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A Hawk grappler for the ages

A Hawk grappler for the ages

By Ritika Khanal, Op/Ed Editor

March 10, 2020

Norm Buntting, a 1971 Terrace graduate, still deeply loves wrestling 49 years after his time representing the Hawks. In fact, at every MTHS wrestling match, he and his service dog Charlie can be found sitting on the benches, cheering on the team for which he was once a central member. No matter how fa...

Take the Black History Campus Tour

March 2, 2020

Use the attached PDF to guide you through this self-directed tour prepared by the Terrace Black Student Union. Special thanks to the BSU students and advisers for providing these materials to the Hawkeye for distribution to anyone who wants to take the tour. The materials will remain posted at least...

Terrace’s dynamic diamond duo

By Ritika Khanal, Op/Ed Editor

January 17, 2020

In 2009, two fierce, passionate and driven twin brothers graduated from MTHS. Though admittedly not always the best academic students throughout their time in high school, Ryan and Jaykob Sells realized early on that they both loved sports. The two boys were raised by a single mother, working each...

Bailey shares his love of music

By Ritika Khanal, Op/Ed Editor

December 4, 2019

If any of his friends or family were looking for him, they might find MTHS graduate Luke Bailey on the roof, in a tree or climbing a balcony. The second oldest of nine children, Bailey had always grown up around music. Seeing his mom teaching his older brother, Bailey started playing the piano when ...

Unique, circuitous road led principal to terrace

By Ritika Khanal, Op/Ed Editor

December 4, 2019

From Jeff Kinney’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, kids grow up reading about authoritative figures such as headmasters and principals. In many books and movies, principals are portrayed as the ones “out to get the students.” From what I’ve noticed, whether it be...

The teaching career meant to be

The teaching career meant to be

By Ritika Khanal, Op/Ed Editor

October 30, 2019

For business teacher and head men’s basketball coach Nalin Sood, it all began with a conversation he had in his twenties with his predecessor, coach Roger Ottmar. After graduating from MTHS in 1987, Sood went on to coach several different sports, and, eventually, to become a sports and marketing, ...

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...

Terrace alumna extends STEM opportunities

Terrace alumna extends STEM opportunities

By Nicole Francois, Online Manager

September 12, 2019

From leading the MTHS marching band as a drum major and leading the  school’s volleyball team to becoming the CEO of the nonprofit Washington STEM 30 years later, it’s clear to see that alumna Angela Jones has always had leadership qualities coursing through her veins. “At first it's uncomfortable, right? I'm t...

Terrace’s own rocketeer

By Nina Otebele, Outreach Manager

June 22, 2019

Some people believe that high school doesn’t help individuals grow and learn more about the world around them, but this is certainly not the case for Austin Thiessen. From being a shy and   introverted student in his freshman year, to an extroverted rocketry enthusiast in his senior year, Thiess...

Chea paves the way for TSA

By Nicole Francois, Online Manager

June 19, 2019

If it weren’t for his dad, senior Reiden Chea would have never come to MTHS. Chea made the decision in eighth grade to go to Edmonds-Woodway for the International Baccalaureate program, but it was his father that objected and told him about the variety of exclusive resources and opportunities that the MTHS...

A Mother’s Love: Chapter 1

By Lin Miyamoto, Hawkeye Staff

June 18, 2019

Chapter 1: “The words flew out of her mouth like bullets, ready to shoot down anything I was about to say. My ears were already numb from all her screaming, so the plate crashing into the wall just above my head didn't bother me that much. ¨See what you've done now?! You insensitive little brat...

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