Fall 2020: We're Back on Campus! Every Student. Every Campus. Every Day!  Learn More

Hello EC Students and Families,  I know that the whole world seems in flux these days, but I want to tell you about a non-Covid-related change that will be taking effect this year at EC. Hopefully this will be some welcome news in these turbulent times.  Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, EC will have…

We’re Back on Campus! The Official 2020 Reopening Guide

EC Community, This summary is published for the students and parents of Eastern Christian School. It is the culmination of a lot of work over the summer months as we plan to open our campus for the fall 2020 semester to on-campus learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be the first time that we…

A Statement from the Board of Directors to the Eastern Christian Community

In recent days our Administration has had the opportunity to listen to the voices of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color who are students, parents, and alumni of Eastern Christian School. We believe that every member of our school community has been created in the image of God and should be treated with all of…

Statement on Diversity & Inclusion

Eastern Christian School Community, We have received a number of questions from our school community in person and on social media about how we are addressing issues of diversity and inclusion among our students, faculty and staff, families, and alumni. We wanted to provide an update regarding the work that we have been doing on…

Preschool Planning: Fall 2020-2021

Eastern Christian School is committed to providing a Christ-centered, developmentally appropriate, and Covid safe learning environment for our preschoolers, staff, and community. Minimizing the spread of illness is of utmost importance! The following routines and practices will be put in place to create a Covid safe school.    Social Distancing Measures for Preschool Social distancing…

EC Recognized among “Top Places to Work in New Jersey” For Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, NJ.com has announced Eastern Christian School as a Top Place to Work in New Jersey. EC is the only school in the state to receive this distinction and one of only a handful of non-profits. Head of School Tom Dykhouse said, “We are proud to have received this recognition. We have…

Campaign 125 Update

Charles Dickens began “A Tale of Two Cities” with this line: It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. Lately, it feels as though we are indeed living in the worst of times, the best of times. COVID-19 has brought about what many think is the very worst of times. Clearly…

School Reopening: EC Parent FAQ Survey Responses

Eastern Christian School Community,  As part of our continued commitment to open communication with the EC community, we wanted to share an update regarding our plans for learning in the fall.  Here’s a reminder of our communication timeline:  On June 1, we said we’re assuming that we’ll be back on campus. On June 26, we…

Opening Up! On-Campus Tours for Prospective Families Now Open!

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the EC Enrollment Team has worked with a lot of prospective families who are now enrolled for the fall. In fact, we've received nearly 200 applications for the fall term! Since mid-March, every interaction with the Enrollment Team has been remote. These virtual options remain open, but we're thrilled to announce…

Eastern Christian School Names Ruth Kuder Assistant Head of School

Eastern Christian School Association’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Ruth Kuder as Assistant Head of School of Eastern Christian School with effect from July 1, 2020. In this new capacity, Mrs. Kuder will continue to lead all educational activities of Eastern Christian School and expand her role to include…

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