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A Hawk grappler for the ages

Former wrestler and Terrace alumnus Norm Buntting kneels on the wrestling mats in the Terraceum with his service dog Charlie. The pair are a common sight at wrestling matches, cheering on the current generation of competitors.

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...

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 ...

The teaching career meant to be

Coach Sood talks to the Hawks men's basketball team during a time-out in the Terraceum during the 2015 season.

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, ...

Terrace alumna extends STEM opportunities

Jones graduated in 1989. She wishes more STEM opportunities were available for women and students of color during her high school career.

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...

Alumni Update: NFL Linebacker Devante Downs

A rookie for the Minnesota Vikings, Devante Downs (MTHS '14) was an incredible two-way player for the Hawks. He played special teams in the Vikings 21-7 loss to the Seahawks on Monday Night Football, Dec. 10 at Century Link Field.

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...

Alumni Update: Ariana DeBoo

Ariana DeBoo is featured as a vocalist and actor in Macklemore's latest music video,

October 27, 2016

UPDATE: Ariana will appear on "The Tonight Show" Nov. 16 with Macklemore. Be sure to tune in! You've probably seen and heard Macklemore's latest hit music video/single "Drug Dealer." But did you know that it also features 2010 Terrace graduate Ariana DeBoo? Ariana has been singing and performing s...

Alumni Update: Jesse Hattan

Jesse Hattan (from Facebook)

October 27, 2016

You may have seen Terrace alumnae (’05) and former Hawkeye staff member Jesse Hattan in ads for SLINK Jeans. This photoshoot was recently published as part of a campaign for Nordstrom stores. Editor's Note: Have a suggestion for an Alumni Update? Are you an alumnus who wants to share some good n...

Alumni Update: Lily Gladstone

Lily Gladstone in

October 27, 2016

Lily Gladstone, who graduated in 2004, is starring in "Certain Women" along with Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart and Michelle Williams. The movie opened in Seattle on Oct. 21. Here's the trailer to the film. Editor's Note: Have a suggestion for an Alumni Update? Are you an alumnus who wants to share some good news? Email us at e...

Alumni Update: Yoshi Wright

Yoshi Wright

October 27, 2016

  When he was a student at Terrace, Yoshi Wright (’12) was one of the most dynamic, recognizable hip-hop dancers to ever perform on the Terraceum floor. Now look at what he's doing! He just recently released this highlight reel of some of his more recent performances and appearances. Click...

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