Soo Brown Executive Director, Foundation for Eastern Christian School   Please tell us about yourself. I grew up in Norwood, NJ and attended Norwood public school then on to Northern Valley Regional high school in Old Tappan.  I attended St. Lawrence University for college and NYU Wagner for grad school.   My husband Dave and I met at…

EC Announced as Top Place to work in New Jersey for Fourth Consecutive Year.

For the fourth 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 worked hard…

EC Athletics: Spring ‘21 League & County Recognitions

Baseball All League 1st Team: Jack Veenema All League 2nd Team: Cameron Melone All County 2nd Team:  All County Honorable Mention:  Softball All League 1st Team: Elizabeth Lopez, Capri Kuiken All League 2nd Team: Brooke Talsma All League HM: Nicole Foster All County 2nd Team:  All County Honorable Mention:  Volleyball All League 1st Team: Cassidy…

Tom Dykhouse Retires as Head of School

The end of the 2020-2021 school year at Eastern Christian School marks the end of an era. Head of School Tom Dykhouse will be retiring after 14 years of distinguished service. The entire school community owes Mr. Dykhouse a debt of gratitude for leading our school through changing and challenging times and positioning us well…

EC Athletics Highlights Spring ’21

Golf Despite 7 of the 9 team members having not picked up a golf club until the 2020 quarantine (or even more recently), coach Seth Stadtlander’s team finished in second place in the league for the second consecutive season led by Josh Hubbard (12) and Evan Hopeck (11) (the only two returners to the team!)…

Hat Trick! EC Pole Vaulter Matias Cortes Sweeps League, County, and State Championships

EC senior Track & Field star Matias Cortes produced an epic year of pole vaulting. In addition to winning the league and county pole vault championships, Matias recently earned a state championship for himself and his school. This is the first time in school history that a pole vaulter has won the championship at the…

Class of 2021 Senior Award Winners

Award Recipient English as a Second Language Award Bobby Wu & Logan Kang English Award Kelly Steenstra Journalism Award Baijun Jiang Mathematics Award Cyndi Young Park Physical Education Award Matias Cortes Science Award Matias Cortes & Cyndi Park Social Studies Award Jack Skywalker & Will Critchfield STEAM Award Erina Lee & Aidan Sehulster Technology Department…

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Congratulations, EC Class of 2021, on all of your accomplishments bringing you to this point! We love you. We're proud of you. We are thrilled to see where the Lord leads you beyond our campus! Below, you'll see the High School and Middle School graduations and the Grade 3 and Preschool promotion highlights. Congrats to…

EC Student Earns Invite to Prestigious American Invitational Mathematics Examination(AIME)

ECHS student Cyndi Park recently received the highest score in EC history in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC). The AMC is the most prestigious and recognized Mathematic competition in the US. Starting from this competition, only top students go through layers of competitions to represent the US in the International Mathematical Olympiad. Over 350,000 students…

Great Is Thy Faithfulness Picnic Recap

Over 700 members of the EC community were eager for some fellowship, and an outdoor gathering at the beautiful, sprawling grounds of the Wyckoff Campus was just what we needed. God gave us a splendid, sunny day to enjoy. Delicious burgers and hotdogs were coming off the grill, thanks to our gracious Grill Sponsor, KJB…

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