Students explore the country through summer programs

Students explore the country through summer programs Every summer, high school students at Elkhart Community Schools have a unique opportunity to study through breathtaking travel opportunities with courses in Earth Science (Colorado), Marine Biology (East Coast), and U.S. History (Washington, DC). Each of the summer field experience courses begins with classroom instruction and local [...]

Students explore the country through summer programs2018-09-14T15:13:38+00:00

Students go global through international travel program

Students go global through international travel program For Elkhart Central High School students Will Nolan and Amy Wyse, the opportunity to travel extended beyond the borders of the United States and into Spain and Chile. Both students traveled through the IUHPFL (Indiana University Honors Program for Foreign Languages) program. Nolan, a current junior at [...]

Students go global through international travel program2018-09-14T15:10:47+00:00

Graduation walks provide a step back in time

Graduation walks provide a step back in time The class of 2018 has had a unique opportunity to take a walk down memory lane. Many of our seniors have had a chance to visit their elementary and middle schools dressed in their cap and gowns. The graduating seniors are greeted with cheers, clapping, and [...]

Graduation walks provide a step back in time2018-05-31T15:37:54+00:00

Students work with NASA, head to Washington, D.C.

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 [...]

Students work with NASA, head to Washington, D.C.2018-02-02T11:45:16+00:00

Central students spread cheer throughout Elkhart

Central students spread cheer throughout Elkhart For the second consecutive year, Elkhart Central’s “Shades of Blue” choral ensemble took to the streets of downtown Elkhart to spread holiday cheer. According to Elkhart Central choral director Bill Niederer, the group has caroled inside the halls of Elkhart Central for many years, but principal Frank Serge [...]

Central students spread cheer throughout Elkhart2017-12-21T13:47:55+00:00

Elkhart Memorial Girls Basketball Adopts Local Families

Elkhart Memorial Girls Basketball Adopts Local Families As the girls’ basketball coach at West Side Middle School, Krista Hennings sees and hears a lot of the things happening at West Side and with West Side families. When she heard about a family who was struggling, she saw it as an outreach opportunity for Elkhart [...]

Elkhart Memorial Girls Basketball Adopts Local Families2017-12-21T13:42:00+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 Midgley2017-10-31T08:52:46+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 Days2017-10-17T08:26:56+00:00

Secondary: Students Take The Classroom To The Farm

Secondary: Students Take The Classroom To The Farm Eager high school students invaded the farm lands. Their teachers had left them with only one rule to follow: explore. Through the rocky pathways, dusty fields, and dewy woods still tainted by the early morning air, students traipsed around with the freedom to laugh and explore [...]

Secondary: Students Take The Classroom To The Farm2017-10-02T12:11:13+00:00

Middle school teachers are all hands on deck for PRIDE

Middle school teachers are all hands on deck for PRIDE Middle School PRIDE teams, consisting of teachers, principals and support staff, recently dedicated their Friday to work together and unify what PRIDE and the Work Ethic Certification mean for seventh and eighth grade students at Elkhart Community Schools. The PRIDE initiative is an acronym [...]

Middle school teachers are all hands on deck for PRIDE2017-09-18T15:10:55+00:00