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 Midgley 2017-10-31T08:52:46+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 Days 2017-10-17T08:26:56+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 Farm 2017-10-02T12:11:13+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 PRIDE 2017-09-18T15:10:55+00:00

Ag program expands to include Animal Science in HS

Ag program expands to include Animal Science in HS For the animal lovers and the farming families, the future vets and agricultural engineers, Elkhart’s newest science course is introducing high school students to the impact of animals on our economy, magnified especially within our agricultural-based area. With its growing importance within our community, the [...]

Ag program expands to include Animal Science in HS 2017-09-01T14:54:37+00:00

Over $3.48 million awarded to ECS graduates

Over $3.48 million awarded to ECS graduates This year, Elkhart Community Schools’ senior classes were awarded an estimated $3,489,176.00 in scholarship dollars. The scholarships are still being reported from students and will likely increase in the next few weeks. Broken down, the school's estimations are: Elkhart Memorial: $1,294,170.00 Elkhart Central: $1,681,206.00 Elkhart Area Career [...]

Over $3.48 million awarded to ECS graduates 2017-05-19T12:25:14+00:00

ECHS Symphony Orchestra heading to state finals

ECHS Symphony Orchestra heading to state finals Throughout the halls of Elkhart Central, the music of masters greets students, staff, and guests – music of composers like Aram Khachaturian, Edvard Grieg, and Camille Saint-Saens – as it is masterfully performed by Elkhart Central High School’s Symphony Orchestra preparing for their performance at State Finals. [...]

ECHS Symphony Orchestra heading to state finals 2017-05-04T09:29:44+00:00

West Side Disability Awareness Day

West Side Disability Awareness Day “It’s hard reading words that are not clearly written and it’s a struggle because you would have to move your head places to be able to see.” “It was frustrating because I could barely read the blurry words and I didn’t know how to pronounce something.” “It was hard. [...]

West Side Disability Awareness Day 2017-04-19T14:54:03+00:00

Elkhart Memorial students earn Notre Dame Energy Award

Elkhart Memorial students earn Notre Dame Energy Award Two students from Elkhart Memorial recently brought home the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (Notre Dame Energy) Top Senior Award at the Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Romi Patel and Diego Reynoso’s project Artificial Photosynthesis sought to give a better understanding of [...]

Elkhart Memorial students earn Notre Dame Energy Award 2017-03-22T16:04:44+00:00

Leading the agriculture field

Leading the agriculture field This fall, Elkhart Community Schools received national media recognition for the development and implementation of AgriScience curriculum into our secondary schools – a development that makes Elkhart Community Schools the largest agricultural program in the state of Indiana. Students in all three middle schools are now able to take a [...]

Leading the agriculture field 2017-03-08T15:36:46+00:00