The Hawkeye

District details plans for extended school closures

By Ritika Khanal and Nolan DeGarlais

March 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world and has resulted in over 4,000 confirmed cases in the United States, of which approximately 1,000 are located within Washington state. In an attempt to slow down the spread of the virus and thus relieve pressure on the healthcare system, government a...

District to close schools over COVID-19 concerns

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

In an email sent out to all Edmonds School District staff members on Wednesday night, Superintendent Dr. Kris McDuffy announced that all schools will be closed beginning Monday, March 16 through at least Friday, April 10. This announcement comes following growing concerns over the continued spread of th...

Superintendent hopefuls share plans, opinions

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

March 3, 2020

On Monday, March 2 the two hopefuls for the superintendent position of the Edmonds School District, Dr. Gustavo Balderas and Dr. Deborah Rumbagh, answered questions live from an audience mostly consisting of teachers at Meadowdale High School. The event was also live streamed over the District's YouTube cha...

Snowmageddon’s sequel extends the school year, again

Snowmageddon’s sequel extends the school year, again

By Nina Otebele, Outreach Manager

March 1, 2020

A moderately high level of snow returned to the lowlands of western Washington state earlier this year causing disruptions. Snohomish County experienced over six inches of snow, causing all schools and programs in the Edmonds School District schools to close on Monday, Jan. 13 after a winter storm swept t...

Athletics department seeks funds to replace Terraceum scoreboards

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2020

Athletics Director Sharalee Burr and the MTHS Boosters Club are spearheading an effort to replace the scoreboards in the Terraceum, a project which will cost approximately $30,000. The current scoreboards are 23 years old and are failing in many aspects.  “Our scoreboards are some of the oldest sc...

Food drive helps neighbors in need

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

December 28, 2019

Throughout November, Terrace students watch as the back end of the HUB is gradually filled with canned and boxed food items donated by students, staff and community members. This occurs each year as a result of the annual food drive organized by the ASB for the Concern for Neighbors Food Bank in Mount...

Personal accounts may be removed from Chromebooks

By Maggie O'Hara and Rachel Davis

December 22, 2019

What would it be like if you could only use your official school Google account on your district-issued Chromebook? Students may soon find out, although the district's IT department has delayed the move to bar personal accounts following strong reactions since the plan was announced. An email was se...

Foundation for ESD receives $55,000 for scholarship fund

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2019

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $55,000 grant to fund high school scholarships from the Hazel Miller Foundation. The grant was announced by the Foundation on Tuesday, Dec. 3 and will award $5,000 each to selected graduating high school seniors in the ESD through the Morris and...

Policy impacts students with open class periods

By Rachel Davis and Maggie O'Hara

December 4, 2019

Terrace’s policy requiring students to leave campus during their free periods has undergone changes in enforcement for this school year. The stricter enforcement of the policy and restricted access to campus for students in eLearning classes has led several students affected by the policy to feel as th...

Relief on the horizon for aging district buildings

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

December 2, 2019

On Wednesday, November 6, representatives from the Edmonds School District came to the MTHS career center to inform community members of the upcoming Bond and Capital and Technology Levy that will be on the ballot for the February election. The presentation was attended by several teachers and lasted ...

Royal revolution

By Cecilia Negash, E.J. Jones, and Katrina Bushman

November 30, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year brought many changes to the homecoming coronation process in an effort to be more gender-inclusive. The goal of the Associated Student Body in making these changes was to create an environment where every student could feel welcome and free to express themselves. According to sophomo...

Presentations address student mental health

By Rachel Davis and Cyanne Esguerra

November 29, 2019

Counselors will be visiting all English 9 classes on Nov. 14 to present suicide prevention information. While this presentation has been done for the past several years, there are some notable changes. This year, the video for the annual presentation has been completely remade.  The newly produced video was reviewed and approve...

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