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How to: School spirit

How to: School spirit

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff

October 25, 2016


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Lifestyle

School spirit can be seen as the pride expressed in one’s school. Kimberly Nelson, a family and consumer science teacher, said, “our school spirit, being a celebration of who we are, is a big deal” and is important to the school community. At school events and assemblies, students show their...

The ASB Budget Breakdown:

By Sierra Clark, News Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, News

The MTHS Associated Student Body (ASB) has a meeting at the end of every school year to make the final decision on the school's activities budget for the following school year. This meeting decides what clubs and activities get what amount of money from ASB to support their travel, equipment and production,...

What it takes to be a teacher

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Feature

High school is usually the time someone will find a job of their own. Typically, it's students starting at a minimum wage retail job at somewhere like the mall. But high school can also be an opportunity for those working in education. A number of positions have recently opened up at MTHS, inclu...

Using STEM to launch her future

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Hawkeye staff

June 14, 2016


Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

In 8th grade, Sarah Rose faced a crossroad – go to Edmonds Woodway High School (EWHS) where all of her fellow classmates from Madrona were headed, or to MTHS? EWHS had the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, but MTHS was closer to where she lived. She heard about the STEM program at MTHS and t...

“Forgiveness and redemption”

By Matthew Hipolito, Hawkeye staff

June 14, 2016


Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

On the first floor of the school, just off the HUB is a long hallway adorned with murals and filled with rooms of computers and tools. The STEM hallway is, for many students, off the beaten path; for many students, the road less traveled by. “[STEM]’s gonna be a wild ride, let’s put it that way,...

The real Rawlings

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Op/Ed Editor

June 14, 2016


Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

“Praise Helix” has arguably become the catchphrase most associated with Rawlings McDaniels, if not Anime Club itself. As the club’s vice president, McDaniels has been its “face,” making frequent appearances on school announcements. He is also the individual who brought the phrase to the l...

The grandmaster’s last play

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

June 14, 2016


Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

Senior Tyler Grabarczyk wears the masks of comedy and tragedy nearly everywhere. He’ll talk about his self-described “debonair” personality, call himself a baller or better yet, “everything a man or a woman wants.” His proudest high school moment, he said, was when he opened his senior year ...

A crossfit future

By Luke Smith, Hawkeye staff

June 14, 2016


Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

One could argue that at MTHS, no one fits the mold of an athlete who lives by the saying of “heart over height” more than senior athlete Chase DeAlba. DeAlba has spent the last four years as a key member and leader of the MTHS football team where he helped MTHS make some noise in the 2015 postseas...

Bound for new heights

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor Emeritus

June 14, 2016


Filed under Feature, Senior Features, Special Edition

Nine consecutive state tournament titles, several school records shattered and a seemingly endless number of medals, awards, ribbons and trophies later, senior track and field star Chinne Okoronkwo is on her way to etching her name as one of the most accomplished athletes to ever come out of MTHS. But...

Garcia has been an avid musician since the age of 12, dedicating his time to writing and recording his own music in a corner of his bedroom

By Sierra Clark, News Editor

June 14, 2016


Filed under Feature, Special Edition

Seven years ago, at about age 12, senior Bryan Garcia played a bass guitar that was once his brother’s and won by his dad in an eBay auction. He had just picked up his bass for the first time in years and was able to quickly play again, recalling old songs and riffs he once struggled with. Now in...

Lahti’s ‘finally ready’ to begin a new trek

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

June 14, 2016


Filed under Feature, Special Edition

Her story didn’t start at MTHS and it won’t end here, either. But retiring P.E. teacher Susan Lahti’s legacy as a Hawk is secure as she has truly been a pioneer as an educator and as a powerful voice for equity in athletics and education. Lahti began coaching women’s basketball at Shoreline Communi...

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