The Hawkeye

Gas station blaze

Gas station blaze

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010

The abandoned gas station on 212th St. SW and 52nd Ave W. caught on fire around 6:15 p.m. on April 11. Firefighters from Fire District 1 and Mountlake Terrace police arrived quickly on the scene and subdued the flames. The smoke smelled strongly of sulphur. Photo by Megan Resler....

Multicultural Dinner, a success

Multicultural Dinner, a success

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010

The multicultural dinner took place on March 25 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. in the HUB. “It was a celebration of diversity,” Kevin Phok co-host of the event said. Admission was free, but all attendants were encouraged to bring a dish of food form their culture to contribute to the potluck. Turnout...

Farmers’ Market opens in Terrace

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010

The Mountlake Terrace Farmers’ Market will open on May 6, and run every Thursday until Sept. 30 from 3-7 p.m. Held on the corner of 58th and 232nd, just north of the Mountlake Terrace Library, the market will house a group of 25 vendors who will be selling local fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers...

Day of Silence approaches

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010

This Friday the GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) will be participating in the National Day of Silence, an event MTHS has taken part in since 1992. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness towards the type of homophobia and bullying that have led to countless suicides in the United States. “The purpose...

Robotics regionally recognized

Robotics regionally recognized

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010

The MTHS FIRST Robotics club was recognized during the first weekend of April at the Seattle Regional Robotics competition, winning both the Business Plan Award and Safety Award. The event was held at Key Arena for the 3rd year in a row. It was led by Derek Burkett and David Krienke, the Robotics...

No shoes, no school, no sympathy

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010

Several students took part in an event last Thursday aimed at bringing awareness and empathy to impoverished third world countries. The event, networked through Facebook, required students to walk barefoot through the halls. That didn’t go over well, however, with school officials. The dress...

Mural update

Mural update

By Megan Resler

March 25, 2010

Andrew Morrison, popular local Native American artist and Mountlake Terrace High School graduate, was notified of the cancellation of the multicultural mural he was painting in the Hub in fourth week of March. The prepping and painting of the multicultural mural was planned to begin during Spring Br...

Senior’s film accepted to SIFF

A sign at the SIFF, where Senior Nick Terry's film was accepted.

By Megan Resler

March 3, 2010

Expanding film through education, the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) offers youth under 18 the opportunity to submit their films to the festival for a reduced rate. The program is titled FutureWave. Senior Nick Terry’s film, “Senior Prom,” has been accepted into the festival thr...

ORCA cards replace bus transfers

By Cassie Soriano

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010

Beginning Jan. 1 Community Transit’s paper bus transfer distribution system was eliminated, and replaced with the One Regional Card for All (ORCA) card. ORCA cards serve two purposes in the world of community transit; firstly, as a means to pay initial bus fare, and secondly as an electronic bus t...

Carton vs. bagged milk

Carton vs. bagged milk

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010

Upon returning from winter break MTHS cafeteria lunch-goers found a drastic change had taken place in the school lunch lines. Previously plastic bagged milk, of the chocolate and white variety, had been replaced with the cardboard carton version students may remember using five years to the prior in...

Filtering parameters revised on staff computer profiles

Jessica Walton tends to her Farmville farm on Facebook during down time.

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010

The Edmonds School District has recently reevaluated their Internet filtering levels for teachers in the district. Beginning Oct. 12, 2009 online communities, chat, instant messaging, games and newsgroup sites were unblocked on staff profiles. Before new sites were unblocked however, teachers were r...

Roof renovation underway

By Cassie Soriano

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010

For the first time in many Terrace students’ memories of the school, there has been active maintenance on the roof above the gym. Construction on a new gym roof began over Winter Break, becoming less and less subtle as students came back to school. Numerous detrimental and inconvenient leaks have spur...

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