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Moving to NJ for Christian education

Growing up in rural, upstate New York, TJ and Elisa Duger had very different schooling experiences.    “The Christian school I attended when I was growing up was very tiny and lacked the typical school experience. My husband, a product of public school, didn’t want that type of Christian school. He associated Christian school with…

We need your feedback. Here’s why.

In a few short days, you will be receiving a survey from Eastern Christian School. The surveys, which will go out to all students, parents and staff members, are part of the accreditation process. Comments and feedback will be used to demonstrate growth over the past few years to our accreditation bodies, as well as…

2023 EC Auction Gala breaks fundraising records!

The 2023 EC Auction Gala brought together more than 300 supporters at The Tides Estate in North Haledon for a night of fellowship and fundraising. The generous Eastern Christian School community brought in a record breaking total--more than $250,146 toward continuing the mission of raising up the next generation to impact the world for Christ. …

The spring 2023 Herald is here!

Hot off the press! Look out for The Herald in your mailboxes, the biannual publication of Eastern Christian School. The magazine provides a good overview of the past six months, covering campus news, foundation news, alumni news and upcoming events. A fantastic way for alumni and our current school community to stay connected, check out…

Our agenda is excellent, Christian education

On August 17, 1892, a group of 62 immigrants gathered in the basement of Second Christian Reformed Church to form The Holland Reformed School Society. The following year, the society opened up Amity Street Christian School, a predecessor of Eastern Christian School.  According to old school records, the date of the meeting was significant: “It…

Record registrations for February open houses!

158 families registered to attend an open house across our three campuses this February! WOW! This marks the highest registration we've had in recorded history and we are so excited to see the interest in Christian education. We pray that we are able to partner with these families as they seek the best option for…

Welcome, Gabriel Cuervo

Eastern Christian School is pleased to welcome ‘95 alumnus Gabriel Cuervo as second grade paraprofessional. Originally from Panama, Gabe moved to the United States as a young child. Recognizing the support he received when he was a student, he shares he is excited to support EC students. He enjoys helping and learning. Tell us about…

Welcome, Morgan Malone

Eastern Christian School welcomed Morgan Malone as elementary school office manager this fall. Morgan was born and raised in central Illinois before moving to New Jersey in March of 2021. She spent her undergraduate studies at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, in the St. Louis metro area, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with…

Head of School January 2023 Update

As we begin the second semester, we continue to reflect on Psalm 145:13b, “The Lord is trustworthy in all he promises and faithful in all he does” (NIV). I am so grateful to take this opportunity to reflect on the many ways in which our God has been faithful to Eastern Christian School.   Program…

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