The Hawkeye

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...

Schedules changing for Core 24

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2019

High school students in Washington state, beginning with this year’s sophomores, must acquire 24 credits over four years to graduate high school. This recent change, put in place by the Washington State Board of Education after a 2014 decision by the state legislature, was implemented in the 2017-201...

MTHS implements change to weekly PASS schedule

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2019

MTHS implemented a major change to PASS period scheduling this semester. PASS periods have been moved to Monday, Wednesday and Friday from their previous days of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The scheduling change was made after administration consulted a variety of staff members on their preferen...

Threats cause disruption, fear

Threats cause disruption, fear

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

June 14, 2018

Several threats to school safety during the week of June 4 to June 8. The threats culminated on Thursday, June 7, when the MTHS campus entered a state of total lockdown by administration at approximately 11:14 a.m. through an announcement over the intercom. This total lockdown lasted until approxima...

MTHS bulks security after discovering graffiti threats with specified date

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2018

On Monday, June 4, MTHS students and families were made aware of anonymous threats discovered on the walls inside of two MTHS boys bathrooms. Both threats involved graffiti written on the walls, with one instance just reading “6/5/18” and the other instance including “6/5/18” alongside an image...

A Period Piece

A Period Piece

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2018

Making the Decision Feminine hygiene product (FHP) dispensers are being reinstalled in girls’ bathrooms to increase their accessibility, following a decision by the staff and administration. MTHS formerly had these dispensers, which provided pads and tampons, but removed them due to vandalism on th...

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