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Threats cause disruption, fear

Threats cause disruption, fear

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Several threats to school safety during the week of June 4 to June 8. The threats culminated on Thursday, June 7, when the MTHS campus entered a state of total lockdown by administration at approximately 11:14 a.m. through an announcement over the intercom. This total lockdown lasted until approxima...

Third successive graffiti threat elicits heightened security measures

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, School News

UPDATE: June 7, 2018 at 1:39 p.m. This article has been updated with information from an email sent to teachers on June 7 about the graffiti threat from the previous day. Events regarding June 6 have been changed to past tense. Edits made by Co-Editor-in-Chief Annika Prom. After school on Wednesday, June 6,...

MTHS bulks security after discovering graffiti threats with specified date

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

June 4, 2018


Filed under News, School News

On Monday, June 4, MTHS students and families were made aware of anonymous threats discovered on the walls inside of two MTHS boys bathrooms. Both threats involved graffiti written on the walls, with one instance just reading “6/5/18” and the other instance including “6/5/18” alongside an image...

Superintendent clarifies school safety procedures in response to recent tragedies

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under News, School News

In the aftermath of the recent school shooting tragedies in Florida and Texas, Edmonds School District (ESD) Superintendent Kris McDuffy issued an email letter to ESD families clarifying school district school safety plans and procedures. The letter was published in response to increasing concern by ESD fa...

New Trump tarriffs

By Jackson Freund, Hawkeye Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Robert Krieger From soda cans to foundations for buildings, aluminum and steel are key components in many products in America. These products play an important part in American life, but President Donald Trump recently imposed a 25 percent tax on steel imports and a 10 percent tax on aluminum. The fines were placed specifically to...

Safe injection in Seattle

By Matthew Hipolito, Hawkeye Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, U.S. and World News

“The King County Medical Examiner’s (KCME) Office reported that deaths caused by drugs increased to their highest levels in 2016 in both Seattle and King County, Washington,” reads a June 2017 report on opioid abuse released by the Seattle Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration. “...

Know your rights

By Sierra Clark, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, School News

“Know your rights,” say The Clash in their protest song of the same name, which highlights differences they observed between the rights — the right not to be killed, the right to food money, and the right to free speech — that people seem to have and the rights that are actually enforced. Students, like The Clash, have the r...

Transgender rights in jeopardy, again

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, U.S. and World News

The U.S. Department of Education, under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, announced the department will no longer hear or take action on complaints relating to the bathroom and facility use of transgender students in public schools on Monday, Feb. 12. The decision makes it clear transgender students i...

Facebook is in business

By Ben Savell, Hawkeye Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Social media is not just a form of communication anymore, it is part of our identity. For some, every aspect of their lives is implanted on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Their algorithms determine who and what we view. What if somebody with malicious intent gained ahold of this information? On Mar....

#HeForShe

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Nhung Lam With the issue of gender equality being widely discussed, the HeForShe campaign’s rooted goal is to show that gender equality is not just for women's rights, it's for human rights. Founded by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, HeF...

Washington schools afflicted by Skyward outage

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Technology

The Skyward service went down after a technology glitch on the afternoon of Friday, April 20, cutting off all parent, teacher and student access to the service for nearly a week. Skyward is used by 274 out of the 294 school districts in Washington state to manage everything from student grades to informat...

Students walk out in protest of school shootings

Students walk out in protest of school shootings

By Teresa Bonilla, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, Local News, News, School News

Today’s walkout was held on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Lane Murdock a Sophomore from Ridgefield High School in Connecticut organized the walkout on a national level. The walkout at terrace was organized by students who met in Mr. Tongs room to make signs at flyers. T...

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