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“This is my home”

By Ben Eyman, Hawkeye staff

February 2, 2016


Filed under Feature, Sports, Staff Profiles

You can almost hear her hard work ethic and determination in her voice when the team huddles around her. It is the definition of how she has been able to galvanize and give a resurgence to the women’s basketball program at MTHS. Both MTHS and the sport of basketball have always been “big passion...

Snow dazed

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Hawkeye staff

January 6, 2016


Filed under Feature

The dazzling red and green lights and nostalgic tunes bring us back to what is sometimes described as the most wonderful time of the year. The smell of trees and the tingling of your nose from the low temperatures bring joy because of holidays and family time, but also something more--snow days. Days o...

Idolizing to acheiving

By Irvin Zhang and Ben Eyman

November 18, 2015


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Sports

As a young boy, he sits in the stands and watches his dad, a man he admires, pace back and forth on the dark green tennis court, with sweat dripping down from his forehead as he fights to win every match. He eyes his every move in pure spectacle and awe. Fast forward and that young boy is now in th...

Trending toward teamwork

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Feature, Sports

Men's Cross-Country The men’s cross country team went through what some would call a rebuilding year last year. They had lost a group of talented, experienced seniors from the year before and struggled to continue to compete. “[Last year] was learning to let go,” junior co-captain Nick Leidig said. ...

Creation and admiration: Art at Terrace

By Max Tracy, Lifestyle Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Feature

Art is something that can transcend ages. It is constantly prevalent around humans and just about every human society to exist. At MTHS, we have our very own department for art, with classes ranging across the board due to the generally loose definition of art. “I define art as an innovative way to exp...

Hitting all the right notes

By Max Tracy, Lifestyle Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Feature

As one of the major draws to MTHS, the music department has had an immeasurable impact on the school and the students who attend it. With programs attending numerous festivals throughout the years and as a result, many awards taken home, there is no doubt concerning the high quality of the departmen...

Breaking the language barrier

By Stephi Smith, News Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Feature

While exploring Barcelona, Spain on a school field trip, senior Kimi Fenn realized she was lost and didn’t recognize any buildings or signs around her. Fenn and her friend didn’t have working phones or maps on them and had to rely on asking natives for directions. So, Fenn and her friend made their ...

Blast to the past

By Stephi Smith, News Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Feature

There’s the famous saying about looking forward and to not dwell on the past. But with an hour long class everyday dedicated to the past, it’s hard to completely live by that motto. At MTHS, 3.5 years of history are required to graduate. In freshman year, a student will take one semester of eithe...

Spelling out success

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under Feature

English has been, in some form, around since the fifth century B.C., according to Merriam Webster, and is crucial to every aspect of the United States of America. English, along with math, social studies and science, are the core classes of the high school curriculum, meaning that those subjects are...

Matthews: “Make sense of the world around you”

By AsiaLee Donnelly, Paxtyn Merten, and Stephi Smith

September 15, 2015


Filed under Feature

Looking at the world through “many different lenses,” opens up all types of opportunities and possibilities, according to physics teacher Jim Matthews. He said he thinks people should take all different kinds of classes, from math to art, to help open their minds to the world. “If you are able t...

Formula for success

By AsiaLee Donnelly, Hawkeye Staff

September 15, 2015


Filed under Feature

Math students strengthen rational thinking skills that may be applied to everyday life Most have heard the popular math teacher claim that math is used often in everyday life. More than that, though, the skills you develop through math classes are transferable to life. This is an idea firmly uphel...

Taking an early turn toward a career in computer science

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Hawkeye staff

June 16, 2015


Filed under Feature, Senior Features

While many students enjoy spending their time binge-watching Netflix, this student spends his taking classes. Through e-learning, junior Liam Madson is going to graduate early with the class of 2015. E-learning is an online school that provides all of the core classes and even some electives. Through...

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