The Hawkeye

Jazz 1 finishes year with virtual Essentially Ellington

By Amy Harris, Hawkeye Staff

June 24, 2020

In mid-May, the posters for Essentially Ellington arrived from New York, all shipped to the home of sophomore Jazz 1 trumpeter Eli Faris. Throughout the day, band members or their parents arrived as Faris set out individually wrapped posters in paper grocery bags on his driveway. After contactless pic...

Protests against police brutality continue in Seattle

Organizers and leaders of Tuesday's protest share goals and safety information before the march.

By Raymond Smith, Hawkeye Staff

June 4, 2020

Protests against police brutality and systemic racism erupted across the Seattle area over the past weekend. Cities in all 50 states have seen similar protests in response to the death of George Floyd, an African-American man killed by a police officer who knelt on his neck for over 8 minutes. Pr...

Seniors receive caps and gowns for graduation

Seniors receive caps and gowns for graduation

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2020

Nearly 300 Terrace seniors drove to campus on Thursday, May 14 to pick up their caps and gowns in preparation for the filming of their graduation ceremony. The graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 will be filmed on Wednesday, June 3. The footage will then be compiled into a video released t...

Easter Bunny spreads holiday cheer through Brier neighborhoods

The Easter Bunny is driven through local neighborhoods by Brier Park Board volunteers during the parade on the day before Easter. He waved to excited families and their children who gathered in their front yards to participate in the festivities.

By Damaris Ibrahim, Photo Editor

April 15, 2020

As the spring holidays roll around this year, many people have had to adjust to canceled plans and events as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  One of these events affected by the pandemic was the annual Brier Park Traditional Egg Hunt which was to take place on Saturday, April 11, this year. The Saturday pr...

Executive ASB creates video to celebrate school memories

Executive ASB creates video to celebrate school memories

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2020

The Executive ASB produced a video to honor the memories that the MTHS community has made together over the course of this school year. While students and teachers will not be able to return to the campus for at least the remainder of this school year, the ASB officers wish to emphasize that Terr...

Principal Greg Schellenberg discusses impacts of school closures

Principal Greg Schellenberg discusses impacts of school closures

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2020

Editor-in-Chief Nolan DeGarlais interviewed Principal Greg Schellenberg about the effects of school closures on MTHS students going forward. The questions were generated by seniors at Terrace through submissions on Twitter and Instagram. In the interview, Schellenberg provides some clarity on the pl...

STEM students compete in online TSA State Conference

STEM students compete in online TSA State Conference

By Lin Miyamoto, Data Manager

April 3, 2020

Many Mountlake Terrace High School STEM students participated in the 2020 Washington Technology Student (WTSA) Conference held remotely from March 18 to March 21. The conference took place despite mandated school closures across the state issued by Governor Jay Inslee. On Friday, March 3, the Edmonds Sch...

District details plans for extended school closures

By Ritika Khanal and Nolan DeGarlais

March 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world and has resulted in over 4,000 confirmed cases in the United States, of which approximately 1,000 are located within Washington state. In an attempt to slow down the spread of the virus and thus relieve pressure on the healthcare system, government a...

District to close schools over COVID-19 concerns

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

In an email sent out to all Edmonds School District staff members on Wednesday night, Superintendent Dr. Kris McDuffy announced that all schools will be closed beginning Monday, March 16 through at least Friday, April 10. This announcement comes following growing concerns over the continued spread of th...

A Hawk grappler for the ages

Former wrestler and Terrace alumnus Norm Buntting kneels on the wrestling mats in the Terraceum with his service dog Charlie. The pair are a common sight at wrestling matches, cheering on the current generation of competitors.

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 10, 2020

Norm Buntting, a 1971 Terrace graduate, still deeply loves wrestling 49 years after his time representing the Hawks. In fact, at every MTHS wrestling match, he and his service dog Charlie can be found sitting on the benches, cheering on the team for which he was once a central member. No matter how fa...

Celebrating the healing power of music

Celebrating the healing power of music

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 10, 2020

I recently marked my 10th year of attending the Wintergrass Youth Academy at the Hyatt Hotel in Bellevue. The academy is part of the Wintergrass Festival, which is an annual bluegrass festival. Bluegrass lovers from all over the nation gather in Bellevue for the weekend to play music together and enjo...

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