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Day of Silence approaches

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010


Filed under News, School News

This Friday the GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) will be participating in the National Day of Silence, an event MTHS has taken part in since 1992. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness towards the type of homophobia and bullying that have led to countless suicides in the United States. “The purpose...

Robotics regionally recognized

Robotics regionally recognized

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010


Filed under News, School News

The MTHS FIRST Robotics club was recognized during the first weekend of April at the Seattle Regional Robotics competition, winning both the Business Plan Award and Safety Award. The event was held at Key Arena for the 3rd year in a row. It was led by Derek Burkett and David Krienke, the Robotics...

No shoes, no school, no sympathy

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010


Filed under News, School News

Several students took part in an event last Thursday aimed at bringing awareness and empathy to impoverished third world countries. The event, networked through Facebook, required students to walk barefoot through the halls. That didn’t go over well, however, with school officials. The dress...

Mural update

Mural update

By Megan Resler

March 25, 2010


Filed under News, School News

Andrew Morrison, popular local Native American artist and Mountlake Terrace High School graduate, was notified of the cancellation of the multicultural mural he was painting in the Hub in fourth week of March. The prepping and painting of the multicultural mural was planned to begin during Spring Br...

Senior’s film accepted to SIFF

Senior’s film accepted to SIFF

By Megan Resler

March 3, 2010


Filed under A&E, News, School News

Expanding film through education, the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) offers youth under 18 the opportunity to submit their films to the festival for a reduced rate. The program is titled FutureWave. Senior Nick Terry’s film, “Senior Prom,” has been accepted into the festival thr...

ORCA cards replace bus transfers

ORCA cards replace bus transfers

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010


Filed under News

Beginning Jan. 1 Community Transit’s paper bus transfer distribution system was eliminated, and replaced with the One Regional Card for All (ORCA) card. ORCA cards serve two purposes in the world of community transit; firstly, as a means to pay initial bus fare, and secondly as an electronic bus t...

Local marijuana dispensary dispute

By Hawkeye Staff

February 24, 2010


Filed under News

Two men from Mountlake Terrace are now threatening to sue the city after their request for a business license to open a medical marijuana dispensary was rejected. Todd Madison and Aaron Panagos have both been using marijuana in the place of painkillers, which they claim never worked for them, for y...

Carton vs. bagged milk

Carton vs. bagged milk

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010


Filed under News, School News

Upon returning from winter break MTHS cafeteria lunch-goers found a drastic change had taken place in the school lunch lines. Previously plastic bagged milk, of the chocolate and white variety, had been replaced with the cardboard carton version students may remember using five years to the prior in...

Filtering parameters revised on staff computer profiles

Filtering parameters revised on staff computer profiles

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010


Filed under News, School News

The Edmonds School District has recently reevaluated their Internet filtering levels for teachers in the district. Beginning Oct. 12, 2009 online communities, chat, instant messaging, games and newsgroup sites were unblocked on staff profiles. Before new sites were unblocked however, teachers were r...

Roof renovation underway

Roof renovation underway

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010


Filed under News, School News

For the first time in many Terrace students’ memories of the school, there has been active maintenance on the roof above the gym. Construction on a new gym roof began over Winter Break, becoming less and less subtle as students came back to school. Numerous detrimental and inconvenient leaks have spur...

ESD levy on Feb. ballot

By Megan Resler

February 24, 2010


Filed under News, School News

Beginning Friday Jan. 20, Washington state registered voters will receive their mail-in ballots for the Feb. 9 elections. The School Programs and Operations Levy has been re-added to Snohomish County’s ballot by the Edmonds School District, reinstating an old tax nearing it’s expiration date.. Other dis...

Daily flag salute requirements unclear to many

By Megan Resler

November 4, 2009


Filed under News, School News

Code of Washington (RCW) 28A.230.140, Mountlake Terrace High School students recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Amongst the MTHS community there are many misconceptions about what is legally required for students to do regarding the Pledge. Some students object to reciting the pledge due to personal convictions,...

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