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Periods cut, teachers travel

Assistant Principal Dan Falk informs Robert Reichle's third period English 9 class of impending schedule changes. Reichle also had his first period AP Literature class affected as one of the six cut in the face of lower-than-expected attendance numbers.

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2018

  Editor's Note: This version of the story is an update of the original story that appeared in print in the October issue of the Hawkeye. The names of teachers Daniel Johnston and Rob Spence were inadvertently swapped in the print edition. Students and teachers in several classes at...

Former MTHS English teacher dies at 63

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

December 25, 2017

Former MTHS English and social studies teacher Gaynelle Derr died in December 2017 at the age of 63. Derr taught at MTHS for 11 years until her retirement in 2015 for medical reasons. In those 11 years, Derr developed special relationships with fellow staff and her students, who were both Advanced Placemen...

TMI Podcast

TMI Podcast

November 9, 2016

TMI – The Teresa and Marianne Introspective TMI is a weekly news and current events podcast written and hosted by Hawkeye OpEd Editor Marianne Nacanaynay and staff reporter Teresa Bonilla. TMI is produced and engineered by sophomore Ben Eyman in the Hawkeye Studios on the campus of Mountlake Terrace ...

Initiative strives to shrink class sizes

English teacher Gaynelle Derr’s fourth period AP English Language and Composition class started the year with 40 students. A new section was created, but there are 34 still students in the overcrowded classroom. Teachers, students and several legislators say there’s a great and immediate need for smaller class sizes in public schools.

By Edwin Olivera

November 5, 2014

Initiative 1351 (I-1351) is a measure to decrease classroom sizes in Washington by 2018 and is currently on the ballot for people to vote on Nov. 4. Washington has the fourth largest class sizes in the country. According to the Washington Secretary of State (SoS) website, a high school general education...

After devastating fire, Local Yolk Cafe to reopen as “B3 Breakfast and Burger Bar”

Construction for the new restaurant, B3, is well underway.

By Andrea Portugal

October 10, 2013

The Local Yolk Café is finally making a comeback after a fire which left many people wondering whether the breakfast and brunch restaurant would ever reopen. Located at 4027 19th St. SW in Lynnwood, the new restaurant will now take on the name of B3, meaning Breakfast and Burger Bar. Once th...

News and media: Fact check, anyone?

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By Spencer Froelick

March 13, 2013

In this day and age, it is nearly impossible to not know what’s going on in the world. Considering the majority of the student body’s unhealthy obsession with social networks, as well as the probability that at least one family member watches the news on a regular basis, the average MTHS student...

Student behavior coordinator position instated

Anthony Williams is the new school behavior coordinator

By Hawkeye Staff

November 7, 2010

With the school’s campus resource officer lost to budget cuts, an addition was made to the school – Anthony Williams, the new student behavior coordinator. A student might find Williams walking around the school, monitoring the halls, or taking care of referrals in his office. Before working ...

Algebra II added to growing list of graduation requirements

By Alyssa Vallester

November 6, 2010

Graduation requirements at MTHS are changed, with the addition of a third year of math for the class of 2013 and beyond. The class of 2013 and beyond will have to take three years of math in order to graduate. In their third year, the students are designated to take Algebra II, but could take other...

Lynnwood faces rough road

By Terrah Short

November 6, 2010

The renovation of the Lynnwood Recreation Center has been underway for some time now, but do residents really know all the things affected by the money spent? The Recreation Center plans began in July 2007. There were 15 community meetings, and there has been a high amount of community support. The...

Mountlake Terrace Civic Center

By Hawkeye Staff

November 5, 2010

The Mountlake Terrace Civic Center building was constructed in 1961, seven years after the city was incorporated in 1954. It sits on the northwest corner of the Civic Center Campus, near the cross streets of 58th Avenue and 232nd Street. Since 1988, the City of Mountlake Terrace has undertaken several...

Former teacher dies due to lengthy cancer battle

By Hawkeye Staff

October 26, 2010

English teacher Karen Hanson died Friday, Oct. 22 following a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Rapid City, South Dakota, Hanson was 62. “I had the opportunity to work with her for two years and I just found her to be the most caring and student-centered teacher,” Assistant Principal Erin Murphy...

One day down, 179 to go

By Hawkeye Staff

September 8, 2010

On the first day of school, just a few things are on students’ minds – schedules, friends, teachers and the year ahead. What is not usually on the minds of students are the things that have happened at school during summer. MTHS is now the oldest high school in the district; not having a “spruce-up”...

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