Perspective: Maria Leon Buitrago, Elkhart Central

Perspective: Maria Leon Buitrago, Elkhart Central Let’s be honest, Elkhart Community Schools offers a truly unique and thoughtful path for students to succeed, something that I personally believe deserves more praise. I feel obliged to share my story and truly give you my perspective of the student life and the effects that this school [...]

Perspective: Maria Leon Buitrago, Elkhart Central 2018-05-31T14:52:47+00:00

Perspective: Nancy Perez, Memorial Graduation Speaker

Nancy Perez: Elkhart Memorial Graduation Speaker Graduation is quickly approaching for Memorial and Central Seniors, and with this comes a list of things to do to get ready to prepare. Ordering a cap and gown, sending out invitations, and planning a graduation party is just the beginning, but for Memorial senior Nancy Perez, another [...]

Perspective: Nancy Perez, Memorial Graduation Speaker 2018-05-16T08:03:01+00:00

Perspective: Rob Haworth, Giving Back

Perspective: Rob Haworth, Giving Back Throughout this newsletter, you’ll see a few of the many ways our students give back to the community, including a donation drive for a local animal shelter, adoption of local families by our athletes, a fundraiser/donation drive for a local nonprofit, and by caroling out in the community. Projects [...]

Perspective: Rob Haworth, Giving Back 2017-12-21T14:03:05+00:00

Levon Johnson, Perspective Change

Levon Johnson, Perspective Change Elkhart Community Schools is taking a calculated risk having someone who is less than two weeks away from leaving the system, write a perspective piece for the newsletter. In all seriousness, I appreciate this opportunity to reflect a little. If I had to title this perspective piece, I would call [...]

Levon Johnson, Perspective Change 2017-11-15T15:12:38+00:00

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

Perspective: Tony Gianesi – Chief Operating Officer

Perspective: Tony Gianesi - Chief Operating Officer Students.  One simple word to define the essence and existence of Elkhart Community Schools. Students.  The reason every single employee is EQUALLY important to the Elkhart Promise. Students.  To know every student by name, supported by highly effective staff, not only teachers, substitute teachers, and principals but [...]

Perspective: Tony Gianesi – Chief Operating Officer 2017-10-16T16:26:43+00:00

Perspective: David Bird, School Without Walls

Perspective: David Bird, School Without Walls All means all.  It’s a simple phrase, but it is a great descriptor for Elkhart Community Schools because we (teachers, administrators, support staff) are working hard to make sure ALL students in ECS are getting the support and services necessary to be successful in school and in life. [...]

Perspective: David Bird, School Without Walls 2017-10-02T12:12:08+00:00

Perspective – Tony England

Perspective - Tony England Throughout the district, if you’ve been in any of our buildings, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed signs, awards, notes, and banners highlighting our district’s new PRIDE initiative. Your children may have come home and talked about PRIDE. While the concepts held within PRIDE are not new concepts to our [...]

Perspective – Tony England 2017-09-18T14:47:33+00:00

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 Feeser 2017-09-01T15:15:01+00:00

Perspective: Olivia Haworth, Elkhart Central

Perspective: Olivia Haworth, Elkhart Central High School. It’s amazing how just two words can hold so much power in our world. Since the day I entered kindergarten, I began to dream about high school. So much of my world has been influenced by the idea of the four years spent in high school. It’s [...]

Perspective: Olivia Haworth, Elkhart Central 2017-05-19T12:47:46+00:00