Full STEAM Ahead! An Interview with STEAM Program Director Phil Verrengia

What does STEAM Stand For? STEAM is the acronym for an exciting new Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics program that we are pioneering at the High School for next school year. For several years, STEM (without the “A” for art) initiatives have been on the increase in schools throughout the U.S., with the intent…

African Museum at EC

Each year Eastern Christian Elementary School plans 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. This year, ECES…

3B: The Brochure Breakdown Blog

Welcome to the 3B: The Brochure Breakdown Blog series. In this recurring blog series, we consider all 9 topics in the newly released Eastern Christian School Brochure. We consider how each topic helps us tell our story. The cover of the EC Brochure. Download the digital copy or request a paper copy. Cutting Through the Clutter The…

ECMS Girls basketball 2015

The final week of the ECMS girl's basketball season was a roller coaster of emotions. The Eagles faced an improved HCA squad in front of a rowdy Defenders crowd. After a slow start, the girls really started to feel the pressure when Madison Wynbeek had to leave the game due to a season-ending ankle sprain.…

Boys Varsity Basketball Feb 21, 2015

Boys basketball had three games this past week as we wind down the 2015 season. We began with Manchester on Tuesday. The team played hard and were ahead after the first quarter but Manchester's pressure turned out to be more than we could handle. Henry Ruitenburg led the team scoring with 12 points. Thursday's game…

Girls Varsity Basketball

A slow start on Tuesday at Manchester required yet another brave 4th quarter comeback from the Eagles. A last second steal and 3 point attempt by Brooke Van Lenten at the buzzer missed as the girls fell, 42-40. On Thursday a strong 1st half vs Pompton Lakes kept it close but the more experienced Cardinals…

Transforming Agents on the Global Scale

Eastern Christian's Mission Statement ends with, "Act as Christ’s transforming agents in a global society." Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in our thriving International Student Program. Check out the video above to hear the testimony of three of our current Chinese students. When you consider the growing Christian movement in China, and EC's…

EC Students Visit NYU Laboratory

A group of Eastern Christian High School Students, recently visited the NYU laboratory. Upon arrival, the students toured the 'Shared Instrument Facility' where instruments are housed for the entire department and used to characterize materials. The objective of doing this was to expose the students to the different techniques one can use to identify exactly…

Faculty Spotlight: Ruth Rudd, Our Technology Gatekeeper

Ruth Rudd has worn many hats as a member of the Eastern Christian School faculty. Starting as a bus driver, she moved on to teaching 5th and 6th grade math before becoming the school’s Media Center Specialist. She also serves as Technology Coordinator for the high school, an Online Learning Mentor, and an instructor of…

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