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Fighting for Net Neutrality

Fighting for Net Neutrality

By Jonas Rivera, Hawkeye Contributor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Stories, News, U.S. and World News

OPINION/ADVOCACY While the vote is coming up on Dec. 14, the fight for net neutrality is still far from over. One thing YOU can do to save it is as simple as emailing a few people. These leaders of the FCC are AGAINST net neutrality, and plan to vote to kill it. These people want to give power to comp...

Malfunction sets off fire alarm during third period

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, School News

A fire alarm sounded throughout the MTHS campus today, Dec. 4, at around 9:30 a.m., in the middle of third period. Staff members directed students to evacuate the building and wait with their PASS class on the football field behind the school until the building was declared safe to enter. Students re-ente...

School evacuates after fire alarm rings after school

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

A fire alarm sounded around 2 p.m. today as after school clubs and activities began on the MTHS campus. Students were directed to evacuate the building onto the fields in front of and behind the school. Staff guided the students to wait on the fields until the building was declared safe to enter...

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Textbooks are an inescapable part of modern American public education. The vast majority of schools, from the elementary to college level, use textbooks in a variety of courses that cover all subject areas, from the humanities to the sciences. But these physical textbooks now face much controversy a...

Two more makes Core 24

Two more makes Core  24

By Teresa Bonilla, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, School News

Core 24 is the new set of requirements the Washington State Board of Education (WSBE) has put in place for high school graduation. Core 24 looks to give students a strong foundation to tackle the professional world. The policy has been in the works for a long time, as the project’s development began in 2008...

Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty

Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty

By Matthew Hipolito, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, School News

In 2009, the personnel director for the Chicacum School District walked into a courtroom of the King County Superior Court to be cross-examined in a case about education funding. Afterwards, Stephanie McCleary and her children, nerves frayed from hours of questions from state lawyers, went to look at ...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos speaks in Bellevue

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos speaks in Bellevue

By Hawkeye Staff

November 2, 2017


Filed under Featured Stories, News

Just across Bellevue Square, on the block the Hyatt Regency Bellevue sits on, a crowd of about a thousand protesters gathered with signs, songs and an axe to grind with the policies of U.S Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. On Friday, October 13, DeVos made her way to Bellevue to speak at the Washington...

Annual changes made to free, reduced meal program

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Annual adjustments have been made to the qualifications to be in the free and reduced-price school meal program, simply known as the Free and Reduced Lunch (FRL) program. This year, the maximum household income needed for students to qualify for FRL has increased. Related story: Misconceptions around free, r...

Cumulative student fines, fees exceed $36 thousand

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Total fines and fees of MTHS students have reached over $36 thousand. Fines manager Sandy Merten conducted the annual report of cumulative fines of the student body, which added up to $36,678.53 as of around noon today. This number incorporated class fees from the last school year which has been conver...

School community rocked in wake of student suicide

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Duane “DJ” Dundas, a freshman at MTHS, passed away on the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. 21, after an attempted suicide over the previous weekend. Dundas was placed on life support after the attempted suicide and remained on life support until his death. He was 14 years old and had previously attended...

Male trespasser reported in girls locker room

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, School News

After school on Wednesday, Sept. 20, an adult male presumably in his mid-30s walked into the school while many activities and athletics were still in progress and the building was still well staffed. The man, who was reported as intoxicated, entered the campus around 4 p.m. through a door left proppe...

Schellenberg takes on Terrace

Schellenberg takes on Terrace

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Op/Ed Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, News, School News

Greg Schellenberg’s 30-seconds or so introduction is straightforward enough — a reprise of his resume. Schellenberg was hired over the summer as the interim principal for Mountlake Terrace, a position that means Schellenberg is taking on principal duties for the school year while the district looks...

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