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TSA takes home honors from WTSA State Conference

TSA takes home honors from WTSA State Conference

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, recent, STEM, TSA

The Washington Technology Student Association (WTSA) gathered in Yakima to compete in competitive events: 36 for high school students and 33 for middle school student for the 34th annual state conference, held from Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, March 18. Students from TSA chapters from aroun...

Terrace’s own true renaissance woman

Terrace’s own true renaissance woman

By Semira Beraki, Staff

March 27, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

Not many people can say they’ve traveled throughout Europe, or that they’ve been through the first rate experience of staying at a hotel wired with radios to eavesdrop on every conversation. STEM/Science/English teacher Penny Lefavour is an exception to that. Having an extensive teaching and music...

Essentially Ellington

Essentially Ellington

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2017


Filed under Band, Essentially Ellington, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

Five long years attending daily sectionals at 6 a.m. and working with professional musicians, helped set the foundation for pushing Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) to continuously improve their music and teamwork. Their hard work came to fruition as Jazz 1 advanced as one of 15 finalists to Essentially El...

Terrace Idol brings new talent to the stage

Terrace Idol brings new talent to the stage

By Semira Beraki, Staff

March 24, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

The 2017 Terrace Idol event was a big hit going on all throughout the month of February as over thousands of dollars were made from ticket sales. This annual singing competition was showcased in three rounds, each held about a week apart, bringing in talented singers from all around other districts to c...

On fire since 1990

On fire since 1990

By Samantha Svikel, Op-Ed Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

Back when he used to teach biology, he released a bunch of crickets on accident and it took years before they all died off. Another day, he was washing dishes in the back room and the fire alarm was set off. “I forgot to turn off the water and a petri dish fell over the sink. The fire turned out...

Terrace Idol finale crowns two 2017 winners

Terrace Idol finale crowns two 2017 winners

By Semira Beraki, Staff

March 1, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Music, Terrace Idol

Five finalists were ready to give it their all in the final round of Terrace Idol held on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m in the MTHS theater. In this round, contestants had to perform two songs of their choice and bring out more energy to the stage than ever before, with their second song being perform...

Contestants advance through first and second rounds of Terrace Idol

Contestants advance through first and second rounds of Terrace Idol

By Semira Beraki, Staff

February 23, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Music, Terrace Idol

The annual district-wide singing competition known as Terrace Idol has brought in talented singers from around the different high schools in Edmonds School District to come and show the audience their voice at the MTHS theater. This event is organized by the MTHS 2017 Senior Class ASB as a fun...

Basketball seniors Q&A

By Kennedy Cooper, Sports Co-Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Senior Features, Sports

How to beat the winter doldrums

How to beat the winter doldrums

By Samantha Svikel, Op-Ed Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

 At Home 1. Gather a few friends and make a gingerbread house, it isn’t too late! 2. Make new family ornaments for the following year     a. Gather materials at Michaels or Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores         i. Go to the                    craft store                  a...

Structural racism may be prevalent in MTHS, community

By Gavin Norley, Audio-Visual Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Op/Ed

MTHS is full of different groups and people. But one question comes to mind when observing these groups: Do the students hang out with the people in their groups because of their race? Think about your race. Now, think about the race of all your friends. Is it diverse or are all of you the same? ...

How to: School spirit

How to: School spirit

By Semira Beraki, Staff

October 25, 2016


Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Lifestyle

School spirit can be seen as the pride expressed in one’s school. Kimberly Nelson, a family and consumer science teacher, said, “our school spirit, being a celebration of who we are, is a big deal” and is important to the school community. At school events and assemblies, students show their...

Transgender youth exist

Transgender youth exist

By Cierra Markert and Issa Moffet

October 25, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed

You would never want one of your friends to feel unsafe coming to school, so why would you want someone else to feel that way just because they are a little different? The transgender community is growing larger and larger each day because it is now considered “socially acceptable” to be who y...

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