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Teenage pregnancy, education stigmas

Teenage pregnancy, education stigmas

By Bani Bedi, Hawkeye Staff

January 19, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Uncategorized

High school is full of ups and downs ranging from stress in devising an impeccable college application to pressures of conformity to traversing social groups. While attempting to overcome these challenges and uphold  standards, other aspects of life may shift, which may or may not be in one’s contr...

North Korea’s Nukes and You

North Korea’s Nukes and You

By Matthew Hipolito, Copy Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, U.S. and World News, Uncategorized

A puff of smoke. A flash of light. A long, deep, menacing hiss and the long, slender missile lifts from its launch pad in Pyongsong, North Korea, just 18 miles from the capital of Pyongyang. A dark tube interrupted by a white checkerboard pattern, the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) flew f...

A powerful start to the robotics season

By Teresa Bonilla, TEMPO Graphics and Design Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under News, School News, STEM, Technology, The425

On January 6 at 7 a.m., about 1,000 people gathered in the Terraceum for the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) kickoff. Each year, a new FRC challenge is issued, and kickoff is the international time and date when the challenge is released. The only information teams have before kickoff is the name of the...

Consecutive fire alarms allegedly caused by smoking or vaping

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under News, School News

On Thursday, Jan. 11 during fifth period at approximately 12:30 in the afternoon, the fire alarm was triggered for the second time in the past two days. The day before, a fire alarm also went off during first period at 7:50 in the morning. Both fire alarms were triggered by smoke detectors at different...

ESD replacement levy to appear on February ballot

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

December 26, 2017


Filed under News, School News, The425

The Edmonds School District (ESD) will hold an election Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, for a ballot measure to raise a Replacement School Programs and Operations Levy. The levy would directly fund classrooms across the district and support programs for ESD students. It will carry the title of “Proposition No....

Libraries seek additional funding to maintain services

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

December 26, 2017


Filed under News, The425

In a library system announcement sent out Tuesday, Dec. 12, Sno-Isle Libraries announced their Board of Trustees unanimously voted to place a measure on the April 2018 ballot requesting maintained funding for libraries serving Snohomish and Island counties. The vote took place at a regular Board of Tru...

Former MTHS English teacher dies at 63

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

December 25, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Former MTHS English and social studies teacher Gaynelle Derr died in December 2017 at the age of 63. Derr taught at MTHS for 11 years until her retirement in 2015 for medical reasons. In those 11 years, Derr developed special relationships with fellow staff and her students, who were both Advanced Placemen...

Fighting for Net Neutrality

Fighting for Net Neutrality

By Jonas Rivera, Hawkeye Contributor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, 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 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, TEMPO Graphics and Design Editor

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...

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