EC Selected as a 2014 New Jersey District of Character

Eastern Christian has been selected as a 2014 New Jersey District of Character by the New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional, and Character Development (NJASECD). The state recognized eight schools and two districts, choosing schools after a comprehensive application and evaluation process. Across the country, 44 schools and four school districts were recognized for excellence in…

New Logo, Same Vision for Eastern Christian

They Will Soar on Wings Like Eagles... We are excited to introduce Eastern Christian’s new logo. The new logo, our first in more than twenty five years, is based upon three themes that tell of God’s faithfulness to our school throughout its 122 year history. The eagle at the center of the shield refers to the…

ECSA is Going National

On March 8th, we received great news in an email from Dr. Russ Sojourner, National Director of Schools of Character, Character Education Partnership. The email began with the following words: "CONGRATULATIONS! Your school has been named a 2014 National Schools of Character Finalist!" The Character Education Partnership (CEP), a national advocate and leader for the…

How Are We Doing?

The late Ed Koch, Mayor of New York City from 1977 to 1989, was famous for asking his constituents, the residents of the five boroughs, "How'm I doing?" During the recent annual meeting of the Eastern Christian School, our members gathered to approve Eastern Christian's 2014-15 budget and to consider the question, "How are we…

Winter Track Team Wins NJIC Championship Meet

Eastern Christian's girls indoor track team has taken their inaugural season by storm, beating out 15 other teams to clinch the top spot in the NJIC Championship Meet, in addition to achieving numerous other milestones. Among the more notable individual achievements, the 4X400 relay team--featuring runners Blair Bohuny, Erin Van Lenten, Kayla Van Lenten and…

Neither Snow nor Sleet…

We are having quite a snow filled February. Thursday, February 13 produced 14+ inches of snow closing Eastern Christian campuses for the third time this month and the fourth time this winter! Then, overnight into Friday, February 14, a couple of inches of snow caused slick, snow covered roads closing many schools in our area.…

Breaking News!

Eastern Christian School has been selected as a 2014 New Jersey District of Character! In a letter dated January 22, 2014. William Trusheim Dachnowicz, President of the New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional, and Character Development (NJASECD) wrote: "Congratulations! Because of the high quality of work represented in your State/National Schools of character application, the…

“Readiness” The Key to Unlocking Learning

Do you remember the exact moment when you were first able to read fluently? Not likely, but ask any early childhood education teacher and they can tell you inspiring story after story about witnessing that moment when a student's face lights up with recognition that s/he can read. In early childhood education we have labeled…

Over the River and Through the Woods: The Metro-New York Boarding Program

It might not go "through the woods", but an Eastern Christian bus is ready to go over, or under, the Hudson River. Students from New York can now come to school on Monday morning, stay with a host family during the week, and return home on Friday afternoon. 7 Reasons Eastern Christian is a compelling…

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