The Hawkeye

Graffiti threat discovered on bathroom stall

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

Administrators became aware of graffiti making a threat against the safety of the school after it was reported by a student around 10 a.m. today. The graffiti, which was written on the wall of a bathroom stall, threatened the safety of the school and mentioned November 12.  In an email sent out t...

AP deadlines change, educators split

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

November 2, 2019

The deadline to sign up for Advanced Placement (AP) exams has been pushed back by the College Board for this school year. The ordering deadline for AP exams to avoid a late fee was previously set in March, but has been pushed forward to November 15. All students nationwide must have their exams ordered b...

Terrace student arrested on suspicion of robbery

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2019

Principal Greg Schellenberg informed Terrace families about a situation on campus that led to the arrest of a student earlier this week. In an email sent out to Terrace families on Tuesday, Oct. 29, the administration revealed that an arrest was made on campus on Monday, Oct. 28, in connection to a rob...

Supt. Kris McDuffy: One for the books

By Ritika Khanal, Op-Ed Editor

October 30, 2019

Dr. Kristine McDuffy, after 37 years involved in public education in Washington state, 17 of which were spent as a superintendent, announced in August that she would be retiring at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. She has served as the superintendent of the Edmonds School District since the start...

Break bolsters energy, learning ability in students

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

Both returning and new students were introduced to a recently added feature on Terrace’s schedule during the past month. Over the summer, administration, with the advice of teachers, decided to expand the length of the passing period between first and second periods from five to ten minutes. This ...

Skyward scheduling causes headaches

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

October 30, 2019

The use of Skyward to expedite the registration process ultimately backfired and caused chaos in the first few weeks of school. The system resulted in nearly half of all student schedules containing at least one error before the issues were addressed by the counseling department.  Allison Hong i...

Policies and consequences for being tardy have changed

By Katrina Bushman and E.J. Jones

October 30, 2019

A new tardy policy has been adopted by the MTHS administration for the 2019-2020 school year. The tardy policy implemented this year changes the threshold for students being considered “excessively late” to class from five to 10 minutes after the bell.  The 2017-2018 student handbook states that...

Too many peas in our pod

Too many peas in our pod

By Katrina Bushman and E.J. Jones

October 29, 2019

Teachers are struggling to maintain balanced class environments due to an overpopulation of students in many class periods during the 2019-2020 school year. The increase in class sizes has lead to a rising number of safety issues in classrooms across campus.  According to science teacher Adam Welman, th...

Step up for Trade UP

Step up for Trade UP

By Jonathan Kwong, Yearbook Editor and General Manager

October 21, 2019

It’s that time of year when high school students are filling out college applications and filing their FAFSA. There are many useful events to help students through the college admission process, including everything from college representative visits to special presenters who teach families how to fill ...

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