The Hawkeye

Out with the old, in with the new

Graphic created by Emma Holbrook
November 2, 2017

Textbooks are an inescapable part of modern American public education. The vast majority of schools, from the elementary to college level, use textbooks in a variety of courses that cover all subject areas,...

Two more makes Core 24

Graphic created by Teresa Bonilla
November 2, 2017

Core 24 is the new set of requirements the Washington State Board of Education (WSBE) has put in place for high school graduation. Core 24 looks to give students a strong foundation to tackle the professional...

The Grennan Twins take on Terrace

The Grennan Twins take on Terrace
November 2, 2017

“It’s kind of a weird story — we were born at the exact same time. Our kind of twin is super rare. There are like 50 born a year [with a] 20 percent chance of living,” freshman Jacob Grennan said. Jacob...

Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty

Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty
November 2, 2017

In 2009, the personnel director for the Chicacum School District walked into a courtroom of the King County Superior Court to be cross-examined in a case about education funding. Afterwards, Stephanie...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos speaks in Bellevue

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos speaks in Bellevue
November 2, 2017

© HAWKEYE Teresa Bonilla Just across Bellevue Square, on the block the Hyatt Regency Bellevue sits on, a crowd of about a thousand protesters gathered with signs, songs and an axe to...

Religion in Schools

Graphic created by Robert Krieger
November 2, 2017

A group of students and a few adults gathered in around the flagpole in front of MTHS late last month for an annual prayer circle, and as part of a global movement known as See You at the Pole Day (SYATP),...

Assumptions, stereotypes and connotations

November 2, 2017

I was intimidated to write this column in fear of offending people or being thought of as a “feminazi.” That in itself is a huge problem within society. No one should hide their thoughts in fear of...

Schellenberg takes on Terrace

Schellenberg takes on Terrace
September 22, 2017

Greg Schellenberg’s 30-seconds or so introduction is straightforward enough — a reprise of his resume. Schellenberg was hired over the summer as the interim principal for Mountlake Terrace, a position...

Life skills program moves to Terrace

Students enjoy lunch in room 229 with their everyday educators and peers. Strand said lunch is one of the best times to stop by and meet students in the program. Pictured left to right: Kai Rudnick, Mary Bolger, Joseph Quintanilla, Betel Alemu, Tracy Castillo, Setti Habtai.
September 22, 2017

With a new year comes new teachers, students, plans, facilities — and this year, a new program. The room adjacent to the library is no longer the “LibLab” (computer lab), but is instead a classroom...

New policy, better food

Graphic created by Flynn Thomas
September 22, 2017

The Edmonds School District (ESD) has elected to stop giving out courtesy meals for the 2017-2018 school year. Instead, a student with a meal account debt can continue purchasing full meals. As of Sept....

Over crowded classes

Graphic created by Tessa King
September 22, 2017

As the new school year begins, those who are returning to MTHS may find some of their classes are overcrowded, with some classes having over 36 students to one teacher. This drastic increase in class sizes...

Class student minimum

Graphic created by Isabeau Rodsen
Classes for the 2017-2018 school year must have at least 26 students signed up, causing some classes to be canceled and leaving teachers unprepared
September 22, 2017

As returning students may realize, many classes and programs taught last year are not appearing this year, including some languages, yearbook, Hawk Broadcasting Network, SLSN and more. Not only that,...

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