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SpaceX blasting off again

SpaceX blasting off again

By Jackson Freund, Lifestyle Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, STEM, Technology, U.S. and World News

Elon Musk is one of the richest and most well-known men in America, as well as the maker of the “Not a Flamethrower,” the owner of “The Boring Company,” the CEO of SpaceX and the founder of Tesla. Musk is also involved with improving and inventing new rockets that can hopefully, in the future, b...

An inventory checkoff of school sheds

An inventory checkoff of school sheds

By Nina Pavlovic, Hawkeye Staff

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Right outside of the softball field here at MTHS, there are two sheds that hold emergency supplies. These supplies are supposed to be used to not only sustain students and staff in the case of natural disasters, but also to shelter students and staff from the harsh weather if people were ever forced out ...

Student Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence

Student Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence

By Nolan DeGarlais and Jackson Freund

March 20, 2018


Filed under News

Ciara Laney February 14, 2018 started as a seemingly normal day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS) in Parkland, Florida, a public high school with over 3,000 students. However, at around 2:19 in the afternoon, close to school dismissal time, a former student entered Building 12 of th...

A Neutrality Crisis: The Internet and You

A Neutrality Crisis: The Internet and You

By Matthew Hipolito, Copy Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under News

What is net neutrality? Net neutrality is a policy enacted Mar. 12, 2015 by the Federal Communications Commission, a five-person board that regulates interstate communications, under orders from then-President Barack Obama. Officially called the Open Internet Order, the act reclassified broadband ...

School Resource Officer position reintroduced following hiatus

School Resource Officer position reintroduced following hiatus

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under News

A School Resource Officer (SRO) will be implemented at MTHS during the third quarter of the current school year. The SRO program is a collaboration between the Edmonds School District (ESD) and the Mountlake Terrace Police Department and will place a specially trained police officer at MTHS during r...

New Classes for the Masses

New Classes for the Masses

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018


Filed under News

Editor's Note: This story has been updated for accuracy and to maintain factual consistency. The print version of this article in Issue 4 of HAWKEYE differs from this online version. MTHS has expanded course offerings for the 2018-2019 school year. New classes being offered include Literature of Soci...

Damaging Impact of Government Shutdown

Damaging Impact of Government Shutdown

By Bani Bedi, Hawkeye Staff

March 20, 2018


Filed under News

In the span of only three weeks during January and February, America faced two government shutdowns. Lawmakers struggled to reach compromises to settle the political instability in Congress. But what is a government shutdown? There has been a dichotomy between Democrat and Republican parties regarding...

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Education, News

In an email sent out to Edmonds School District (ESD) staff, Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab informed districtwide staff of new ESD policies and procedures related to fundraising. Based on the direction of the Washington State Auditor’s Office, the ESD School Board decided to prohibit the use of ...

ESD passes replacement levy to maintain educational operations

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under News, recent, School News

Preliminary election results from the Snohomish County special election which took place on Tuesday, Feb. 13 show the Edmonds School District (ESD) Replacement School Programs and Operations Levy passing with 54.33 percent voter approval as of Feb. 19. School district levies require over 50 percent ...

Hall pass regulations tightened to prevent fire alarms

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Staff and administration now require students to sign out on a sheet when using a hall pass during class time. They enacted this measure in response to the four fire alarms set off in January, none of which were attributed to an actual fire. Fire alarms rang on Jan. 10, 11, 23 and 24. The latter two occur...

TSA takes home honors from regional competitions

TSA takes home honors from regional competitions

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, School News, STEM, Technology, TSA

The MTHS Technology Student Association (TSA) hosted their first regional competition on Saturday, Jan. 13 at MTHS. Students from five schools inside and outside of the district competed in events at the competition, with 11 MTHS students taking top three positions. The event featured competitions in Ex...

Funding, class sizes requirements cause scheduling problems

Funding, class sizes requirements cause scheduling problems

By Ian Dortsch, Staff

January 19, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, School News, Uncategorized

Schools tend to have problems with class sizes, and MTHS is no exception. Even this year, the school had problems with organizing the classes students will be taking, some of which you might’ve heard about or experienced yourself. While it may not seem like it, class sizes affect everyone. Because of the amoun...

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