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Principal Greg Schellenberg discusses impacts of school closures

Principal Greg Schellenberg discusses impacts of school closures

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2020

Editor-in-Chief Nolan DeGarlais interviewed Principal Greg Schellenberg about the effects of school closures on MTHS students going forward. The questions were generated by seniors at Terrace through submissions on Twitter and Instagram. In the interview, Schellenberg provides some clarity on the pl...

District details plans for extended school closures

By Ritika Khanal and Nolan DeGarlais

March 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world and has resulted in over 4,000 confirmed cases in the United States, of which approximately 1,000 are located within Washington state. In an attempt to slow down the spread of the virus and thus relieve pressure on the healthcare system, government a...

District to close schools over COVID-19 concerns

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

In an email sent out to all Edmonds School District staff members on Wednesday night, Superintendent Dr. Kris McDuffy announced that all schools will be closed beginning Monday, March 16 through at least Friday, April 10. This announcement comes following growing concerns over the continued spread of th...

Unfounded fears fuel hatred with the coronavirus

Unfounded fears fuel hatred with the coronavirus

By Cecilia Negash and Phuong Lam

March 10, 2020

A newly identified coronavirus, originating from Wuhan in the Hubei province of China, has been spreading across China and many other nations. This virus, COVID-19, is an infectious disease that had yet to be identified in humans before and is similar in symptoms to many common strains of the flu. ...

Presentations address student mental health

By Rachel Davis and Cyanne Esguerra

November 29, 2019

Counselors will be visiting all English 9 classes on Nov. 14 to present suicide prevention information. While this presentation has been done for the past several years, there are some notable changes. This year, the video for the annual presentation has been completely remade.  The newly produced video was reviewed and approve...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month unites community for a cure

By Casey Carpenter, Hawkeye Staff

October 23, 2019

If you’ve walked around the neighborhood lately, or watched the news, you might notice a significant amount of people wearing pink. It’s October, and that means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Perhaps one of the most well-known results of the push for cancer awareness, BCA Month is recogni...

New dispensers offer free menstrual products

A student turns the knob on the left side of the menstrual hygiene product dispenser, causing a sanitary pad to come out. The machine exclusively offers one brand of pads and tampons, but is able to distribute these products for free.

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018

Menstrual hygiene product (MHP) dispensers returned to MTHS in September after facing an approximately 10-year absence from the school. Administration chose to install the first and second machines in the women’s bathroom located outside of the locker rooms and the one outside of the main gym. Thes...

Wellness Committee grant leads to water refilling stations at MTHS

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor

May 5, 2016

The Edmonds School District's (ESD) Wellness Committee recently received a total of $132,600 from the Next Generation Initiative through the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (OSPI) Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools grant. ESD received the grant to install a water bottle filling station...

Abstinence-only education is not the only education

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

March 7, 2016

Across the nation, teachers are falling back on their abstinence-exclusive sex education and advising students to simply not have sex rather than teaching them how to have sex safely, such as using a condom or other forms of protection. According to a survey of 4,000 7th- to 12th-grade teachers, ab...

Sally Edwards returns to MTHS, shares to students why technology is necessary in P.E. classes

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

February 27, 2016

On Friday, February 26, Heart Zones USA spokesperson Sally Edwards spoke to P.E. teacher Susan Lahti’s sixth period class for the second time about why the new Smart Sensor is vital to have in P.E. classes. She explained that P.E. class is not recess and should not be treated as such. In order for ...

Bringing awareness to people with food allergies

By Netania Rivera, Hawkeye staff

January 8, 2016

The next time you walk into a bakery or grocery store, challenge yourself. Flip the tables, scrounge the candy aisles and bakery counters until you find one item that is completely safe for those with food allergies. I’ll give you a hint: it’s not easy. According to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), ...

Review: Burger Lounge, San Diego, Calif.

By Olivia Driscoll

April 11, 2014

If you’re looking for a healthy and fresh meal, Burger Lounge in San Diego is the place to go. The employees and decorations provide a friendly, modern atmosphere to dine in. There are several locations in the area that all offer burgers made with grass fed beef and organic toppings. Along wi...

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