Hear the ROAR! A Panther is: RESPECTFUL, OUTSTANDING, ACADEMIC and RESPONSIBLE! Congratulations to Matt Lacey and Alexandra Najarro for being nominated as our MNJHS Panthers of the Day on Friday, March 23, 2018. Matt was nominated by Mrs. Ewell for helping to keep the school looking good and for being kind and happy. Alexandra was nominated by Mrs. Solorzano for being willing to help students around her in Spanish class.
Congratulations to our MNJHS Jazz Band for receiving a 1- at the Jazz Festival on March 29th, 2018. The judges told Mr. Burger, our band director, that our MNJHS soloists were the best out of all the groups!
Participating students included:
- Elmina Clinger
- Deren Melo
- Cristian Munoz
- Brooklyn Peterson
- Jace Nixon
- Josh Raff
- Justin Nixon
- Brandon Lines
- Matt Hunt
- Logan Young
- McKade Biggs
- Izaak Walton
The MMHS Ellevés Drill Team competed at the West Coast Elite Dance Competition held in Long Beach, California on March 24, 2018. The team competed in the following categories: Military, Dance, Pom, and Hip Hop.
The Ellevés placed 1st in Military and were awarded the National Champion Military trophy and jackets. The Ellevés also received a judge’s choice award so they were asked to perform their military routine in the Finals Gala that was held later that evening. Other routine placements were 5th in Pom, 7th in Hip Hop, and 8th in Dance. There were 62 teams competing at the competition, mainly from California, but there were teams from Texas, Florida, and Utah.
While in California, the Ellevés also had the opportunity to take classes at The Edge Performing Arts Studio. They took a private hip hop class that was very beneficial, motivating, and fun.
Now the team will prepare for their annual showcase which will be held on May 3 in the MMHS auditorium. The showcase will feature all of the team’s competition routines as well as a few new routines. The new 2018-19 Ellevés will also perform. Plan now to attend and see some award-winning routines performed by an amazing team!