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Washington schools afflicted by Skyward outage

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Technology

The Skyward service went down after a technology glitch on the afternoon of Friday, April 20, cutting off all parent, teacher and student access to the service for nearly a week. Skyward is used by 274 out of the 294 school districts in Washington state to manage everything from student grades to informat...

SpaceX blasting off again

SpaceX blasting off again

By Jackson Freund, Lifestyle Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, STEM, Technology, U.S. and World News

Elon Musk is one of the richest and most well-known men in America, as well as the maker of the “Not a Flamethrower,” the owner of “The Boring Company,” the CEO of SpaceX and the founder of Tesla. Musk is also involved with improving and inventing new rockets that can hopefully, in the future, b...

TSA takes home honors from regional competitions

TSA takes home honors from regional competitions

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, School News, STEM, Technology, TSA

The MTHS Technology Student Association (TSA) hosted their first regional competition on Saturday, Jan. 13 at MTHS. Students from five schools inside and outside of the district competed in events at the competition, with 11 MTHS students taking top three positions. The event featured competitions in Ex...

A powerful start to the robotics season

By Teresa Bonilla, TEMPO Graphics and Design Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under News, School News, STEM, Technology, The425

On January 6 at 7 a.m., about 1,000 people gathered in the Terraceum for the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) kickoff. Each year, a new FRC challenge is issued, and kickoff is the international time and date when the challenge is released. The only information teams have before kickoff is the name of the...

First national win for TSA

First national win for TSA

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, School News, STEM, Technology, TSA

Members of the MTHS Technology Student Association (TSA) attended the 2017 National TSA Conference at the Rosen Shingle Creek hotel in Orlando, Florida from June 21-25. Eight sophomores and three freshmen during the 2016-17 school year, accompanied by advisors James Wilson and Mark Burbank, competed...

Robotics auction raises $12,500

Robotics auction raises $12,500

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2016


Filed under A&E, STEM, Technology

Four robotics teams and their friends and family came together at Edmonds Community College for the 10th annual Robotics Family Festival and Fundraiser on Saturday, November 5th. The robotics teams of Edmonds Heights K-12, Mountlake Terrace High School, Lynwood High School and Edmonds Woodway ...

Safety @ our fingertips

By Samantha Svikel and Danielle Barnett

January 6, 2016


Filed under News, Technology

The Rave Panic Button is a new, up and coming app that alerts authorities immediately to an emergency at the press of a button. It’s a quick and efficient way to call an emergency response, as it speed dials the nearest available police department, fire department or hospital. The first two school sy...

Fear and loathing in iPad support

By Hawkeye Staff

May 13, 2010


Filed under Technology

For the iPhone’s three generations, a common complaint among techies is the lack of support for Adobe Flash video, the most widely used video playback technology on the Web. Apple CEO Steve Jobs stated that the issue was Flash’s poor performance— badly written ActionScript code can, in fact, suck...

Taser International is “methed” up

By Hawkeye Staff

May 13, 2010


Filed under Technology

In a recent study found in the American Emergency Medicine Journal, 16 sheep were involved in an experimental atrocity that  was aimed at testing how being shocked with a Taser affects the heart of meth-induced targets. There is some scientific reasoning behind all the apparent madness, however. Growing...

iPad: A quantum leap in handheld computing

By Hawkeye Staff

March 4, 2010


Filed under Technology

Whatwill it be called? iSlate? iTablet? Something else? Will it even be announced? If so, will it float or bring about world peace? Well, questions are starting to be answered, as Steve Jobs has finally unveiled the iPad. At 0.5 inches thin, weighing in at 1.5 pounds and with a 9.7-inch IPS display,...

Carpal Tunnel Texting

By Jessica Lim

June 10, 2009


Filed under Health, Technology

Most people have heard that texting causes carpal tunnel in your wrists, but is it true? Carpal tunnel syndrome, a gradual progressive agonizing event that occurs in the nerves of the wrists, starts with a burning, tingling, or numbness in the palms of the hands especially, thumb and index finger. Then...

Tech terms debunked

By Hawkeye Staff

June 10, 2009


Filed under Technology

Living in a high tech world can be hard. There are so many terms that people use when talking about technology, but do they really know what they mean? When people buy things like software or computers they use words like RAM or hard drive, but in general do not truly understand what these words mean....

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