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Winter 2022

EMS: More than Academics

Prospective parents sometimes ask me, “Why should we choose a Mennonite education for our student?” My answer? An EMS education offers strong academics and so much more! When they visit, I hope they – and their student – can feel that EMS is a place where: Joy for learning is cultivated. Teachers know each student and create…

Four Women Help Fund EMES Building

Four Mennonite women who loved children and education lived frugally and gave generously. By naming EMS in their wills, the women contributed a combined total of $890,354, which ended up funding a quarter of the cost of the Eastern Mennonite Elementary School renovation project, completed in 2019. Lena Yutzy Showalter, from Plain City, Ohio, married Norman Yutzy in 1955. The…

A Time to Laugh And a Time to Cry

Three times a week, students grades 6-12 join chapel either in person (always masked) or by live stream. With teen anxiety and stress at an all-time nationwide high, we added mental and emotional well being to our theme of “Faith at Work” for the year. We have also made a point to laugh more together.…

Soft Skills for Life

Soft skills. Life skills. Whatever you call them, educators, parents, future employers agree: learning them early supports overall well being and success. At EMS, we dig deep into topics and encourage students to ask big questions like: What can I learn from this author to help me understand my own identity? How do the decisions…

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