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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...

Investigation opens after student’s stolen phone sends threat

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, School News

A threat to school safety was reported to MTHS administration after school on Tuesday, Sept. 18. An MTHS student had their phone stolen during the school day, and in the afternoon friends and family members began to receive dozens of text messages containing vulgar and profane language. One of the te...

School evacuates due to smoke detected in theater

School evacuates due to smoke detected in theater

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, School News

All students were ordered over the intercom to evacuate from the building due to fears of smoke in the building at approximately 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Students who intended to leave immediately after school were permitted to leave, but students who needed to stay in the building for afte...

Clogged toilet causes flood in women’s bathroom, Career Center

Clogged toilet causes flood in women’s bathroom, Career Center

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, News, Photo Gallery, School News

A massive overflow of a toilet in the women’s bathroom near the gym occurred at approximately 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sep. 6. The overflow, resulting from clogging in one of the toilets, led to flooding of the bathroom and leakage down into the Career Center. Due to the leakage, the Career Cent...

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, Graphics Editor

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, TEMPO Graphics and Design Editor

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...

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