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Navigating college admissions in a post-COVID era

When I think about navigating the college application process in a post-COVID era, I am reminded of a song from my three-year-old daughter’s favorite show, Daniel Tiger, which goes, “In some ways we are different, but in so many ways, we are the same.” Daniel and his classmates weren’t singing about college admissions (not for…

Welcome, Sharon De Marco!

Eastern Christian is pleased to welcome Sharon De Marco as second grade paraprofessional and middle school aftercare 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,…

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…

Nine EC teachers present master teacher-level projects

On August 22, nine teachers presented their projects to the Eastern Christian Educational Council as part of the school’s innovative Pathway Program. Developed in 2013, the leadership development program represents a distinctive of Eastern Christian and a win-win for teachers and students.  The program provides a way for experienced teachers with a master’s to go…

Welcome, Sara Hook!

Eastern Christian welcomes Sara Hook as transitional kindergarten teacher. Graduating from Covenant College with a bachelor’s in History and Sociology, Hook fondly recalls her own early childhood education at Eastern Christian, and is thrilled to take on the role of TK teacher at EC. She is dedicated to creating a classroom of little learners who…

Cloud of Witnesses: Donna Furrey

Hebrews 11 lists a number of biblical characters who were commended for their faith. And in Hebrews 12, the author reveals that the purpose for publishing these short narratives was for our encouragement: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin…

Eastern Christian Highlighted in Prospect Park Ceremony

Former Eastern Christian art student Christopher Pico was recognized yesterday at a Prospect Park ceremony for his work in designing a massive wall mural at the entrance of Hofstra Park. The wall, which represented the 65 nationalities who call Prospect Park home, was part of a large community collaboration and was unveiled in front of…

Cloud of Witnesses: April Adin

Hebrews 11 lists a number of biblical characters who were commended for their faith. And in Hebrews 12, the author reveals that the purpose for publishing these short narratives was for our encouragement: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin…

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