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SAT? ACT? So, which standardized test is the best fit for you?

By Erin Martino, Hawkeye Staff

December 27, 2019

It’s already that time of the year when sophomores and juniors are taking their ACT or SAT college entrance tests and seniors are submitting college applications. Whether a freshman, sophomore or junior, a college entrance exam may be in one’s academic future. It’s important to understand both tests so...

Foundation for ESD receives $55,000 for scholarship fund

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2019

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $55,000 grant to fund high school scholarships from the Hazel Miller Foundation. The grant was announced by the Foundation on Tuesday, Dec. 3 and will award $5,000 each to selected graduating high school seniors in the ESD through the Morris and...

Supt. Kris McDuffy: One for the books

Supt. Kris McDuffy: One for the books

By Ritika Khanal, Op/Ed Editor

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 school year. She has served as the superintendent of the Edmonds School District since the start...

Step up for Trade UP

Step up for Trade UP

By Jonathan Kwong, Yearbook Editor and General Manager

October 21, 2019

It’s that time of year when high school students are filling out college applications and filing their FAFSA. There are many useful events to help students through the college admission process, including everything from college representative visits to special presenters who teach families how to fill ...

School district to provide English classes for parents

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2019

The Edmonds School District (ESD) will offer adult English classes for parents of ESD students in the MTHS cafeteria beginning Tuesday, Jan. 15. The classes will begin at 7:00 p.m. and registration can be completed onsite, but no more parents will be accepted into the program after the first two wee...

Teachers sign contract to raise base salary

Teachers sign contract to raise base salary

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018

The Edmonds Education Association (EEA), the labor union for teachers in the Edmonds School District (ESD), has reached an agreement with the ESD resulting in significant increases in teacher salaries. Salary increases, which are occurring across the state, are a direct result of a 2012 Washington Supreme...

Foundation for Edmonds School District receives grant for new program

Foundation for Edmonds School District receives grant for new program

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018

The Foundation for the Edmonds School District, which raises and distributes funds to support student learning in the Edmonds School District (ESD), received a $75,000 grant from the Whitehorse Foundation over the summer. The grant was announced on Monday, Jul. 16, 2018 with the intended purpose of funding...

A helping hand

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018

Latisha Williams has been passionate about lending a helping hand to those less fortunate than herself since high school. With her new job as a social worker and student support advocate at MTHS, Williams has a way to channel that passion into a career. Ashley Dawson, who previously held the position, left MTHS in November to ta...

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018

In an email sent out to Edmonds School District (ESD) staff, Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab informed districtwide staff of new ESD policies and procedures related to fundraising. Based on the direction of the Washington State Auditor’s Office, the ESD School Board decided to prohibit the use of ...

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 non-mandatory spending which pays for defense and other federal agencies. Mandatory spending p...

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 28, 2017

Principal Greg Schwab has been selected to serve as an assistant superintendent starting next school year for the Edmonds School District (ESD). The position will go into effect July 1, for the 2017-2018 school year. ESD Superintendent Kris McDuffy made the announcement earlier today. "Gr...

Data analyst pushes students to succeed in STEM fields

Data analyst pushes students to succeed in STEM fields

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2017

Senior data analyst Jason Isley, who has been working at Walt Disney for seven years, met with STEM students during PASS today to explain to them how to succeed in STEM fields, starting with their high school career. He presented in room 125, hosted by science teacher Bryan Smelcer. “If you wan...

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