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Shymko steals the spotlight

Shymko steals the spotlight

By Hank Belanger

April 15, 2019


Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

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, Hawkeye Staff

April 15, 2019


Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, Improv, Lifestyle, Terrace Idol

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, Staff

April 11, 2019


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

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, Hawkeye Staff

March 14, 2019


Filed under A&E, Choir, Lifestyle, Music

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...

Terrace jazz stuns at the Oregon Jazz Festival

By Amy Harris, Staff

February 12, 2019


Filed under Band, Jazz, Lifestyle

Many Mountlake Terrace jazz students were not in a good mood on Saturday, Jan. 26. The day prior, they had to get up early and leave the school at 7:30 a.m. to take a seven and a half hour trip to the University of Oregon in Eugene. They stopped for lunch in Vancouver, and were  pretty sure that jun...

Deadly plant overtakes the “Little Shop of Horrors”

Deadly plant overtakes the “Little Shop of Horrors”

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye Staff

January 23, 2019


Filed under A&E, Drama, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Photo Gallery

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


Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

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...

Choir and orchestra unite at winter concert

Choir and orchestra unite at winter concert

By Amy Harris, Staff

January 13, 2019


Filed under Choir, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Music, Orchestra

For this year’s winter concert on December 18, the MTHS choirs and orchestras both showed their individual strengths, but also came together in a show of interdisciplinary camaraderie in the music department in a festive and upbeat display. After an introduction by choir director Thomas Sull...

Ari Hoenig Trio returns for a night of rhythm

Ari Hoenig Trio returns for a night of rhythm

By Amy Harris, Staff

December 8, 2018


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

The MTHS theater hosted drummer Ari Hoenig and his trio, featuring pianist Nitai Hershovits and bassist Or Bareket, for the second time on December 4. The night began for jazz students right after school ended, where they reported for rehearsal with Hoenig, Hershovits and Bareket to parse out how ex...

What does Veterans Day mean to you?

What does Veterans Day mean to you?

By Emily Sallee, Hawkeye Staff

November 27, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Veterans Day is an American national holiday celebrated on Nov. 11 that honors those who have served in the U.S. military. Wouldn’t one think that the history of this day should be common knowledge? “No, I do not know the history of Veterans Day,”  sophomore Natalie Song said. Originally, the...

Options after MTHS

Options after MTHS

By Ritika Khanal, Hawkeye Staff

November 20, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Once high school begins, so does the conversation about a student’s future, and, of course, whether a student wants to attend college. For many people, the idea of college and life after high school can be extremely daunting, especially since they are still trying to figure themselves out.   Desp...

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