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No food, no phones in the library

By Megan Resler

November 4, 2009


Filed under News, School News

The library policy is currently no food, no phones. Casey Meier, new MTHS Library Media Specialist said, “The function of a library is to provide a working and studying place. The phone isn’t involved with work or study.” Although library policy has was not revised at the start of the school year, ...

At last: Hawks make football playoffs

By Hawkeye Staff

November 4, 2009


Filed under News, School News

The most significant day in Terrace football history to date was last Friday, with a possible encore set for this Saturday as the Hawks host the Central Kitsap H.S. Cougars at 1 p.m. at Edmonds Stadium in the first round of the 4A playoffs. “We’re not satisfied with just making playoffs,” assis...

Grad requirements revised, again

By Suzanne Cho

October 14, 2009


Filed under News, School News

Graduation is something that high school students look forward to in their senior year. There are certain graduation requirements that students must have in order to graduate. However, recent changes have been made to these graduation requirements and will be taking place in the ’09-’10 school year....

Freshmen elect officers

By Hawkeye Staff

October 14, 2009


Filed under News, School News

Freshman filter into the gym, they scatter themselves amongst the bleachers with friends by their sides all waiting with curiosity and anticipation for the start of one of their first official high school events, elections. Freshman class elections took place Sept. 15, in the Terraceum. “I wanted to...

Dancing as a team: hip hop group strives for improvement

By Jessica Lim

October 14, 2009


Filed under News, School News

“If you are good at dance, and like it, do it. Join!” said Shawn Semana, a two year MTHS hip hop dancer. The new year has begun and hip hop and break have started anew with tryouts and upcoming performances. There was initial doubt among the students at MTHS as to whether there was going to be ...

Car stolen, three more vandalized on campus in past week

By Megan Resler

September 16, 2009


Filed under News, School News

Satherwhaite's car after being broken into Sept. 16 while at the school parking lot. During the past week, four student automobiles, parked on campus, were subject to criminal activity. On Thursday Sept. 10, senior Simon Miller’s ’96 Mitsubishi Eclipse was stolen from the front row parking spo...

WASL requirements continue to evolve

By Megan Resler

September 9, 2009


Filed under News, School News

Starting in 2009 the WASL has been changed to the OSPI Assessment. Part of the OSPI Assessment is that students, grades 3-8, will be taking the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) while students, grades 9 – 12, will now be taking the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE). To earn a high school diploma...

Healthcare reform

By Megan Resler

September 9, 2009


Filed under News, U.S. and World News

The Edmonds Woodway High School gymnasium overflowed with disorder and angry controversy on Aug. 30 until attendants were brought together with a national symbol of unity: “A Martha Lake Elementary student will now lead us in the pledge of allegiance,” said Congressman Jay Inslee. The recital of the Ple...

Seattle light rail

By admin

September 9, 2009


Filed under News, U.S. and World News

  An extensive light rail system has been a long time coming in Seattle, but it seems the new millennium has finally ushered in some action out of the political quagmire that has surrounded public transit in our fair city.In the summer of 2003, Sound Transit opened a line of passenger trains t...

Bus cuts

By Megan Resler

September 9, 2009


Filed under News, School News

Starting in September 2009 the Edmonds School District will no longer be providing transportation to students who live within a 1-miles radius of their respective schools. This change, inspired by the $11.5 million worth of reductions the District was forced to make this August, cut $500,000 from t...

$100K slashed from building budget

By Megan Resler

September 9, 2009


Filed under News, School News

Due to the financial downwards spiral Washington has recently taken, the Edmonds School District was forced to cut $11.5 million from its overall budget over the summer. In order to keep cuts from affecting students directly, each school has had to decrease their annual expenditures by 66 percent- from ...

Gov. raises college tuitions

By Suzanne Cho

June 10, 2009


Filed under News, U.S. and World News

The goal of most students is to work hard, get good grades, and enter a good college. One of the main impediments presented to students along this path is the steep cost of higher education. This will be especially harder in coming years due to rising tuition costs. Washington State Gov. Chris Gregoire’s...

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