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Edmonds School District recognized for their music program

By Erin Martino, Hawkeye staff

June 8, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Music

Once again, the Edmonds School District was honored with a Best Communities for Music Education award by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation (NAMM) The foundation is affiliated with the California-based non-profit organization National Association of Music Merchants. According to ...

Koalaty hosts annual comedy night

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye staff

June 8, 2018


Filed under A&E, Drama, Improv, Lifestyle

Yet again, the MTHS drama department held their annual comedy improv night on May 24, hosted by the Koalaty improv team. The night consisted of several fun improv games and acts, some involving the audience as well. “Improv night is a tradition! Annually, we compete, and in the spring time, we just ...

MTHS artists bring home art awards

MTHS artists bring home art awards

By Zoe O'Brien, Hawkeye staff

May 31, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

Sophomore Clare Kaiyala, senior Flynn Thomas and senior Ryan Coffman were recognized for their entries in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The contest is for middle school and high school students who wish to show their creativity in visual and literary arts. Before moving onto the nationa...

“Peter and the Starcatcher” to premiere Thursday

By Ben Savell, Hawkeye staff

May 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

Immediately after school ended for the day, the last rehearsal of “Peter and the Starcatcher” began. At 2:00 p.m. sharp, the drama department gathered in the MTHS theater. Under the direction of drama director Jeannie Brzovic, they prepared for the opening evening the next day. “Peter and ...

MTHS drama department calls the shots

By Jonathan Kwong, Design Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

After she watched the local student activism about gun violence following the events in Parkland, Florida, drama teacher Jeannie Brzovic decided it was time for her students to join the conversation. The drama department performed “Bang Bang You’re Dead,” a stage reading set in the aftermath of...

Jazz 1 brings home honors from 23rd annual Essentially Ellington

Jazz 1 brings home honors from 23rd annual Essentially Ellington

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

May 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Band, Essentially Ellington, Featured Stories, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

The judges for the 23rd annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (Essentially Ellington) announced the top three performing bands on Saturday, May 12 in Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center. They named the top-placing bands to be Newark Academy (Livingston, N.J.), Dillard Center for the A...

Senior earns Best of Show in metal work competition

Senior earns Best of Show in metal work competition

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye staff

May 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

Senior Tyler Burelison is now the third student from MTHS to receive the Best of Show, specifically for his piece named Ancient Guardian of the Forest in the Seattle Metals Guild in the Passing the Torch show. The exhibition is on display for about three months in the spring. The first day of t...

Jazz 1 takes Essentially Ellington stage by storm

Jazz 1 takes Essentially Ellington stage by storm

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under A&E, Band, Essentially Ellington, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

  Months of practice and preparation paid off once again as Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) took center stage at the 23rd annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (Essentially Ellington) on Friday, May 11. MTHS attended as one of 15 high school jazz band finalists and one of three Washi...

Jazz 1 completes first day of Essentially Ellington with pomp

Jazz 1 completes first day of Essentially Ellington with pomp

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

May 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Band, Essentially Ellington, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) spent nearly the entirety of their Thursday at Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) for a long day of preparation, balanced with lavish treatment, for the Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (Essentially Ellington). They arrived at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 10  for a ...

Jazz 1 reunites with clinician in preparation for Essentially Ellington

Jazz 1 reunites with clinician in preparation for Essentially Ellington

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Band, Essentially Ellington, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) kept the “work hard, play hard” principle in mind for their New York trip before attending the Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (Essentially Ellington) by attending a practice session in the free day before the event. Jazz 1 worked with professional ja...

Jazz ensembles boost morale with Essentially Ellington send off

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye staff

May 6, 2018


Filed under A&E, Band, Essentially Ellington, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

The MTHS jazz ensembles hosted a send off event for Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) on Saturday, May 5th to the 23rd annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (EE) on May 10-12. Jazz 1 will leave for their trip to New York on Tuesday, May 8. The student-initiated and planned send off event was set up by j...

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