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STEM students compete in online TSA State Conference

STEM students compete in online TSA State Conference

By Lin Miyamoto, Data Manager

April 3, 2020

Many Mountlake Terrace High School STEM students participated in the 2020 Washington Technology Student (WTSA) Conference held remotely from March 18 to March 21. The conference took place despite mandated school closures across the state issued by Governor Jay Inslee. On Friday, March 3, the Edmonds Sch...

Personal accounts may be removed from Chromebooks

By Maggie O'Hara and Rachel Davis

December 22, 2019

What would it be like if you could only use your official school Google account on your district-issued Chromebook? Students may soon find out, although the district's IT department has delayed the move to bar personal accounts following strong reactions since the plan was announced. An email was se...

Step up for Trade UP

Edmonds School District (ESD) collaborates with Snohomish County Labor to organize the first ESD Trade UP event.

By Jonathan Kwong, Yearbook Editor and General Manager

October 21, 2019

It’s that time of year when high school students are filling out college applications and filing their FAFSA. There are many useful events to help students through the college admission process, including everything from college representative visits to special presenters who teach families how to fill ...

Washington schools afflicted by Skyward outage

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2018

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

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 members gather for a group photo after the MTHS regional competition. Photo courtesy of Todd Johnston.

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018

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

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

Photo provided by Mark Burbank

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

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