ECS Announces Record-Breaking Graduation Rate The Indiana Department of Education recently announced the final 2016-2017 graduation rates for Indiana high schools. Elkhart Community Schools is thrilled to announce the highest graduation rate – 91.7% – and the most graduates – 786 – in school history. Tremendous growth to the ECS graduation rate has been [...]
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Students work with NASA, head to Washington, D.C. Three Elkhart Memorial students are making their way into the field of astronomy while still only seniors in high school. Students Gabe Efsits, Duncan Learman, and Aaron Russell, along with Memorial Physics teacher, John Taylor, and a team of high school researchers from all across the [...]
One School, One Book On January 16, Cleveland students finally got to open two large wrapped boxes that they’d been walking by every day for almost a month. The contents? Over 650 copies of “The World According to Humphrey” by Betty G. Birney were presented to students, one for each student to take home [...]
Meagan Irons, Awards for Excellence Elkhart Memorial High School senior, Meagan Irons, along with her parents, EACC administrator, counselor, and instructor, will be attending an awards ceremony and luncheon at the Indiana State House in Indianapolis on Thursday, February 8th.She was selected out of 7 students in the area to receive the very prestigious [...]
Sandy Carnall: Phi Beta Mu Inductee North Side Band Director, Sandy Carnall has recently been inducted into Phi Beta Mu, an International Honorary Fraternity for band directors. It is an organization that honors outstanding band directors whose dedication and devotion to their profession is paramount. “In order to be inducted into Phi Beta [...]
Vet Tech Students Find Success at Show Last weekend, seven Elkhart Area Career Center Veterinary Science and FFA members traveled to show their pigs at the Green and White hog show. It was held at the Michigan State University livestock pavilion, in East Lansing, Michigan. Students wanting to participate in the program are responsible [...]
Solo & Ensemble Results 2018 Orchestra performers who received a “Gold” rating in the solo category: Violin: Katie Huang, Randall Delafuente , Jeramiah Fisher Orchestra performers who received a “Gold” rating in the ensemble category were: Katie Huang, Randall Delafuente, Dazia Wilkins, Katelyn Hudson, Katie Weaver, Madison Baker, Josie McCormick, Jeramiah Fisher, Ashley Ochoa, [...]
Inside ECS – Linda Stofko, West Side “We are all in.” If there is one message Linda hopes to leave with people, it’s this one. As the English Language District Coach at Elkhart Community Schools, Linda’s mission is to provide excellent service to students and families, and help our families know they are welcome [...]
EEF5 invited to state championships On January 14th, Elkhart Community Schools’ FTC (First Tech Challenge) Robotics team: EFF5 competed against 27 other teams in the Northwest Indiana Qualifying Tournament. The team qualified for the State Championships, to be held on February 24th. EFF 5 has been invited to State Competition three out of our [...]
Flu Season is Here (Source of information: http://www.kidshealth.org) Your child is sent home from school with a sore throat, cough, and high fever — could it be the flu that's been going around? Or just a common cold? Although the flu (or influenza) usually causes symptoms that make someone feel worse than symptoms [...]