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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 18, 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 18, 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...

A hardworking snowboarder scientist

By Samantha Svikel, Hawkeye staff

June 18, 2017


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Senior Features, Special Edition

Max Leidig was born two minutes after his twin brother Nick Leidig 18 years ago. “I never hear the end of it ever; he is always the older brother,” Max Leidig said. While everyone knows Nick Leidig is the older brother, some people believe Max Leidig is the older one. They both have ...

Poetry is verse

By Teresa Bonilla and Jonathan Kwong

June 17, 2017


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Senior Features, Special Edition

Wordplay, diction and vocabulary are all important in poetry; they allow for artists to convey their messages and draw a picture. So what happens when you add music to these ideas? You get Thomas Braun, also known as Thomas the Poet, an artist who began his work during freshman year. At 14, st...

Father figures

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Op/Ed Editor

June 17, 2017


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Senior Features, Special Edition

Senior Damon Dahl jokes that he “begged Faul” to get into Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1). While not entirely true, Dahl said one of the driving forces for him to want to be in Jazz 1 was the opportunity to get to go to Essentially Ellington, a high school jazz competition and festival in New Y...

Now he’s here

By Sierra Clark, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 17, 2017


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Senior Features, Special Edition

Not many know that senior Natu Abraham was born and raised in a small country on the East coast of the Red Sea in Africa, called Eritrea. “I came to America when I was eight years old. When I came, in like fourth grade until like junior year, I never really shared that with anyone,” Abraham ...

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