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Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

Palumbo: McCleary is the “most important thing” right now

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor
March 23
Filed under Education, Feature, Featured Stories, News

And with a final concurrence from Chief Justice Barbara A. Madsen, Washington state was found guilty in the famous Washington state Supreme Court case McCleary v. State. The lawsuit was filed in 2007 by the Network for Excellence in Washington State (NEWS), a statewide coalition that campaigns for...

Jazz 1 opens 22nd annual Hot Java Cool Jazz, unveils student-composed song

Jazz 1 opens 22nd annual Hot Java Cool Jazz, unveils student-composed song

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
March 20
Filed under A&E, Band, Featured Stories, Jazz, Music, recent

The MTHS Jazz Ensemble 1, or more commonly known as Jazz 1, performed for a full house at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle for the 22nd annual Hot Java Cool Jazz (HJCJ) concert. The event, hosted by Starbucks and Kennelly Keys, took place on Friday, March 17 as local high school jazz bands entertained a crowd of just u...

Hawkeye executive editor named state journalist of the year

Hawkeye executive editor named state journalist of the year

March 10
Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Senior Stephi Smith, the Hawkeye’s executive editor, was named the Washington Journalism Education Association’s Journalist of the Year this afternoon in a surprise presentation in the Hawkeye news room. The 2016 journalist of the year, Jacoy Willis from Inglemoor H.S.; the 2016 adviser o...

Bands emphasize individuality in classical playing, free jazz at spring concert

By Praditha Halstad and Annika Prom
March 8
Filed under A&E, Band, Featured Stories, Music

The MTHS Symphonic Band and Chamber Winds Ensemble gathered together once again for their spring concert held Thursday, Mar. 2 in the MTHS theater. Audience seats quickly filled with friends and family of the band members, eager to see how they’ve progressed in their playing these past few months. Symphonic...

Terrace Idol finale crowns two 2017 winners

Terrace Idol finale crowns two 2017 winners

By Semira Beraki, Staff Reporter
March 1
Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Music, Terrace Idol

Five finalists were ready to give it their all in the final round of Terrace Idol held on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m in the MTHS theater. In this round, contestants had to perform two songs of their choice and bring out more energy to the stage than ever before, with their second song being perform...

Contestants advance through first and second rounds of Terrace Idol

Contestants advance through first and second rounds of Terrace Idol

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff
February 23
Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Music, Terrace Idol

The annual district-wide singing competition known as Terrace Idol has brought in talented singers from around the different high schools in Edmonds School District to come and show the audience their voice at the MTHS theater. This event is organized by the MTHS 2017 Senior Class ASB as a fun...

Education workers participate in solidarity strike

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
February 17
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, recent

Labor unions rallied together to go on a general strike of solidarity and economic boycott on Friday, Feb. 17 to protest recent legislative rulings in Wash. regarding unions. According to a Facebook page for the Solidarity Strike in Seattle, the purpose of the strike is to express discontent for the...

MTHS band showcases performances for Solo & Ensemble Contest

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
February 4
Filed under A&E, Band, Featured Stories, Music

Updated 2/14/17, 8:23 p.m. Junior Gian Neri won best in his instrument, bass clarinet, in the Solo & Ensemble Contest.  He has advanced to the state level in the Solo & Ensemble Contest. The state contest will take place in April 2017 in Ellensburg, Wash. After weeks of prepa...

Drama brings MTHS to life with Zombie Prom

Drama brings MTHS to life with Zombie Prom

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
February 3
Filed under A&E, Drama, Featured Stories

From Wednesday, Jan. 18 through Saturday, Jan. 21 the MTHS drama department presented the musical "Zombie Prom" in the school theater. The production premiered at 7 p.m. each night and contained a total of 22 songs performed by 30 actors. Additionally, nearly 30 other students worked behind the s...

A deeper look into the camp at Standing Rock

By Sierra Clark, News Editor
January 19
Filed under Featured Stories, Uncategorized

Through heat from 96 to -20 degrees Fahrenheit, the tribes have been camped by DAPL’s production to save their water. People from all over the country have gone to Standing Rock to show their support for the Native Americans. While some seem to be there to bring media attention to protests, others...

Students, teachers and parents flood the capitol steps for education funding

Students, teachers and parents flood the capitol steps for education funding

By Harper Thomas, Hawkeye staff
January 19
Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, recent

“Students first! Sufficient funds! Students first! Sufficient funds!” Upwards of 6,500 students, teachers and parents from around Washington flooded the steps of Olympia on Jan. 16 for education funding. Despite the cold temperatures of the January morning, a buzz of energy and determina...

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