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The Hawkeye

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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...

The definition of a student athlete

By Irvin Zhang and Luke Smith

June 15, 2015


Filed under Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

Throughout her high school career, four-year two-sport varsity athlete and 4.0 student Nicki Bouché has demonstrated the hard work that goes into truly fitting the definition of a student athlete. “During the seasons, [being an athlete] takes up so much of my time,” Bouché said. “Three hours...

Family first

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor

June 15, 2015


Filed under Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

At her workplace at MTHS, Jessica Walton teaches kids the skills it takes to pursue a career in the art of cooking while also putting out any fires, literally and figuratively, along the way. Ten years ago, she said she’d have never been able to see herself teaching chef classes, but through the t...

Leading more than just cheers

By Irvin Zhang, Sports Editor

June 15, 2015


Filed under Feature, Multimedia, Senior Features

The many cheer teams all sit nervously on the floor in a cramped stadium, waiting for the results of the state competition to be announced and praying that their hard work will be rewarded. As the MC begins announcing the winners, the nervousness and anticipation gets ramped up to an even higher level....

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