The Hawkeye

  • Main office to reopen Aug. 8; counseling and ASB offices reopen Aug. 21

  • Schedules for 2018-2019 school year available on Skyward on Aug. 24 at 4 p.m.

  • Back to school Hawk Walk on Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Junior class elections rescheduled after voting error

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

May 3, 2017

Filed under A&E, ASB elections, Lifestyle, News, School News

After initial Associated Student Body (ASB) class officer voting took place during PASS earlier today, the voting process will be conducted again tomorrow during PASS due to an error in the junior class of 2019 election. While there are about 290 sophomores in the school, over 500 votes were cast...

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Op/Ed Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Feature, News, U.S. and World News

It’s safe to assume most students don’t go to school expecting to not return home. But in this day and age, it’s hard to not be aware of that possibility every now and then—even more so, depending on where a student goes to school. The most recent school shooting to date in the United States ...

Sophomore honored with President’s Volunteer Service Award

Sophomore honored with President’s Volunteer Service Award

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye Staff

April 27, 2017

Filed under Feature, Lifestyle

Sophomore Tony Le received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in the silver category on Saturday, April 22. This award is given to individuals throughout the country who set themselves apart from their peers through many hours of volunteer work. For a teenager to get the award in the silver cat...

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 14, 2017

Filed under Education, Feature, News, School News, Teacher Feature

A year and a half later and the job has only gotten better for on-time graduation coordinator Jose Aguiniga. Before MTHS, Aguiniga has gained experience of working with kids and young adults at the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA and Meadowdale Middle School. However, he felt he wanted to c...

Terrace’s own true renaissance woman

Terrace’s own true renaissance woman

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff

March 27, 2017

Filed under Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

Not many people can say they’ve traveled throughout Europe, or that they’ve been through the first rate experience of staying at a hotel wired with radios to eavesdrop on every conversation. STEM/Science/English teacher Penny Lefavour is an exception to that. Having an extensive teaching and music...

On fire since 1990

On fire since 1990

By Samantha Svikel, Hawkeye staff

March 24, 2017

Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

Back when he used to teach biology, he released a bunch of crickets on accident and it took years before they all died off. Another day, he was washing dishes in the back room and the fire alarm was set off. “I forgot to turn off the water and a petri dish fell over the sink. The fire turned out...

Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

March 23, 2017

Filed under Education, Feature, News

And with a final concurrence from Chief Justice Barbara A. Madsen, Washington state was found guilty in the famous Washington state Supreme Court case McCleary v. State. The lawsuit was filed in 2007 by the Network for Excellence in Washington State (NEWS), a statewide coalition that campaigns for...

Why do colleges care about foreign language?

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye staff

January 31, 2017

Filed under Education, Feature

Students each year take foreign languages in high school to not only learn a new language but for the language credits. According to College Confidential, selective colleges, including universities or private colleges, require students to take three years of the same foreign language. Three years i...

Basketball seniors Q&A

By Kennedy Cooper, Hawkeye staff

January 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Senior Features, Sports

MTHS Helps Feed Community

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff

January 23, 2017

Filed under Feature, News, School News, Uncategorized

ASB president Hani Nakkour, senior class president Aarthi Yogendran, and other members of ASB have been hard at work collecting nonperishable foods and money for the annual MTHS food drive from Monday, November 14 through Friday, December 9, 2016. All the proceeds go to Concern for Neighbors Food Bank...

MTHS Mock Election vs. 2016 Election Comparison

By Sam Johnson, Data Manager

January 18, 2017

Filed under Feature, News

Students and staff participated in a mock election based on the actual election taking place in Washington and the rest of the United States on Nov. 8. Much like the real election, students had to register to vote ahead of time by writing their name, gender, grade and PASS class on a piece of paper. Thi...



By Sierra Clark, News Editor

January 9, 2017

Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, News

The United States is littered with pipelines all across its seven regions. According to, a website that aims to inform people on U.S. pipelines, said that there are over 2.4 million pipelines total in the U.S. alone. According to the United States Department of Transportation, of ...

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