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Final band concert is a night of goodbyes for seniors

By Shannon Beaumont
June 21, 2012
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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...

Edmonds School District recognized by NAMM four years in a row

By Erick Yanzon
May 1, 2012
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In all, 166 school districts and 10 schools out of 237 communities that submitted surveys were recognized. Edmonds School District is in its fourth year in a row that has been recognized, and it is the only Washington state school district on the list. The NAMM Foundation is a non-profit organi...

Printup personally helps Jazz 1

By Serafina Urrutia
May 1, 2012
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On Apr. 11, Terraces Jazz Ensemble 1 had the privilege to have guest Marcus Printup help them practice and rehearse for their upcoming Essentially Ellington Jazz band competition in New York City. Marcus is a professional musician who plays trumpet. He has been playing since the age of 10 and he’s...

Jazz 1 makes director proud with its stellar performance

By Nick Fiorillo
May 1, 2012
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At the Paramount theater on March 30, five amazing high school bands put on a benefit concert known as Hot Java Cool Jazz that left the crowd standing and cheering. Mountlake Terrace Jazz 1, along with jazz bands from Edmonds-Woodway High School, Ballard High School, Garfield High School, and Roosevelt...

Talent Show leaves audience breathless

By AnhViet Nguyen
May 1, 2012
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The annual talent show was hosted in the Mountlake  Terrace theatre by seniors Karin Redden and Ivy Herold on Apr. 11. The judges chosen for the event were Amy Sullivan, Amanda Stewart, and former Mountlake Terrace student, 2011 graduate, Ryan Woodyard, who had to pick the three best performances of...

Bands battle it out for the title

Bands battle it out for the title

By Nick Fiorillo
April 30, 2012
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The MTHS theatre was turned into a multi-genre music festival on April 28 when the inaugural Battle of the Bands competition happened. Eight musical acts in total performed in the competition, which was put on by HBN. The competition was divided into two categories: bands and acoustics. The music...

Martin places first in annual singing competition

By Elbethel Abebe
March 27, 2012
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This year’s Terrace Idol was held at the Mountlake Terrace High School Theater,  on Feb. 1, 8, and 15. After auditioning for Terrace Idol,  judges Mackenzie Thoms, Teal Douville, and Katherine Romano chose twenty finalists to move to the first round. Contestants from Mountlake Terrace High School...

Essentially Unprecedented

Essentially Unprecedented

By Lauren Krienke
March 22, 2012
Filed under A&E, News, School News

Prior to a rehearsal on Feb. 21, band director Darin Faul announced to the Jazz Ensemble 1 members that they had been selected to perform in New York City for the annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival. Hearing the news put the students into complete shock. “When...

Robotics team to St. Louis

By Erick Yanzon
March 14, 2012
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The MTHS Robotics Club, known as Team 1778 “Chill Out,” is having their regional competition on March 23 and 24 at the CenturyLink event center. The team has declared 2012 to be “The Year of the Penguin.” These students have been working hard on their basketball-playing robot since Jan. 7. Franklin...

Jazz I selected for Essentially Ellington – again!

Jazz I selected for Essentially Ellington – again!

By AnhViet Nguyen
February 22, 2012
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[media-credit name="Used with permission from the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival" align="alignleft" width="280"][/media-credit]Members of Jazz 1 perform at the 2011 Essentially Ellington Festival in New York City. Jazz 1, under the direction of Darin Faul, has once again been selected to participate in the Essentially Ellin...

Clooney’s new movie

By Shannon Beaumont
December 12, 2011
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Based on the novel of the same name written by Kaui Hart Hemmings, The Descendants is a brilliant movie. Frontman George Clooney plays Matt King, a Hawaiian lawyer and land baron, who faces two simple-yet-complicated problems at the movie’s outset: his wife Elizabeth, played by Patricia Hastie,...

Get ‘Shook Up’ after break

By Shannon Beaumont
December 12, 2011
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The musical “All Shook Up” has its opening night Jan. 18 and is playing through Jan. 21 for $9. The cast has practiced hard on routine and getting their lines perfect, and have made “All Shook Up” a fantastic musical to see. The musical takes place in the ’50s and is inspired by Elvis Presley’s...

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