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Jazz 1 competes in Newport Jazz Festival, wins Sweepstakes

Jazz 1 competes in Newport Jazz Festival, wins Sweepstakes

By Hannah Schuster, Hawkeye staff
March 18, 2015
Filed under A&E, Featured Stories

MTHS Jazz 1 competed in the Newport Jazz Festival last Saturday at Newport High School, winning in the 4A division. The band also received the Sweepstakes Award, which is given to the most outstanding band in the festival. The award takes into account technical factors, such as notes and rhythms,...

Concert features strength of string program in southeast quadrant

Concert features strength of string program in southeast quadrant

By Emily Anderson, Hawkeye staff
March 10, 2015
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The southeast quadrant orchestra concert was held in the Mountlake Terrace High School gym on March 4 at 7 p.m., featuring orchestras from Edmonds School District (ESD) elementary, middle and high schools. The sixth grade combined orchestras started the night off with the piece Simple Hoedown by J....

Two winners excel in final round of Terrace Idol

Two winners excel in final round of Terrace Idol

By Max Tracy, Hawkeye staff
March 2, 2015
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The last round of Terrace Idol was finally here and the top five contestants were ready to give it their all on Thursday Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in the MTHS theater. Two winners were to be chosen from the five, including an audience choice and a judges choice. The judges for this round were Rebecca Ellersick,...

Terrace Idol finalists chosen

Terrace Idol finalists chosen

By Max Tracy, Hawkeye staff
February 20, 2015
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With only nine contestants left, Terrace Idol picked up where it left off this past Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the MTHS theater. The night was shorter than the first round, but full of quality talent. Five advanced to the final round. The judges this time around were Mary Boxley, a 2011 MTHS alumnae...

A sound start to Terrace Idol

A sound start to Terrace Idol

By Max Tracy, Hawkeye staff
February 13, 2015
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Talented singers from around the district came to perform at the first round of Terrace Idol this past Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the MTHS theater. Out of the 19 singers at the competition, ten made the judges’ cut. The three judges present were Ashley Biermann, a Seattle based musician, Tyler...

“Gypsy” shows dynamic skill of drama

“Gypsy” shows dynamic skill of drama

By Max Tracy, Hawkeye staff
February 12, 2015
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From the lights, the singing, the band and the acting, any large musical such as “Gypsy” is quite a sight to see. The drama department put on quite a show from Wednesday, Feb. 4 to Saturday, Feb. 7 in the MTHS theatre at 7 p.m. each night. The play involved an array of different skills such as tap...

“Gypsy” to premiere tonight, show through Saturday

“Gypsy” to premiere tonight, show through Saturday

By Max Tracy, Hawkeye staff
February 4, 2015
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The musical play, “Gypsy,” put on by the Drama Department, is set to premiere at 7 p.m. tonight. The musical will also be showing Thursday through Saturday. The third production of the year, this musical is sure to be big, involving a tap dancing cow and burlesque dancers. Preparation for...

Laugh out loud comedy night shows support for Hunt

Laugh out loud comedy night shows support for Hunt

By Max Tracy, Hawkeye staff
January 10, 2015
Filed under A&E, Feature, Featured Stories

With a howling crowd and yet a greater purpose, the “Laugh Out Loud” comedy event in the theater Thursday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m. was a success. All the proceeds from the night are to go towards helping Senior Michael Hunt’s family pay his medical bills, as he suffered a serious injury in the first...

“The Importance of Being Earnest” garners many laughs

“The Importance of Being Earnest” garners many laughs

By Max Tracy, Hawkeye staff
December 9, 2014
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Audience members young and old were entertained with the unique and satirical comedy at the drama department's production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" on Friday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6. Set in Victorian England, the play involves very different manners and language than that of today’s...

After delays, “Importance of Being Earnest” set to open Friday

After delays, “Importance of Being Earnest” set to open Friday

By Max Tracy, Hawkeye staff
December 3, 2014
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After initially being postponed, the MTHS Drama Department is set to perform “The Importance of Being Earnest” this Friday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. on both days. This is the second drama production of the year and covers one of the best English comedies, written by Oscar Wilde. The...

Theatre sports team qualifies for Hogan Cup finals

Theatre sports team qualifies for Hogan Cup finals

By Max Tracy, Hawkeye staff
November 24, 2014
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The MTHS Theatre Sports team competed head to head with Woodinville HS on Friday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. in the theater. The whole theatre sports league is run by a company called Unexpected Productions that works in downtown Seattle. MTHS failed to win the matchup but they still had enough total points...

Students, staff to share their passions at tomorrow’s “Ignite Terrace”

Students, staff to share their passions at tomorrow’s “Ignite Terrace”

November 19, 2014
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Modeled after previous events in Seattle and other major cities, tomorrow's first ever "Ignite Terrace" is designed to allow students and staff the opportunity to talk about their passions and professional pursuits. Hosted by the MTHS Band Department, the event will begin at 7 p.m. in the MTHS band...

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