Cary Anderson, Elkhart Memorial

Cary Anderson, Elkhart Memorial When people ask me about working in Elkhart Schools, I respond quickly with “we have great kids in Elkhart, who accomplish great things all day long”. When I introduce myself to others, it is easy for me to state I am the “proud” principal of Elkhart Memorial High School. This [...]

Cary Anderson, Elkhart Memorial 2017-02-16T08:44:28+00:00

Inside ECS: Josh Kinder, Pierre Moran

Inside ECS: Josh Kinder, Pierre Moran Building a community is something that impacts every day of Josh Kinder’s life, both inside and outside of the classroom. As a math teacher at Pierre Moran Middle School, Josh is dedicated to building a better community right here at the corner of Prairie and Lusher. He finds [...]

Inside ECS: Josh Kinder, Pierre Moran 2017-02-16T08:45:10+00:00

Central – Early College Program

Elkhart Central to graduate first Early College students The Class of 2017 contains a group of students who will be graduating high school with a little something different: they are the first generation of students to participate in the Early College program. While participating in dual credit classes, the ultimate goal is for students [...]

Central – Early College Program 2017-02-16T08:45:49+00:00

Graphic Design students work with Potawatomi Zoo

Graphic Design students work with Potawatomi Zoo When you visit the Potawatomi Zoo this spring, take a look around – our EACC students have been hard at work! Graphic design students from the Elkhart Area Career Center have been collaborating with the Potawatomi Zoo on a range of concepts, including billboards, brochures, posters, zoo [...]

Graphic Design students work with Potawatomi Zoo 2017-02-16T08:46:33+00:00

Hearing the sound of Bells at Riverview

Hearing the sound of bells at Riverview Walking down the halls of Riverview Elementary School, you may hear something a little different this year. Ms. Sagarsee, Riverview’s music teacher, has orchestrated the start of a 5th grade Bell Choir. Creating a Bell Choir is something Ms. Sagarsee has always wanted to do. There were [...]

Hearing the sound of Bells at Riverview 2017-02-16T08:47:23+00:00

Inside ECS: Sue Artley, Food Services

Inside ECS: Sue Artley, Food Services If you’re the parent of one of the 400 plus children at ECS with food allergies, you likely know Sue Artley. But if you don’t know her, rest assured, she knows the needs of your child. It’s under Sue’s graceful and cautious care as the district Allergy Specialist [...]

Inside ECS: Sue Artley, Food Services 2017-02-16T08:48:01+00:00

Woodland’s new angle on art and math integration

Woodland's new angle on art and math integration At Woodland Elementary, students learn a new dimension of art and math through the efforts of art teacher, Mrs. Kristen Hawn. Through the incorporation and creative reinforcement of math into her art curriculum, students are learning more about fractions, decimals, percentages, measurement, shapes, counting, and symmetry. [...]

Woodland’s new angle on art and math integration 2017-02-16T08:48:47+00:00

Memorial Mentoring Program Inspires Youth

Memorial Mentoring Program Inspires Youth in Elkhart and Beyond The Charger Champion Athletic Council has a plan to help West Side Middle School athletes get ready for high school sports. What started as a successful mentorship at Woodland Elementary last year has grown this year to include West Side Middle School. Jacquie Rost, Memorial’s [...]

Memorial Mentoring Program Inspires Youth 2017-02-16T08:49:37+00:00

Inside ECS: Willie Lee, Building Services

Inside ECS: Willie Lee, Building Services To hear Willie Lee’s laugh is to feel the comfort of an old friend. For over 34 years, Willie’s laugh has been heard through Elkhart Community Schools, through his role with the ECS building services team. Willie’s story of his beginning at Elkhart Community Schools is one based [...]

Inside ECS: Willie Lee, Building Services 2017-02-16T08:33:45+00:00

Inside ECS: Tim Myers, Cleveland Elementary

Inside ECS: Tim Myers, Cleveland Elementary At Cleveland Elementary School is a 4th grade classroom where 19 high ability students spend their afternoon quietly reading the first chapter of two separate books. Their teacher, Mr. Myers, explains that they are deciding which of the two books they like better, then will decide which book [...]

Inside ECS: Tim Myers, Cleveland Elementary 2017-02-16T08:51:06+00:00