The Hawkeye

Improv team draws enormous laughter at comedy night

By Casey Carpenter, Hawkeye Staff

November 19, 2019

The MTHS improv team put on an hour long performance at 7 p.m. on November 1. Run by Coach Jeannie Brzovic, the improv team generally performs without the use of scripts. “The team creates subscenes from the audience, and interacts with them in fun little games,” Brzovic said. Junior Haley Morris,...

“Curtains” closes, “Godspell” and “Quilters” return to MTHS

By Meghan Park

October 6, 2019

Vocal and dance auditions for the fall musical were from Monday, September 16 to Wednesday, September 18. However, the original musical that was auditioned for, "Curtains," will no longer be the 2019 fall musical. Instead, MTHS will be performing two separate musicals, "Godspell" and "Quilters." In ...

Favorites return and freshmen debut at Jazz Collective concert

Favorites return and freshmen debut at Jazz Collective concert

By Amy Harris, Hawkeye Staff

September 9, 2019

On the evening of August 29, students from the MTHS Jazz program came together for an intimate, hidden gem of a concert. The standard format, in which performers are segregated into their classes -- Jazz 1, 2 and 3-- was cast aside in favor of The Jazz Collective. Made up of a series of combos, it ...

Chea paves the way for TSA

By Nicole Francois, Online Manager

June 19, 2019

If it weren’t for his dad, senior Reiden Chea would have never come to MTHS. Chea made the decision in eighth grade to go to Edmonds-Woodway for the International Baccalaureate program, but it was his father that objected and told him about the variety of exclusive resources and opportunities that the MTHS...

A Mother’s Love: Chapter 1

By Lin Miyamoto, Hawkeye Staff

June 18, 2019

Chapter 1: “The words flew out of her mouth like bullets, ready to shoot down anything I was about to say. My ears were already numb from all her screaming, so the plate crashing into the wall just above my head didn't bother me that much. ¨See what you've done now?! You insensitive little brat...

Dragon-slaying heroine relives sister’s adventure in new play

Dragon-slaying heroine relives sister’s adventure in new play

By Theresa Van, Lifestyle Editor

June 9, 2019

The MTHS drama department did an outstanding job pulling off their production of She Kills Monsters, the last play of the school year that premiered from May 30 to June 1. The play featured a much larger cast than the drama department’s previous production, the musical Little Shop of Horrors.Dire...

Shymko steals the spotlight

Shymko steals the spotlight

By Hank Belanger

April 15, 2019

Junior Peja Shymko started exploring theater almost as early as possible: fifth grade at Madrona K-8 School. “I was really lucky to have a drama program,” she said. “My first time was great, so I’ve been doing [drama] ever since.” Madrona wasn’t all about theater, and the school...

Senior-run Terrace Idol brings together teen talent

Senior-run Terrace Idol brings together teen talent

By Nhung Lam, Graphics Editor

April 15, 2019

Round 1: Where It Began The class of 2019 hosted the district-wide annual singing competition known as Terrace Idol. The competition invites talented singers from all over the district. This year's Terrace Idol round 1 showcased 19 talented high school singers: 18 from Mountlake Terrace and one from...

Jazz 1 exhilarates crowd at Hot Java, Cool Jazz

Jazz 1 exhilarates crowd at Hot Java, Cool Jazz

By Amy Harris, Hawkeye Staff

April 11, 2019

The Paramount Theater has over 3,000 seats, and every March, Hot Java, Cool Jazz (HJCJ) fills all of them. Every year, elite jazz bands from five Washington high schools are invited to perform on behalf of Starbucks for a night filled with the very things the event is named after. On March 15, MTHS’ very own Jazz Ensemble 1 was one such band. With an interior decorated in Beaux Arts style, the Baroque furnishings contrasted with the percolating caffeine and the modern guests who mille...

Choirs leave audience cheering at SE Quad Concert

By Theresa Van, Lifestyle Editor

March 14, 2019

The Southeast Quad Choir Concert was held at MTHS on Thursday, March 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. The eventful night began after all the energetic kids stopped running around the Terraceum with choir director T. J. Sullivan giving a small introduction about himself, the different choirs present and the quad con...

Deadly plant overtakes the “Little Shop of Horrors”

Deadly plant overtakes the “Little Shop of Horrors”

By Nhung Lam, Graphics Editor

January 23, 2019

The MTHS drama department held their first play of the school year, with the performances of the musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” The musical premiered from January 16 to 19. “Little Shop of Horrors” book and lyrics are by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken. The musical was origin...

“Little Shop of Horrors” to premiere Wednesday

“Little Shop of Horrors” to premiere Wednesday

By Jackson Freund, Lifestyle Editor

January 15, 2019

Starting on January 16 and ending on January 19, the MTHS drama department is putting on the play “Little Shop of Horrors” with prices starting at $8 for everyone on the first night. The following nights are $12 for general admission and $10 for children under the age of 13 or those with ASB...

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