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Important cures may be on the seabed

Important cures may be on the seabed

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor November 19, 2021

When I was taking the Honors Biology class at MTHS as a freshman, one of the introductory units was about ecosystems: systems where plants, organisms and other factors interact with each other and create...

Little actions, large impacts

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 19, 2021

It feels like just yesterday when I walked into the doors of MTHS for the first time, wondering how long it was going to take before I was swallowed whole by a school so big and filled with so many unknown...

There’s much to celebrate as we wind down 1st quarter

By Greg Schellenberg, Principal November 9, 2021

I’d like to take a moment to talk about how amazing Homecoming Week was at MTHS. It felt just right to have the level of Homecoming energy that we had on campus – a full two years since our previous...

Two local iconic animals are favorites

Two local iconic animals are favorites

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor November 9, 2021

Wrhenever my parents drive us near the Puget Sound I push my face up to the window and look for orca fins. I’ve only ever seen a full orca on a TV screen, but spotting the top of an orca’s fin is...

A practice banned here still impacts American teens

A practice banned here still impacts American teens

By Maria Gaviola, Hawkeye Staff November 9, 2021

It has been more than three years since the Washington State Legislature banned conversion therapy on anyone under the age of 18, but the impact of this once accepted practice is still being felt among...

Masks and social distancing are here, but are they working?

Masks and social distancing are here, but are they working?

By Rachel Davis and Maggie O'Hara November 1, 2021

Allowing all students back into the building and slowing the spread of COVID-19 are the top priorities at MTHS. With the return of all students and staff to the building, this is now quite the challenge. Over...

What Ive learned on my journey with gender dysphoria

What I’ve learned on my journey with gender dysphoria

By Nico Francois, Co-Editor-In-Chief and Graphics Editor November 1, 2021

Gender was a foreign concept to me as a child, something I never paid much attention to until crisis came and smacked me in the face. Like most of my peers at the time, my biggest concern was waking up...

Inclusion must be the norm

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 25, 2021

Hello there, MTHS. It’s Ritika, and for this issue, we’re talking about self-awareness. But, before we go any further on the topic, I should mention that, just in case I haven’t made it blatantly...

Principal introduces new school year

By Greg Schellenberg October 6, 2021

Greetings, and welcome to the 2021-22 school year at Mountlake Terrace High School! I am delighted to open up this coming year as Terrace students return to in-person learning and attending school each...

How our love of meat is harming the environment

How our love of meat is harming the environment

A deep dive into the morals of consuming animals
By Jakob Nacanaynay, Hawkeye Staff October 6, 2021

Let’s get this out of the way: I like meat, I eat meat and I’ll probably continue eating meat for the rest of my life. However, a video I found on Youtube, followed by subsequent research, has changed...

Welcome back to Terrace and to our new normal

By Kerensa Suzara October 6, 2021

Hey Hawks, it’s Kerensa, your Big 6 President! Summer is coming to a close, and the school year is about to begin once again. I hope everyone had a relaxed and fun summer after the last hectic year and...

A graphic of Op/Ed editor Rachel Davis admiring the sea life surrounding her.

The allure of the ocean

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor September 14, 2021

Something that can always lift my spirits no matter the day is a trip to the Seattle Aquarium. I love to watch all of the different fish being swept away by the flowing waters, the octopus hiding away...

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