The Hawkeye

Feeling optimistic after hoops loss to Franklin. Feeling proud of the MTHS generosity this month

Feeling optimistic after hoops loss to Franklin. Feeling proud of the MTHS generosity this month

By Steve Willits

December 19, 2013

I watched the Mountlake Terrace Hawks men’s basketball team play two games last weekend. They defeated Meadowdale 57-44 on Friday night and then lost on Saturday night to Franklin 58-53. It is unusual to have a situation in which you feel better about a loss than you do a win but that was the case...

Force feeding turns to teenage wasteland

Force feeding turns to teenage wasteland

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2013

School lunch has always come with a bad reputation. Cafeteria food has been portrayed by the media as including everything from ‘mystery meat’ to lumpy milk. At MTHS, many students think overall the school food is at a fairly high quality. What many students are not pleased about are the policies...

Removal of vending machines could affect student health and ASB funds

By Brie Benvenuti

March 11, 2013

Students depend on the school for many things. With the upperclassmen busy with Advanced Placement exams and time consuming classes, and the underclassmen focused on getting the last 10 minutes of sleep in the morning, there isn’t always time to do everything. That includes packing a lunch or eating...

Have a healthy Thanksgiving holiday

Have a healthy Thanksgiving holiday

By Maria Balcita, Social Media Manager

November 7, 2012

Thanksgiving dinner can be made in a healthy, flavorful way. It’s the time to indulge on delicious meals and spend time with family. This thanksgiving season, moderation is key. Thanksgiving dinner can be an enjoyable meal without all the fat, sugar and calories, but it can be overwhelming to try and eat healthy during the holiday sea...

Healthy school food is destined to fail

Healthy school food is destined to fail

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2012

Even though more opportunities to eat healthier have been introduced into the ways Terrace students get their food, these healthy options have been set up to fail. The incredible amount of uncompetitive pricing going on at MTHS has made bringing a meal from home the only option that is both healthy and...

The genetic modifications behind food

By Olivia Driscoll

November 1, 2012

Genetically modified foods have many benefits, but there are also many known and unknown risks. Genetic modification changes the gene, which causes characteristics of the organism to change. When plants are genetically modified, a foreign gene is inserted into the plant’s own genes. The commercial...

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