• SENIORS: Commencement program info due to Sandy Merten by May 7

  • Men's Soccer takes on Archbishop Murphy at Lynnwood HS, Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Baseball: The Hawks take on Lynnwood at MTHS, Tuesday, April 16, First pitch at 4:00 P.M.

The Hawkeye

Shelly engraves her name in stone

Shelly engraves her name in stone

By Jackson Freund, Lifestyle Editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Special Edition, Teacher Feature

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 attending college, Shelly was an employee at a restaurant. She planned to continue working in restau...

DeVine blasts past the finish line

DeVine blasts past the finish line

By Ben Savell, Outreach Manager

June 14, 2018


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

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 they are today. DeVine graduated from Washington State University and planned to be...

A helping hand

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Education, Feature, Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

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 has a way to channel that passion into a career. Ashley Dawson, who previously held the position, left MTHS in November to ta...

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

By Ciara Laney, Co-Photo Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, Teacher Feature

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 history and english teacher Stephen Merlino is currently on his 17th year teaching at MTHS....

Staff Diversity

Staff Diversity

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Feature, Teacher Feature

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, political beliefs and much more alongside that. The Department of Education released statist...

Student support advocate accepts job with Lynnwood Police

Student support advocate accepts job with Lynnwood Police

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

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 social worker for MTHS. Seven and a half years later, Dawson moved into a similar position with th...

Juggling through careers

Juggling through careers

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Feature, Teacher Feature

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 money through her work for the first time and was able to go shop freely to suit her desires. From ...

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, 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, Op-Ed Editor

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...

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