The Hawkeye

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, 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, Staff

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...

Upset by violence threat

Upset by violence threat

By Samantha Svikel, Op-Ed Editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

June 7, 2018 I woke up, brushed my teeth, threw on random clothes and waited for Jake to come pick me up. It was a normal day, we walked into school together laughing and making fun of each other. Deep down I was hoping that today would have been the normal day out of the week that didn’t include any...

Silencing the stigma around mental illness

By Marianne Nacanaynay, 2018-2019 TEMPO Executive Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

May being Mental Health Awareness Month, it’s time to have a greater conversation not just on how to take care of your mental health or on improving mental health education, but on the stigma itself. Despite having an entire month dedicated to talking about mental health, stigma pervades worldwide. ...

The importance of representation in media

By Ben Savell, General Manager

May 14, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

Nhung Lam This past year has been a time of dramatic social change. With movements like #MeToo and HeForShe starting after the exposure of movie producer Harvey Weinstein as a sexual predator, increased awareness has been placed on the rights of female, colored, and LGBTQ communities. But what could accelerate this ...

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