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Terrace’s own true renaissance woman

Terrace’s own true renaissance woman

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye 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...

Essentially Ellington

Essentially Ellington

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Band, Ellington, Featured Stories, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

Five long years attending daily sectionals at 6 a.m. and working with professional musicians, helped set the foundation for pushing Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) to continuously improve their music and teamwork. Their hard work came to fruition as Jazz 1 advanced as one of 15 finalists to Essentially El...

Terrace Idol brings new talent to the stage

Terrace Idol brings new talent to the stage

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff
March 24, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle

The 2017 Terrace Idol event was a big hit going on all throughout the month of February as over thousands of dollars were made from ticket sales. This annual singing competition was showcased in three rounds, each held about a week apart, bringing in talented singers from all around other districts to c...

On fire since 1990

On fire since 1990

By Samantha Svikel, Hawkeye staff
March 24, 2017
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, 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...

Terrace Idol finale crowns two 2017 winners

Terrace Idol finale crowns two 2017 winners

By Semira Beraki, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Music, Terrace Idol

Five finalists were ready to give it their all in the final round of Terrace Idol held on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m in the MTHS theater. In this round, contestants had to perform two songs of their choice and bring out more energy to the stage than ever before, with their second song being perform...

Contestants advance through first and second rounds of Terrace Idol

Contestants advance through first and second rounds of Terrace Idol

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff
February 23, 2017
Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Music, Terrace Idol

The annual district-wide singing competition known as Terrace Idol has brought in talented singers from around the different high schools in Edmonds School District to come and show the audience their voice at the MTHS theater. This event is organized by the MTHS 2017 Senior Class ASB as a fun...

How to beat the winter doldrums

How to beat the winter doldrums

By Samantha Svikel
January 25, 2017
Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

 At Home 1. Gather a few friends and make a gingerbread house, it isn’t too late! 2. Make new family ornaments for the following year     a. Gather materials at Michaels or Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores         i. Go to the                    craft store                  a...

Structural racism may be prevalent in MTHS, community

By Gavin Norley, Hawkeye Staff
January 12, 2017
Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Op/Ed

MTHS is full of different groups and people. But one question comes to mind when observing these groups: Do the students hang out with the people in their groups because of their race? Think about your race. Now, think about the race of all your friends. Is it diverse or are all of you the same? ...

How to: School spirit

How to: School spirit

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff
October 25, 2016
Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Lifestyle

School spirit can be seen as the pride expressed in one’s school. Kimberly Nelson, a family and consumer science teacher, said, “our school spirit, being a celebration of who we are, is a big deal” and is important to the school community. At school events and assemblies, students show their...

Transgender youth exist

Transgender youth exist

By Cierra Markert and Issa Moffet
October 25, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed

You would never want one of your friends to feel unsafe coming to school, so why would you want someone else to feel that way just because they are a little different? The transgender community is growing larger and larger each day because it is now considered “socially acceptable” to be who y...

Students get dolled up for Glamour Day

Students get dolled up for Glamour Day

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, Glamour Day, Homecoming, Lifestyle

The MTHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) invited students to play dress-up for the free Mother Daughter Glamour Day on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event, put on by the PTSA, was held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m in the MTHS HUB. The third annual Glamour Day served as an opportunity for students try on ...

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