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Abstinence-only education is not the only education

By Stephi Smith, News Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Health, Op/Ed

Across the nation, teachers are falling back on their abstinence-exclusive sex education and advising students to simply not have sex rather than teaching them how to have sex safely, such as using a condom or other forms of protection. According to a survey of 4,000 7th- to 12th-grade teachers, ab...

Staying safe at school

By Greg Schwab, Principal

February 3, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Staff Column

I wanted to share a few thoughts on school safety. Every year, it seems like our school community is faced with an incident, some larger than others, that causes us to consider safety concerns and reassess our measures in place to ensure that everyone in our school is safe. When we have an incident it understa...

What’s in an ‘A’?

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Director/Activities Coordinator

February 3, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, School News, Staff Column

I know the letter ‘A’ has been on many students minds the past couple weeks as well as your teachers with finals now complete. A's have been on my mind since last June. The ones that decide what happens to the future of Terrace’s athletics the next four years. Since the end of June, Mr. Schwab and...

Enjoy the process, it doesn’t last forever

By Irvin Zhang, ASB Public Relations Officer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, PR Column

It seemed like it was just yesterday that I was walking through the big red front doors of MTHS as an immature freshman. Now, a crazy fast three years later, I am knocking on the doorstep of adulthood and about to reach the next stage of life in college. It still leaves me in shock how quickly it’...

Spending new time on old Information

By Marianne Nacanaynay, Hawkeye staff

February 2, 2016


Filed under Education, Op/Ed

Student A misses a day of school and asks Student B for the homework that was assigned while she was gone. Student B scans a blank homework sheet with her phone because the app CamScanner is a force to be reckoned with and poof, Student A has everything she needs. This process takes only about two to ...

Bringing awareness to people with food allergies

By Netania Rivera, Hawkeye staff

January 8, 2016


Filed under Health, Op/Ed

The next time you walk into a bakery or grocery store, challenge yourself. Flip the tables, scrounge the candy aisles and bakery counters until you find one item that is completely safe for those with food allergies. I’ll give you a hint: it’s not easy. According to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), ...

Setting my future in stone: a life-changing week in Washington D.C.

By Paxtyn Merten, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

I toss my 20 pound red suitcase onto one of the two beds in my hotel room - the one that seems to be undisturbed by my still-anonymous roommate. I throw my wrinkled travel clothes into a pile, already soiling the room with my light blue t-shirt and black leggings. However, there is no time to worry about...

The busiest time of the year

By Irvin Zhang, ASB Public Relations Officer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

The month of October has been a hectic one. I’ll start with a bunch of “thank you’s” to the people who dedicated and sacrificed their time in order to make sure that Homecoming, the chaotic event that it is, was successful. Thank you to the people who stayed after school for hours on end in orde...

Leave a legacy

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Drector/Activities Coordinator

November 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

It’s almost the end of the first quarter and seniors are starting their “well that’s the last time I ever do that” statements. Your thirteen years of public education are almost over. You have come full circle, from being made to take a nap in kindergarten to [trying] to stay awake in 5th ...

Be nice.

By Greg Schwab, Principal

November 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

Recently, we have been dealing with a number of instances of students using social media platforms to engage in some really negative behavior directed at other students. Sadly this is nothing new, but it sure seems like it is time for a reminder about how we treat one another not only in person, but...

The LGBT community should not have to ask for Respect

By Sarah Schank, Op/ED Co-Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

On June 9, 2015 Caitlyn Jenner officially transitioned to being a woman from her previous identity, Bruce Jenner. This was a significant event for the LGBT community because it provided a substantial amount of recognition for LGBT people from the general public. And when speaking at a Human Rights Ca...

Why the anti-vaccination movement is more dangerous than you think

By Joey May, Hawkeye Staff

November 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

As flu season begins and as parents start to go out to get themselves and their children protected against the virulent diseases, it is worth talking about the rise of the anti-vaccination movement and its implications on our lives here at MTHS. Here in Washington state, legislation allows for philosop...

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