The Hawkeye

A helping hand

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Education, Feature, Lifestyle, Teacher Feature

After the very first MTHS student support advocate and social worker, Ashley Dawson, left her position at MTHS in November to take a job working in a similar role for the Lynnwood Police Department, there was a void to fill within the Terrace student support staff. To fill this void, Latisha Williams has stepped in to become the ne...

Jazz 1 completes first day of Essentially Ellington with pomp

Jazz 1 completes first day of Essentially Ellington with pomp

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018


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

Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) spent nearly the entirety of their Thursday at Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) for a long day of preparation, balanced with lavish treatment, for the Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (Essentially Ellington). They arrived at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 10  for a ...

Jazz 1 reunites with clinician in preparation for Essentially Ellington

Jazz 1 reunites with clinician in preparation for Essentially Ellington

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018


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

Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) kept the “work hard, play hard” principle in mind for their New York trip before attending the Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (Essentially Ellington) by attending a practice session in the free day before the event. Jazz 1 worked with professional ja...

Jazz ensembles boost morale with Essentially Ellington send off

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye Staff

May 6, 2018


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

The MTHS jazz ensembles hosted a send off event for Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) on Saturday, May 5th to the 23rd annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (EE) on May 10-12. Jazz 1 will leave for their trip to New York on Tuesday, May 8. The student-initiated and planned send off event was set up by j...

Drama production to raise awareness about gun violence

By Nolan DeGarlais, News Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

The MTHS drama department will perform a stage reading of the play “Bang Bang You’re Dead” tomorrow in the theater beginning at 12:15 p.m., immediately after the all-school lunch following the first two class periods. The play will be performed as part of the Washington State Thespians Theatre for Soc...

Jewelry and Metals Club enters Vans design competition

Jewelry and Metals Club enters Vans design competition

By Zoe O'Brien, Hawkeye staff

April 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

The MTHS Jewelry and Metals Club entered in the Vans Custom Culture competition, a national high school shoe design competition. The club had to fill out an application with questions such as why they want to compete and how they would spend the reward money, and they were chosen to be one of the 50...

Chill Out reigns victorious at regional championship

By Jackson Freund, Staff

April 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Robotics, STEM

On April 4-7 the MTHS robotics team, 1778 or Chill Out, was on the winning team for the robotics Pacific Northwest Regional Championship in Portland. As well as winning, Chill Out also earned a Blue Banner Award after a 12 year losing streak and secured a place in the robotics world championship in ...

Jazz 1 earns standing ovation at Hot Java Cool Jazz

By Jackson Freund, Staff

April 11, 2018


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

“It’s a night to celebrate our local high schools,” Erin Combs, Starbucks Community Partnerships Manager and announcer of the night, said. The MTHS Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) performed alongside four other high schools with a full house at the Paramount Theater in Seattle for the 23rd annual H...

School of Rock

School of Rock

By Ciara Laney, Staff

March 31, 2018


Filed under Feature, Lifestyle

Before working at MTHS, 1978 alumnus Jerry Myers was versatile in the workforce, having jobs such as plumber, mover, handi-mart worker and dishwasher. While working at MTHS, Myers has been a gym manager, doorman at dances and an announcer at games. Currently, he works in security at MTHS. Myers g...

“The Anatomy of Gray” to arrive in theater Friday

By Zoe O'Brien, Hawkeye staff

March 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

“The Anatomy of Gray” put on by the MTHS Drama Department opens Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 at 7 PM in the theater. The play was written by Jim Leonard Jr. and takes place in the 1880s, touching on themes of love and overcoming loss. “The Anatomy of Gray” is a story about Gray, Indiana, a smal...

Combined choirs raise their voices at Quad Concert

By Erin Martino, Staff

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Choir, Lifestyle, Music

On Thursday evening, Mar. 8, choir students from elementary and middle school grades joined the MTHS Choir in the school gym and combined their voices to perform a series of songs in the SE Choir Quad Concert. It was the students’ third and final performance that week, and they brought the same energy ...

Orchestra Quad Concert marks musical progress across grade levels

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Music, Orchestra

Coming together for the 29th annual Quad Concert, orchestras from the southeast of Edmonds School District (ESD) joined forces in the MTHS gym. On Wednesday, March 7, seven schools gathered and jammed all night to classical and rock music. Hosted by Brier Terrace Middle School (BTMS) Assistant Principal...

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