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Leppich shows true expression in music

Leppich shows true expression in music

By Shannon Beaumont
March 18
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He’s played gigs, he’s traveled and he’s won awards, yet Ryan Leppich is just a junior, making his way like everybody else, only he uses his passion for drums as a guide. Drumming wasn’t his musical beginning, however. In the 5th grade, Leppich was told to pick an instrument and was drawn...

Glee’s Derik Nelson tours high schools to fundraise for music and art programs

Glee’s Derik Nelson tours high schools to fundraise for music and art programs

By Shannon Beaumont
September 17
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Derik Nelson, a guitarist in the hit show Glee, is touring high schools on the west coast to raise money for arts and music programs and will be coming to MTHS Friday, Sep. 27, 2013. Nelson has made six full length albums, two of which he completed before graduating high school, and has decided to go o...

New art teacher brings new ideas

New art teacher brings new ideas

By Shannon Beaumont
September 3
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Taking the place of retired Tim Cashman’s job as the art teacher is Mike DeNoma, a teacher that has instructed art classes at University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, Lone Star College, and the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District in Texas. Three years ago, DeNoma and his wife moved to Shoreline...

The Miracle Worker: first school play of the year

The Miracle Worker: first school play of the year

By Shannon Beaumont
September 3
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To kick off the new school year, History teacher and Drama director Jeannie Brzovic is holding auditions in the theater Sep. 11 at 2pm for the tear-jerking Historical play “The Miracle Worker.” The play takes place at the turn of the century, a story following a mostly blind woman named Annie Sullivan who grew up in an orphanage with her brother who died, so she was hi...

Hiphop showcase results in a success

Hiphop showcase results in a success

By Shannon Beaumont
May 10
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As her senior project, Lina Rickels, a three year Hip-Hop team member, prepared a dance showcase that took four months to prepare and was put on May 2, bringing viewers from all around the area to the MTHS Theater. “The Hip-Hop Team wanted a showcase and I thought, ‘Why not? I’ll try it out,’”...

Bodnar places first on 2013 talent show

Bodnar places first on 2013 talent show

By Shannon Beaumont
April 12
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The MTHS theater audience filled up quickly April 12, 2013 to watch 15 skillful acts in the annual talent show hosted by juniors Myles Stillwaugh and Monika Young. With a few jokes to warm up the crowd, Stillwaugh and Young introduced the judges: orchestra director, Jennifer Schillen; MTHS student...

Lucas Pope: from hidden talent to winning Terrace Idol

Lucas Pope: from hidden talent to winning Terrace Idol

By Shannon Beaumont
February 12
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By Lucas Pope I never have described myself as a singer, although I did grow up amongst them. My mother directs musical theater and my sisters have all participated in plays or choir. Being the only boy in the family, I tend to stray away from the “family business” in order to keep my own ident...

Hip-hop club kicks off another year

Hip-hop club kicks off another year

By Shannon Beaumont
October 9
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Co-captains of the hip-hop club, junior Erick Yanzon and sophomore Jannon Roque, along with adviser Ashley Johnson, lead the club as it takes on its ninth year, which started in 2003. This year, the hip-hop club decided to be a club, rather than a sports team, as they had been the previous year. For...

New club focuses on technology

New club focuses on technology

By Shannon Beaumont
October 8
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New clubs were formed this year, including Technology Student Association (TSA), a club for students to work with all kinds of technology. “TSA revolves around technology, so it’s a place where students can work on technological activities of their choice. There are multiple things you can do, multiple...

First play of the season will go straight to the ‘Heart’

First play of the season will go straight to the ‘Heart’

By Shannon Beaumont
September 5
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To kick off the new school year, the Drama Department is immediately beginning rehearsals for the first production of the year, “A Piece of My Heart,” by Shirley Lauro and directed by drama instructor Jeannie Brzovic. “A Piece of my Heart” earned Lauro three awards including The Kittredge Foundation...

‘Good Doctor,’ a great play

By Shannon Beaumont
June 21
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The weekend of May 17 through May 19, every night at seven, the comedy play “The Good Doctor” took place for $5 a night. “The Good Doctor” is a play about a writer, also the narrator, which told the stories that he had written, played by Vincent Max. The play had about eight mini stories, that...

Final band concert is a night of goodbyes for seniors

By Shannon Beaumont
June 21
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As the year is getting wrapped up, so is band as the school’s instrumentalists had their final concert and Award Ceremony on Thursday, June 7. To open the night, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble played together the fantastic song “Chorale and Shaker Dance “by John Zdechlik, conducted by student...

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