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Class of 2020 participates in first virtual graduation

A class of 2020 graduate pulls up to the school as they step out for their photo with principal Greg Schellenberg.

By Ritika Khanal, Op/Ed Editor

June 12, 2020

Nearly 300 members of the class of 2020 participated in the filming of MTHS’s first ever virtual graduation ceremony on June 3. In order to comply with the social distancing requirements set by the state, the Edmonds School District hired Life N Light, an Everett-based photo/video company that was ta...

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 seniors at Terrace through submissions on Twitter and Instagram. In the interview, Schellenberg provides some clarity on the pl...

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 state. In an attempt to slow down the spread of the virus and thus relieve pressure on the healthcare system, government a...

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, March 16 through at least Friday, April 10. This announcement comes following growing concerns over the continued spread of th...

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. The current scoreboards are 23 years old and are failing in many aspects.  “Our scoreboards are some of the oldest sc...

Unique, circuitous road led principal to terrace

By Ritika Khanal, Op/Ed Editor

December 4, 2019

From Jeff Kinney’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, kids grow up reading about authoritative figures such as headmasters and principals. In many books and movies, principals are portrayed as the ones “out to get the students.” From what I’ve noticed, whether it be...

Policy impacts students with open class periods

By Rachel Davis and Maggie O'Hara

December 4, 2019

Terrace’s policy requiring students to leave campus during their free periods has undergone changes in enforcement for this school year. The stricter enforcement of the policy and restricted access to campus for students in eLearning classes has led several students affected by the policy to feel as th...

Graffiti threat discovered on bathroom stall

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

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 on the wall of a bathroom stall, threatened the safety of the school and mentioned November 12.  In an email sent out t...

Terrace student arrested on suspicion of robbery

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

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 on Tuesday, Oct. 29, the administration revealed that an arrest was made on campus on Monday, Oct. 28, in connection to a rob...

New counseling jobs, back home at Terrace

By Theresa Van, Lifestyle Editor

September 30, 2019

With the upcoming school year finally here, new changes to the school have been made. One of the many dramatic changes will be the replacement of two of MTHS’ beloved counselors, Tanya Benvenuti and Julianne Petterson.  According to Principal Greg Schellenberg, former lead counselor Benvenuti will b...

Terrace sophomore dead after gun accident

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

September 8, 2019

At around 4 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 7, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an emergency call at a home in Lynnwood. There, they found the body of then-unidentified 15-year-old Terrace sophomore Zae’Shaun Easton with a gunshot wound. The deputies attempted to save his life but ...

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 of 25.2 certificated teachers, an equivalent of 8.5 elementary assistant principals and two instructional technology co...

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