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District mulls cutting teachers as budget deficit looms

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under News, School News

The Edmonds School District, facing a $17.7 million budget deficit in the 2019-2020 school year, announced that staffing cuts must be made to balance the budget. Under the plan adopted by the ESD Board of Directors during a May 8 meeting, 43 full-time district employees will face termination. Teachers...

Schedules changing for Core 24

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, School News

High school students in Washington state, beginning with this year’s sophomores, must acquire 24 credits over four years to graduate high school. This recent change, put in place by the Washington State Board of Education after a 2014 decision by the state legislature, was implemented in the 2017-201...

Small Martha Lake apartment fire causes severe injury

Small Martha Lake apartment fire causes severe injury

By Theresa Van, Hawkeye Staff

May 3, 2019


Filed under Local News, News

Around 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, an apartment caught on fire at Millwood Estates in Lynnwood. Minutes after smoke detectors and fire alarms went off, residents inside the building evacuated and first responders were on their way. From a distance, there were no signs of fire or smoke except for t...

Under the weather?

Under the weather?

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Families found themselves stuck indoors during most of February due to the winter storm dubbed the “snowpocalypse.” As a result of the handful of snow days, the school year is now set to end on Thursday, June 27, the fifth snow make-up day. It could have been worse. The graduation dates throughout the Ed...

737 MAX crashes cause headaches for Boeing

737 MAX crashes cause headaches for Boeing

By Nolan DeGarlais and Ben Eyman

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 MAX, crashed on March 10 six minutes after its takeoff from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia en route to Nairobi, Kenya. All 149 passengers and eight crew members were killed in the accident on the four month old aircraft. As of publication, the cause of the aircraft...

Regional light rail: It’s coming — at a cost

Regional light rail: It’s coming — at a cost

By Ben Savell, General Manager

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, The425

The Seattle light rail promised to be efficient and convenient for the average citizen. Its planned expansions are anything but for the citizens of Mountlake Terrace.     When first proposed, the Sound Transit 3 ballot proposed the addition of 37 stations and 62 miles of light rail track by the year 2...

What is the deal with the Falk heads?

What is the deal with the Falk heads?

By Theresa Van, Hawkeye Staff

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, School News

Ever since the beginning of the school year, there have been sightings of a certain assistant principal’s head around campus. That is none other than the one and only,  Dan Falk. Falk’s head has been posted around school grounds where people may find them, but it remains a mystery as to who is r...

Online component improves flow of registration process

Online component improves flow of registration process

By Nathaniel Reyes, Hawkeye Staff

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, School News

Registration for the school year of 2019-2020 had an extra step added to it, as students were required to input their requested classes into Skyward. The move was made by the MTHS counseling department in an attempt to ease their load during the registration process. Allison Hong is the counselor in charge of r...

Citizens aid Nourishing Network during “snowpocalyse” troubles

Citizens aid Nourishing Network during “snowpocalyse” troubles

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2019


Filed under Featured Stories, News

In the midst of cold weather, warm acts of kindness melted the snow. Community members supported the Nourishing Network (NN) in its efforts to deliver weekend meals to families in the Edmonds School District (ESD). The NN was unable to meet its weekly goal of distributing food to students on Thursday, ...

2019-2020 Big 6 Election Results

By Ben Eyman

March 7, 2019


Filed under ASB elections, School News

Here are the results for the 2019-2020 Big 6 Elections: President - Ciara Laney Vice President - Mckenna Mortensen Secretary - Leonardo Diaz Treasurer - Preston Thrush Public Relations - Vivian Tran Historian - Skyler Knight  

District transportation faces snow troubles

By Nathaniel Reyes, Hawkeye Staff

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, School News

The Edmonds School District (ESD) prepares its transportation department for service in snowy weather by putting together snow routes and deciding which individualized routes can be rerouted or have to be canceled. A decision is then made on what routes the buses are able to run early in the morning. St...

School district responds to “snowpocalypse” concerns

School district responds to “snowpocalypse” concerns

By Ritika Khanal and Annika Prom

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, School News

The Edmonds School District (ESD) announced all schools and related programs will be closed Thursday, Feb. 14, due to unsafe weather conditions. This closure marks the ninth snow day affecting the district this school year. Some community members are questioning why school is canceled on Thursday. ...

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