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

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Time to enact common sense gun control solutions

By Will Khadivi
May 14, 2014

Hadiya Pendleton was an honor student at Chicago’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School. Early last year, Hadiya and a group of friends were hanging...

Longer school year coming; may impact graduation

By Will Khadivi
January 27, 2014

A state waiver which allowed the Edmonds School District to subtract five days from the normal 180-day school year, is set to expire at the end of this school year. The Edmonds...

All of the delegates of the 2013 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference in front of the White House.

HAWKEYEWITNESS: My unforgettable experience in DC

By Will Khadivi
December 31, 2013

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Editor's Note: The Hawkeye's News Editor, Will Khadivi was selected as the delegate from the State of Washington for the 2013 Al Neuharth...

Homeless student numbers on the rise

Homeless student numbers on the rise

By Will Khadivi
October 22, 2013

On a chilly night in early autumn, about 60 people gathered in the basement of a Mountlake Terrace church to chat with friends, have a hot meal and seek shelter from the cold. The...

Hawks offer support for school devastated by students death

Hawks offer support for school devastated by student’s death

By Will Khadivi
September 17, 2013

After the death of Meadowdale High School student Matthew Truax, 16, during school last Friday, many Hawks have been showing support for the students, staff and families of MHS. Meadowdale...

Top ten stories of the year

By Will Khadivi
June 17, 2013

Along the very eventful path that was the 2012-2013 school year, The Hawkeye was there covering it. Here's a look at the top ten most viewed stories from TheHawkeye.org this year: 1....

Williams was investigated over sexual comments

By Will Khadivi
May 19, 2013

According to an article on the front page of Sunday's Daily Herald, it is now known that former student behavior coordinator and coach for numerous sports, Anthony Williams resigned...

Broken windows were fixed by custodial staff early Monday.

Vandals damage several windows at MTHS

By Will Khadivi
April 29, 2013

Students arriving to school on Monday were greeted by broken windows and shards of glass on the floor of the HUB. According to a post on the MTHS Facebook page, the vandalism took...

Shame on the U.S. Senate for rejecting new gun laws

By Will Khadivi
April 22, 2013

More than 3,500 people have died in the United States because of gun violence since the Dec. 14 slaughter of 20 schoolchildren and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut....

MTHS again named a Mix It Up Model School

MTHS again named a “Mix It Up Model School”

By Will Khadivi
April 10, 2013

For the second year in a row, MTHS was named a “Mix It Up Model School” by the Teaching Tolerance project of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). MTHS is among 63 schools...

Friends lit candles in Diannas honor.

Hanson remembered, honored

By Will Khadivi
March 17, 2013

More than 200 people crowded the HUB inside MTHS Saturday night to share stories and remember the life of Dianna Hanson. The 2007 Mountlake Terrace graduate was killed by a lion...

Make it an Edmonds kind of day

Make it an Edmonds kind of day

By Will Khadivi
March 17, 2013

Growing up in the suburbs and being surrounded by shopping malls, cul-de-sacs and lots of cars, it’s easy to yearn for that small town American life that seemed to disappear...

Police activity sparks brief lockdown

By Will Khadivi
March 15, 2013

Police activity south of the MTHS campus sparked a brief lockdown during second period early Friday. According to The Hearld, police officers were searching for a suspect in...

Student arrested after allegedly assaulting police officer

By Will Khadivi
March 14, 2013

On Tuesday, March 12 before second period an MTHS senior, Benjapon Hummel Schluger, 18, is alleged to have inappropriately touched a female student in a classroom. According...

Dianna Hanson via Facebook

MTHS graduate killed by lion in California

By Will Khadivi
March 10, 2013

Dianna Hanson, a 2007 graduate, was killed by a lion at the Northern California wildlife park where she was an intern. She was 24 years old. Hanson was found dead by investigators...

Resignation of Williams draws question

Resignation of Williams draws question

By Will Khadivi
February 12, 2013

Behavior coordinator Anthony Williams resigned from his job on Jan. 29. His resignation followed a long period of absence, which began in mid-December. Since Williams’ period...

Second suspect in restroom assault, robbery identified

Second suspect in restroom assault, robbery identified

By Will Khadivi
February 12, 2013

New details have emerged in the two months that have passed since the assault and robbery of an MTHS junior in a school restroom on Dec. 4. According to the Mountlake Terrace...

Parminder Kaur | Hawkeye
Senior Vincent Max getting into the MTHS stop of route 112, one of the areas where changes have been proposed.

Community Transit changes service, again

By Will Khadivi
February 11, 2013

On Monday, Feb. 18, Community Transit will implement a change to the routing of the only route that directly serves MTHS. Route 112 will now directly serve the Lynnwood Transit...

Second student arrested in restroom assault, robbery

Second student arrested in restroom assault, robbery

By Will Khadivi
January 10, 2013

A second student was arrested late Wednesday in connection to the Dec. 4 assault and robbery of MTHS junior Jose Bernabe. According to Principal Greg Schwab, the student, who...

Twitter posts cause security threat

By Will Khadivi
December 20, 2012

During lunch Wednesday, Dec. 19 a group of students went to Principal Greg Schwab's office and reported a possible threat against MTHS that was posted on Twitter. The students...

Student hit by vehicle crossing 44th Ave. West

By Will Khadivi
December 13, 2012

A female MTHS senior was hit by a vehicle on her way to school shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday morning as she crossed 44th Ave. West at a marked crosswalk south of the campus. The...

AnhViet Nguyen | The Hawkeye

Rock thrown through Schwab’s window

By Will Khadivi
December 10, 2012

A rock was thrown through the Principal Greg Schwab's office window, causing a minor amount of damage. The rock was thrown either earlier this weekend or early Monday morning....

Serafina Urrutia
Sophomore Jessica Bressler reads a note written on the “Thinking of you Jose” poster made after the Dec. 4 assault and robbery of the MTHS junior in a restroom. The posters were delivered Dec. 10.

Student assaulted, robbed in restroom

By Will Khadivi
December 5, 2012

Huge posters made with the messages “Thinking of you Jose” and “Get Well!” were delivered yesterday to Jose Bernabe, 16, the victim of an assault last week in an MTHS restroom. Hundreds...

President Obama secures re-election

President Obama secures re-election

By Will Khadivi
November 7, 2012

After a long and tiring election season, the victor was officially announced by the major television networks at around 8:15 p.m. PST on election night. President Obama cruised...

The truth about Obamacare

The truth about “Obamacare”

By Will Khadivi
November 7, 2012

One of the most notable and decisive accomplishments of President Barack Obama’s first term was healthcare reform, officially known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...

Kyra Dahlman | Hawkeye

Reasons why President Obama deserves a second term

By Will Khadivi
October 10, 2012

This election is a choice on whether our nation should continue moving forward or go back to the failed policies of conservatives like George W. Bush. That may seem like a slogan...

Parminder Kaur | Hawkeye
Senior Vincent Max getting into the MTHS stop of route 112, one of the areas where changes have been proposed.

Community Transit may have route changes and fare increases

By Will Khadivi
October 9, 2012

Community Transit (CT) is proposing another shake-up for MTHS students who ride the public bus. Beginning in February 2013, route 112 will again serve the Lynnwood Transit Center...

MTHS earns $775 in Target gift cards over the summer

By Will Khadivi
September 5, 2012

Over the summer, MTHS drew state and national attention while competing for Target gift cards.On Facebook, the nationwide department store pledged to donate up to $2.5 million...

Kyra Dahlman | Hawkeye

Pooja Jaradi

By Will Khadivi
June 13, 2012

You may know Pooja Jaradi as the hard working and smiling teen who is graduating this spring, but what is really behind that smile that she so proudly wears? Wearing a beautiful...

Sound Transit plans light rail to MLT, Lynnwood by 2023

Sound Transit plans light rail to MLT, Lynnwood by 2023

By Will Khadivi
May 1, 2012

Driving to Downtown Seattle on Interstate 5 during peak times from Mountlake Terrace is often described as a nightmare and with the population of the area growing, the problem...

Meadowdale shuts down in response to gun threat

Meadowdale shuts down in response to gun threat

By Will Khadivi
April 28, 2012

Students at Meadowdale H.S. received an earlier-than-usual wake up call on Friday, April 13. The district had called at 4:30 a.m. to report that classes were canceled because police...

Making the right college choice

Making the right college choice

By Will Khadivi
April 13, 2012

With the end of the year quickly approaching, most MTHS seniors already have their plans for next year together. When choosing a college, there are huge factors that students...

Schwab applies for district’s open assistant superintendent position

By Will Khadivi
March 22, 2012

MTHS principal Greg Schwab is now seeking a job as an assistant superintendent in the Edmonds School District. Schwab sent an email to staff on March 8 saying that he was applying...

New ASB officers elected

By Will Khadivi
March 12, 2012

Over the past few weeks you may have been bombarded with candidates asking you to sign their ASB petition. Well, the elections for next year’s Big Six have come to a quiet finish...

Same-sex marriage bill passes state senate

By Will Khadivi
February 17, 2012

The Washington state senate passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington on Feb. 1. The bill must now be passed by the state House of Representatives, which appears...

Washington state voters pass I-1183

By Will Khadivi
December 6, 2011

Voters in Washington handily approved Initiative 1183 on Nov. 8, which would close state liquor stores and allow large grocery stores to sell hard alcohol instead.  The big switch...

President Obama presents plan to Congress aimed at helping economy

By Will Khadivi
October 24, 2011

President Barack Obama laid out a new plan to spur job growth in a struggling economy where the unemployment rate currently stands at 9.1 percent during a September 8 speech to...

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