The Hawkeye

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...

Former student arrested on rape charge

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 2, 2017


Filed under News, School News

A former MTHS student was arrested Tuesday for investigation of sexual assaulting another girl. The first case, from early last year, was pending when Cole Krause, 18, was arrested when the second girl, 16, said Krause raped her at his house. The second girl reported the incident in January, months after...

Better to buy spots early

Better to buy spots early

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye staff

March 24, 2017


Filed under News, School News

Every single school year students have filled all 287 parking spots at MTHS, according to Athletic Director and Activities Coordinator Kim Stewart. But the process behind these spots are a bit more complex than just a place to park in the morning. The ASB collects the money for the parking spots, which sell at ...

Smoke alarm causes impromptu evacuation

By Sierra Clark, News Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under News, School News

A smoke detector alarm rang throughout MTHS at approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning, causing an impromptu evacuation of the school. Many students were unaware of the situation, as it was not one of the planned fire drills. Principal Greg Schwab assured that it was only the smoke alarms that we...

Hawkeye executive editor named state journalist of the year

Hawkeye executive editor named state journalist of the year

March 10, 2017


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Senior Stephi Smith, the Hawkeye’s executive editor, was named the Washington Journalism Education Association’s Journalist of the Year this afternoon in a surprise presentation in the Hawkeye news room. The 2016 journalist of the year, Jacoy Willis from Inglemoor H.S.; the 2016 adviser o...

New template, changes to ESD-provided websites

New template, changes to ESD-provided websites

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Education, News, School News

A new layout has taken to Edmonds School District (ESD) related websites, with different navigation setups and a more responsive system. The website launched Friday, Jan 27 and the last website that was turned on was the ESD official website on Tuesday, Jan 31. The content management system Schoolwires...

MTHS Helps Feed Community

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff

January 23, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, School News, Uncategorized

ASB president Hani Nakkour, senior class president Aarthi Yogendran, and other members of ASB have been hard at work collecting nonperishable foods and money for the annual MTHS food drive from Monday, November 14 through Friday, December 9, 2016. All the proceeds go to Concern for Neighbors Food Bank...

MTHS holds community forum about safety

By Samantha Svikel, Hawkeye Staff

January 12, 2017


Filed under News, School News

The MTHS administration held a community forum on Monday, January 9th in the theatre due to gun related events that occurred on Wednesday, January 4th and Friday, January 6th. Principal Greg Schwab has said these events were unrelated. Parents from the Mountlake Terrace and Brier areas came to learn...

Schwab: “[The photo] was not intended to be a threat”

By Sierra Clark, News Editor

January 4, 2017


Filed under News, School News

An MTHS student was emergency expelled Jan. 4 after posting an image of a pile of bullets with the caption “be prepared” on Instagram. The expulsion was announced through emails and other district media following an eventful day that saw 28 percent of the students were absent, though many of those ...

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