Esports: A game-changer for Elkhart students

Esports: A game-changer for Elkhart students In a computer lab along the science hall at Elkhart Central High School, a group of 20 students regularly gather for hours after school and on weekends. Under the word “Arkadia” – the name they’ve chosen for their lab – the students equip themselves with headsets and keyboards [...]

Esports: A game-changer for Elkhart students2018-10-17T15:05:57+00:00

Performing in the most magical places on Earth

Performing in the most magical places on Earth For students who participate in an ECS music program, the opportunity to travel, explore, and sometimes play in an extraordinary location comes with the musical territory. “I think it’s important for kids to have the opportunity to see and experience places outside of their own community,” [...]

Performing in the most magical places on Earth2018-09-14T15:03:19+00:00

Unified Track Team and the Special Olympics

Unified Track Team and the Special Olympics Elkhart Community Schools introduced the Unified Track Meet to high school students at Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial two years ago. This year, the Elkhart Memorial High School Unified Track team became the 2018 Sectional Champions and are heading to STATE after finishing as the regional runner-up! [...]

Unified Track Team and the Special Olympics2018-05-31T15:45:27+00:00

New Spring Sports

New Spring Sports “We are excited about our new opportunities!” said Rod Roberson, District Director of Co-Curricular Programming. This spring Elkhart Community Schools introduced club Lacrosse to the High Schools. “The support and excitement from the students has been overwhelming. As for their first season, the boys team has already had their first wins!” [...]

New Spring Sports2018-05-16T08:00:26+00:00

EEF5 invited to state championships

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 [...]

EEF5 invited to state championships2018-02-02T12:56:13+00:00

Dollars for Scholars

Dollars for Scholars In 1958, in Fall River, Massachusetts, an optometrist had a simple idea. Dr. Irving Fradkin believed if everyone could give one dollar to an educational fund, it would be enough to help every student in his community to attend college. Dr. Fradkin called this plan “Dollars for Scholars”. Today, it is [...]

Dollars for Scholars2017-10-17T08:14:09+00:00

ECS continues to grow 1:1 technology program

ECS continues to grow 1:1 technology program If all instructors were to realize that the quality of thinking, not the production of answers, is the measure of education, John Dewey says, “something hardly less than a revolution in teaching would be worked.” “We have a unique opportunity to reimagine the way Elkhart students utilize [...]

ECS continues to grow 1:1 technology program2017-10-02T12:10:48+00:00

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+00:00