EC-streme Makeover:  Eastern Christian Elementary Edition!

With the arrival of the last day of school on June 19, the extreme makeover of Eastern Christian Elementary School will continue! During the last two summers, major renovations have taken place in the early childhood wing and in the completely new restrooms for students and staff members. This summer, eleven classrooms will be extensively…

Two EC Student Athletes Honored for Sportsmanship

On Wednesday, May 28, the North Jersey Interscholastic League held their 4th Annual Sportsmanship Luncheon at the Chart House in Weehawken. Over 140 Athletic Directors, athletes and guests gathered to honor those athletes from each member school that were nominated for outstanding sportsmanship. Each of the 36 member schools honored one female and one male…

The Value of a Christian Preschool and Elementary Education

We recently interviewed Sandy Bottge, Elementary Principal at Eastern Christian School, about her perspectives on the value of a Christian education for elementary and preschool grades. 1. Why do you believe that Christian education is important for students that are of preschool and elementary school ages? "Christian education is vey important for preschool and elementary…

Trust, Know, Yield, Go: Problem Based Learning at Eastern Christian Elementary

Each year at Eastern Christian Elementary School we plan a school-wide Problem Based Learning (PBL) project. In a PBL project, students are presented with an essential question or problem that they must work together to answer or solve. Problem Based Learning allows students to take ownership of their learning and think deeply and creatively. Our…

The Eastern Christian Mission From a Student’s Perspective

Recently, Taylor F., a junior at Eastern Christian, shared her perspective at our scholarship banquet regarding how the mission of Eastern Christian School has impacted her life. What she had to say was so powerful that we decided to share it here in our blog. “As I walked into my first day of school, at Eastern…

First Ever Disc Golf Tournament at EC

On Saturday, April 26, the sixth grade hosted the first ever disc golf tournament at the Eastern Christian Middle School. The fundraising event benefiting Paterson Habitat for Humanity brought together an EC community of elementary students to grandparents. Prizes were awarded in four divisions. Cameron V. won the elementary division. Naomi E. was the Middle School girls…

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