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…

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…

EC To Perform at Barnes & Noble

Barnes and Noble Bookfair - The music department will host the Barnes and Noble Bookfair at 765 Rt 17 South, Paramus on Thursday November 29, 2018.  Come listen to all the middle and high school music ensembles perform from 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm while you shop! A portion of the purchases made that day at the…

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…

Spruce Lake Retreat Field Trip

On the morning of Wednesday, October 17, 2018, fifty-four seventh graders and seven chaperones (Dan Lazor, Cindy Flim, Betsy Tyvoll, Jamie Van Buiten, Pastor Will Reinmuth,  EC parent Joe Turk, and myself) climbed aboard EC buses and left for three fun-filled days of adventure and reflection at Spruce Lake Retreat in beautiful Canadensis, PA,  located…

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…

Hands Dirty Day

On Friday, October 16, the ECMS student body came to school ready to roll up their sleeves and to get their hands dirty. During the morning, our 188 Middle School students were sent out in small groups to over 20 locations. Students spent three hours at each of these locations working and serving the needs…

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