The Hawkeye

Fostering Terrace community

October 30, 2019

October has arrived yet again, bringing with it the familiar dreary weather and increasing pace of the school year. As assignments begin to pile up, the sun sets ever earlier and temperatures grow more...

The teaching career meant to be

Coach Sood talks to the Hawks men's basketball team during a time-out in the Terraceum during the 2015 season.
October 30, 2019

For business teacher and head men’s basketball coach Nalin Sood, it all began with a conversation he had in his twenties with his predecessor, coach Roger Ottmar. After graduating from MTHS in 1987,...

Supt. Kris McDuffy: One for the books

Supt. Kris McDuffy: One for the books
October 30, 2019

Dr. Kristine McDuffy, after 37 years involved in public education in Washington state, 17 of which were spent as a superintendent, announced in August that she would be retiring at the end of the 2019-2020...

Break bolsters energy, learning ability in students

Barb Green and Elettra Paparella are seen giving out breakfast to students during every nutrition break. They operate the new service cart on the second floor by the theater.
October 30, 2019

Both returning and new students were introduced to a recently added feature on Terrace’s schedule during the past month. Over the summer, administration, with the advice of teachers, decided to expand...

Skyward scheduling causes headaches

Skyward scheduling causes headaches
October 30, 2019

The use of Skyward to expedite the registration process ultimately backfired and caused chaos in the first few weeks of school. The system resulted in nearly half of all student schedules containing at...

Policies and consequences for being tardy have changed

Policies and consequences for being tardy have changed
October 30, 2019

A new tardy policy has been adopted by the MTHS administration for the 2019-2020 school year. The tardy policy implemented this year changes the threshold for students being considered “excessively late”...

Too many peas in our pod

Dino Aristides' second period honors geometry is one of the oversized classes at MTHS. Extra tables and chairs have been added to expand the classroom.
October 29, 2019

Teachers are struggling to maintain balanced class environments due to an overpopulation of students in many class periods during the 2019-2020 school year. The increase in class sizes has lead to a rising...

Hey, are those eyeballs real?

Hey, are those eyeballs real?
October 24, 2019

It all began in seventh grade, walking through the doors of Brier Terrace Middle School on that somewhat cloudy day. I was a nervous wreck, wondering how I was going to make it through an entire school...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month unites community for a cure

October 23, 2019

If you’ve walked around the neighborhood lately, or watched the news, you might notice a significant amount of people wearing pink. It’s October, and that means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month....

Tony Umayam takes reigns as head football coach

October 18, 2019

After a four year hiatus, Tony Umayam has returned to Terrace as the head football coach. Umayam was previously the coach for 11 years until he resigned  to spend time with his kids and avoid coaching...

October news update

October news update
October 12, 2019

International Students stand against climate change In 2018, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg sparked an international climate change movement that began with a protest outside of the Swedish parliament....

FDA plans to restrict e-cigarettes

FDA plans to restrict e-cigarettes
October 10, 2019

The Trump administration is working to ban flavored e-cigarettes after at least six deaths occurred and hundreds reported a strange lung illness with links to e-cigarette usage. E-cigarette companies have...

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