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Hawks fall short in the final minutes at state championships, place fourth

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 31, 2017

Men’s soccer competed for state championship titles this Memorial Day weekend in Sumner. Friday evening, May 26, MTHS Hawks faced East Valley Yakima High School and played into overtime at 0-0 and...

Ellersick poses an example of a cheer motion for the team.

Behind the scenes of a cheer coach

Cheer alumna aims to change the image of cheerleaders one team at a time
By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff May 4, 2017

When cheer coach Jessica Ellersick went to high school,“Cheerleaders were the cool girls. They were the ones to go to parties.” Back in the early 2000s, many cheerleading teams weren’t as competitive...

Federal budget cuts to affect arts, humanities, science

Federal budget cuts to affect arts, humanities, science

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2017

The Trump administration presented a preliminary 2018 budget covering discretionary federal spending on Thursday, March 16. Discretionary spending covers nearly a third of federal spending and includes...

Going up?

Going up?

Breakdowns cause inconvenience to injured students and staff; elevator updates requested since 2015
By Emily Anderson, Staff May 1, 2017

In the state of Washington, the regulation of elevators is moderated by the Department of Labor and Industries (LNI). LNI set forth a code of standards for every elevator that is installed in the state....

Pledge to pledge

Pledge to pledge

A refresher on the history and requirements of the flag salute and national anthem in schools
By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2017

The Pledge of Allegiance, familiar to most involved in the American education system, has created much controversy over the course of its nearly 125-year long existence. The official text of the pledge...

Federal free meal program misunderstood

Federal free meal program misunderstood

Stigma solution: Free meals for all students, says district nutrition director
By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2017

The free and reduced-price school meal program, better known as the Free and Reduced Lunch program (FRL), started in 1946 under the National School Lunch Program as a way to provide meals and other resources...

AP Exams: What to do before May

AP Exams: What to do before May

By Yannie Tran, Staff April 27, 2017

College Board is the organization in charge of the Advanced Placement (AP) program. AP exam scores are reported on a 5-point scale that indicates how qualified a student is to receive college credit (3...

Communities struggle to rebuild—figuratively and literally—in the aftermath of a mass shooting.

Moving Forward

North Park Elementary. Marysville-Pilchuck High. Sandy Hook Elementary. Overcoming tragedy doesn't happen in a day.
By Marianne Nacanaynay, 2018-2019 TEMPO Executive Editor April 27, 2017

It’s safe to assume most students don’t go to school expecting to not return home. But in this day and age, it’s hard to not be aware of that possibility every now and then—even more so, depending...

Bullet journals are customizable for students, letting them draw doodles and write in their events for the day without the typical restrictions a planner might have. Students can also put in journal entries or other plans for their day.

Studying smarter

The inside scoop on the best way for students to study
By Yannie Tran, Staff April 27, 2017

Study Methods Taking notes by summarizing information from textbooks and class lectures into a person's own words is a starting place for studying, though it is usually something that is required for...

Coexistence does not mean acceptance

Coexistence does not mean acceptance

By Matt Correa, Hawkeye contributer April 27, 2017

It is often said, in our society allegedly riddled with intolerance and prejudice from the right wing, that we should accept people of all cultures and beliefs - the notion being that no one should be...

A word from ASB

A word from ASB

By Andy Shaw, ASB Public Relations Officer April 27, 2017

According to the ASB constitution, Article III Section I, “The purpose of the Associated Student Body is to promote a friendly and purposeful relationship between school and community, to foster democracy...

Principals Corner: Springtime reminders

Principal’s Corner: Springtime reminders

By Greg Schwab, Prinicipal April 27, 2017

As I write this article, there are 43 days of school remaining for seniors and 50 days left for the rest of us.  Another school year will soon be coming to a close.  Now is the time to really focus in...

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