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Threats cause disruption, fear

Threats cause disruption, fear

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Several threats to school safety during the week of June 4 to June 8. The threats culminated on Thursday, June 7, when the MTHS campus entered a state of total lockdown by administration at approximately 11:14 a.m. through an announcement over the intercom. This total lockdown lasted until approxima...

Third successive graffiti threat elicits heightened security measures

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, School News

UPDATE: June 7, 2018 at 1:39 p.m. This article has been updated with information from an email sent to teachers on June 7 about the graffiti threat from the previous day. Events regarding June 6 have been changed to past tense. Edits made by Co-Editor-in-Chief Annika Prom. After school on Wednesday, June 6,...

MTHS bulks security after discovering graffiti threats with specified date

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

June 4, 2018


Filed under News, School News

On Monday, June 4, MTHS students and families were made aware of anonymous threats discovered on the walls inside of two MTHS boys bathrooms. Both threats involved graffiti written on the walls, with one instance just reading “6/5/18” and the other instance including “6/5/18” alongside an image...

Superintendent clarifies school safety procedures in response to recent tragedies

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under News, School News

In the aftermath of the recent school shooting tragedies in Florida and Texas, Edmonds School District (ESD) Superintendent Kris McDuffy issued an email letter to ESD families clarifying school district school safety plans and procedures. The letter was published in response to increasing concern by ESD fa...

Know your rights

By Sierra Clark, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, School News

“Know your rights,” say The Clash in their protest song of the same name, which highlights differences they observed between the rights — the right not to be killed, the right to food money, and the right to free speech — that people seem to have and the rights that are actually enforced. Students, like The Clash, have the r...

Washington schools afflicted by Skyward outage

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Technology

The Skyward service went down after a technology glitch on the afternoon of Friday, April 20, cutting off all parent, teacher and student access to the service for nearly a week. Skyward is used by 274 out of the 294 school districts in Washington state to manage everything from student grades to informat...

Students walk out in protest of school shootings

Students walk out in protest of school shootings

By Teresa Bonilla, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, Local News, News, School News

Today’s walkout was held on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Lane Murdock a Sophomore from Ridgefield High School in Connecticut organized the walkout on a national level. The walkout at terrace was organized by students who met in Mr. Tongs room to make signs at flyers. T...

ESD considers changes in non-student time

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, School News

The Edmonds School District (ESD) recently decided to consider changing the way non-student time is distributed throughout the school year at all school levels. Non-student time refers to the half-days and non-student days where school district staff are given time to work on improving their instruc...

An inventory checkoff of school sheds

An inventory checkoff of school sheds

By Nina Pavlovic, Hawkeye Staff

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Right outside of the softball field here at MTHS, there are two sheds that hold emergency supplies. These supplies are supposed to be used to not only sustain students and staff in the case of natural disasters, but also to shelter students and staff from the harsh weather if people were ever forced out ...

ESD passes replacement levy to maintain educational operations

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under News, recent, School News

Preliminary election results from the Snohomish County special election which took place on Tuesday, Feb. 13 show the Edmonds School District (ESD) Replacement School Programs and Operations Levy passing with 54.33 percent voter approval as of Feb. 19. School district levies require over 50 percent ...

Hall pass regulations tightened to prevent fire alarms

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

February 11, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Staff and administration now require students to sign out on a sheet when using a hall pass during class time. They enacted this measure in response to the four fire alarms set off in January, none of which were attributed to an actual fire. Fire alarms rang on Jan. 10, 11, 23 and 24. The latter two occur...

TSA takes home honors from regional competitions

TSA takes home honors from regional competitions

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, School News, STEM, Technology, TSA

The MTHS Technology Student Association (TSA) hosted their first regional competition on Saturday, Jan. 13 at MTHS. Students from five schools inside and outside of the district competed in events at the competition, with 11 MTHS students taking top three positions. The event featured competitions in Ex...

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