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Student support advocate accepts job with Lynnwood Police

Student support advocate accepts job with Lynnwood Police

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

While following her dream, Ashley Dawson helped build the foundation for social workers in the Edmonds School District (ESD) and held the hands of many students as the first student support advocate and social worker for MTHS. Seven and a half years later, Dawson moved into a similar position with th...

Juggling through careers

Juggling through careers

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Feature, Teacher Feature

The story of the Flying Penguinis At just 12 years old, Career Specialist Barb Brister received her first sewing machine as well as started working her first job—picking strawberries. Brister earned money through her work for the first time and was able to go shop freely to suit her desires. From ...

Two more makes Core 24

Two more makes Core  24

By Teresa Bonilla, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, School News

Core 24 is the new set of requirements the Washington State Board of Education (WSBE) has put in place for high school graduation. Core 24 looks to give students a strong foundation to tackle the professional world. The policy has been in the works for a long time, as the project’s development began in 2008...

The Grennan Twins take on Terrace

The Grennan Twins take on Terrace

By Jacob Allard, Photo Co-Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle

“It’s kind of a weird story — we were born at the exact same time. Our kind of twin is super rare. There are like 50 born a year [with a] 20 percent chance of living,” freshman Jacob Grennan said. Jacob and his twin brother Andrew Grennan were born simultaneously on Sept. 9, 2002. Starting thei...

Schellenberg takes on Terrace

Schellenberg takes on Terrace

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Op/Ed Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, News, School News

Greg Schellenberg’s 30-seconds or so introduction is straightforward enough — a reprise of his resume. Schellenberg was hired over the summer as the interim principal for Mountlake Terrace, a position that means Schellenberg is taking on principal duties for the school year while the district looks...

Life skills program moves to Terrace

Life skills program moves to Terrace

By Matthew Hipolito, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Lifestyle

With a new year comes new teachers, students, plans, facilities — and this year, a new program. The room adjacent to the library is no longer the “LibLab” (computer lab), but is instead a classroom for students with physical, cognitive, and communicative disabilities. The room formerly known as the LibLab now ho...

New policy, better food

New policy, better food

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, School News

The Edmonds School District (ESD) has elected to stop giving out courtesy meals for the 2017-2018 school year. Instead, a student with a meal account debt can continue purchasing full meals. As of Sept. 6, no student in the ESD will have a negative meal account balance due to debts being covered with...

Over crowded classes

Over crowded classes

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, School News

As the new school year begins, those who are returning to MTHS may find some of their classes are overcrowded, with some classes having over 36 students to one teacher. This drastic increase in class sizes was unprecedented by the school; several actions have been taken by the administration in an attempt...

Class student minimum

Class student minimum

By Meghan Park, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, School News

As returning students may realize, many classes and programs taught last year are not appearing this year, including some languages, yearbook, Hawk Broadcasting Network, SLSN and more. Not only that, but there is also a considerable shift in the faculty with about 10 staff leaving and approximately...

First national win for TSA

First national win for TSA

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, School News, STEM, Technology, TSA

Members of the MTHS Technology Student Association (TSA) attended the 2017 National TSA Conference at the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel in Orlando, Florida from June 21-25. Eight sophomores and three freshmen during the 2016-17 school year, accompanied by advisors James Wilson and Mark Burbank, competed...

A unique legacy written in activities

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye staff

June 17, 2017


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Senior Features, Special Edition

Few people can say they’ve been sponsored, let alone by Sprite, the world’s largest beverage company. Senior Drake Day created the “365 Day Sprite Challenge,” where he would drink Sprite every day for 365 days with the intention of getting sponsored by Sprite. On the 100th day, Day receiv...

Appreciation for the Terrace community and STEM

By Teresa Bonilla, Hawkeye staff

June 17, 2017


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Senior Features, Special Edition

The crowd was on the edge of their seats; two teams had numbered tickets that were identical, right up to the last digit. It was this digit that determined who went to state and who didn’t. Both teams had done well. As the announcer read off the final digits, it was Ian Davidson's FIRST LEGO Le...

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