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

Kindness rocks at Roosevelt

Kindness rocks at Roosevelt Sarah Hoover, second grade teacher at Roosevelt STEAM Academy created the Kids with Character Club this year, seeing it as an opportunity for kids to learn about doing nice things for others. “Doing a good deed for someone else is all that matters,” said Hoover. “Through our club we try [...]

Kindness rocks at Roosevelt 2017-12-21T13:54:23+00:00

Elkhart’s PRIDE: Our Promise – Max Malloy

Elkhart’s PRIDE: Our Promise - Max Malloy Fifth Grader, Max Malloy from Pinewood Elementary has been recognized as the first recipient of Elkhart’s PRIDE: Our Promise award. Created to “acknowledge and celebrate extraordinary co-curricular achievements within our student population at Elkhart Community Schools,” this award embodies the school’s newest district-wide initiative, P.R.I.D.E. Through nominations [...]

Elkhart’s PRIDE: Our Promise – Max Malloy 2017-11-15T15:59:48+00:00

12 Days of Giving

12 Days of Giving Between November 6 and November 21, Elkhart Community Schools is teaming up with Elkhart Education Foundation to celebrate 12 Days of Giving. This event encourages students, staff, and community to cultivate an attitude of gratitude. Last week, students and staff throughout the district spent time to writing notes of gratitude [...]

12 Days of Giving 2017-11-15T15:25:23+00:00

Air Force Junior ROTC cadets discuss their experience

Air Force Junior ROTC cadets discuss their experience “Welcome to Air Force JROTC. The mission of AFJROTC is to ‘Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community.’” The first line found on Air University's website welcomes any and all to join their Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program. The last [...]

Air Force Junior ROTC cadets discuss their experience 2017-11-15T15:23:48+00:00

Inside ECS: Joshua Hren, Elkhart Memorial

Inside ECS: Joshua Hren, Elkhart Memorial Vocal jazz teacher, Joshua Hren is already preparing his students for another state competition appearance. In the 2016-2017 season, Hren lead his choir group “Gold Rush” to Elkhart Memorial’s first state appearance in its history. “It was an incredible experience - a first for me as well,” said [...]

Inside ECS: Joshua Hren, Elkhart Memorial 2017-11-10T09:53:34+00:00

PRIDE as a key component of Governor’s Work Ethic Certification program

PRIDE as a key component of Governor's Work Ethic Certification program In April 2017, the unemployment rate in Elkhart County was 1.9%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s been reported that Elkhart County currently has between 20,000 and 30,000 unfilled job openings. In The Elkhart Promise, Elkhart Community Schools commits to graduating [...]

PRIDE as a key component of Governor’s Work Ethic Certification program 2017-09-18T15:12:16+00:00

Special Education FAQs

Special Education FAQs How can parents become more involved in their child’s special education experience? Parents are the foremost advocate for their child. We encourage parents to be actively engaged with their child’s teacher and administrator, and ask questions. Parents of students with disabilities have the right to request a case conference at any [...]

Special Education FAQs 2017-04-19T16:00:47+00:00