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Two counts of rape brought against former student

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, School News, The425

Prosecutors involved with sexual assault charges from last year resurrected the case Monday. The defendant, a senior when the case was first opened, is being charged with two separate counts of third-degree rape. Cole Krause, 18, was also charged Monday in a different case against a different girl. ...

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye staff
April 21, 2017
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, School News, STEM

Engineer Peter Block, who worked on the Saturn V rocket, as well as the Apollo missions with Boeing and Aerojet, spoke with STEM students during PASS today in the Career Center. “My area of interest was analytical,” he said about his work. Block specifically analyzed the safety and reliabil...

School Board President announces she will not seek re-election

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News

Edmonds School District Board president Susan Phillips announced last week that she will not seek re-election next year. Phillips’s term expires in December 2017, after which a new School Board president will be decided upon. Between the end of her term and the announcement of a new president, a...

Text messages added to district-wide communication

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, School News

Edmonds School District will be adding a text message feature to their communication system, as posted on their website earlier today. Text messages will be sent to family members who sign up. The messages are optional and phone numbers must be in Skyward for anyone to receive them. According to th...

Gallery: Key Club organizes toiletry drive products for homeless shelters

Gallery: Key Club organizes toiletry drive products for homeless shelters

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, Multimedia, News, School News

Key Club separated different products to be divided among the two homeless shelters they would be donating to, Pathways For Women, a homeless shelter designed for abused women and the Cocoon House in Everett, a teen homeless shelter. Members of the club were packed into advisor Kimberly Nelson's classroom...

Robotics team to national competition in Houston

Robotics team to national competition in Houston

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, School News

The Robotics team, Chill Out 1778, will head to the FIRST Robotics national competition in Houston, Texas later this week. Only 39 teams from the northwest division will advance. The team qualified for the competition for the first time in team history, after having gone twice for winning the “all-s...

Theater to raise overtime wage for manager

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News

The theater at MTHS will change its overtime rate for the theater manager from $27 an hour to anywhere between $30-32, according to Edmonds School District (ESD) Director of Facilities Brian Harding. The increase, Harding said, is due to the district learning they have not been paying employees enough for working b...

Recognized biologist, nuclear scientist visits to recruit for summer workshop

Recognized biologist, nuclear scientist visits to recruit for summer workshop

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Education, News, School News, STEM

Recognized biologist and nuclear scientist Manoj Pratim Samanta, who received his Ph.D. in Electrical engineering visited MTHS during PASS today to speak with STEM students about share information about his workshop this summer. The workshop, Coding for Medicine, will be held at Bellevue College in ...

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Education, Feature, Featured Stories, News, School News, Teacher Feature

A year and a half later and the job has only gotten better for on-time graduation coordinator Jose Aguiniga. Before MTHS, Aguiniga has gained experience of working with kids and young adults at the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA and Meadowdale Middle School. However, he felt he wanted to c...

Robotics team competes in regional competition, advances to “Worlds”

By Sarah Davis, Hawkeye staff
April 13, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, News, School News, STEM

The MTHS robotics team, 1778 Chill Out, traveled to Mount Vernon High School to compete in the regional FIRST robotics competition (FRC) on March 19. FRC creates a new competition arrangement every year, where each team only has a total of 6 weeks to design and create a robot. Each year the robot...

ESD “Finance 101” meeting in MTHS theater, 2017-2018 school year funds discussed

ESD “Finance 101” meeting in MTHS theater, 2017-2018 school year funds discussed

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Superintendent Kris McDuffy and Director of Business and Operations Stewart Mhyre hosted a community forum, a "Finance 101" budget input session, in the MTHS theater earlier beginning at 4 p.m. Mhyre began with a quick PowerPoint presentation outlining what school programs ESD schools are to fund along with w...

Key Club doubles in donations for toiletry drive compared to years past

Key Club doubles in donations for toiletry drive compared to years past

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

The MTHS Key Club’s toiletry drive has been more successful than years past, according to advisor and psychology teacher Kimberly Nelson. The month-long charity project began March 14 and is set to accept donations until this Friday, April 14. Most of the donations come from Key Club members sta...

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