The student news site of Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace, Washington.

The Hawkeye

The student news site of Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace, Washington.

The Hawkeye

The student news site of Mountlake Terrace High School in Mountlake Terrace, Washington.

The Hawkeye

Nolan DeGarlais

Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief Nolan DeGarlais is in his senior year of high school and is a fourth-year staff member of the Hawkeye. This year, Nolan hopes to lead the Hawkeye in coverage of all of the events that have the potential to impact the school community. Nolan also hopes to further develop the Hawkeye as an editor and a leader by helping other staff members to be successful in all aspects of journalism, including writing, graphics, photography and design. Under his leadership, Nolan hopes that the Hawkeye will continue to shine as one of the top student publications in the state and nation. In his free time, he enjoys reading, hiking, watching movies and spending time with friends.

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Seniors receive caps and gowns for graduation

Seniors receive caps and gowns for graduation

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
May 27, 2020

Nearly 300 Terrace seniors drove to campus on Thursday, May 14 to pick up their caps and gowns in preparation for the filming of their graduation ceremony. The graduation ceremony...

Executive ASB creates video to celebrate school memories

Executive ASB creates video to celebrate school memories

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
April 14, 2020

The Executive ASB produced a video to honor the memories that the MTHS community has made together over the course of this school year. While students and teachers will not...

Principal Greg Schellenberg discusses impacts of school closures

Principal Greg Schellenberg discusses impacts of school closures

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2020

Editor-in-Chief Nolan DeGarlais interviewed Principal Greg Schellenberg about the effects of school closures on MTHS students going forward. The questions were generated by...

District details plans for extended school closures

By Ritika Khanal and Nolan DeGarlais
March 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the world and has resulted in over 4,000 confirmed cases in the United States, of which approximately 1,000 are located within Washington...

District to close schools over COVID-19 concerns

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
March 11, 2020

In an email sent out to all Edmonds School District staff members on Wednesday night, Superintendent Dr. Kris McDuffy announced that all schools will be closed beginning Monday,...

Hope is on the horizon

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
March 2, 2020

Sitting down at my desk after getting home from school each day, I often immediately open up a tab, navigate to the school’s calendar and then search for the next school break....

Athletics department seeks funds to replace Terraceum scoreboards

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
January 27, 2020

Athletics Director Sharalee Burr and the MTHS Boosters Club are spearheading an effort to replace the scoreboards in the Terraceum, a project which will cost approximately $30,000....

44th Avenue West was blocked off in both directions at 220th Street Southwest and buses were directed toward an alternative route.

Fatal car crash leads to fire, road closure

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
January 6, 2020

44th Avenue West just south of Mountlake Terrace High School reopened at around 3 p.m. on Monday after being closed most of the day due to a fatal vehicle accident that led...

The Endangered Species Act faces extinction

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
January 3, 2020

In August the Trump administration announced significant changes to the ways in which the Endangered Species Act is applied. These modifications were derided by environmentalists...

Food drive helps neighbors in need

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
December 28, 2019

Throughout November, Terrace students watch as the back end of the HUB is gradually filled with canned and boxed food items donated by students, staff and community members. This...

Happy holidays from Walden Pond

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
December 24, 2019

December has always appeared to me as a month of sharp dichotomies. Its most common image is that of holiday festivities and the familiar Christmas trees, delicately wrapped presents...

December news update

International Nationalists triumph in British election The United Kingdom held a general election on Thursday, Dec. 12, two-and-a-half years after the country’s previous election...

Foundation for ESD receives $55,000 for scholarship fund

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
December 9, 2019

The Foundation for Edmonds School District has received a $55,000 grant to fund high school scholarships from the Hazel Miller Foundation. The grant was announced by the Foundation...

All 51 Free Spirit scholars pose for a group photo on the roof of the Newseum in downtown Washington D.C., in view of the U.S. Capitol Building. The Newseum was a central feature of the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference and served as the site of many of the presentations and group activities in which the Free Spirits took part.

The rising generation of truth seekers

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2019

From the moment the plane took off, I was nervous. However, this was not particularly unusual for the occasion, as I always found myself somewhat anxious in the lead-up to...

November news update

National California pushes back start times California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a law made to benefit the sleep of students. By 2022, the school day  can begin...

Lighting the torch of justice

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
November 28, 2019

At this point, it has become a cliché to say that we live in an increasingly polarized society. By now, we all know the story that always seems to be on an endless loop in the...

Graffiti threat discovered on bathroom stall

By Nolan DeGarlais
November 5, 2019

Administrators became aware of graffiti making a threat against the safety of the school after it was reported by a student around 10 a.m. today. The graffiti, which was written...

Terrace student arrested on suspicion of robbery

By Nolan DeGarlais
October 31, 2019

Principal Greg Schellenberg informed Terrace families about a situation on campus that led to the arrest of a student earlier this week. In an email sent out to Terrace families...

Fostering Terrace community

By Nolan DeGarlais
October 30, 2019

October has arrived yet again, bringing with it the familiar dreary weather and increasing pace of the school year. As assignments begin to pile up, the sun sets ever earlier and...

Barb Green and Elettra Paparella are seen giving out breakfast to students during every nutrition break. They operate the new service cart on the second floor by the theater.

Break bolsters energy, learning ability in students

By Nolan DeGarlais
October 30, 2019

Both returning and new students were introduced to a recently added feature on Terrace’s schedule during the past month. Over the summer, administration, with the advice of teachers,...

House launches impeachment inquiry

House launches impeachment inquiry

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief
October 10, 2019

Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi authorized the launch of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on September 24. These proceedings began in...

New year, new expression

By Nolan DeGarlais
September 12, 2019

With each new school year comes a predictable cycle, at least for those of us who are returning to the now familiar high school routine. For at least a quarter of MTHS students,...

September news update

September news update

By Nolan DeGarlais, Amy Harris, and Nina Otebele
September 9, 2019

International Iran rejects further talks After President Donald Trump expressed hope after the G7 summit that Iran would be willing to meet with the United States to discuss...

Enthusiastic new assistant principal brings high expectations, unique experiences

Enthusiastic new assistant principal brings high expectations, unique experiences

By Nolan DeGarlais
September 8, 2019

After former Assistant Principal Peter Schurke announced his intention to leave MTHS on August 9, the Edmonds School District (ESD) swiftly began searching for someone to fill...

Extracurricular activities help students unlock futures

Extracurricular activities help students unlock futures

By Nolan DeGarlais
June 3, 2019

Extracurricular activities are a crucial part of the high school experience for many students. From sports to after-school clubs, participation in these activities is often associated...

The Big Bad Budget

By Nolan DeGarlais and Ritika Khanal
June 3, 2019

Facing a $17.7 million budget deficit for the upcoming school year, the Edmonds School District Board of Directors voted 3-2 to approve a cost-cutting budget that led to an equivalent...

District mulls cutting teachers as budget deficit looms

By Nolan DeGarlais
May 14, 2019

The Edmonds School District, facing a $17.7 million budget deficit in the 2019-2020 school year, announced that staffing cuts must be made to balance the budget. Under the plan...

Schedules changing for Core 24

By Nolan DeGarlais
May 3, 2019

High school students in Washington state, beginning with this year’s sophomores, must acquire 24 credits over four years to graduate high school. This recent change, put in place...

FFA members showcase the California FFA patches on the backs of their jackets.

FFA empowers students to fight for their futures

By Nolan DeGarlais, Annika Prom, and Matthew Hipolito
April 26, 2019

When one thinks of the Future Farmers of America, a clear image likely comes to mind: endless rows of sheep, cows and other livestock accompanied by rolling waves of grain...

737 MAX crashes cause headaches for Boeing

737 MAX crashes cause headaches for Boeing

By Nolan DeGarlais and Ben Eyman
March 27, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 MAX, crashed on March 10 six minutes after its takeoff from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia en route to Nairobi, Kenya. All 149 passengers and...

MTHS implements change to weekly PASS schedule

By Nolan DeGarlais
February 13, 2019

MTHS implemented a major change to PASS period scheduling this semester. PASS periods have been moved to Monday, Wednesday and Friday from their previous days of Wednesday, Thursday...

Foundation for ESD receives donations totaling $20,000

By Nolan DeGarlais
February 13, 2019

During the first half of February, the Foundation for Edmonds School District (FESD) received multiple financial grants totaling $20,000 during February 2019. The FESD raises and...

Men’s basketball team honors late Mayor Jerry Smith

By Nolan DeGarlais
February 10, 2019

The men’s basketball team here at Terrace is honoring the late Mountlake Terrace Mayor Jerry Smith, who was a longtime supporter of youth programs in Mountlake Terrace and throughout...

School district to provide English classes for parents

By Nolan DeGarlais
January 12, 2019

The Edmonds School District (ESD) will offer adult English classes for parents of ESD students in the MTHS cafeteria beginning Tuesday, Jan. 15. The classes will begin at 7:00...

Lynnwood teens arrested for theft from gun store

By Nolan DeGarlais
January 11, 2019

Two teenagers were arrested for theft from a local gun store in Lynnwood on Sunday, Jan. 6, according to reports from the Lynnwood Police Department (LPD). Around 3:30 p.m. the...

Mountlake Terrace boy arrested for death of Edmonds teen

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
December 10, 2018

Former Edmonds-Woodway student, 17-year-old Gala Zuehlke, was found dead in the bedroom of her apartment on Friday, Nov. 30 from a single gunshot wound to the head. Prior to her...

Former student faces rape charges from third accuser

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
December 2, 2018

Former MTHS student Cole Krause has been charged with another count of sexual assault. The woman pressing charges accused Krause of sexually assaulting her on two separate...

MTHS PTSA organizes Hawks to Hawks Book Drive

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
December 2, 2018

The MTHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is currently running a book drive to donate to students of Mountlake Terrace Elementary (MTE). Through operating the Hawks to...

Everyday until the food drive ends, Executive ASB Secretary Bruno Porras will update a poster for the food drive that marks every 6,250-can checkpoint until the schools goal of 25,000 cans is reached.

Rival schools compete to donate food for holiday season

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
November 29, 2018

During the month of November, students will find that the back of the HUB is blocked off for the annual food drive organized by the Associated Student Body (ASB). Throughout...

Midterm Madness

Turn to pages 10-11 above to see the full layout of this article. Americans across the nation gathered at polling stations and dropped ballots in mailboxes in a one-night...

Student support group combats addiction issues

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
November 19, 2018

In September, the teen support group Alateen resumed operations at MTHS for the 2018-2019 school year. The group, which is advised and managed by MTHS counselor Julianne Peterson...

Assistant Principal Dan Falk informs Robert Reichles third period English 9 class of impending schedule changes. Reichle also had his first period AP Literature class affected as one of the six cut in the face of lower-than-expected attendance numbers.

Periods cut, teachers travel

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
October 19, 2018

  Editor's Note: This version of the story is an update of the original story that appeared in print in the October issue of the Hawkeye. The names of teachers Daniel...

Ally Week promotes support of LGBTQ students

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
September 27, 2018

Ally Week is being held this year from Monday, Sep. 24 to Friday, Sep. 28. Ally Week was designed to encourage American students to be allies with LGBTQ members of their communities...

Investigation opens after student’s stolen phone sends threat

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
September 20, 2018

A threat to school safety was reported to MTHS administration after school on Tuesday, Sept. 18. An MTHS student had their phone stolen during the school day, and in the afternoon...

Authorities arrive at MTHS to investigate the source of the smoke detected.

School evacuates due to smoke detected in theater

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
September 18, 2018

All students were ordered over the intercom to evacuate from the building due to fears of smoke in the building at approximately 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Students who...

Shooting occurs at Mariner vs. Kamiak football game

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
September 15, 2018

A shooting took place in the parking lot behind Mariner High School’s Goddard Stadium in Everett at approximately 9 p.m. on Friday, Sep. 14. The shooting occurred during a football...

Clogged toilet causes flood in women’s bathroom, Career Center

Clogged toilet causes flood in women’s bathroom, Career Center

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
September 6, 2018

A massive overflow of a toilet in the women’s bathroom near the gym occurred at approximately 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sep. 6. The overflow, resulting from clogging in one...

The Edmonds Education Association held its general meeting at Edmonds-Woodway High School to ratify the contract that would approve the salary increases for teaching staff in the Edmonds School District.

Teachers sign contract to raise base salary

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
September 6, 2018

The Edmonds Education Association (EEA), the labor union for teachers in the Edmonds School District (ESD), has reached an agreement with the ESD resulting in significant increases...

Foundation for Edmonds School District receives grant for new program

Foundation for Edmonds School District receives grant for new program

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
September 6, 2018

The Foundation for the Edmonds School District, which raises and distributes funds to support student learning in the Edmonds School District (ESD), received a $75,000 grant from...

MLTBA to donate school supplies for elementary students

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
August 21, 2018

The Mountlake Terrace Business Association (MLTBA) will conduct its annual Backpacks for Future Hawks donation drive on Wednesday, Aug. 22. This year, the MLTBA hopes to provide...

A veteran of school music activities, senior Tunny Parrish plays the vibraphone in  fth period percussion ensemble. Parrish has participated in school musicals, the pep band, and the drumline.

Transcendence

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
June 18, 2018

Tunny Parrish has been many things. Not only has he been a member of STEM leadership, the drumline and the percussion ensemble, but he has also been an active member in the MTHS...

MTHS students, shaken up after the June 7th shooting scare, line up outside the attendance office to be excused for the remainder of the school day.

Threats cause disruption, fear

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
June 14, 2018

Several threats to school safety during the week of June 4 to June 8. The threats culminated on Thursday, June 7, when the MTHS campus entered a state of total lockdown by administration...

Third successive graffiti threat elicits heightened security measures

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
June 6, 2018

UPDATE: June 7, 2018 at 1:39 p.m. This article has been updated with information from an email sent to teachers on June 7 about the graffiti threat from the previous day. Events...

MTHS bulks security after discovering graffiti threats with specified date

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
June 4, 2018

On Monday, June 4, MTHS students and families were made aware of anonymous threats discovered on the walls inside of two MTHS boys bathrooms. Both threats involved graffiti written...

Superintendent clarifies school safety procedures in response to recent tragedies

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
May 31, 2018

In the aftermath of the recent school shooting tragedies in Florida and Texas, Edmonds School District (ESD) Superintendent Kris McDuffy issued an email letter to ESD families...

Transgender rights in jeopardy, again

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
May 14, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education, under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, announced the department will no longer hear or take action on complaints relating to the bathroom and...

A helping hand

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
May 14, 2018

Latisha Williams has been passionate about lending a helping hand to those less fortunate than herself since high school. With her new job as a social worker and student support...

Drama production to raise awareness about gun violence

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
May 3, 2018

The MTHS drama department will perform a stage reading of the play “Bang Bang You’re Dead” tomorrow in the theater beginning at 12:15 p.m., immediately after the all-school...

Washington schools afflicted by Skyward outage

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
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....

ESD considers changes in non-student time

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
April 20, 2018

The Edmonds School District (ESD) recently decided to consider changing the way non-student time is distributed throughout the school year at all school levels. Non-student time...

Student Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence

Student Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence

By Nolan DeGarlais and Jackson Freund
March 20, 2018

Ciara Laney February 14, 2018 started as a seemingly normal day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSDHS) in Parkland, Florida, a public high school with over 3,000 students....

School Resource Officer position reintroduced following hiatus

School Resource Officer position reintroduced following hiatus

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
March 20, 2018

A School Resource Officer (SRO) will be implemented at MTHS during the third quarter of the current school year. The SRO program is a collaboration between the Edmonds School District...

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

District redefines crowdsourcing parameters

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
March 20, 2018

In an email sent out to Edmonds School District (ESD) staff, Assistant Superintendent Greg Schwab informed districtwide staff of new ESD policies and procedures related to fundraising....

ESD passes replacement levy to maintain educational operations

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
February 20, 2018

Preliminary election results from the Snohomish County special election which took place on Tuesday, Feb. 13 show the Edmonds School District (ESD) Replacement School Programs...

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

TSA takes home honors from regional competitions

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
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...

Pictured from left to right: Treasurer Eugene Seubert, Vice President Rosie Lee, President Brianna Houtman, Secretary Samantha Garcia Perez, Historian Kennedy Cooper and Public Relations Coordinator Andy Shaw.

The revised Constitution

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
January 19, 2018

The Associated Student Body (ASB) proposed amendments to the ASB constitution in an email sent out schoolwide on Jan. 3. The amendment process began over the summer of 2017 when...

The rented Mountlake Terrace city hall building.

Permanent city hall for Mountlake Terrace approved

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
January 19, 2018

On Nov. 7, 2017, voters in Mountlake Terrace approved Proposition 1 to fund a new and permanent City Hall with a 69.55 percent yes vote. Since 2008, the city has been renting...

Consecutive fire alarms allegedly caused by smoking or vaping

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
January 12, 2018

On Thursday, Jan. 11 during fifth period at approximately 12:30 in the afternoon, the fire alarm was triggered for the second time in the past two days. The day before, a fire...

ESD replacement levy to appear on February ballot

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
December 26, 2017

The Edmonds School District (ESD) will hold an election Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, for a ballot measure to raise a Replacement School Programs and Operations Levy. The levy would...

Libraries seek additional funding to maintain services

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
December 26, 2017

In a library system announcement sent out Tuesday, Dec. 12, Sno-Isle Libraries announced their Board of Trustees unanimously voted to place a measure on the April 2018 ballot requesting...

Former MTHS English teacher dies at 63

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
December 25, 2017

Former MTHS English and social studies teacher Gaynelle Derr died in December 2017 at the age of 63. Derr taught at MTHS for 11 years until her retirement in 2015 for medical reasons....

Malfunction sets off fire alarm during third period

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
December 4, 2017

A fire alarm sounded throughout the MTHS campus today, Dec. 4, at around 9:30 a.m., in the middle of third period. Staff members directed students to evacuate the building and...

Snohomish Pie Company honored as best pie in area

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
November 28, 2017

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Seattle Refined, a program run in partnership with Seattle based KOMO News, awarded a So Northwest Award in the category of Best Pie in the Pacific...

School evacuates after fire alarm rings after school

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
November 27, 2017

A fire alarm sounded around 2 p.m. today as after school clubs and activities began on the MTHS campus. Students were directed to evacuate the building onto the fields in front...

Graphic created by Emma Holbrook

Out with the old, in with the new

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
November 2, 2017

Textbooks are an inescapable part of modern American public education. The vast majority of schools, from the elementary to college level, use textbooks in a variety of courses...

School community rocked in wake of student suicide

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
October 4, 2017

Duane “DJ” Dundas, a freshman at MTHS, passed away on the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. 21, after an attempted suicide over the previous weekend. Dundas was placed on life support...

Male trespasser reported in girls locker room

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
October 2, 2017

After school on Wednesday, Sept. 20, an adult male presumably in his mid-30s walked into the school while many activities and athletics were still in progress and the building...

Graphic created by Tessa King

Over crowded classes

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
September 22, 2017

As the new school year begins, those who are returning to MTHS may find some of their classes are overcrowded, with some classes having over 36 students to one teacher. This drastic...

Photo provided by Mark Burbank

First national win for TSA

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
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...

Interim Principal Greg Schellenberg chosen for 2017-2018 school year

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
August 9, 2017

Greg Schellenberg has been chosen by the Edmonds School District (ESD) to be the interim principal of MTHS for the 2017-2018 school year. This decision was announced by the School...

Schwabs graduating

Schwab’s graduating

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor
June 17, 2017

Greg Schwab has served the MTHS community for the past 13 years as its principal. Throughout those 13 years, he has become an inseparable member of the community and has become...

The winning team poses with their first place Battle of the Books 2017 trophy. Three of the members are returning competitors while this was the first competition for another member. Photo courtesy of Kasey Meier.

MTHS team returns as Battle of the Books 2017 champs

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
June 4, 2017

The Edmonds Heights Library hosted the fourth annual High School Battle of the Books competition for the Edmonds School District (ESD) on Wednesday, May 24. The competition...

Schwab rocks out as the co-lead singer of Stray Dogs.

Stray Dogs, parents show support at Big E fundraiser

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
May 23, 2017

The Big E Ales pub in Lynnwood hosted a fundraiser for the MTHS Grad Night scholarship fund on Saturday, May 20. MTHS families and community members 21 and over could come...

Volunteers sort out the donated items during the Goodwill Donation Drive.

Donations pour in for final Goodwill drive

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye Staff
May 18, 2017

The MTHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) held the third and final Goodwill Donation Drive of the school year on Saturday, May 13 in the upper parking lot of MTHS. Terrace...

Cheerleaders pose in front of the main Wesco ASB Conference banner.

MTHS hosts Spring Wesco ASB Conference

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye Staff
May 16, 2017

The 2017 Spring Wesco Associated Student Body (ASB) Conference was held in the Terraceum  on Friday, May 12. Representatives of high school ASBs from around the area met to...

Ant infestation arises along with warm weather

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye Staff
May 15, 2017

With the season of spring in full swing, ants have become a noticeable problem in many areas of the school. From the cafeteria to some classrooms, ants have proved to be an annoyance...

Last Goodwill Donation Drive of the school year

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye Staff
May 10, 2017

The MTHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) will be hosting their third and final Goodwill Donation Drive of the school year on Saturday, May 13 in the upper parking lot...

Federal budget cuts to affect arts, humanities, science

Federal budget cuts to affect arts, humanities, science

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
May 1, 2017

The Trump administration presented a preliminary 2018 budget covering discretionary federal spending on Thursday, March 16. Discretionary spending covers nearly a third of...

Pledge to pledge

Pledge to pledge

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
May 1, 2017

The Pledge of Allegiance, familiar to most involved in the American education system, has created much controversy over the course of its nearly 125-year long existence. The official...

Sophomore Tony Le

Sophomore honored with President’s Volunteer Service Award

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye Staff
April 27, 2017

Sophomore Tony Le received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in the silver category on Saturday, April 22. This award is given to individuals throughout the country who...

Freshman Meghan Park expresses her excitement for claiming 1st in the SCIVIS event.

TSA takes home honors from WTSA State Conference

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
March 30, 2017

The Washington Technology Student Association (WTSA) gathered in Yakima to compete in competitive events: 36 for high school students and 33 for middle school student for the...

51-50

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
March 24, 2017

The closest presidential cabinet confirmation vote in United States history was made on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Senate voted 51-50 to confirm Betsy DeVos as the 11th Secretary of...

Popular hits featured at choir quad concert

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
March 14, 2017

School choirs of the southeast quadrant of Edmonds School District gathered to produce a lively and energetic performance. On Tuesday, March 7, Brier Elementary, Cedar Way Elementary,...

Peja Shymko and Flynn Thomas dance in center stage as they sing “Good As it Gets” with Toffee and Kids.

Drama brings MTHS to life with Zombie Prom

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
February 3, 2017

From Wednesday, Jan. 18 through Saturday, Jan. 21 the MTHS drama department presented the musical "Zombie Prom" in the school theater. The production premiered at 7 p.m. each...

Koalaty Improv advances to improv Hogan Cup competition

By Nolan DeGarlais, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2016

The MTHS Koalaty Improv Theatre Sports team faced the Kamiak High School Theater Sports team in the MTHS library on Thursday, November 17 to battle it out in an improv competition. They...

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