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Junior class elections rescheduled after voting error

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under A&E, ASB elections, Lifestyle, News, School News

After initial Associated Student Body (ASB) class officer voting took place during PASS earlier today, the voting process will be conducted again tomorrow during PASS due to an error in the junior class of 2019 election. While there are about 290 sophomores in the school, over 500 votes were cast...

Jazz hosts swing dance, sendoff for Essentially Ellington

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

May 1, 2017


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

All jazz ensembles hosted a New York-themed swing dance on Saturday, April 29th as a fundraiser to help send off Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) to the 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (EE) on May 10th. The HUB was adorned with lights and tables with well-known street names fr...

Federal free meal program misunderstood

Federal free meal program misunderstood

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

The free and reduced-price school meal program, better known as the Free and Reduced Lunch program (FRL), started in 1946 under the National School Lunch Program as a way to provide meals and other resources for students in elementary through high school who face financial difficulties. Students must rea...

Free prom dresses available in Fines Office

Free prom dresses available in Fines Office

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

With prom coming up on May 13, the Parent Teacher Student Association has set up a rack of free prom dresses in the Fines Office, headed by fines manager Sandy Merten. In the fall, MTHS hosts Glamour Day as an opportunity for students to pick up free homecoming dresses for those who don’t have the ...

AP Exams: What to do before May

AP Exams: What to do before May

By Yannie Tran, Hawkeye staff

April 27, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

College Board is the organization in charge of the Advanced Placement (AP) program. AP exam scores are reported on a 5-point scale that indicates how qualified a student is to receive college credit (3 and above being qualified, but each college has the right to decide whether or not to grant credit)...

Studying smarter

Studying smarter

By Yannie Tran, Hawkeye staff

April 27, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

Study Methods Taking notes by summarizing information from textbooks and class lectures into a person's own words is a starting place for studying, though it is usually something that is required for class rather than an extra resource. Furthermore, reading these notes out loud, or using similar stu...

PTSA hosts third annual bingo night

By Ciara Laney, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

  The MTHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) had their third annual bingo night on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 6:30 to 9pm. Food, including chips, hot dogs and drinks, were sold. Each 10 round bingo card sold for $5, and raffle tickets were on sale for $1 each. There was over 60 ...

Pro musician Todd Williams guides Jazz 1 before Essentially Ellington next month

Pro musician Todd Williams guides Jazz 1 before Essentially Ellington next month

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor

April 24, 2017


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

Each of the 15 high school finalists entered in the 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (EE) worked alongside and learned from a professional jazz musician from New York, flying to Washington on behalf of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra (LCJO). Former LCJO member Tod...

Jazz combo performs at national journalism convention

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Online Manager

April 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Band, Ellington, Jazz, Lifestyle, Multimedia

MTHS jazz performers came together at the Washington State Convention Center to perform three songs before the spring Journalism Education Association (JEA) National Convention Keynote Ceremony, Thursday April 6. MTHS’ Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) was selected as finalists to participate in the 22...

Drama hosts matinee of “The Insanity of Mary Girard,” to premiere tomorrow

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff

March 30, 2017


Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

The MTHS Drama cast hosted a preview of their 2017 spring play, “The Insanity of Mary Girard,” diving into literary elements such as characterization and presenting controversial themes held true in everyday life throughout the 1700s. The department presented the first showing of the play th...

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, 2017


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...

Orchestra quad concert brings harmony, surprises

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye staff

March 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music, Orchestra, recent

Orchestras across the southeastern quadrant of the Edmonds School District came together yet again for their 29th annual SE Orchestra Quad Concert. On Wednesday, March 8, the orchestras all gathered in the MTHS gym to showcase the progression through in music from 6th grade to the high school lev...

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