Head of School Update

The Head of School Blog series is posted regularly and will provide updates to the school community on a variety of topics.   Fall Update: Overflowing with Thankfulness As we look back on the start of the 2021-2022 school year, we are “overflowing with thankfulness” (Col. 2:7).  We have so much to be grateful for: Our…

HomEComing 2021 Recap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_VDs_7Y6Jk All praise to our Lord for an amazing HomEComing weekend of October 15 & 16! A special thanks to all those who partnered with us to pray away the anticipated rain for Saturday’s picnic. It was a beautiful sunny day and the downpour came right as the last clean-up item, a pile of hay…

EC’s Jesse Wright Named NJ Non-Public Teacher of the Year!

The New Jersey Council for American Private Education (NJ CAPE) has named Eastern Christian School's Jesse Wright as the New Jersey Non-Public Teacher of the Year for 2021! Wright joins former EC teacher, the late Paul Beverly as EC colleagues who won this prestigious award (Herald feature story here). "Mr. Wright is truly an artist--by…

The Osae-Twum’s EC Experience

What do you love about EC? We love the fact that our children get to hear about God everyday at school. The bible instructs us in Deuteronomy 6:7 to teach the word of God to our children when we sit at home and when we walk along the road, when we lie down and when…

Former EC Head of School Gil Kitchen Passes Away

  Eastern Christian School mourns the loss of Gil Kitchen. Mr. Kitchen faithfully served our school community as Head of School from 1996-2004. He also returned as an interim Head of School in 2007. As a school community, we mourn with the extended Kitchen family. We also thank God for his faithfulness to Eastern Christian…

EC Alum Tim Joustra ’78: Back to Back Stanley Cup Champion!

[caption id="attachment_4920896" align="alignnone" width="768"] EC Alum Tim Joustra '78 with the Stanley Cup, the Prince of Wales Trophy (awarded to the NHL's Eastern Conference Champion) and the Conn Smythe Trophy (awarded to the playoff's most valuable player; Andre Vasilevsky, Tampa Bay Lightning goalie)[/caption]   EC Alumnus Tim Joustra, Class of 1978, recently experienced being a…

A Letter From the Director of the Foundation for EC

Dear EC Families, Welcome to another school year! Whether you’ve been an EC family for years or are brand new to the school, I wanted to extend a warm welcome and also introduce myself. My name is Soo Brown. I’m an EC parent and also the new Executive Director of the Foundation for Eastern Christian…

The Tarta Family’s EC Story

What do you love about EC?What I love about EC is too much to list but I'll share a story. We are from this region originally but lived abroad for over a decade. My eldest kids were born & grew up on an island in the Caribbean and though they've been at EC for 6+…

Rooted in Christ

Note: Pastor Will Reinmuth delivered this meditation to the faculty and staff at our opening convocation. We were so inspired by his words that we wanted to share them with the entire school community.   Rooted in Christ As we begin this new school year, with all of its potential, all of our great plans, and all…

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