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Slime Time! EC Student Entrepreneur Creates Business, Lives Core Values

Not every Eighth grade student with a crafty hobby is asked to spend several days in Daytona, Florida at a Slime Bash with other crafters while meeting hundreds of other craft enthusiasts. However, EC eighth grader Jaden is not just a student having some fun making and selling crafts. She's literally made a business of…

Robot Fight Night 2019

It was a Friday night and the dark gym was packed with a large crowd of supporters ready to cheer on their favorite robot controlled by the high schoolers who had spent countless hours creating these robots. Robot Fight Night has become a popular event for all ages to come cheer on the hard work…

A Season of Music

Butterflies in the stomach, sweaty palms, nervous laughter, bright lights and an audience full of family members and friends. These are the feelings our middle school musicians have faced in the past week while performing at their annual Barnes and Noble night and Christmas concert. While the Christmas season can be overwhelmingly busy with the…

Teachers are Learners Too

School was not always the highlight of my day when I was younger. Sure, I loved aspects of it and I certainly respected many of my teachers, but learning took more effort for me. My love for learning probably did not start until my teaching career began and it was obvious that there was much…

Hands Dirty Day

Friday, October 26 was not a normal day for the Middle School students. The entire student body and faculty served in 25 different locations with a diverse group of organizations in our area. Hands Dirty Day has become a great way of kicking off our service learning projects, which we refer to as “MAD" or…

Name Above All Names

Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow in heaven and on earth and under the earth Philippians 2:9-10 Three weeks ago, the faculty and staff gathered for it’s annual kick-off to the upcoming school…

Bittersweet Endings and a Grateful Heart

For generations, parents (including my own) have made sacrifices in order to send their children to Eastern Christian because they recognized the value of the Christian worldviews and high academic standards we have had for 125 years.  When my husband and I committed ourselves to sending that shy, blond-haired girl to Mrs. Bushman’s Pre-K class…

Transforming the World Through our Make A Difference Program

What if we got out of our comfort zones and spent two hours of our Saturday afternoons raking leaves in our town? Or donated those unwanted clothes sitting in our closets for the past six months? Would the world suddenly become a perfect place because we collected some cans of food and dropped it at…

ECMS Art Cultural Night

For many, a stroll through the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a bit of culture seems like a wonderful way to spend a Saturday afternoon. I honestly feel that a walk through the Middle School this past Thursday evening was the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beauty of music and art. Students brought…

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