Summer school registration opens Tuesday

For secondary students who need to catch up on some required high school or middle school credits, Edmonds School District summer school class registration opens Tuesday, May 1. The district is offering 16 different classes in math, English, social studies, special education and ELL (English Language Learners). Classes will be held at Edmonds-Woodway High School…

Edmonds School District to receive Korean instrument donation

The Korean American Historical Society is donating 17 Korean drums, gongs and cymbals to Edmonds School District for the Visual and Performing Arts Department’s 2012 Summer Music School. The instruments will be formally donated at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, at school district headquarters in Lynnwood. The camp will feature two p’ungmul elective classes. P’ungmul…

More on the winning ways of the MTHS Hawkeye team

We reported earlier that students from the Mountlake Terrace High newspaper The Hawkeye did well at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention at the Washington State Convention Center. The Hawkeye earned third place in the Best of Show category for papers that regularly publish 12 pages and eighth place in the News Websites category….

Safety reminder from school district after incident in MLT Friday morning

The Edmonds School District and local police asked our help in getting the word out to parents about an incident that occurred Friday morning in Mountlake Terrace involving an Edmonds-Woodway High School student. The following letter was sent to Chase Lake Elementary, College Place Middle School and Edmonds-Woodway High School parents. April 27, 2012 Dear…

April Mountlake Terrace High School Students of the Month

Student Name: Jenna Berndt Mother’s Name: Laurie Berndt Father’s Name: David Berndt GPA: 3.55 Clubs & Activities: GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance), Chamber Winds, HBN (Hawk Broadcasting Network)/Hawk TV, and Honor Society Awards: I’ve lettered in band twice: once in my sophomore year of high school, and once in my junior year. I’ve also made the honor roll my sophomore, junior, and senior…

It’s a musical week for Mountlake Terrace students

By Doug Petrowski It’s a big week of music at Mountlake Terrace High School starting Tuesday with two days of concerts featuring local student musicians and two MTHS students competing for state honors next Saturday. The Edmonds School District Southeast Quad Concerts will include students from MTHS, Brier-Terrace Middle School, and Brier, Cedar Way, Hazelwood,…

Learn about gun and Internet safety at Cedar Way Elementary April 16

Mountlake Terrace Police Officer Danielle Singson will be the guest speaker at Cedar Way Elementary, 22222 39th Ave. S.W., Mountlake Terrace, from 7-8 p.m. Monday, April 16. Free child care and dessert will be provided by the YMCA. Singson, a Domestic Violence Coordinator and Crime Prevention Officer, will talk about gun and Internet safety.

Hawks sports photo gallery from Tuesday

Tuesday was a sports photographer’s dream at Mountlake Terrace High School, with the baseball, softball and girls tennis teams all competing at home. MLT  photographer Mark Hopkins was there to catch the action in these photos, including Hawks softball pitcher Maddy Kristjanson and baseball pitcher Cody Flynn.

Application deadline April 23 for Edmonds School District Alumni scholarships

Applications for college scholarships worth $1,000 to $5,000 are available through the Edmonds School District Alumni Association. Eligible students must be seniors graduating in June 2012. Last year, the alumni association awarded $50,000 and two Lenovo ThinkPads and this year the total will be even higher. Some scholarships are only available to students who meet…

MountlakeTerrace High School named a national model for teaching tolerance

The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance program has named Mountlake Terrace High School as a Mix It Up Model School for its exemplary efforts to foster respect and understanding among students and throughout campus during the 2011-12 school year. Mountlake Terrace High School is one of 77 schools from across the country receiving the…

MTHS speakers at Wednesday lunch presentation: Gangs in Schools

Community members and parents are invited to attend an Edmonds School District presentation on “Gangs in Schools,” which will explore the state of gangs in our schools and in Snohomish County. The Superintendent’s Roundtable meeting will be from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 in the District Administration Board Room, 20420 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Speakers…

MLT K-12 students invited to submit artwork in Edmonds Arts Festival

Student artists in grades K-12 within the Edmonds School District, including home-schooled students, are invited to submit their art for consideration in the Student Exhibit of the Edmonds Arts Festival. Open Class entries will be received and photographed at the Edmonds School District Office, located at 20420 68th Ave. W. in Lynnwood, on April 26…

Issaquah administrator chosen to fill assistant superintendent job in Edmonds School District

The Edmonds School District announced Monday that Patrick Murphy has been chosen as the new Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Schools, replacing Dr. Ken Limón who is retiring at the end of June. Other candidates for the job included Mountlake Terrace High School principal Greg Schwab, Edmonds-Woodway High School principal Michelle Trifunovic and Meadowdale Middle School…

Brier Terrace Middle School students sweep Techology Student Association awards

Students from three Edmonds School District middle schools — Brier Terrace, Alderwood and College Place — attended the Washington Student Technology Association State Competition from March 22 to 24 at the Bellevue Hilton, and Brier Terrace Middle students swept three events: Career Prep, Co2 Dragsters, and Structural Engineering, which are all components of the new…