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Schurke blasts off to new horizons

Schurke blasts off to new horizons

By Jonah Paulsene, Hawkeye Staff

September 9, 2019

Over the summer, MTHS Vice Principal Peter Schurke was promoted to be the planning principal of a new high school opening in the Northshore School District.Schurke is very excited to take on the job and explore the new opportunities that it will bring.  “The opportunity to be a planning principa...

Terrace sophomore dead after gun accident

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

September 8, 2019

At around 4 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 7, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an emergency call at a home in Lynnwood. There, they found the body of then-unidentified 15-year-old Terrace sophomore Zae’Shaun Easton with a gunshot wound. The deputies attempted to save his life but ...

The Big Bad Budget

By Nolan DeGarlais and Ritika Khanal

June 3, 2019

Facing a $17.7 million budget deficit for the upcoming school year, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors voted 3-2 to approve a cost-cutting budget that led to an equivalent of 25.2 certificated teachers, an equivalent of 8.5 elementary assistant principals and two instructional technology co...

New book teaches students solidarity

New book teaches students solidarity

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

May 23, 2019

American Born Chinese is a new graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang being introduced to the MTHS English 9 Honors curriculum. If approved, the book would be available for use in any of the district’s classrooms. The book was piloted last iyear by MTHS English teacher Vince DeMiero. The book, DeMiero says,...

Cooking competition crowns champion chef

Cooking competition crowns champion chef

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

May 22, 2019

The Iron Hawk competition, in which Terrace students compete to make the tastiest dish in a limited time span, was held on Wednesday, May 15. After a short delay to find a replacement judge (who turned out to be Kimberly Nelson), the competition began. Twelve students, representing all grades, were d...

Terrace’s writing on the roof

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

May 21, 2019

If you’ve viewed our school on Google Maps or Google Earth, you might have noticed the numbers “31-713” on the MTHS roof. Why are they there? What are they for? Well, according to Sheriff Robert Trenary of the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department, they’re actually obsolete. Sheriff Trenary s...

District mulls cutting teachers as budget deficit looms

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2019

The Edmonds School District, facing a $17.7 million budget deficit in the 2019-2020 school year, announced that staffing cuts must be made to balance the budget. Under the plan adopted by the ESD Board of Directors during a May 8 meeting, 43 full-time district employees will face termination. Teachers...

Schedules changing for Core 24

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

High school students in Washington state, beginning with this year’s sophomores, must acquire 24 credits over four years to graduate high school. This recent change, put in place by the Washington State Board of Education after a 2014 decision by the state legislature, was implemented in the 2017-201...

Under the weather?

Under the weather?

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2019

Families found themselves stuck indoors during most of February due to the winter storm dubbed the “snowpocalypse.” As a result of the handful of snow days, the school year is now set to end on Thursday, June 27, the fifth snow make-up day. It could have been worse. The graduation dates throughout the Ed...

What is the deal with the Falk heads?

What is the deal with the Falk heads?

By Theresa Van, Hawkeye Staff

March 26, 2019

Ever since the beginning of the school year, there have been sightings of a certain assistant principal’s head around campus. That is none other than the one and only,  Dan Falk. Falk’s head has been posted around school grounds where people may find them, but it remains a mystery as to who is r...

Online component improves flow of registration process

Online component improves flow of registration process

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

March 26, 2019

Registration for the school year of 2019-2020 had an extra step added to it, as students were required to input their requested classes into Skyward. The move was made by the MTHS counseling department in an attempt to ease their load during the registration process. Allison Hong is the counselor in charge of r...

2019-2020 Big 6 Election Results

By Ben Eyman

March 7, 2019

Here are the results for the 2019-2020 Big 6 Elections: President - Ciara Laney Vice President - Mckenna Mortensen Secretary - Leonardo Diaz Treasurer - Preston Thrush Public Relations - Vivian Tran Historian - Skyler Knight  

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