Isaac’s Fun Run for MDA

On a cool and sunny Saturday morning in October, classmates, friends, and family of 3rd grader Isaac Hennessy came together for the Isaac Fun Run, part of our HomEComing weekend.  The Isaac Fun Run was organized to provide a way for the EC community to encourage Isaac and his family, in their battle against Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy.…

Welcome, Daniel Bautista

Daniel Bautista, ES/MS Media Lab Specialist Tell us about yourself. I was born and raised in Hoboken, NJ where I spent most of my free time playing basketball and baseball. I was part of a small community congregation where I developed a passion for music at a very young age. That passion led me to…

Welcome, Lynn Roukema!

Lynn Roukema, Preschool Aide Tell us about yourself. I am a Jersey girl and have spent my whole life here in the Bergan/Passaic area. I am a graduate of EC as is my husband and our children. Currently my interests are tied into my 4 grandchildren. My husband and I do like to travel and…

Introducing Our 2017 Tier 1 STEAM Students

It's an exciting time of the the year for our Tier 1 STEAM students. After months of learning STEAM skills, they are now defining their research projects. Before they have to complete a full proposal, they present their plans to our school-wide STEAM community to receive input and feedback from their future mentors and the…

Welcome, Melissa Macy!

Melissa Macy, Pre-K/Elementary School Music Tell us about yourself.  I grew up in Passaic County, NJ, where I continue to live. I have a husband and 3 children under the age of 7. I play the violin and love to study the Bible and spend time outdoors. Tell us the story of how God brought you…

Christmas Festival 2017

The EC Christmas Festival is an annual tradition and an amazing experience! Over one hundred students from a Paterson elementary school visit ECHS for a time of Christmas fun and celebration. Each guest is partnered with an ECHS student buddy for the day. The entire group “Rocks around the Christmas Tree” in the auditorium as the ECHS students put…

Taking it to the next level: College and Career Office at Eastern Christian School

College placement and career training are critical components of the academic excellence at Eastern Christian School. 95% of our graduates go on to college or university and 100% of our students graduate high school. Since this is such an important program, we sat down with the college and career team to get a better understanding…

Welcome, Teresa Sippel!

Teresa Sippel, Resource Teacher Grade 4 Tell us about yourself. I was born and raised in Kansas with a move to Kentucky in high school. I attended Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky, where I met my husband. After getting married we lived in Florida until we moved to New Jersey two years ago. I loved…

Welcome, Ms. Van Buiten!

Jamie Van Buiten, High School Earth Science Teacher Tell us about yourself. I grew up in North Haledon, NJ, but have spent the last two years living in Rehoboth, NM, where I was a middle school science teacher. I moved back to NJ to be able to spend more time with my family.  When I am…

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