The Hawkeye

Fight or flight

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Director/ Activities Coordinator

January 17, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed, Staff Column

Looking back at 9/11 and more recently the Boston Marathon blast, people have started to write about and praise “first responders,” a person when hearing or seeing a catastrophe runs toward the incident immediately looking to help regardless of their previous training. OK, I know what you’re thinking. ...

New year, new you

By Samantha Garcia, ASB Public Relations Officer

January 17, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed

At the start of this year, we are all guilty of making new year’s resolutions. From “I am going to lose weight” to “I am not going to do notes the day before they’re due,” everyone has that one thing they want to change. This is the start of a new year and we are 5 months into the school so...

Some thoughts for the new year

By Greg Schwab, Principal

January 17, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed, Staff Column

Welcome to 2017! And congratulations to all of us for making it through the first half of the school year. This year is shaping up to be one that we will all remember for some time to come. I wanted to share a few thoughts with you all as we embark on the second half of the school year. At the school level,...

Student voices take center stage at assembly

By Isaac Otis, Managing Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under Letter from the Editor, Op/Ed

On Jan. 13, ASB and the Black Student Union (BSU) collaborated to bring the students of MTHS one of our best Martin Luther King Jr. assemblies yet. The Dynamics’ rendition of “Rise” by Katy Perry, a symbolic performance from selected members from the drum line and a version of Martin Luther King...

Structural racism may be prevalent in MTHS, community

By Gavin Norley, Hawkeye Staff

January 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Op/Ed

MTHS is full of different groups and people. But one question comes to mind when observing these groups: Do the students hang out with the people in their groups because of their race? Think about your race. Now, think about the race of all your friends. Is it diverse or are all of you the same? ...

Making the Newseum my home and 50 other student journalists my family

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

Sometime in the January of 2015 I tweeted “the Newseum is literally my home” after having taken a trip while visiting D.C. for a national high school journalism trip and later, in June of 2016, that became all too true. From June 18-23, I was able to make that tweet a reality when I spent f...

TMI Podcast

TMI Podcast

November 9, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Podcast, TMI

TMI – The Teresa and Marianne Introspective TMI is a weekly news and current events podcast written and hosted by Hawkeye OpEd Editor Marianne Nacanaynay and staff reporter Teresa Bonilla. TMI is produced and engineered by sophomore Ben Eyman in the Hawkeye Studios on the campus of Mountlake Terrace ...

Code violations, social media, hazing

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Director/ Activities Coordinator

October 26, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed

Since I became the Activities Coordinator and Athletics Director here at MTHS in 1995 there is one thing that rips my heart out every time – having to tell a student athlete they cannot play. Whether it’s for grades or a violation of the athletic code, believe me it’s not a job many people w...

Homecoming thank you’s, clowns, pigeons and a few other random thoughts

By Greg Schwab, Principal

October 26, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed

That was a great Homecoming Week! I was so impressed by the effort put into planning the week by our ASB, for all of the spirit shown for all the dress-up days and on the day of the assembly. The whole week was just a great example of the kind of school we are—spirited, welcoming and enthusiastic. These are all ...

Making your voice matter

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Letter from the Editor, Op/Ed

“Why do we have to keep talking about politics?” The voice of apathy interrupts the conversation, cutting a productive voice in half. It’s not a quiet voice. It’s raised above the others, eyes looking around as everyone stops in their tracks. I’m not sure when it became cool no...

Chromebooks are not an improvement

By Yannie Tran, Hawkeye staff

October 25, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Pro/Con

There are many disadvantages and consequences to implementing Chromebooks at this school. These Chromebooks have caused the Wi-Fi to be shut down which upset many students like myself because there is no service or very little service in the school. Chromebooks are less useful offline, and w...

Chromebooks enhance daily school work

By Mikayla Smith, Hawkeye staff

October 25, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Pro/Con

For the past couple of years, we have been using Chromebooks in several classes, including English and history. While middle school students have had their own Chromebooks to use since the 2015-2016 school year, high school students haven’t had one-on-one access until this year. This year each high school student i...

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