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Dino Aristides' second period honors geometry is one of the oversized classes at MTHS. Extra tables and chairs have been added to expand the classroom.

Too many peas in our pod

By Katrina Bushman and E.J. Jones October 29, 2019

Teachers are struggling to maintain balanced class environments due to an overpopulation of students in many class periods during the 2019-2020 school year. The increase in class sizes has lead to a rising...

Funding, class sizes requirements cause scheduling problems

Funding, class sizes requirements cause scheduling problems

By Ian Dortsch, Hawkeye Staff January 19, 2018

Schools tend to have problems with class sizes, and MTHS is no exception. Even this year, the school had problems with organizing the classes students will be taking, some of which you might’ve heard...

Graphic created by Tessa King

Over crowded classes

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief 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 increase in class sizes...

Graphic created by Isabeau Rodsen

Class student minimum

Classes for the 2017-2018 school year must have at least 26 students signed up, causing some classes to be canceled and leaving teachers unprepared
By Meghan Park, Staff Writer September 22, 2017

As returning students may realize, many classes and programs taught last year are not appearing this year, including some languages, yearbook, Hawk Broadcasting Network, SLSN and more. Not only that,...

English teacher Gaynelle Derr’s fourth period AP English Language and Composition class started the year with 40 students. A new section was created, but there are 34 still students in the overcrowded classroom. Teachers, students and several legislators say there’s a great and immediate need for smaller class sizes in public schools.

Initiative strives to shrink class sizes

By Edwin Olivera November 5, 2014

Initiative 1351 (I-1351) is a measure to decrease classroom sizes in Washington by 2018 and is currently on the ballot for people to vote on Nov. 4. Washington has the fourth largest class sizes in...

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