Posts by ECA Staff

A Call for Stories About Former ECA Students!

Dr. Jim Johnson, ECA Superintendent Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it.  Proverbs 22:6 ECA’s 50th Anniversary Year Evangelical Christian Academy was established in 1971 by Evangelical Presbyterian Church, which became Grace Presbyterian Church.  In 2010, as one of the final…

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2020 Valedictory Address

Victoria Blackman, Class of 2020 Fellow students, parents, teachers, and administrators: thank you for celebrating the graduation of the class of 2020 with us.  This has been a remarkable and crazy time with a pandemic that turned everyone’s world upside down.   I would especially like to thank administrators who worked tirelessly in the office…

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Planning for the Future

13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— 14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring.  What is your life?  For you are a mist that appears for a little time and…

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Being an Eagle

I am an ECA eagle, through and through. Evangelical Christian Academy has been a part of virtually every period of my life; I attended ECA, from preschool through the middle of my junior year, when we moved to California due to a job change for my dad. However, even as a little girl, I remember…

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Homeschooling

I’m telling you right now: The education occurring at my house this quarter is not homeschooling. It’s also not classroom teaching. It’s not even a hybrid. This is an entirely new phenomenon (What isn’t these days?) that I’ve decided to call…  home-ECAing! This is definitely not homeschooling. Before homeschooling was a thing, I was homeschooled…

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Connected

By Heather Morgan – Secretary, ECA Board of Directors Hello, ECA Family! Even as an introvert who gets energy from being alone, I am missing human interaction and SCHOOL! The struggle is so real that I might get a little wordy here, for which I apologize in advance. At our school board meeting on March…

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The “D” in D-Groups

by Bob DeRuiter, Secondary Principal   Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name  of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey  everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very  end of the age.” Matthew…

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We Serve because He Served

  Rev. Matt Holst Each year at ECA we observe what has become known as Impact Day. This is a day that we as a school (the Secondary Campus) set aside to get out of the classroom in order to serve others in our community. Students, staff and faculty get the privilege of serving churches,…

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Biblical Support for Both Sides of our 2019 Public Forum Debate?

Through Classical Christian education, ECA students are enabled to know the truth, reason in truth, persuade in truth, and thus are to be found walking in the truth. This is our hope and prayer for each of our students as they progress toward graduation.  It is my privilege to teach Rhetoric (the art of persuasion) to…

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Let the Little Children Come to Me

But Jesus called them to him, saying, ‘Let the children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.’ Luke 18:16-17 I would like to welcome each of…

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