The Hawkeye

  • Main office to reopen Aug. 8; counseling and ASB offices reopen Aug. 21

  • Schedules for 2018-2019 school year available on Skyward on Aug. 24 at 4 p.m.

  • Back to school Hawk Walk on Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Funding, class sizes requirements cause scheduling problems

Funding, class sizes requirements cause scheduling problems

By Ian Dortsch, Hawkeye Staff

January 19, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, School News, Uncategorized

Schools tend to have problems with class sizes, and MTHS is no exception. Even this year, the school had problems with organizing the classes students will be taking, some of which you might’ve heard about or experienced yourself. While it may not seem like it, class sizes affect everyone. Because of the amoun...

The revised Constitution

The revised Constitution

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under ASB elections, Feature, News, School News

The Associated Student Body (ASB) proposed amendments to the ASB constitution in an email sent out schoolwide on Jan. 3. The amendment process began over the summer of 2017 when the six officers of the schoolwide Executive ASB — known as “Big 6”—  decided the constitution needed updates to more c...

C Team Triumphs

By Sarah Davis, Sports Co-Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Sports

Terrace men’s basketball is seeing one success after another with the varsity and JV teams dominating both this season and last. That also includes the Terrace C-team as they are winning against many opposing C-teams. Last year’s C-team was strong, with an ending record of 15-3. This year’s t...

A powerful start to the robotics season

By Teresa Bonilla, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under News, School News, STEM, Technology, The425

On January 6 at 7 a.m., about 1,000 people gathered in the Terraceum for the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) kickoff. Each year, a new FRC challenge is issued, and kickoff is the international time and date when the challenge is released. The only information teams have before kickoff is the name of the...

Consecutive fire alarms allegedly caused by smoking or vaping

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under News, School News

On Thursday, Jan. 11 during fifth period at approximately 12:30 in the afternoon, the fire alarm was triggered for the second time in the past two days. The day before, a fire alarm also went off during first period at 7:50 in the morning. Both fire alarms were triggered by smoke detectors at different...

ESD replacement levy to appear on February ballot

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

December 26, 2017


Filed under News, School News, The425

The Edmonds School District (ESD) will hold an election Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, for a ballot measure to raise a Replacement School Programs and Operations Levy. The levy would directly fund classrooms across the district and support programs for ESD students. It will carry the title of “Proposition No....

Former MTHS English teacher dies at 63

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

December 25, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Former MTHS English and social studies teacher Gaynelle Derr died in December 2017 at the age of 63. Derr taught at MTHS for 11 years until her retirement in 2015 for medical reasons. In those 11 years, Derr developed special relationships with fellow staff and her students, who were both Advanced Placemen...

Malfunction sets off fire alarm during third period

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, School News

A fire alarm sounded throughout the MTHS campus today, Dec. 4, at around 9:30 a.m., in the middle of third period. Staff members directed students to evacuate the building and wait with their PASS class on the football field behind the school until the building was declared safe to enter. Students re-ente...

School evacuates after fire alarm rings after school

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, School News

A fire alarm sounded around 2 p.m. today as after school clubs and activities began on the MTHS campus. Students were directed to evacuate the building onto the fields in front of and behind the school. Staff guided the students to wait on the fields until the building was declared safe to enter...

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Textbooks are an inescapable part of modern American public education. The vast majority of schools, from the elementary to college level, use textbooks in a variety of courses that cover all subject areas, from the humanities to the sciences. But these physical textbooks now face much controversy a...

Two more makes Core 24

Two more makes Core  24

By Teresa Bonilla, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, School News

Core 24 is the new set of requirements the Washington State Board of Education (WSBE) has put in place for high school graduation. Core 24 looks to give students a strong foundation to tackle the professional world. The policy has been in the works for a long time, as the project’s development began in 2008...

Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty

Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty

By Matthew Hipolito, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, School News

In 2009, the personnel director for the Chicacum School District walked into a courtroom of the King County Superior Court to be cross-examined in a case about education funding. Afterwards, Stephanie McCleary and her children, nerves frayed from hours of questions from state lawyers, went to look at ...

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