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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

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 21, 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...

FFA empowers students to fight for their futures

FFA empowers students to fight for their futures

By Nolan DeGarlais, Annika Prom, and Matthew Hipolito

April 26, 2019

When one thinks of the Future Farmers of America, a clear image likely comes to mind: endless rows of sheep, cows and other livestock accompanied by rolling waves of grain extending to the horizon, all attended to by the next generation of agricultural workers. However, the reality that is found at ...

2019-2020 Big 6 Election Results

By Ben Eyman

March 7, 2019

Here are the results for the 2019-2020 Big 6 Elections: President - Ciara Laney Vice President - Mckenna Mortensen Secretary - Leonardo Diaz Treasurer - Preston Thrush Public Relations - Vivian Tran Historian - Skyler Knight  

Cheerleader’s dream comes true at Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Cheerleader’s dream comes true at Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

By Nhung Lam, Graphics Editor

February 25, 2019

  Millions of spectators crowded the streets of New York to experience one of the largest parades in the world, the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, on Nov. 22. Each year, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade displays an impressive array of balloons, balloonicles, floats, performers, marching b...

Alumni Update: NFL Linebacker Devante Downs

Alumni Update: NFL Linebacker Devante Downs

By Gavin Norley, Audio-Visual Editor

December 11, 2018

Devante Downs is a Mountlake Terrace football legend. Now he takes the field for the Minnesota Vikings. Downs could play both sides of the ball on the field and in his junior season at Terrace, he put up 1,271 rushing yards and scored 23 touchdowns as a running back. Downs also hit hard as a l...

Third time’s the charm

Third time’s the charm

By Samantha Svikel, Op-Ed Editor

June 18, 2018

Senior Jacob Peters, who listens to Three Days Grace before his games, will be leaving a legacy in MTHS. When Peters is graduating he will be missing the rivalries he’s made on the Terrace Tennis team. Peters started playing tennis when he was about 10 years old. His parents encouraged him greatly. Peters...

Supporting each other… literally

By Kennedy Cooper, Sports Co-Editor

June 18, 2018

Seniors Hannah Gibson and Caylie Laney have been dedicated cheerleaders at Terrace for three years of highschool. Gibson has been cheering since sixth grade as a Little Hawk. “It was kind of just a spur of the moment thing. My stepmom was friends with the coach that was doing the MTYA team and...

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