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Archive for March 2019

Creating a School Culture with Dignity for All

Sitting in a circle and talking sounds easy. But using a “circle process” to ensure every voice is heard and respected takes discipline and hard work. That’s what K-12 teachers at Eastern Mennonite School are learning as they commit to restorative practices in education. Using a “circle process” is one way administrators and teachers help…

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Ryan Eshleman-Robles Named Varsity Boys Soccer Coach

Ryan Eshleman-Robles ‘09 has been named boys varsity soccer coach at Eastern Mennonite School. A Harrisonburg native, Eshleman-Robles played varsity soccer at EMHS for four years, captaining the team and earning all-state recognition in 2008. He was part of the 2007 VISAA Division I championship team. He also lettered three times in EMHS basketball and…

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Applicants Welcome for Discovery Program

High school students interested in a month-long, cross-country group learning experience about land and water resources are invited to apply to join the 2019 Eastern Mennonite High School Discovery trip. A limited number of spaces remain available on the biennial excursion. Students currently in 10th, 11th or 12th grade are welcome to apply to join…

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EMS Meets Move-in Goal for Elementary Building

With a final push by generous donors, Eastern Mennonite School reached its move-in goal for funding the renovation of the former MennoMedia building to provide a permanent home for its elementary program today. “It’s been a full court press the past three weeks as we sought the final dollars in this phase of the Let…

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Elementary Enjoys Rubiks Cube Day

The clickity-click and slide of cube puzzles being solved punctuated the buzz of conversation and focused attention of more than 90 members of Eastern Mennonite Elementary School as they celebrated Rubik’s Cube Day. A student planning committee organized the event, held Feb. 27, during a regular weekly K-5 Gathering time. Guest speaker Jesse Blosser, EMHS…

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