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EC Accreditation Team Blog Series: Post 4

Eastern Christian School is Accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. What is Accreditation? Accreditation is the act of granting credit or recognition that maintains suitable standards. Why do we pursue Accreditation? Accreditation is necessary to any person or institution in education that needs to prove that they meet a general standard of quality.…

Second Grade Habitat Project

In our Second Grade "Look Again" unit, students learn about various animal habitats, and how many creatures use camouflage to blend into their surroundings. The animal habitat project provides children and their families an opportunity to more deeply explore a topic that the children have been studying at school. For this project, students choose an…

NY Redbulls’ Luis Robles Speaks in Chapel

New York Red Bulls player and 2015 Major League Soccer Goalkeeper of the year Luis Robles spoke in chapel today at Eastern Christian School's Elementary and Middle School. Mr. Robles told stories from his childhood and career. He highlighted Mark 10:27 and how God loves to take ordinary people and do extraordinary things through them. He…

ECES Open House Recap

We had a great turnout at our Elementary School Open House on Thursday, March 3rd. Guests at our event were able to see a brief presentation, tour the preschool and elementary school facility, and talk with faculty. Our 4th grade State Fair and 2nd grade habitat presentations took place at the same time, so our open house…

EC Participates in Model UN

Eastern Christian had a team of 20 students participating at the St. Peter's University Model UN Conference in Jersey City this week.  The students were split among nine different committees debating everything from financing terrorism to water use policy. Scott Steenstra and Luis Grande Garcia won honorable mention on the Legal Committee. 

Preschool Program Director Announced

Eastern Christian School is pleased to announce the appointment of Karyn Baitzel as Director of Eastern Christian's Preschool program with effect from July 1, 2016. In this newly created position, Ms. Baitzel will oversee our expanded preschool program on the Elementary School campus. Ms. Baitzel will continue to report to ECES Principal Sandra Bottge. Ms.…

Parent Talk: Dr. Uecker “Developmental Approach To Learning”

Renown early childhood education expert Dr. Milt Uecker recently met with a group of EC Elementary School parents. Dr. Uecker's EC Talk featured discussion on our Developmental Approach to Learning and why this approach is best for children. Our teachers have been working with Dr. Uecker for several years to hone their philosophy and approach.

Register Now for Eagles Day Camp!

Eagles Day Camp is back and registration is now open! Eagles Day camp is a fun, creative, and educational way to spend your summer! Open to students entering grades K-7, this camp includes daily activities and devotions, bi-weekly trips to Graydon Pool, and weekly field trips and talent shows.  Show off what you've got, learn…

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