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I recently had the privilege to go to 6 Flags Great Adventure to hear the EC Orchestra, Band, Choir, and Honors Choir on Friday as they performed and were judged. The Orchestra was phenomenal! Their sound was well blended, and their notes were crisp and clean. I thought I was listening to a professional orchestra…

EC Receives $15,000 Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Grant

Eastern Christian School has received a worship grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. The grant, worth $15,000 for the 2019-2020 school year, will allow us to develop curriculum and materials for our worship theme: "Every Tribe, Tongue, and Nation" inspired by Revelation 7: 9-10.  The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship offers a large…

2019 Touch a Truck Recap

Touch a Truck 2019 was a huge hit with more than 800 attendees, largely from outside the EC community learning about our school for the very first time. We had visitors from Bergen, Essex and Passaic counties as well as outside the state. With revenues topping $19,000 and sales well beyond expectations in tickets and…

2019 Golf Outing Recap

After last year’s clear and sunny EC Spring Golf Outing, we had high hopes for this year’s event on Monday, May, 13, 2019.  Sadly, what we experienced may have been the worst weather ever for an EC Golf Outing with temperatures in the 40’s and constant (at times heavy) rain.  But it didn’t matter. The…

A Day in the Life of a 38 Year Old High Schooler

“Why would you want to shadow a high schooler all day? You went to high school--you know what it’s like.” That was one of the responses I got when I told adults about my plan to participate in the "Shadow a Student Challenge." Many adults thought the idea was great; some thought it was ridiculous;…

The Value of Outdoor Play

You probably clicked on this post due to your curiosity about the photo headline. If you have driven down Sicomac Ave/Goffle Hill Road at in the past few weeks you most certainly have noticed this scene with vast amount of trees that have been cut down. Those woods hold many memories for the Schuurman grandchildren;…

EC Robotics Class Challenges NJSP Bomb Unit to Robot Challenge

The NJ State Police bomb unit helped lead a security drill today for local team of police and the EC administration. After the drill was over, a Trooper was kind enough to do a demonstration for students with one of the unit’s robots. EC Robotics students challenged the Trooper to a race up the hill to…

Auction Gala 2019

Last night more than 300 individuals came together and demonstrated what it means to be part of a community.   The crowd’s enthusiasm was evident, even before the event began as bidders were actively competing early in the week.  With over 200 items available in the live and silent auctions there was something for everyone.…

We Love Our Volunteers!

Eastern Christian Elementary School is a special place. The teachers and staff members work tirelessly to make sure the students are safe, learning high quality curriculum, and loved. Many parents and other volunteers recognize what a special place ECES is, and have chosen to be a part of the amazing things God is doing there!…

EC Auction Gala – Participate from Anywhere!

Can't Make It To The Auction? No worries, there are two ways to participate! The EC Auction Gala is this week and tickets for the event are no longer available. Even if you are not attending you can still participate in the silent and/or live auction to help support EC! See the instructions below to…

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