The Hawkeye

The Big Bad Budget

The Edmonds School District is staring down the barrel of a budget deficit of nearly $18 million - the largest deficit of all neighboring districts and one of the biggest in the state
June 3, 2019

Facing a $17.7 million budget deficit for the upcoming school year, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors voted 3-2 to approve a cost-cutting budget that led to an equivalent of 25.2 certificated...

New book teaches students solidarity

New book teaches students solidarity
May 23, 2019

American Born Chinese is a new graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang being introduced to the MTHS English 9 Honors curriculum. If approved, the book would be available for use in any of the district’s classrooms....

Cooking competition crowns champion chef

Cooking competition crowns champion chef
May 22, 2019

The Iron Hawk competition, in which Terrace students compete to make the tastiest dish in a limited time span, was held on Wednesday, May 15. After a short delay to find a replacement judge (who turned...

Terrace’s writing on the roof

May 21, 2019

If you’ve viewed our school on Google Maps or Google Earth, you might have noticed the numbers “31-713” on the MTHS roof. Why are they there? What are they for? Well, according to Sheriff Robert...

District mulls cutting teachers as budget deficit looms

Limits on property tax funds threaten 43 district employees with layoffs
May 14, 2019

The Edmonds School District, facing a $17.7 million budget deficit in the 2019-2020 school year, announced that staffing cuts must be made to balance the budget. Under the plan adopted by the ESD Board...

Schedules changing for Core 24

With new state graduation requirements, ESD must adjust its credit schedule
May 3, 2019

High school students in Washington state, beginning with this year’s sophomores, must acquire 24 credits over four years to graduate high school. This recent change, put in place by the Washington State...

Small Martha Lake apartment fire causes severe injury

Firefighters gather outside the apartment unit that was the source of the fire.
May 3, 2019

Around 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, an apartment caught on fire at Millwood Estates in Lynnwood. Minutes after smoke detectors and fire alarms went off, residents inside the building evacuated and first...

FFA empowers students to fight for their futures

FFA members showcase the California FFA patches on the backs of their jackets.
Members of the California Future Farmers of America gathered in Anaheim to immerse themselves in a convention full of leadership training and career success
April 26, 2019

When one thinks of the Future Farmers of America, a clear image likely comes to mind: endless rows of sheep, cows and other livestock accompanied by rolling waves of grain extending to the horizon,...

Shymko steals the spotlight

Peja Shymko performing during Terrace's rendition of
April 15, 2019

Junior Peja Shymko started exploring theater almost as early as possible: fifth grade at Madrona K-8 School. “I was really lucky to have a drama program,” she said. “My first time was great,...

Words like bullets

Miscommunicated lockdowns leave room for unnecessary fear in students around the country
March 27, 2019

On Dec. 7, 2018, at Lake Brantley High School (LBHS) in Altamonte Spring, Florida., students were at lunch when the intercom announced a “Code Red” drill, simulating an active shooter lockdown. The...

737 MAX crashes cause headaches for Boeing

737 MAX crashes cause headaches for Boeing
March 27, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 MAX, crashed on March 10 six minutes after its takeoff from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia en route to Nairobi, Kenya. All 149 passengers and eight crew members were...

What is the deal with the Falk heads?

What is the deal with the Falk heads?
March 26, 2019

Ever since the beginning of the school year, there have been sightings of a certain assistant principal’s head around campus. That is none other than the one and only,  Dan Falk. Falk’s head has...

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