Perspective: Micah Lambert, Mary Feeser

Perspective: Micah Lambert, Mary Feeser When people find out that I am an elementary school principal, they often say to me, “I could never do what you do!” This statement is usually followed by the question, “Do you enjoy what you do?” I enthusiastically respond, “Yes! I love it!!”  Every day I look forward [...]

Perspective: Micah Lambert, Mary Feeser2017-09-01T15:15:01-04:00

High Schools adding Lacrosse to the spring line-up

High Schools adding Lacrosse to the spring line-up This spring, students at Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial will have the opportunity to hit the field with a brand new sport – lacrosse. “Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the country,” said Jeff Penney, director of lacrosse operations and boys high school coach. “More [...]

High Schools adding Lacrosse to the spring line-up2017-09-01T14:53:12-04:00

Counselors collaborating to reach more students/parents

Counselors collaborating to reach more students/parents Each year, students from Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial visit colleges, attend college fairs, and complete financial aid forms, to help them prepare for the next steps of their college or career. In an effort to increase the opportunities for our students, the guidance departments from Elkhart Central [...]

Counselors collaborating to reach more students/parents2017-09-01T14:24:37-04:00

Mary Beck IUSB Lab School & Early Childhood Center

Mary Beck IUSB Lab School & Early Childhood Center IUSB Lab School While the exterior of the building itself may not have changed, students are experiencing a different delivery of instruction inside the classrooms at Mary Beck Elementary.  Through a partnership with Indiana University South Bend School of Education, Mary Beck has become a [...]

Mary Beck IUSB Lab School & Early Childhood Center2017-09-05T08:06:06-04:00

Ag program expands to include Animal Science in HS

Ag program expands to include Animal Science in HS For the animal lovers and the farming families, the future vets and agricultural engineers, Elkhart’s newest science course is introducing high school students to the impact of animals on our economy, magnified especially within our agricultural-based area. With its growing importance within our community, the [...]

Ag program expands to include Animal Science in HS2017-09-01T14:54:37-04:00

Literacy is front and center at Elkhart Community Schools

Literacy is front and center at Elkhart Community Schools When Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.” When it comes to children, statistics show [...]

Literacy is front and center at Elkhart Community Schools2017-09-05T08:15:45-04:00

Inside ECS: David Elliott, Elkhart Central

Inside ECS: David Elliott David Elliott had his eyes set on Elkhart years before becoming the Director of Bands at Elkhart Central. “This city has such a rich history of music. Elkhart is well-known in the music community, and it is clear that the music programs are well-supported from the community and administration.” David [...]

Inside ECS: David Elliott, Elkhart Central2017-09-05T08:24:54-04:00

Inside ECS: Lorinda Kline, Pierre Moran

Inside ECS: Lorinda Kline, Pierre Moran For the last 31 years, Lorinda Kline has found her home inside the classroom. But this year – her 32nd year in education – she started her first day in a new school. We’re excited to welcome Lorinda Kline to Pierre Moran Middle School as an Instructional Coach. [...]

Inside ECS: Lorinda Kline, Pierre Moran2017-09-05T08:31:11-04:00

Inside ECS: Bill Drehmel, Building Services

Inside ECS: Bill Drehmel, Building Services For Bill Drehmel, coming to Elkhart was an easy choice. “I wanted to be part of a district that has direction, that’s looking to the future instead of the past. I want to be part of an organization who is asking ‘how do we make things better?’ and [...]

Inside ECS: Bill Drehmel, Building Services2017-09-01T14:34:14-04:00
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