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MTHS PTSA organizes Hawks to Hawks Book Drive

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

December 2, 2018


Filed under News, School News

The MTHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is currently running a book drive to donate to students of Mountlake Terrace Elementary (MTE). Through operating the Hawks to Hawks Book Drive, the PTSA hopes to collect 470 new and gently used books so each MTE student will have a book to read over w...

Rival schools compete to donate food for holiday season

Rival schools compete to donate food for holiday season

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

During the month of November, students will find that the back of the HUB is blocked off for the annual food drive organized by the Associated Student Body (ASB). Throughout the month students can watch that area fill up with boxes full of canned and boxed foods donated by MTHS students, staff and...

GSA: A new name for more inclusivity

By Charles Moore, Hawkeye staff

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, School News

The MTHS Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) was founded in the late 90s, to early 2000s to help LGBTQ students in the Mountlake Terrace Community. “The club started because of the Day of Silence,” Jennifer Widrig-Hodges, the MTHS GSA advisor, said. The Day of Silence is an event that takes p...

Student support group combats addiction issues

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under News, School News

In September, the teen support group Alateen resumed operations at MTHS for the 2018-2019 school year. The group, which is advised and managed by MTHS counselor Julianne Peterson during its weekly Thursday meetings, is affiliated with the national Al-Anon Family Groups program and exists to support s...

STEM orientation night introduces eighth graders to pathways

STEM orientation night introduces eighth graders to pathways

By Nina Otebele, Hawkeye staff

November 11, 2018


Filed under News, School News, STEM

MTHS students and staff hosted the annual eighth grade STEM night on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Every year, MTHS hosts a STEM night to attract incoming ninth graders to join the STEM program. The first half hour of the event started with James Wilson, a MTHS STEM teacher, briefly...

Terrace senior named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist

Terrace senior named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Two high school students from the Edmonds School District (ESD), including MTHS senior Cameron Suraci, were named semi-finalists for the National Merit Scholarship (NMSC) Since 1955, the NMSC has been an academic competition for recognition and college scholarships. Last year, 1.6 million juniors a...

Revival of HBN brings back video announcements

By Semira Beraki, Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under News, School News

The cameras are set up, and the scripts are printed as the members of HBN (Hawk Broadcast Network) work on producing their next set of announcements. The HBN program kicked off the school year by bringing back their daily announcements to the MTHS community, airing them live every day at around 9...

FCCLA club returns to MTHS

FCCLA club returns to MTHS

By Theresa Van, Hawkeye Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under News, School News

  The Family, Career, Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is an organization for young men and women from sixth grade all the way up to twelfth grade.  And now this club returns to MTHS for students who are interested in joining. The FCCLA is a student-run club that focuses on build...

Periods cut, teachers travel

Periods cut, teachers travel

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

  Editor's Note: This version of the story is an update of the original story that appeared in print in the October issue of the Hawkeye. The names of teachers Daniel Johnston and Rob Spence were inadvertently swapped in the print edition. Students and teachers in several classes at...

School board extends student rep program

By Bruno Porras, Hawkeye Staff

September 29, 2018


Filed under News, School News

A new school year means new school board representatives in the Edmonds School District, and this year at MTHS we have multiple. The five representatives for MTHS are seniors Bani Bedi, Payton Love, Marianne Nacanaynay and juniors Jonathan Kwong and Meghan Park. Student representatives will be able to...

School adds security updates to building over summer

By Semira Beraki, Staff

September 29, 2018


Filed under News, School News

During the summer, MTHS implemented additional security measures to ensure the safety of the staff and students at the school. These measures were added at the direction of the Edmonds School District (ESD) in light of the various situations—specifically, the shooting threats—that impacted the sch...

Ally Week promotes support of LGBTQ students

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Ally Week is being held this year from Monday, Sep. 24 to Friday, Sep. 28. Ally Week was designed to encourage American students to be allies with LGBTQ members of their communities and stand up against bullying and harassment targeting these individuals. It was created by members of the Gay Lesbian a...

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