Eastern Christian School Accreditation Midterm Report

Eastern Christian School is accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Assessment is important at school… and it’s important for schools. So how are we doing? It’s time for a mid-term progress report!   What is Accreditation? Accreditation is an ongoing, comprehensive review process from an outside organization in order to ensure…

Eastern Christian School Designated 2020 National School of Character

Eastern Christian School will be honored in March at the National Virtual Forum hosted by Character.org, a non-profit advocate and leader for character education. After a rigorous application process, EC has been recertified as one of only 7 Districts of Character in the nation, earning the award for a second time in a row. “Each…

God’s Heart for Worship: Honoring and Celebrating Every Tribe, Nation and Tongue

In a year where many activities are cancelled, yearbook staffer, Josaida Pineyro, decided to poll music students on their favorite songs from last year. The near-unanimous winner: Baba Yetu, a song about the Lord’s Prayer, written exclusively in Swahili.  This experience was one of many opportunities on campus aimed at intentionally cultivating unity within diversity…

Eastern Christian School Wins International Marketing Award

Eastern Christian School won a 2020 Silver InspirED School Marketers Brilliance Award for its "EC Beagles" April Fools rebrand campaign in the only international competition that exclusively recognizes excellence in private and independent school marketing and communications. The Brilliance Awards are sponsored by InspirED School Marketers, a website that provides “brilliant ideas and brain food”…

Fall 2020 Athletics Summary

Girls Tennis The Eastern Christian girls' tennis team of 2020 represented the school with class, sportsmanship, and with a 7-5 record a level of competitiveness that establishes EC as a formidable opponent among local schools. The biggest team improvement for coach Adam Culp’s team came as a result of an added year of experience for…

Virtual High School Preview Day Recap

At Eastern Christian High School we recently welcomed over 60 eighth grade students virtually to check out our school as part of our annual High School Preview Day. We were very excited to see all of EC’s 8th grade class as well as registered 8th grade visitors from other schools in the area.  Students were…

Science and Bible in ES STEAM

How do faith and science intersect at EC? One way is through intentional class discussions. EC teachers delight in pointing the wonders of creation back to its Creator. They weave explanations of God’s design so beautifully into their lessons, and I’ve had the privilege to witness many such conversations. I’d like to give you a…

EC Community Sets Giving Tuesday Record to Fund School’s COVID-19 Safety Measures

A HUGE Thank You to the EC Community! You’ve made the 2020 Giving Tuesday a record for our school in many ways! Thanks to your incredibly generous support, we were able to raise over $150,000 in funds to help pay for some of the unbudgeted COVID-19 safety expenses that we’ve incurred while keeping on-campus learning…

Message from EC Head of School Tom Dykhouse

We are so grateful to have our students on campus, interacting with their teachers and classmates in an environment that has been carefully outfitted for their health and safety. In order to make this possible, the EC Board of Directors took a huge step of faith and approved a massive effort to make our three…

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