graduation dates throughout the Ed...

Coming back stronger than ever

By Matthew Hipolito, Copy Editor

March 27, 2019

Hi, Terrace. It’s been awhile. The hiatus we’ve been on has been one of the longest in The Hawkeye’s 34-volume history. During that time, news has been made and forgotten, and much of it is news we failed to cover. But rest assured we have not been doing nothing. Quite the contrary—we have ...

You can only go up from here

By Ben Eyman

March 27, 2019

I often carry my phone all around my house while I do everything. Recently, I was working on starting a load of laundry and during this particular time I was watching Christopher Nolan’s 2005 drama Batman Begins. It follows the upbringing of Bruce Wayne and is a pretty powerful movie. As I watched ...

Regional light rail: It’s coming — at a cost

Regional light rail: It's coming — at a cost

By Ben Savell, General Manager

March 27, 2019

The Seattle light rail promised to be efficient and convenient for the average citizen. Its planned expansions are anything but for the citizens of Mountlake Terrace.     When first proposed, the Sound Transit 3 ballot proposed the addition of 37 stations and 62 miles of light rail track by the year 2...

Citizens aid Nourishing Network during “snowpocalyse” troubles

Citizens aid Nourishing Network during “snowpocalyse” troubles

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2019

In the midst of cold weather, warm acts of kindness melted the snow. Community members supported the Nourishing Network (NN) in its efforts to deliver weekend meals to families in the Edmonds School District (ESD). The NN was unable to meet its weekly goal of distributing food to students on Thursday, ...

School district responds to “snowpocalypse” concerns

There's a sidewalk under that mound of snow, and it's a popular route for students. (Caption and photo courtesy of the Edmonds School District)

By Ritika Khanal and Annika Prom

February 13, 2019

The Edmonds School District (ESD) announced all schools and related programs will be closed Thursday, Feb. 14, due to unsafe weather conditions. This closure marks the ninth snow day affecting the district this school year. Some community members are questioning why school is canceled on Thursday. ...

School lunch program unaffected by government shutdown

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2019

The Edmonds School District (ESD) will continue providing meals for students while the federal government is shut down. As a result of the shutdown, some federal workers have been furloughed, meaning they are required to work without pay. Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) accounting specialist Dee ...

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