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A fish who fishes – atrocity of the sea

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor April 21, 2022

My initial focus when I began this series of factual pieces was to satisfy my hunger for ocean knowledge, and to give myself an opportunity to research parts of the Pacific Ocean and the creatures that...

Important cures may be on the seabed

Important cures may be on the seabed

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor November 19, 2021

When I was taking the Honors Biology class at MTHS as a freshman, one of the introductory units was about ecosystems: systems where plants, organisms and other factors interact with each other and create...

Two local iconic animals are favorites

Two local iconic animals are favorites

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor November 9, 2021

Wrhenever my parents drive us near the Puget Sound I push my face up to the window and look for orca fins. I’ve only ever seen a full orca on a TV screen, but spotting the top of an orca’s fin is...

What Ive learned on my journey with gender dysphoria

What I’ve learned on my journey with gender dysphoria

By Nico Francois, Co-Editor-In-Chief and Graphics Editor November 1, 2021

Gender was a foreign concept to me as a child, something I never paid much attention to until crisis came and smacked me in the face. Like most of my peers at the time, my biggest concern was waking up...

A graphic of Op/Ed editor Rachel Davis admiring the sea life surrounding her.

The allure of the ocean

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor September 14, 2021

Something that can always lift my spirits no matter the day is a trip to the Seattle Aquarium. I love to watch all of the different fish being swept away by the flowing waters, the octopus hiding away...

How Gregor Mendel changed my life

How Gregor Mendel changed my life

By Nico Francois, Co-Editor-In-Chief and Graphics Editor November 17, 2020

Almost every day when I was young, I would examine a lock of my frizzy blonde hair and ask myself something along the lines of, “Why do I look the way I do?” I frequently questioned why my natural...

Reading the change you want to see in the world

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 26, 2019

From the minute I had each letter of the braille alphabet under my fingers, I wanted a book. Not merely a picture book or a short story, but a “big kid” book. So, I started out with the seven books...

Code violations, social media, hazing

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Director/ Activities Coordinator October 26, 2016

Since I became the Activities Coordinator and Athletics Director here at MTHS in 1995 there is one thing that rips my heart out every time – having to tell a student athlete they cannot play. Whether...

Homecoming thank you’s, clowns, pigeons and a few other random thoughts

By Greg Schwab, Principal October 26, 2016

That was a great Homecoming Week! I was so impressed by the effort put into planning the week by our ASB, for all of the spirit shown for all the dress-up days and on the day of the assembly. The...

Andrea Collins on her 2004 trip to Europe.

The Staff Diaries: Andrea Collins

By Jannon Roque September 25, 2013

In this first edition of our new weekly staff profile, the Staff Diaries, we ask Spanish teacher Andrea Collins about her life, both professional and personal. When you were a child, what job did you...

Greg Schwab November 2012 Opinion Column

By Denait Medhane November 16, 2012

As we wrap up the Fall Sports season, I want to congratulate all of our student-athletes who competed and represented our school so well during the first athletic season of the year. Football had an...

Lilianne Nguyen November 2012 opinion column

By Denait Medhane November 16, 2012

This month, Terrace has many things planned and some things have already occurred. To start, the first quarter ended Nov. 2 and teachers are finishing up all of their grades. The school’s annual Macho...

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