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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...

March news update

March news update

By Ben Hawkins, Alex Park, Hunter Michaelson, Casey Carpenter, and Fateh Sial

March 5, 2020

International Caribbean rocked by massive earthquake A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean at approximately 2 p.m. local time on Jan. 28, with an epicenter near the southern tip of Cuba. Tsunami warnings were sent out to the surrounding area affected by the shaking, which included southern ...

Superintendent hopefuls share plans, opinions

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

March 3, 2020

On Monday, March 2 the two hopefuls for the superintendent position of the Edmonds School District, Dr. Gustavo Balderas and Dr. Deborah Rumbagh, answered questions live from an audience mostly consisting of teachers at Meadowdale High School. The event was also live streamed over the District's YouTube cha...

Snowmageddon’s sequel extends the school year, again

Snowmageddon’s sequel extends the school year, again

By Nina Otebele, Outreach Manager

March 1, 2020

A moderately high level of snow returned to the lowlands of western Washington state earlier this year causing disruptions. Snohomish County experienced over six inches of snow, causing all schools and programs in the Edmonds School District schools to close on Monday, Jan. 13 after a winter storm swept t...

Coronavirus spreads fears of pandemic

Coronavirus spreads fears of pandemic

By Casey Carpenter, Hawkeye Staff

March 1, 2020

Concerns over the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 forced the closure of Bothell High School late last month following heightened concerns raised over the mysterious illness. “It’s not a question of if but rather a question of when and how many people in this country will have severe illness,” Dr...

Democratic primaries heat up

Democratic primaries heat up

By Theresa Van, Lifestyle Editor

February 29, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont currently leads all candidates in the Democratic presidential primary race with 45 earned delegates following his victories in Nevada and New Hampshire. Sanders lost narrowly to former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg in the controversial Iowa Caucuses, where officia...

Athletics department seeks funds to replace Terraceum scoreboards

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2020

Athletics Director Sharalee Burr and the MTHS Boosters Club are spearheading an effort to replace the scoreboards in the Terraceum, a project which will cost approximately $30,000. The current scoreboards are 23 years old and are failing in many aspects.  “Our scoreboards are some of the oldest sc...

Fatal car crash leads to fire, road closure

Fatal car crash leads to fire, road closure

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2020

44th Avenue West just south of Mountlake Terrace High School reopened at around 3 p.m. on Monday after being closed most of the day due to a fatal vehicle accident that led to downed power lines and a house fire.  A car crashed into a home on the east corner of 44th Avenue West and 220th Street S...

The Endangered Species Act faces extinction

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

January 3, 2020

In August the Trump administration announced significant changes to the ways in which the Endangered Species Act is applied. These modifications were derided by environmentalists as a considerable weakening of the nation’s most critical conservation law. Environmental groups also allege that these ch...

Food drive helps neighbors in need

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

December 28, 2019

Throughout November, Terrace students watch as the back end of the HUB is gradually filled with canned and boxed food items donated by students, staff and community members. This occurs each year as a result of the annual food drive organized by the ASB for the Concern for Neighbors Food Bank in Mount...

Personal accounts may be removed from Chromebooks

By Maggie O'Hara and Rachel Davis

December 22, 2019

What would it be like if you could only use your official school Google account on your district-issued Chromebook? Students may soon find out, although the district's IT department has delayed the move to bar personal accounts following strong reactions since the plan was announced. An email was se...

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