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“Curtains” closes, “Godspell” and “Quilters” return to MTHS

By Meghan Park

October 6, 2019

Vocal and dance auditions for the fall musical were from Monday, September 16 to Wednesday, September 18. However, the original musical that was auditioned for, "Curtains," will no longer be the 2019 fall musical. Instead, MTHS will be performing two separate musicals, "Godspell" and "Quilters." In ...

The Effects of 2A

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff

March 20, 2018

Over the years, the classification of MTHS in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has changed. Activities and Athletics Director Kim “Stew” Stewart, said, “we went from 3A to 4A. We were huge.” MTHS’ classification has changed frequently over time due to student enrollm...

Student Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence

Student Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence

By Nolan DeGarlais and Jackson Freund

March 20, 2018

Ciara Laney February 14, 2018 started as a seemingly normal day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS) in Parkland, Florida, a public high school with over 3,000 students. However, at around 2:19 in the afternoon, close to school dismissal time, a former student entered Building 12 of th...

A Neutrality Crisis: The Internet and You

A Neutrality Crisis: The Internet and You

By Matthew Hipolito, Copy Editor

March 20, 2018

What is net neutrality? Net neutrality is a policy enacted Mar. 12, 2015 by the Federal Communications Commission, a five-person board that regulates interstate communications, under orders from then-President Barack Obama. Officially called the Open Internet Order, the act reclassified broadband ...

School Resource Officer position reintroduced following hiatus

School Resource Officer position reintroduced following hiatus

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018

A School Resource Officer (SRO) will be implemented at MTHS during the third quarter of the current school year. The SRO program is a collaboration between the Edmonds School District (ESD) and the Mountlake Terrace Police Department and will place a specially trained police officer at MTHS during r...

Letter From the Editor: Traditional Living Can Conflict with Morals

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor

March 20, 2018

Seeing from both points of view on a topic is almost always difficult. I struggle with it myself, but I try to stick with my morals when it comes down to it. For example, if one of your moral baselines is that you value life, than there are technically many things you would likely need to change abo...

Staff Diversity

Kimberly Nelson

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor

March 20, 2018

With only a quick look around the school, every student and staff member is visibly different in gender, race and age. Within that, every single person has less predictable differences in religion, sexuality, political beliefs and much more alongside that. The Department of Education released statist...

New Classes for the Masses

New Classes for the Masses

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018

Editor's Note: This story has been updated for accuracy and to maintain factual consistency. The print version of this article in Issue 4 of HAWKEYE differs from this online version. MTHS has expanded course offerings for the 2018-2019 school year. New classes being offered include Literature of Soci...

Damaging Impact of Government Shutdown

Damaging Impact of Government Shutdown

By Bani Bedi, Hawkeye Staff

March 20, 2018

In the span of only three weeks during January and February, America faced two government shutdowns. Lawmakers struggled to reach compromises to settle the political instability in Congress. But what is a government shutdown? There has been a dichotomy between Democrat and Republican parties regarding...

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018

In an email sent out to Edmonds School District (ESD) staff, Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab informed districtwide staff of new ESD policies and procedures related to fundraising. Based on the direction of the Washington State Auditor’s Office, the ESD School Board decided to prohibit the use of ...

Gun Violence is not Synonymous with Mental Illness

Gun Violence is not Synonymous with Mental Illness

By Meghan Park, Hawkeye Staff

March 20, 2018

With the talk of gun control heating up after the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, many people have targeted mental illness as the main problem. However, talk of mental illness, especially talk of people being “insane” or “crazy” should not overshadow gun control awareness. Regardle...

Individual Choice is Critical

By Samantha Svikel, Op-Ed Editor

March 20, 2018

I grew up in a small city called Hastings, Minnesota. Every other block had a church, all different sects like Catholic, Lutheran and others, everyone did the same routine. Sundays were for the church service and Wednesdays were for Bible study.  My friends and I went to the same church so we would ...

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