Class of 2020 Receives Grad Packages
EC Seniors were recently surprised by our amazing teachers and administrators with their graduation yard signs, caps and gowns, yearbooks, and even a note to themselves from freshman year! Check out the video above and help us celebrate the graduating class of 2020!
#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…
Preschool Update: Learning ABC’s and 123’s Remotely!
Back on March 2, Eastern Christian faculty members met for the first time to begin thinking about the possibility of a Coronavirus outbreak in our area and what that would mean for how we instruct our students. If I'm completely honest, I wondered if our administrators were being overly cautious. I thought to myself, "There…
Yearbook Writing Projects
With publishing schedules suddenly changed due to COVID-19, yearbook students utilized the same creativity, process management and journalistic skills to pursue and document projects of their choosing. Here are a few you may enjoy! Through My Lens By Tara Adding Years to My Dad Using Makeup By Rebecca I Tried to Learn…
#ECRemoteLearning Teacher Feature: Liz Van Ryn, HS English Teacher
Liz Van Ryn is an English teacher at Eastern Christian High School. In this brief Interview, Liz talks about how remote learning is different- with pros and cons- than in-class learning, how social/emotional needs of students deserve extra attention in this context, and how Shakespeare's Hamlet is helping to fill a March Madness college basketball…