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Schwab selected as finalist for ESD assistant superintendent position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 25, 2017

Principal Greg Schwab was announced earlier today as a finalist for the position as assistant superintendent for Secondary Schools in Edmonds School District (ESD). The assistant superintendent oversees all principals and other administrators working in ESD middle and high schools, along with othe...

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff

April 21, 2017

Engineer Peter Block, who worked on the Saturn V rocket, as well as the Apollo missions with Boeing and Aerojet, spoke with STEM students during PASS today in the Career Center. “My area of interest was analytical,” he said about his work. Block specifically analyzed the safety and reliabil...

School Board President announces she will not seek re-election

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 20, 2017

Edmonds School District Board president Susan Phillips announced last week that she will not seek re-election next year. Phillips’s term expires in December 2017, after which a new School Board president will be decided upon. Between the end of her term and the announcement of a new president, a...

Gallery: Key Club organizes toiletry drive products for homeless shelters

Gallery: Key Club organizes toiletry drive products for homeless shelters

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 19, 2017

Key Club separated different products to be divided among the two homeless shelters they would be donating to, Pathways For Women, a homeless shelter designed for abused women and the Cocoon House in Everett, a teen homeless shelter. Members of the club were packed into advisor Kimberly Nelson's classroom...

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...

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