PERIOD 1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER Period 1 Treble Choir Treble Choir Period 2 Varsity Choir Varsity Choir 10-Min Break Period 3 PLC prep PLC prep Period 4 Chamber Choir Chamber Choir Lunch Les Chanteurs/All-State/All NW/ Sectional rehearsals Les Chanteurs/All-State/All NW/ Sectional rehearsals Period 5 Inventory/Maintenance Inventory/Maintenance Period 6 Knight Choir Knight Choir Period 7 Prep Prep
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.