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Jazz 1 finishes year with virtual Essentially Ellington

By Amy Harris, Hawkeye Staff June 24, 2020

In mid-May, the posters for Essentially Ellington arrived from New York, all shipped to the home of sophomore Jazz 1 trumpeter Eli Faris. Throughout the day, band members or their parents arrived as Faris...

The combined MTHS choirs and orchestra crescendo to a climax as the concert comes to a conclusion.

Choir and orchestra unite at winter concert

By Amy Harris, Hawkeye Staff January 13, 2019

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...

Edmonds School District recognized for their music program

By Erin Martino, Hawkeye Staff June 8, 2018

Once again, the Edmonds School District was honored with a Best Communities for Music Education award by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation (NAMM) The foundation is affiliated with...

Sophomore Kieran Faris soloing at the Jazz Symposium.

Local Washington jazz bands gather for the 26th annual Jazz Symposium

By Harper Thomas, Photo Co-Editor November 2, 2016

On the morning of October 29, Terrace was already full and buzzing with countless jazz students from around the district, toting their instruments and music for the 26th annual Jazz Symposium. Several...

Bands arrive at the happiest place on Earth

Bands arrive at “the happiest place on Earth”

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor April 3, 2014

All four MTHS bands arrived in Anaheim, Calif. on Thursday at approximately 1 p.m. to perform a concert at the Big Thunder Jamboree Stage on Friday on April 4. The traveling party consisted of 59 band...

Photo by TK Johnson | Hawkeye Staff

TK Tuesdays: Jennings – a versatile aspiring artist

By TK Johnson March 11, 2014

Even though spring sports are just starting up, and I'm primarily a sports writer, I decided to write something that has very little if anything to do with sports. Brandon Jennings is currently in his...

Jazz bands perform at the annual Jazz Symposium

Jazz bands perform at the annual Jazz Symposium

By Jannon Roque October 22, 2012

The MTHS Jazz Bands performed at the annual Jazz Symposium, held at MTHS on Saturday, Oct. 20. Jazz Symposium is an annual event that MTHS hosts where schools from around Washington come together and...

Easy Access to Music has Changed the Media Experience

By admin June 18, 2012

Whether you’re watching television, listening to the radio, or surfing the web, there’s no escaping Gotye (pronounced GOH-tee-ay) and his monster hit single “Somebody That I Used to Know.” This...

Edmonds School District recognized by NAMM four years in a row

By Erick Yanzon May 1, 2012

In all, 166 school districts and 10 schools out of 237 communities that submitted surveys were recognized. Edmonds School District is in its fourth year in a row that has been recognized, and it is...

Sports and music are equal

By Peter Bowman May 13, 2010

I’ll just come out and say it. Music is not harder than sports, and sports are not harder than music. Most musicians in this school would agree with me in saying that, a band for example, is comprised...

Urban City Gig

Urban City Gig

By Navarre Kerr September 10, 2009

Bikini baristas seem to have become the latest coffee shop craze in the Mountlake Terrace community. On the evening of August 14 however the eye-catching attraction came not from swim wear but from...

Evolution of Music

By Megan Resler June 1, 2009

It’s easy for this generation of students to take music for granted considering it has always been readily available to them, but this abundant freedom has not been around long; the ability to listen...

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