The Head of School Blog series is posted regularly and will provide updates to the school community on a variety of topics.   Fall Update: Overflowing with Thankfulness As we look back on the start of the 2021-2022 school year, we are “overflowing with thankfulness” (Col. 2:7).  We have so much to be grateful for: Our…

HomEComing 2021 Recap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_VDs_7Y6Jk All praise to our Lord for an amazing HomEComing weekend of October 15 & 16! A special thanks to all those who partnered with us to pray away the anticipated rain for Saturday’s picnic. It was a beautiful sunny day and the downpour came right as the last clean-up item, a pile of hay…

EC’s Jesse Wright Named NJ Non-Public Teacher of the Year!

The New Jersey Council for American Private Education (NJ CAPE) has named Eastern Christian School's Jesse Wright as the New Jersey Non-Public Teacher of the Year for 2021! Wright joins former EC teacher, the late Paul Beverly as EC colleagues who won this prestigious award (Herald feature story here). "Mr. Wright is truly an artist--by…

International Department Welcome Back Party

The international department recently hosted a Welcome Back Party, its first event of the year after an almost two-year hiatus. We welcomed in a new year of friends, food, fun, and fellowship through this event. International students, past year ambassadors, and those interested in becoming an ambassador this year all participated and had a great…

Welcome, Fatima Benitez!

Fatima BenitezKindergarten Paraprofessional Please tell us about yourself.My mother and I migrated from Peru in 1991, since then we have only lived in a North Bergen making this our 30th year living in the US. After high school I attended Ramapo College for Nursing but due to some life circumstances, I ended up graduating from…

The Osae-Twum’s EC Experience

What do you love about EC? We love the fact that our children get to hear about God everyday at school. The bible instructs us in Deuteronomy 6:7 to teach the word of God to our children when we sit at home and when we walk along the road, when we lie down and when…

Welcome, Jean Lindsay!

Jean LindsayPreschool Paraprofessional Please tell us about yourself.I am a lifelong New Jersey native. I love spending time with my 2 grandchildren, reading, and doing life with my family. I like camping vacations anywhere in the mountains. How did God bring you to work at EC?I wasn't looking for a job. I am a Registered…

Welcome, Arabella Robinson!

Arabella RobinsonPreschool & After School Paraprofessional Please tell us about yourself.I enjoy being outdoors, traveling and trying new foods especially prepared by international chefs. I love spending time with my family especially my nieces and nephews, they are such a joy and a blessings to my life! How did God bring you to work at…

Former EC Head of School Gil Kitchen Passes Away

  Eastern Christian School mourns the loss of Gil Kitchen. Mr. Kitchen faithfully served our school community as Head of School from 1996-2004. He also returned as an interim Head of School in 2007. As a school community, we mourn with the extended Kitchen family. We also thank God for his faithfulness to Eastern Christian…

EC Alum Tim Joustra ’78: Back to Back Stanley Cup Champion!

[caption id="attachment_4920896" align="alignnone" width="768"] EC Alum Tim Joustra '78 with the Stanley Cup, the Prince of Wales Trophy (awarded to the NHL's Eastern Conference Champion) and the Conn Smythe Trophy (awarded to the playoff's most valuable player; Andre Vasilevsky, Tampa Bay Lightning goalie)[/caption]   EC Alumnus Tim Joustra, Class of 1978, recently experienced being a…

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