Video Read-along: EC Preschool & Elementary School Teachers Read “When God Made You” & Psalm 139

The faculty and staff from EC's Midland Park Campus (Grades P-3) recently read two inspiring texts to our students: When God Made You by Mathew Paul Turner Psalm 139 As part of our year-long school theme of "Every Nation, Tribe and Tongue," taken from Revelation 7:9-10, all of us need reminders about what it truly…

Fall 2020 Semester Announcement

We have received many questions from parents and students within our school community regarding our plans for the fall semester. It is our operating assumption that we will be offering safe, in-person, on campus instruction beginning September 1, 2020. For students who may have underlying health conditions or are otherwise hesitant to return to campus,…

EC Celebrates 2020 National School of Character Designation!

Eastern Christian School is one of only seven school districts nationwide, and the only Christian school, to be named a National School District of Character. The designation was bestowed by Character.org, a national association based in Washington D.C. established to promote character and leadership education in schools throughout the United States. In addition to the…

EC Physical Education Department Finds Creative Ways to Promote Lifetime Fitness During Remote Learning

During this time of quarantine and isolation, the EC Physical Education Department is finding innovative and fun ways to teach lifetime fitness skills. It is well reported that in addition to all the other difficulties due to COVID-19, people are struggling to maintain fitness goals during this time. The phrase “freshman 15” has been replaced…

#ECRemoteLearning Teacher Feature: Student Assistance Counselors

Sara Heerema and Paige Visser are student assistance counselors at Eastern Christian School. In this brief Interview, Paige and Sarah talk about doing counseling remotely, the importance of mental health, the impact of screen time, and what EC families can do to remain physically separate, but socially connected.

#ECRemoteLearning Teacher Feature: PE Teachers

In this special edition of our Teacher Feature series, the entire P-12 Physical Education department sits down to talk about doing Physical Education when we can't be together physically, the importance of exercise, and what EC families can do to keep fit in this time of learning and working from home.  

Internet Safety in a Remote Learning World: An Interview With Detective Sergeant James Calaski

Detective Sergeant Jim Calaski of the Glen Rock police department (He's also an EC dad!) recently shared a series of great helpful tips for EC parents during this season of Remote Learning. Sergeant Calaski answered questions sent in directly from EC parents as we all navigate the "New normal." Thanks, Sergeant Calaski, for your time…

Mrs. Bottge’s Special Elementary School Chapel Guest

In this must-watch video, Preschool and Elementary School Principal Sandy Bottge focuses on our Chapel theme of "Every Nation, Every Tribe, Every Tongue" and how her son Kevin helps us to understand God a little bit better. Thank you, Mrs. Bottge, and Kevin for this great reminder of God's heart and his plan for our…

#ECRemoteLearning Teacher Feature: Kari Wilkins, P-8 Art Teacher

Kari Wilkins is the P-8 Art Teacher at Eastern Christian School. In this brief Interview, Kari talks about her transition from a studio teacher to a remote teacher, discusses tapping her inner Bob Ross while creating student videos, and how the EC Community can pray for her. Virtual Art Lessons   Remote Learning Student Art…

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