Perspective: Student Swap by Morgan Gonsoski & Victoria Miller

Perspective: Student Swap by Morgan Gonsoski & Victoria Miller If you’re reading this, I’m sure that you’ve heard of Elkhart’s plans to restore Memorial and Central to the former “Elkhart High School” in upcoming years. If you haven’t, then welcome to Elkhart, and to one of the biggest changes we’ve yet to see. With [...]

Perspective: Student Swap by Morgan Gonsoski & Victoria Miller 2017-11-10T09:46:14+00:00

Inside ECS: Joshua Hren, Elkhart Memorial

Inside ECS: Joshua Hren, Elkhart Memorial Vocal jazz teacher, Joshua Hren is already preparing his students for another state competition appearance. In the 2016-2017 season, Hren lead his choir group “Gold Rush” to Elkhart Memorial’s first state appearance in its history. “It was an incredible experience - a first for me as well,” said [...]

Inside ECS: Joshua Hren, Elkhart Memorial 2017-11-10T09:53:34+00:00

Student Spotlight: Lauren Midgley

Student Spotlight: Lauren Midgley Most professional authors can only hope to gain a following on their work. To have readers who follow their every move and written word is the ultimate dream. For one Elkhart Central junior, she has already achieved this. Through the social media/reading-writing hybrid app “Wattpad”, consumers are able to read, [...]

Student Spotlight: Lauren Midgley 2017-10-31T08:52:46+00:00

Three Elkhart Schools earn full Early College endorsement

Three Elkhart Schools earn full Early College endorsement Last week, all three Elkhart Early College Programs became fully endorsed by Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL), the accrediting body for Early College programs. Elkhart Central, Elkhart Memorial, and the Elkhart Area Career Center are the first schools in northern Indiana to become [...]

Three Elkhart Schools earn full Early College endorsement 2017-10-31T15:34:47+00:00

Culture series seeking stories

Culture series seeking stories This year’s Culture Series is focusing on Human Rights for the community. In addition to special movie screenings, photo exhibitions, and guest speakers, the community has the opportunity to share their own stories through Stage for Change. Stage for Change is a production that will feature students retelling anonymous stories, [...]

Culture series seeking stories 2017-10-31T16:00:56+00:00

Elementary – Real Men Read

Elementary - Real Men Read Every fall for the last four years, our elementary schools have welcomed business professionals, police officers, Kiwanis members, everyday dads and grandfathers into their classrooms to read books to the students. Real Men Read is a program sponsored through a United Way grant, which helps pay for training and [...]

Elementary – Real Men Read 2017-10-31T08:26:30+00:00

Inside ECS – Dennis Dandino, Building Services

Inside ECS – Dennis Dandino, Building Services Every day, over 14,000 students and staff depend on the plumbing skills of one very important man – Dennis “Dino” Dandino. As the district’s only plumber, it’s Dino’s job to keep water flowing through over one million feet of pipe. Dino’s career began when he enlisted in [...]

Inside ECS – Dennis Dandino, Building Services 2017-10-31T08:23:51+00:00

Manufacturing Days

Manufacturing Days Elkhart middle school students are exploring career opportunities here in their hometown. Students from North Side, West Side, and Pierre Moran middle schools spent the first week of October traveling to a different manufacturing business in order to gain exposure to local career paths and more career awareness. Founded by the Economic [...]

Manufacturing Days 2017-10-17T08:26:56+00:00

Inside ECS: Heidi Pawling, Woodland Elementary

Inside ECS: Heidi Pawling, Woodland Elementary “What can we do to help you and your child?” Heidi Pawling, head secretary at Woodland Elementary, has focused her job around this initiative: helping children and their parents in any way she can, by being proactive and involved. Whether it be a wake up phone call or [...]

Inside ECS: Heidi Pawling, Woodland Elementary 2017-10-17T08:41:18+00:00