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District mulls cutting teachers as budget deficit looms

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under News, School News

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, News Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, School News

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


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

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


Filed under News, School News

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, Hawkeye Staff

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, School News

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


Filed under ASB elections, School News

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  

District transportation faces snow troubles

By Nathaniel Reyes, Hawkeye Staff

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, School News

The Edmonds School District (ESD) prepares its transportation department for service in snowy weather by putting together snow routes and deciding which individualized routes can be rerouted or have to be canceled. A decision is then made on what routes the buses are able to run early in the morning. St...

School district responds to “snowpocalypse” concerns

School district responds to “snowpocalypse” concerns

By Ritika Khanal and Annika Prom

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, School News

The Edmonds School District (ESD) announced all schools and related programs will be closed Thursday, Feb. 14, due to unsafe weather conditions. This closure marks the ninth snow day affecting the district this school year. Some community members are questioning why school is canceled on Thursday. ...

MTHS implements change to weekly PASS schedule

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, School News

MTHS implemented a major change to PASS period scheduling this semester. PASS periods have been moved to Monday, Wednesday and Friday from their previous days of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The scheduling change was made after administration consulted a variety of staff members on their preferen...

Foundation for ESD receives donations totaling $20,000

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, School News

During the first half of February, the Foundation for Edmonds School District (FESD) received multiple financial grants totaling $20,000 during February 2019. The FESD raises and distributes funds to support students and programs in the Edmonds School District (ESD). The Norcliffe Foundation awarded the FESD a ...

Men’s basketball team honors late Mayor Jerry Smith

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

February 10, 2019


Filed under News, School News, The425

The men’s basketball team here at Terrace is honoring the late Mountlake Terrace Mayor Jerry Smith, who was a longtime supporter of youth programs in Mountlake Terrace and throughout Snohomish County. The players on the team will wear patches with the initials “JS” throughout the rest of the 2018...

ASB to host finals study session on Tuesday

By Theresa Van, Hawkeye Staff

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, School News

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, one day before finals, the Associated Student Body (ASB) will hold a special study session. ASB is hosting the event in preparation for the final exams which will take place over the next two days. The study session will be in the HUB from 2 to 7 p.m. and will be open to anyone who...

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