Cleveland Elementary school: Dreams for Riley’s

Cleveland Elementary school: Dreams for Riley’s What started as conversation between friends about the possibilities of making money with a lemonade stand quickly turned into a successful fourth grade service project. Three young friends, Autumn Cannon, Grace Towne and Camryn Clairday, while passing the time making bracelets on a rainbow loom, brainstormed ideas to [...]

Cleveland Elementary school: Dreams for Riley’s 2018-04-19T14:39:53+00:00

Summer Program Fair

Summer Program Fair On Wednesday, April 25, families are invited to attend our first Summer Program Fair at Elkhart Central High School from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Over twenty organizations are scheduled to attend, highlighting summer programs featuring activities like art, music, swimming, dance, sports, theatre, technology, animals, and science. “Every year, we hear from [...]

Summer Program Fair 2018-04-19T13:34:59+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 Sports 2018-04-19T13:20:38+00:00

Naming Committee Update

Naming Committee Update The Elkhart community is making great strides in the process of unifying Memorial and Central High School. The naming committee has been hard at work for months, figuring methods and potential choices for school name, colors, mascot, and mascot nickname. Beginning in November of 2017, several meetings were held to determine [...]

Naming Committee Update 2018-04-20T08:46:17+00:00

Pinewood’s Cheryl Gough and her Jump Rope for Heart Success

Pinewood’s Cheryl Gough and her Jump Rope for Heart Success Pinewood’s Physical Education teacher Cheryl Gough has been teaching at Pinewood for 19 years, her dedication and passion reflected in her many endeavors, though most noticeably her efforts in leading her students in the nationwide educational and fundraising program, Jump Rope for Heart, led [...]

Pinewood’s Cheryl Gough and her Jump Rope for Heart Success 2018-04-19T13:10:14+00:00

Nancy Perez: Memorial Graduation Speaker

Nancy Perez: 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 item [...]

Nancy Perez: Memorial Graduation Speaker 2018-04-19T13:05:24+00:00

ECS Hosts Elkhart Chamber Leadership Academy

ECS Hosts Elkhart Chamber Leadership Academy On April 11, eighteen participants from the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy visited Elkhart Community Schools for their “Education Day.” Each year, the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce offers a Leadership Academy to emerging leaders in the Elkhart community. The program is a nine-month long program, [...]

ECS Hosts Elkhart Chamber Leadership Academy 2018-04-19T13:00:29+00:00

Sandy Carnall: Phi Beta Mu Inductee

Sandy Carnall: Phi Beta Mu Inductee North Side Band Director, Sandy Carnall has recently been inducted into Phi Beta Mu, an International Honorary Fraternity for band directors. It is an organization that honors outstanding band directors whose dedication and devotion to their profession is paramount.   “In order to be inducted into Phi Beta [...]

Sandy Carnall: Phi Beta Mu Inductee 2018-02-02T14:42:12+00:00

Vet Tech Students Find Success at Show

Vet Tech Students Find Success at Show Last weekend, seven Elkhart Area Career Center Veterinary Science and FFA members traveled to show their pigs at the Green and White hog show. It was held at the Michigan State University livestock pavilion, in East Lansing, Michigan. Students wanting to participate in the program are responsible [...]

Vet Tech Students Find Success at Show 2018-02-02T11:17:22+00:00

Inside ECS – Linda Stofko, West Side

Inside ECS – Linda Stofko, West Side “We are all in.” If there is one message Linda hopes to leave with people, it’s this one. As the English Language District Coach at Elkhart Community Schools, Linda’s mission is to provide excellent service to students and families, and help our families know they are welcome [...]

Inside ECS – Linda Stofko, West Side 2018-02-02T11:17:56+00:00