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Pro/con: The debate over gun control

By Will Khadivi

May 14, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Time to enact common sense gun control solutions Hadiya Pendleton was an honor student at Chicago’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School. Early last year, Hadiya and a group of friends were hanging out in a city park after school. All of a sudden, a man ran towar...

Longer school year coming; may impact graduation

By Will Khadivi

January 27, 2014


Filed under News, recent, School News

A state waiver which allowed the Edmonds School District to subtract five days from the normal 180-day school year, is set to expire at the end of this school year. The Edmonds School District applied for a renewal of the waiver for next year, but was rejected. The expiration of the waiver coincides...

HAWKEYEWITNESS: My unforgettable experience in DC

HAWKEYEWITNESS: My unforgettable experience in DC

By Will Khadivi

December 31, 2013


Filed under Feature, recent

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Editor's Note: The Hawkeye's News Editor, Will Khadivi was selected as the delegate from the State of Washington for the 2013 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference in Washington, D.C. One student from each state is selected to participate in the conference each year. A member of The Hawkeye's lea...

Homeless student numbers on the rise

Homeless student numbers on the rise

By Will Khadivi

October 22, 2013


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories

On a chilly night in early autumn, about 60 people gathered in the basement of a Mountlake Terrace church to chat with friends, have a hot meal and seek shelter from the cold. The Bethesda Lutheran Church has been holding these free dinners once a week for five years. They are open to anyone and draw...

Hawks offer support for school devastated by student’s death

Hawks offer support for school devastated by student’s death

By Will Khadivi

September 17, 2013


Filed under News, School News

After the death of Meadowdale High School student Matthew Truax, 16, during school last Friday, many Hawks have been showing support for the students, staff and families of MHS. Meadowdale High School students were greeted Monday morning by MTHS ASB members holding signs of support. Some of the...

Top ten stories of the year

By Will Khadivi

June 17, 2013


Filed under recent

Along the very eventful path that was the 2012-2013 school year, The Hawkeye was there covering it. Here's a look at the top ten most viewed stories from TheHawkeye.org this year: 1. We Day makes history at Key Arena, March 27 2. Student assaulted, robbed in restroom, Dec. 5 3. Student arrested a...

Williams was investigated over sexual comments

By Will Khadivi

May 19, 2013


Filed under News, School News

According to an article on the front page of Sunday's Daily Herald, it is now known that former student behavior coordinator and coach for numerous sports, Anthony Williams resigned over the fallout over an investigation about inappropriate comments he made to students and staff members. The ...

Vandals damage several windows at MTHS

Vandals damage several windows at MTHS

By Will Khadivi

April 29, 2013


Filed under Featured Stories, News, recent, School News

Students arriving to school on Monday were greeted by broken windows and shards of glass on the floor of the HUB. According to a post on the MTHS Facebook page, the vandalism took place just before 2 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, April 27. In addition to the HUB, the windows of at least one...

Shame on the U.S. Senate for rejecting new gun laws

By Will Khadivi

April 22, 2013


Filed under Op/Ed

More than 3,500 people have died in the United States because of gun violence since the Dec. 14 slaughter of 20 schoolchildren and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. Even with these preventable deaths happening every single day in America, the U.S. Senate this last Wednesday voted...

MTHS again named a “Mix It Up Model School”

MTHS again named a “Mix It Up Model School”

By Will Khadivi

April 10, 2013


Filed under News

For the second year in a row, MTHS was named a “Mix It Up Model School” by the Teaching Tolerance project of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). MTHS is among 63 schools nationwide to receive the title that recognizes “exemplary efforts to foster respect and understanding among students and throughout [the] campus during...

Hanson remembered, honored

Hanson remembered, honored

By Will Khadivi

March 17, 2013


Filed under Featured Stories, Multimedia, News, School News

More than 200 people crowded the HUB inside MTHS Saturday night to share stories and remember the life of Dianna Hanson. The 2007 Mountlake Terrace graduate was killed by a lion March 6 at the California wildlife sanctuary where she was an intern. She was 24 years old. “She was such an active person...

Make it an Edmonds kind of day

Make it an Edmonds kind of day

By Will Khadivi

March 17, 2013


Filed under Feature

Growing up in the suburbs and being surrounded by shopping malls, cul-de-sacs and lots of cars, it’s easy to yearn for that small town American life that seemed to disappear long ago. Well, it still exists and it’s in Edmonds. Located just west of Mountlake Terrace, and perfectly framed by the Olympic...

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