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Terrace alumna extends STEM opportunities

Terrace alumna extends STEM opportunities

By Nicole Francois, Online Manager

September 12, 2019

From leading the MTHS marching band as a drum major and leading the  school’s volleyball team to becoming the CEO of the nonprofit Washington STEM 30 years later, it’s clear to see that alumna Angela Jones has always had leadership qualities coursing through her veins. “At first it's uncomfortable, right? I'm t...

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,...

Terrace’s own rocketeer

By Nina Otebele, Outreach Manager

June 22, 2019

Some people believe that high school doesn’t help individuals grow and learn more about the world around them, but this is certainly not the case for Austin Thiessen. From being a shy and   introverted student in his freshman year, to an extroverted rocketry enthusiast in his senior year, Thiess...

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...

Extracurricular activities help students unlock futures

Extracurricular activities help students unlock futures

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2019

Extracurricular activities are a crucial part of the high school experience for many students. From sports to after-school clubs, participation in these activities is often associated with greater community engagement, higher academic performance and a plethora of opportunities for making friends and expandin...

Spring allergies in full bloom

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2019

As trees, flowers and grass come to life in the spring, outdoor allergies also begin blooming. In what nurse Julie Hill calls a “story that is underrepresented,” some staff and students may find their performance being interrupted by these bodily responses to the environment. Pollen counts often rise from February to Ju...

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...

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