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Jazz 1 hits two-year streak for Essentially Ellington festival

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

February 14, 2018


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

Band director Darin Faul received a phone call during the passing period before the second period Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) class on Tuesday, Feb. 13. When he saw the caller ID said New York, he “played it cool on the phone.” “I had to get them [Jazz 1] all in one place and I said, ‘We’re in,...

“The Robber Bridegroom”: A tale of laughter, heartache and lust

By Jonathan Kwong, Hawkeye staff

February 14, 2018


Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

With tears of laughter and heartache, the MTHS drama department concluded their first production of the year with a final standing ovation on Jan. 13. Written by Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman, “The Robber Bridegroom” is a Southern-style musical based off a novella based off a German fairyta...

Musicians showcase talents, prep for Solo & Ensemble

By Erin Martino, Hawkeye staff

February 7, 2018


Filed under A&E, Band, Lifestyle, Music

On the evening of Thursday, Feb. 2, members of the MTHS bands performed in front of small audiences in the music rooms in preparation for the upcoming competition. Competitions can be a source of stress, but they’re also an opportunity to enjoy the moment and appreciate the hard work of all pa...

Brass musicians to represent MTHS in statewide concerts

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Band, Jazz, Lifestyle

Musicians in the Edmonds School District (ESD) beat the odds by being selected out of 1,000 others. But they collectively accomplished one other feat—the ESD surpassed the average number of All-State musicians per district over tenfold. Four MTHS band students joined the 2018 Washington Music Educators...

“The Robber Bridegroom” musical to premiere Wednesday

By Jackson Freund, Hawkeye staff

January 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

The MTHS drama department will show off their first production of the year, “The Robber Bridegroom.” This musical will premiere in the theater from Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. and will continue every night until Saturday, Jan. 13. “The Robber Bridegroom” is an old western themed love story ...

Hawk statue dedicated by junior unveiled

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff

December 26, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, STEM, TSA

MTHS celebrated the unveiling of the hawk statue in the Hub during the “Raise the Hawk” ceremony on Monday, Oct. 2. The brief ceremony revealed the sculpture of the hawk, decorated in school colors, while also honoring junior Thaddeus Merten for his hard work on the statue.   The hawk statue...

Nutcracker Concert contrasts classic, modern holiday music

Nutcracker Concert contrasts classic, modern holiday music

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

December 16, 2017


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

Chamber Winds juxtaposed Tchaikovsky’s romantic take of “The Nutcracker” with Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) playing Duke Ellington’s modern jazz reinvention of the ballet’s soundtrack on Thursday, Dec. 14. While band director Darin Faul said he had no plans to hold the biennial Nutcracker c...

Santa Breakfast builds community through holiday spirit

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under A&E, Band, Choir, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music, Orchestra

Festooned with paper snowflakes, the HUB was filled with Christmas hats and nonstop music performances for the 16th annual Santa Breakfast event on Saturday, Dec. 9. The concert orchestra set off the festivities activities with their performance, later switching out with the chamber orchestra, as ...

“Black Girl in Suburbia” screening sparks community dialogue on race

“Black Girl in Suburbia” screening sparks community dialogue on race

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

The Edmonds School District and City of Edmonds Diversity Commission (EDC) sponsored a screening of “Black Girl in Suburbia” in the MTHS theater on Friday, Dec. 1. The showing of the  2014 film was followed by a Q&A session and discussion about race with director Melissa Lowery, along with ...

Band ensembles join for first full concert

By Jackson Freund, Hawkeye staff

December 6, 2017


Filed under A&E, Band, Jazz, Lifestyle

The MTHS concert band, starting with the MTHS jazz ensembles, kicked off the first full band concert of the year on Thursday, Nov. 9. The full band started off with the song “In Heaven’s Earth” calming the audience, only to start the next song “Kentucky 1800,” waking the audience from the lul...

Music dominates the podium at annual talent show

By Meghan Park, Hawkeye staff

December 4, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

In past years, Terrace has participated in many talent shows. This year, the choir program put on a school wide talent show to help fundraise for items such as equipment. 13 acts with a variety of genres performed on Thursday, Nov. 16. Three of the four judges came back to Terrace as alumni dynamics s...

“Black Girl in Suburbia” film to be screened Friday

“Black Girl in Suburbia” film to be screened Friday

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

A screening of the 2014 movie “Black Girl in Suburbia” will take place in the MTHS theater on Friday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m. Melissa Lowery, the film’s director, is to hold a Q&A session following the event. “Black Girl in Suburbia” is a feature documentary that is centered around the li...

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