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

Perspective – Ambrosia Rogers, Elkhart Memorial

Perspective – Ambrosia Rogers, Elkhart Memorial Opportunity is the most important and encompassing theme that Elkhart Community Schools has incorporated into the lives of its students. Through community outreach, an honest drive for the success of all in the region, extracurriculars, and the ability to make each student feel involved, Elkhart Community Schools is [...]

Perspective – Ambrosia Rogers, Elkhart Memorial 2017-05-19T08:46:54+00:00

Perspective: Krista Riblet, Parent

Perspective: Krista Riblet, Parent Everywhere we go, it always happens. We’ll be out at the mall or at a restaurant, and some stranger comes up to our family and says, “Hi Johnny!” My husband and I always laugh because sometimes it feels like he knows more people than we do. If you’ve ever met Jonathan, [...]

Perspective: Krista Riblet, Parent 2017-04-19T15:02:24+00:00

Perspective: Cadence Lee-Elkhart Memorial High School

Cadence Lee-Elkhart Memorial High School As a sophomore, fellow students and graduates tell me, “enjoy the time you have left” and “it will go by so quickly.” My time in the ECS system has been well spent, but I still cannot imagine leaving it, even with two years left before graduation. Just to get [...]

Perspective: Cadence Lee-Elkhart Memorial High School 2017-03-22T15:58:29+00:00

Perspective- Maggie Lozano

Perspective- Maggie Lozano Recently, I was presented with the opportunity to write my perspective on what it is like to work for Elkhart Community Schools. My initial thought was, “I don't even know where to begin!” This thought came to mind not because I was unsure about what to say, but quite the opposite: there are so many great things to [...]

Perspective- Maggie Lozano 2017-03-08T14:27:34+00:00