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New Grading Scale at Eastern Christian School

Hello EC Students and Families,  I know that the whole world seems in flux these days, but I want to tell you about a non-Covid-related change that will be taking effect this year at EC. Hopefully this will be some welcome news in these turbulent times.  Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, EC will have…

We’re Back on Campus! The Official 2020 Reopening Guide

EC Community, This summary is published for the students and parents of Eastern Christian School. It is the culmination of a lot of work over the summer months as we plan to open our campus for the fall 2020 semester to on-campus learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be the first time that we…

Preschool Planning: Fall 2020-2021

Eastern Christian School is committed to providing a Christ-centered, developmentally appropriate, and Covid safe learning environment for our preschoolers, staff, and community. Minimizing the spread of illness is of utmost importance! The following routines and practices will be put in place to create a Covid safe school.    Social Distancing Measures for Preschool Social distancing…

EC Recognized among “Top Places to Work in New Jersey” For Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, NJ.com has announced Eastern Christian School as a Top Place to Work in New Jersey. EC is the only school in the state to receive this distinction and one of only a handful of non-profits. Head of School Tom Dykhouse said, “We are proud to have received this recognition. We have…

School Reopening: EC Parent FAQ Survey Responses

Eastern Christian School Community,  As part of our continued commitment to open communication with the EC community, we wanted to share an update regarding our plans for learning in the fall.  Here’s a reminder of our communication timeline:  On June 1, we said we’re assuming that we’ll be back on campus. On June 26, we…

Eastern Christian School Names Ruth Kuder Assistant Head of School

Eastern Christian School Association’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Ruth Kuder as Assistant Head of School of Eastern Christian School with effect from July 1, 2020. In this new capacity, Mrs. Kuder will continue to lead all educational activities of Eastern Christian School and expand her role to include…

One Parent’s Thank You to the Amazing EC Faculty

Peep, peep, peep. I’m sitting at my kitchen table with my first grader at my side, laptop open. Together, we’ve made the virtual journey from Mrs. Battle’s desk to her garage, where she is raising baby chicks. She holds one up to the camera and we join the rest of the class in their oohs…

Eastern Christian School Transportation Service Announcement

Dear Eastern Christian School families, Due to both health and budgetary concerns as a result of COVID-19, the Board of Directors has determined that Eastern Christian School will not operate our community stop transportation service for the 2020-2021 school year. We still plan to operate the intercampus shuttle service. We have not made any decisions…

A Letter to the Class of 2020

Dear Class of 2020, As a current preschool teacher at Eastern Christian, a lot of my attention is turned toward our youngest students, but for now I'd like to shift my focus to you, our graduating seniors. You may remember me better as "Miss Hulsebos." Eleven years ago (2009), I began my career at EC…

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