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Robotics team to national competition in Houston

Robotics team to national competition in Houston

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 17, 2017

The Robotics team, Chill Out 1778, will head to the FIRST Robotics national competition in Houston, Texas later this week. Only 39 teams from the northwest division will advance. The team qualified for the competition for the first time in team history, after having gone twice for winning the “all-s...

Theater to raise overtime wage for manager

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 14, 2017

The theater at MTHS will change its overtime rate for the theater manager from $27 an hour to anywhere between $30-32, according to Edmonds School District (ESD) Director of Facilities Brian Harding. The increase, Harding said, is due to the district learning they have not been paying employees enough for working b...

Recognized biologist, nuclear scientist visits to recruit for summer workshop

Recognized biologist, nuclear scientist visits to recruit for summer workshop

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 14, 2017

Recognized biologist and nuclear scientist Manoj Pratim Samanta, who received his Ph.D. in Electrical engineering visited MTHS during PASS today to speak with STEM students about share information about his workshop this summer. The workshop, Coding for Medicine, will be held at Bellevue College in ...

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 14, 2017

A year and a half later and the job has only gotten better for on-time graduation coordinator Jose Aguiniga. Before MTHS, Aguiniga has gained experience of working with kids and young adults at the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA and Meadowdale Middle School. However, he felt he wanted to c...

Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

March 23, 2017

And with a final concurrence from Chief Justice Barbara A. Madsen, Washington state was found guilty in the famous Washington state Supreme Court case McCleary v. State. The lawsuit was filed in 2007 by the Network for Excellence in Washington State (NEWS), a statewide coalition that campaigns for...

Superintendent, ESD staff and local community members tour MTHS, various departments within

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

March 9, 2017

Edmonds School District (ESD) Superintendent Kris McDuffy took a tour of MTHS, along with other ESD staff and local community members earlier today. The tour began at 10 a.m. and continued until about halfway through 4th period. There were two representatives from each major department at MTHS, ...

Education workers participate in solidarity strike

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2017

Labor unions rallied together to go on a general strike of solidarity and economic boycott on Friday, Feb. 17 to protest recent legislative rulings in Wash. regarding unions. According to a Facebook page for the Solidarity Strike in Seattle, the purpose of the strike is to express discontent for the...

New template, changes to ESD-provided websites

New template, changes to ESD-provided websites

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

February 2, 2017

A new layout has taken to Edmonds School District (ESD) related websites, with different navigation setups and a more responsive system. The website launched Friday, Jan 27 and the last website that was turned on was the ESD official website on Tuesday, Jan 31. The content management system Schoolwires...

Why do colleges care about foreign language?

By Nhung Lam, Graphics Editor

January 31, 2017

Students each year take foreign languages in high school to not only learn a new language but for the language credits. According to College Confidential, selective colleges, including universities or private colleges, require students to take three years of the same foreign language. Three years i...

Students, teachers and parents flood the capitol steps for education funding

Students, teachers and parents flood the capitol steps for education funding

By Harper Thomas, Photo Co-Editor

January 19, 2017

“Students first! Sufficient funds! Students first! Sufficient funds!” Upwards of 6,500 students, teachers and parents from around Washington flooded the steps of Olympia on Jan. 16 for education funding. Despite the cold temperatures of the January morning, a buzz of energy and determina...

Welcome to the Chromebook One-to-One Initiative

By Marianne Nacanaynay, 2018-2019 TEMPO Executive Editor

September 7, 2016

In 2014, Chromebooks surpassed iPads in sales for classrooms. Now, a 1:1 policy for high school students and Chromebooks has just started with the help of funding from the Foundation for Edmonds School District. The program successfully integrated with the Alderwood, Brier Terrace, College Place and...

Local film maker shares advice with students during PASS

By Marianne Nacanaynay, 2018-2019 TEMPO Executive Editor

June 1, 2016

On May 25 during PASS, MTHS students, many of which who were working on their own short films, attended a showing of Mary Healey Julien’s new documentary, “Searchdog”. “Searchdog”, which premiers at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) on May 28 and 29, follows widely acclaimed K9 Sea...

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