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FACSE and AP psychology instructor Kristin Deven is starting her first full year at Terrace.

From healing wounds to shaping minds

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 6, 2021

Kristin Deven wanted to be a nurse. At least, she thought she did. “So, Kristin, what do you want to do when you grow up?” people would ask. From the age of seven, she had the same answer. “I...

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

The teaching career meant to be

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief 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,...

Retiring Spanish teacher Robin Shelly. Shelly has taught at MTHS for 15 years.

Shelly engraves her name in stone

By Jackson Freund, Lifestyle Editor June 18, 2018

Robin Cogburn, now Robin Shelly as of Feb. 2018, has been teaching for 33 years total, of which 28 have been in Washington, and has taught at MTHS for 15 of those years as a Spanish teacher. Before...

Craig Devine gives a speech at the annual STEM barbecue to commend seniors in STEM English 12 for their year-long work on their projects.

DeVine blasts past the finish line

By Ben Savell, General Manager June 14, 2018

Aerospace teacher Craig DeVine will be retiring after 18 years at Mountlake Terrace High School. Over his time teaching, he has overseen the MTHS Robotics Club and guided the STEM Leadership into the organizations...

A helping hand

Meet Latisha Williams, MTHS's student support advocate and social worker
By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2018

Latisha Williams has been passionate about lending a helping hand to those less fortunate than herself since high school. With her new job as a social worker and student support advocate at MTHS, Williams...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

these teachers are all write
By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff March 23, 2018

Not too many people, let alone teachers, can say they are writers. Currently, two MTHS English teachers are working on novels while also balancing their teaching careers and personal lives. Job History Junior...

Kimberly Nelson

Staff Diversity

The student body has become more diverse, but what about the staff?
By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor March 20, 2018

With only a quick look around the school, every student and staff member is visibly different in gender, race and age. Within that, every single person has less predictable differences in religion, sexuality,...

Student support advocate and social worker Ashley Dawson hopes her passion for advocacy will carry on at her new job with the Lynnwood Police Department.

Student support advocate accepts job with Lynnwood Police

Ashley Dawson advances from supporting students to working with the community
By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2017

While following her dream, Ashley Dawson helped build the foundation for social workers in the Edmonds School District (ESD) and held the hands of many students as the first student support advocate and...

As she proudly displays the products from her business, Barb Brister holds up her personal favorite, the ones that started it all, the Flying Penguinis.

Juggling through careers

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2017

The story of the Flying Penguinis At just 12 years old, Career Specialist Barb Brister received her first sewing machine as well as started working her first job—picking strawberries. Brister earned...

Aguiniga smiles at a student while they tell him a joke.

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor April 14, 2017

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...

Science teacher Penny Lefavour shows off the work of her BioTech class.

Terrace’s own true renaissance woman

By Semira Beraki, Staff March 27, 2017

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...

Traxler mixed water with dish detergent, pumped with natural gas, to create a ball of fire at a lab station.

On fire since 1990

From trouble maker to teacher, Traxler is happily "surprised" he still has a job
By Samantha Svikel, Op-Ed Editor March 24, 2017

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...

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