The Hawkeye

Being eco-friendly is not as deadly

Being eco-friendly is not as deadly

By Ritika Khanal, Hawkeye Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

According to the U.S. National Park Service, 500 million plastic straws are used and thrown away nationally every single day and eventually find their way into our oceans, harming all sorts of sea life. With these statistics in mind, the cities of Seattle; Edmonds; Berkeley, Calif. and Miami Beach, Fla.; j...

Alcohol is no excuse for assault

By Samantha Svikel, Op-Ed Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

“I like beer,” said then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearing. “Do you like beer, Senator [Whitehouse], or not? What do you like to drink?” I’m sure Senator Whitehouse enjoys beer, but is this necessarily the best defense after being accused of sexual...

School needs more affordable parking

School needs more affordable parking

By Erin Martino, Hawkeye Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

MTHS students with a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance have the option to park in the student lot for the school year. However, each student must pay $50 for this privilege. As a sophomore, I can acquire a parking spot this year, but I question the process behind the fee. The parking...

Have some respect

By Peter Schurke, Assistant Principal

October 19, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Find out what it means to me. --Aretha Franklin, “Respect” With the passing of the Queen of Soul in August, her most famous hit got a bump in the amount of time on people’s playlists. This has caused me to reflect on how important respect is to everything we do at Mountla...

Trick or Treating: Is it for everyone?

Trick or Treating: Is it for everyone?

By Theresa Van, Hawkeye Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

As October begins, one very important topic comes to mind: Halloween. Ah yes, the beloved holiday of spooks and scares and the classic tradition of trick-or-treating. What is trick-or-treating? Trick-or-treating, for the folks who don’t know, is when people, especially younger children, dress u...

A month of excitement, and more to come

By Andy Nguyen, Hawkeye Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

Hey, what’s up, Hawks! This has been a busy month for everyone and there is a lot of stuff that’s going on in the upcoming weeks. The first couple weeks of school have kept ASB busy, especially starting off the first full week of school with a spirit week! Even though it was the first spirit week an...

A Quick Talk: A PSA to incoming freshmen

By Michael Malysh, Hawkeye staff

September 30, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

So, you’ve finally made it: you are a freshman in high school. For some of you, it will be the last thing between you and going off on your own into the great beyond. It’s an exciting time, but unfortunately it will include some of the most stressful experiences you have ever had. High school i...

Turning change into opportunity

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2018


Filed under Letter from the Editor, Op/Ed

And so comes the 2018-2019 school year. The MTHS community is seeing a handful of changes this school year, like an increase in base teacher pay, the introduction of new staff members, moving our football division to 2A and more. It’s hard for an incoming freshman to adjust to this whole new envir...

Road closures for construction inconveniences the MTHS community

Road closures for construction inconveniences the MTHS community

By Jonah Paulsene, Hawkeye Staff

September 6, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

Multiple roads have been closed off for construction in the Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace area since the summer of 2018 began. These roads may be closed completely, used as an alternating single lane or closed down for certain sections of time during the day. These simultaneous road closures have caused...

Why students should be grateful of education

By Samantha Svikel, Op/Ed Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

Every year of high school I’ve heard students complain about school, homework and socializing with others. I understand that school sometimes can be overwhelming and tiring, especially if you’re taking multiple AP classes and involved in clubs. The average student sleeps seven to seven and a half...

Taking off on a new flight

By Benjamin Eyman, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 18, 2018


Filed under Letter from the Editor, Op/Ed

Hello, Mountlake Terrace! My name is Benjamin Eyman, and I am one of the co-Editors-in-Chief for the 2018-2019 school year. Along with my partner, Annika Prom, we have lots of plans for this upcoming school year. But, before we start next year, we have this school year to finish. We have had a lot happen...

Here’s to a great year and an even better 2018-2019

By Andy Nguyen, ASB Public Relations Officer

June 18, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

Hey Hawks! The year is finally coming to an end and there’s a lot of stuff that has happened since I last talked to you, and I just want to update you guys. During the month of May, there were a lot of people taking their AP tests and people taking their SBA tests. I’m glad that AP and SBA testing...

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