Forms for PTSA educator awards

Is there a teacher, staff person, individual that made a difference this year to you, your students or the MTHS? You have until May 29th to nominate them. Grab the attached forms, fill them out and mail them to TaraZuehl@outlook.com.

Outstanding Educator Nomination Form 2018  (Awarded to a teacher at MTHS as Outstanding Educator)

Golden Acorn Nomination Form 2018 (Awarded to any individual who has shown an
exemplary contribution to our students)

MTHS Jazz plays at Edmonds Jazz Fest May 19

EJC 2018 Poster (Final, For Web)-250x386The Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers sponsors the 18th annual Edmonds Jazz Connection Festival in downtown Edmonds this Saturday.  High school bands from Snohomish County will play in three venues plus there’s a jazz vocal clinic and open jam sessions.
MTHS Jazz 1 and 2 will play including 4 combos. Complete schedule at the rotary website, but here are when MTHS plays:

Big Bands – Edmonds Center for the Arts: 9:00 – 4:30

Jazz 1 |  11:30 AM

 Jazz 2  |  12:30 PM
Combos – Edmonds Theater: 9:30 – 4:30
MTHS Combo #1 |  9:30 AM
MTHS Combo #2 |  10:00 AM
MTHS Combo #3 |  2:00 PM
MTHS Combo #4 |  2:30 PM
Chorals – North Sound Center: 9:30 – 4:30
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How to watch Essentially Ellington & Festival Schedule

20180330_195537All three days of the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival featuring our Jazz 1 band will be streamed for free over the internet at Live at Lincoln Center website: https://livestream.com/jazz. Click on headline below to go directly to that day’s feed.

Thursday: Opening, Q&A and open rehearsal (10:30 AM – Noon PDT)

Friday: Competition 1 (11 AM – 3:30 PM PDT)

MLT scheduled for 11:30 AM

  • 1. TRIANGLE YOUTH JAZZ ENSEMBLE (RALEIGH, NC)
  • 2. MOUNTLAKE TERRACE HIGH SCHOOL (MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA)
  • 3. ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL (SEATTLE, WA)
  • 4. NEWARK ACADEMY (LIVINGSTON, NJ)
  • 5. CHAMPAIGN CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • 6. WILLIAM H. HALL HIGH SCHOOL (WEST HARTFORD, CT)
  • 7. AGOURA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL (AGOURA HILLS, CA)
  • 8. TUCSON JAZZ INSTITUTE (TUCSON, AZ)

Saturday: Competition Parts II & III + Judges’ Announcement (7 AM – 1:30 PM)

  • 9. DILLARD CENTER FOR THE ARTS (FORT LAUDERDALE, FL)
  • 10. NEWTON SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (NEWTON, MA)
  • 11. SUN PRAIRIE HIGH SCHOOL (SUN PRAIRIE, WI)
  • 12. CARROLL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (SOUTHLAKE, TX)
  • 13. BELIOT MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (BELOIT, WI)
  • 14. BALLARD HIGH SCHOOL (SEATTLE, WA)
  • 15. OSCEOLA COUNTY SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS (KISSIMMEE, FL)

Saturday Night: Final Concert & Awards Ceremony (4:30 – 6:00 PM)

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May travels and events

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A lot going on in the next few weeks with big concerts on the road, preparing for year end concerts, and, oh yeah, parents: we need board members for next year. Let’s talk.

BOOSTERS – May 2 – Monthly Meeting @ 7-8:30 pm (MTHS Library) Doors open 6:30

JAZZ – May 5 – A student-led Ellington Sendoff potluck and concert (MTHS Hub) 6 PM – 9 PM. Free, but please let us know how many are coming and sign-up to bring food at: Ellington Sendoff Potluck

CHOIR – May 5 – Dynamics sing before Damian McGinty concert (Shoreline CC Theatre)

JAZZ – May 10-12 – MTHS Jazz at the Essentially Ellington competition (NYC) Live Streaming schedule posted shortly

ORCHESTRA and CHOIR – May 11-13 – Coeur d’Alene Music Festival and Silverwood trip

BOOSTERS – May 31 – Monthly Meeting @ 7-8:30 pm (MTHS Library) Doors open 6:30

Week of June 4: Year end concerts. More info shortly

April Break, and we’re back at it

disney-faulSpring Break has come and gone. For many a band student, that meant travel to Disneyland. After a super busy March, there’s lots of prep time this month as auditions will start revving up for next year. In May: Orchestra plays at the Silverwood Festival, Choir has Silverwood and opens a Damian McGinty show, and Jazz heads the NYC for the Essentially Ellington competition. Band swings out this month for Canada.

And as the end of the year comes into view, we are looking for new reps and Music Board members. Swing by the monthly meeting or write us.

BOOSTERS – April 12 – Monthly Meeting @ 7-8:30 pm (MTHS Library) Doors open 6:30

JAZZ – April 16 – Essentially Ellington Clinic  3 pm-evening (MTHS, volunteers needed for meals, write our jazz reps)

BAND – April 19-22Whistler Music Festival (Whistler Conference Centre, Canada)

BOOSTERS – May 2 – Monthly Meeting @ 7-8:30 pm (MTHS Library) Doors open 6:30

 

March is big with the sounds of music

Something for everybody: all music students performing at their respective Quad concerts, plus an auction, jazz in Seattle, and tacos!

BAND & JAZZ – March 1 – Winter concert for all Concert bands – 7 PM (MTHS Theater)

BAND – March 6 – Band Quad Concert @ 7 pm (MTHS Gym)

ORCHESTRA – March 7 – Orchestra Quad Concert @ 7 pm (MTHS Gym)

CHOIR – March 8 – Choir Quad Concert @ 7 pm (MTHS)

AUCTION – March 10 Building Bridges Auction @ 5 pm (Lynnwood Conference Center)

BOOSTERS – March 13 – Monthly Meeting @ 7-8:30 pm (MTHS Library) Doors open 6:30

BAND – March 15 – SnoKing Band Festival (Edmonds Center for the Arts)

ORCHESTRA – March 20 – SnoKing Orchestra Festival (Edmonds Center for the Arts)

FUNDRAISER – March 27Chiplote Taco Tuesday Fund Raiser 4 pm – 8 pm (Chiplote on 196th). Order food at tell them your supporting MTHS Music Boosters.

JAZZ – March 30Hot Java Cool Jazz concert @ 7 pm (Paramount Theatre/Seattle)

Please sign-up for March volunteer opportunities

SignUpGeniusParents & Guardians & Friends: We need help with concerts, trips, plus a way to earn a free ticket to Hot Java Cool Jazz. Please check up SignUpGenius now. There’s two Band concerts in March, and two trips needing chaperones: a day trip to Central Washington University or a day at Edmond Center for Arts. We do need one backstage person for Hot Java Cool Jazz to hang out and keep watch over the instruments. We will provide a free ticket for them.

SignUpGenius is linked above in tabs of this site or just tap here.

Buy your Hot Java Cool Jazz tickets this week (Updated)

Update: 10:45 am Saturday. Only 1 ticket left at MLT Starbucks. See below for other ways to purchase tickets. All tickets are general admission.

Starbucks’s Hot Java Cool Jazz is at the Paramount Theater on Friday, March 30 featuring 5 high school jazz bands.  MTHS has participated in all but one of these events in the over 23 years of existence.

This is a HUGE fundraiser for our jazz program.  We consistently bring in over $10K with 100% of the proceeds from the tickets we sell comes back to the program.  It’s a sellout every year. Get tickets this way:

  1. Download this form and return it to black box in the band room by Wednesday, February 14. EXPIRED
  2. Buy tickets at our local Starbucks (the one in the QFC parking lot on 44th) starting Friday, February 16. We get 100% of tickets sold here, only 20% of those sold at box office.   SOLD OUT ON SATURDAY 
  3. You can purchase tickets online at Ticketmaster. All tickets are general admission. MLT Music gets 20% of all online sales funds.

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Join us on March 30 and enjoy music from 5 great high school jazz programs:  Ballard, Garfield, Mount Si, Roosevelt and your own Mountlake Terrace. More at: https://www.starbucks.com/seattle/events/hot-java-cool-jazz

 

 

Taco Tuesday at Chipotle on 3/27 raises money for Boosters

Get ready for donate the most delicious way possible: by ordering Chiplote’s (on 196th) on Tuesday, March 3/27. Just mention you’re supporting MTHS Boosters when you dine or pick-up food to go from 4-8 pm and the Boosters get 50% of the proceeds. Spread the word and bring your family, friends, even the whole neighborhood. Note: online orders do not count for this fundraiser.Chiplote

PS: You can spread the word on your Facebook feed here.