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More student input might increase spirit

By Rachel Davis, Hawkeye Staff

October 30, 2019

Every day I walk into school at 6:45 in the morning, desperate to get into my first period so the day can begin. Despite my drowsy mood, littered on the walls are colored posters I can’t ignore. They encourage school spirit and participation in spirit days, one of the most widely used methods to b...

The teaching career meant to be

By Ritika Khanal, Op-Ed Editor

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, Sood went on to coach several different sports, and, eventually, to become a sports and marketing, ...

Photo Gallery: Glamour Day

Photo Gallery: Glamour Day

By Jonathan Kwong, Yearbook Editor and General Manager

October 12, 2019

During the event, Tempo Editor and Hawkeye General Manager Jonathan Kwong did a takeover of the Hawkeye's Instagram page to show Glamour Day from a first person perspective.  The following link goes to the Tempo yearbook Instagram highlight from that day: Click here to follow along. Ruby Room is able to provide this glamorous experience for young women through community donations.  The fo...

“Curtains” closes, “Godspell” and “Quilters” return to MTHS

By Meghan Park, Staff

October 6, 2019

Vocal and dance auditions for the fall musical were from Monday, September 16 to Wednesday, September 18. However, the original musical that was auditioned for, "Curtains," will no longer be the 2019 fall musical. Instead, MTHS will be performing two separate musicals, "Godspell" and "Quilters." In ...

Terrace alumna extends STEM opportunities

Terrace alumna extends STEM opportunities

By Nicole Francois, Online Manager

September 12, 2019

From leading the MTHS marching band as a drum major and leading the  school’s volleyball team to becoming the CEO of the nonprofit Washington STEM 30 years later, it’s clear to see that alumna Angela Jones has always had leadership qualities coursing through her veins. “At first it's uncomfortable, right? I'm t...

Favorites return and freshmen debut at Jazz Collective concert

Favorites return and freshmen debut at Jazz Collective concert

By Amy Harris, Hawkeye Staff

September 9, 2019

On the evening of August 29, students from the MTHS Jazz program came together for an intimate, hidden gem of a concert. The standard format, in which performers are segregated into their classes -- Jazz 1, 2 and 3-- was cast aside in favor of The Jazz Collective. Made up of a series of combos, it ...

Terrace’s own rocketeer

By Nina Otebele, Outreach Manager

June 21, 2019

Some people believe that high school doesn’t help individuals grow and learn more about the world around them, but this is certainly not the case for Austin Thiessen. From being a shy and   introverted student in his freshman year, to an extroverted rocketry enthusiast in his senior year, Thiess...

Chea paves the way for TSA

By Nicole Francois, Online Manager

June 19, 2019

If it weren’t for his dad, senior Reiden Chea would have never come to MTHS. Chea made the decision in eighth grade to go to Edmonds-Woodway for the International Baccalaureate program, but it was his father that objected and told him about the variety of exclusive resources and opportunities that the MTHS...

A Mother’s Love: Chapter 1

By Lin Miyamoto, Hawkeye Staff

June 18, 2019

Chapter 1: “The words flew out of her mouth like bullets, ready to shoot down anything I was about to say. My ears were already numb from all her screaming, so the plate crashing into the wall just above my head didn't bother me that much. ¨See what you've done now?! You insensitive little brat...

Dragon-slaying heroine relives sister’s adventure in new play

Dragon-slaying heroine relives sister’s adventure in new play

By Theresa Van, Lifestyle Editor

June 9, 2019

The MTHS drama department did an outstanding job pulling off their production of She Kills Monsters, the last play of the school year that premiered from May 30 to June 1. The play featured a much larger cast than the drama department’s previous production, the musical Little Shop of Horrors.Dire...

Extracurricular activities help students unlock futures

Extracurricular activities help students unlock futures

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2019

Extracurricular activities are a crucial part of the high school experience for many students. From sports to after-school clubs, participation in these activities is often associated with greater community engagement, higher academic performance and a plethora of opportunities for making friends and expandin...

Spring allergies in full bloom

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2019

As trees, flowers and grass come to life in the spring, outdoor allergies also begin blooming. In what nurse Julie Hill calls a “story that is underrepresented,” some staff and students may find their performance being interrupted by these bodily responses to the environment. Pollen counts often rise from February to Ju...

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