Ellen McKenzie has proudly taught at Hellgate since 2014, and has been directing choirs and teaching since 2002. Prior to teaching at Hellgate, she taught in Frenchtown, Manteca (CA), and Kalispell.
Mrs. McKenzie earned her Bachelors Degree in Music Education in 2001, and her Masters Degree in Integrated Arts and Education in 2012, both from the University of Montana. She is National Board Certified in Music/Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood. Throughout her career, she has been a very active member of her schools and communities. She has taken choirs to Hawaii, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, and Banff, Alberta.
When not teaching, Mrs. McKenzie enjoys being a performer, and participates in shows at MCT as her time allows. She loves to run, dance, paddleboard, garden, and mostly to spend time with her husband Peter and her two wild and crazy sons, Ben and Jack.
PERIOD 1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER Period 1 Varsity Choir Varsity Choir Period 2 Prep Prep 10-Min Break Period 3 Chamber Choir Chamber Choir Period 4 Men's Choir Men's Choir Lunch Chevaliers/All-State/All NW/ Sectional rehearsals Chevaliers/All-State/All NW/ Sectional rehearsals Period 5 Women's Choir Women's Choir Period 6 PLC prep PLC prep Period 7 Inventory/Maintenance Inventory/Maintenance