Staff Reflections

Community

Community It looks different now. Community used to be our students being greeted by name each morning by Mrs. Blue as the entered the elementary campus, 7th and 8th graders eating lunch together – laughing, sharing, encouraging, ECA families and friends packing the gym to cheer our sports teams on to a win and sometimes…

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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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Our Trip to the Secondary

The day finally came!  The sixth grade class was going to go to the Secondary.  From what my class said most of us were nervous and excited, including me.  When I go there the first thing I though was that I would never find my way to each classroom.  But…I was wrong. I love ECA…

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Junior High at ECA: Implementing Ideas, Investigation, Discussion

Guest Blogger: Mrs. Kerry Singleton, ECA Junior High Teacher and Administrator As any parent or teacher of a Junior High student knows, this particular age is unique and filled with joys and challenges. So what does it look like at ECA to “educate, equip, and empower students of this age to pursue their purpose in…

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Christ as Center of Classroom

Guest Blogger:  Pam Gergen, 1st Grade, ECA Looking back over the years, I can honestly say I have always wanted to be a teacher since my Kindergarten year…decades ago.  I remember how each of my elementary teachers always had their rooms organized, neat, decorative but not chaotic and always had that one thing that was…

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The Significance of Field Trips and Experience Days at ECA Elementary

By Darla Blue, Interim Elementary Principal Are field trips and experience days important? Can they teach a subject in a different and possibly more meaningful way than what a student might find in the classroom? Do they give the student a deeper insight into the subject matter that they are studying? How do they fit…

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