Posts by Leah Genuario

Fall sports honors and summaries

Fall 2022 League and County Honors Cross Country:  All-League Selections First Team: Alex Culp  All-County Selections First Team: Alex Culp Honorable Mention: Cade Sippel, Peter Visser Girls Tennis:  All-League Selections First Team: Katherine Kim, Katherine Marshall, Jamie Kim Second Team: Juliana Hopeck Honorable Mention: Laurel Vander Pyl All-County Selections Second Team: Katherine Kim  Honorable Mention:…

Paul Beverly Project Hope Scholarship Fund established after generous donation

In August 2017, the Eastern Christian School community lost an icon. A much beloved educator, Paul Beverly’s ECHS teaching career had spanned 33 years. This November, after a generous donation in his name from Ridgewood Christian Reformed Church, Eastern Christian School has set up the Paul Beverly Project Hope Scholarship Fund. This scholarship money will…

I asked my HS students: Why are you thankful for Christian Education?

It was a quick conversation, but one I still remember: A family declared to my family that they would never consider Eastern Christian School because they couldn’t afford it. Shortly after making this declaration in our church parking lot, the couple got into a new luxury vehicle and drove away. Although this example is extreme,…

Two ECHS classes meet with university professors

As part of its continued commitment to providing an excellent Christian education, Eastern Christian High School hosted several college professors in two of its advanced-level courses this week. On October 4, Economics students, taught by Esther Kim, participated in a lecture and question and answer session facilitated by Dr. Jim Ludema, Dean of Business at…

Internal survey data reveals the value of EC staff

In an era where teacher shortages are widely reported and student learning is suffering, Eastern Christian recognizes God's faithfulness in providing a full staff of individuals who are professional, educated and above all, committed: committed to Christ, committed to our students, and committed to providing an excellent Christian education. Teachers are at the heart of…

Traveling from NY to EC

Jean Italien, varsity basketball player and a senior at Eastern Christian, hops on the Chestnut Ridge bus shortly before 7 to arrive at school around 7:40. It is a longer drive than most students, he acknowledges, but for him, the drive from New York to EC is worth it. “The bus driver is really nice…

Welcome, Sharon De Marco!

Eastern Christian is pleased to welcome Sharon De Marco as middle school ESL teacher/after school director. De Marco received a bachelor’s from Liberty University in children’s ministry. She is married and a host parent for three international students. The De Marcos attend Unity Church.  Tell us about yourself I grew up in Clark, New Jersey.…

HomEComing is Around the Corner!

HomEComing is just around the corner! On October 14 and 15, cheer on the EC Eagles, compete with friends, reunite with old classmates and bring the kids out for a fun-filled afternoon. There's still time to register for this free event! Click on the link below to register for our picnic, 3v3 Basketball, or Alumni…

Introducing 3 of our 6,176 alumni

Since 1892, Eastern Christian has graduated thousands of individuals, with 6,176 alumni currently living and serving globally. We’d like to tell you about just a few that have been highlighted in our alumni magazine, The Herald: Garry Vermaas, class of 1990, earned a PhD with Columbia University, owns a global management company, and once designed…

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