The Hawkeye

Relief on the horizon for aging district buildings

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

December 2, 2019

On Wednesday, November 6, representatives from the Edmonds School District came to the MTHS career center to inform community members of the upcoming Bond and Capital and Technology Levy that will be on the ballot for the February election. The presentation was attended by several teachers and lasted ...

Supt. Kris McDuffy: One for the books

Supt. Kris McDuffy: One for the books

By Ritika Khanal, Op-Ed Editor

October 30, 2019

Dr. Kristine McDuffy, after 37 years involved in public education in Washington state, 17 of which were spent as a superintendent, announced in August that she would be retiring at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. She has served as the superintendent of the Edmonds School District since the start...

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...

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...

Know your rights

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor

May 14, 2018

“Know your rights,” say The Clash in their protest song of the same name, which highlights differences they observed between the rights — the right not to be killed, the right to food money, and the right to free speech — that people seem to have and the rights that are actually enforced. Students, like The Clash, have the r...

Schwab’s graduating

Schwab’s graduating

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

June 17, 2017

Greg Schwab has served the MTHS community for the past 13 years as its principal. Throughout those 13 years, he has become an inseparable member of the community and has become the well known and friendly face of the school’s administration. Now, Schwab is leaving his principal role to assume th...

Interim principal to lead MTHS next school year

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2017

MTHS will be led by an interim principal next year, following an announcement from Edmonds School District (ESD) Superintendent Kristine McDuffy in a staff meeting just after 2 p.m. in the theater. McDuffy and outgoing Assistant Superintendent Patrick Murphy announced that the district’s hiring t...

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

Schwab hired as assistant superintendent for ESD

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 28, 2017

Principal Greg Schwab has been selected to serve as an assistant superintendent starting next school year for the Edmonds School District (ESD). The position will go into effect July 1, for the 2017-2018 school year. ESD Superintendent Kris McDuffy made the announcement earlier today. "Gr...

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

Jose Aguiniga gives back to MTHS through new staff position

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 14, 2017

A year and a half later and the job has only gotten better for on-time graduation coordinator Jose Aguiniga. Before MTHS, Aguiniga has gained experience of working with kids and young adults at the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA and Meadowdale Middle School. However, he felt he wanted to c...

MTHS holds community forum about safety

By Samantha Svikel, Op-Ed Editor

January 12, 2017

The MTHS administration held a community forum on Monday, January 9th in the theatre due to gun related events that occurred on Wednesday, January 4th and Friday, January 6th. Principal Greg Schwab has said these events were unrelated. Parents from the Mountlake Terrace and Brier areas came to learn...

Schwab: “[The photo] was not intended to be a threat”

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor

January 4, 2017

An MTHS student was emergency expelled Jan. 4 after posting an image of a pile of bullets with the caption “be prepared” on Instagram. The expulsion was announced through emails and other district media following an eventful day that saw 28 percent of the students were absent, though many of those ...

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