The Hawkeye

The challenge with children

By Cecilia Negash, Sports Editor June 16, 2022

Hello there, Hawks. Welcome back to your monthly letter from your co-editor-in-chief. You may notice that I am not the blind girl who, prior to me, would also come on here babbling about any nonsense that...

The fork in the road

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 31, 2022

It was an ordinary September night, and the house was quiet. Through the thin wall separating my brother’s room from mine, I could hear his gentle snores as he slept, and outside, the occasional car...

An image of a fish consuming another, smaller fish

A fish who fishes – atrocity of the sea

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor April 21, 2022

My initial focus when I began this series of factual pieces was to satisfy my hunger for ocean knowledge, and to give myself an opportunity to research parts of the Pacific Ocean and the creatures that...

Butterflies lead to discovery

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 21, 2022

I distinctly remember being told that we had just run through our last packet of Craisins. Yet there I was, three days into spring break, kneeling on the kitchen floor with piles of packets in front of...

Don’t judge a book by its cover

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 29, 2022

Hi there, Hawks. Welcome back to my little corner of randomness, where today, we’re talking about labels. Now, why labels? Because simply put, the world has too many of them. Ever since the ripe old...

Students feel the added weight of testing during COVID pandemic pressure

By Mika Raring and Rachel Davis February 9, 2022

Over the past two years of COVID-19, teachers and students alike have been adapting to the ever-changing structure of learning throughout the pandemic. Teaching methods that were once used so comfortably...

The ocean is a layer cake

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor February 9, 2022

The ocean is a vast and widely unexplored region, despite the fact that 71% of the Earth is covered in water. As to be expected, not every ocean is the same and within every single ocean is a multitude...

The magic of gift giving

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 17, 2021

Hello there, MTHS. Welcome back to my little corner, where I ramble about one thing or another every month. Before I go any further, I want to wish each and every single one of our readers the happiest...

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...

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