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Hands On Projects | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Mar 2024)

Hands On Projects | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Mar 2024)

Electives Teacher Amanda Davis has only been in the school a couple months, but she is already having a huge impact on the school! She is challenging her students to apply their knowledge in interesting and fun ways across the courses she teaches. “They literally said...

Forensics Labs | EYC Student Project of the Month (Mar 2024)

Forensics Labs | EYC Student Project of the Month (Mar 2024)

Nic A. has been busy investigating crimes for his forensics class this semester! Between blood splatter, shoe prints, fingerprints, and chromatography, Science Teacher Dr. Jennifer Bolla has been creating opportunities for Nic to show off his learning in fun and...

1950s Jell-O Salads | EYC Student Project of the Month (Feb 2024)

1950s Jell-O Salads | EYC Student Project of the Month (Feb 2024)

This month, two students in History Teacher Brian Chervitz’s US History class, Lily L. and Max G., brought history to life by recreating Jell-O salads from the 1950s. During their lessons on cultural shifts in the 1950s, the Space Age, students learned about the...

Welcome Amanda Davis! | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Feb 2024)

Welcome Amanda Davis! | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Feb 2024)

This month we are so excited to welcome Amanda Davis to our faculty here at EYC! She began on February 5th and already she is forming great connections with our students and bringing a positive energy to the school. We are thrilled to have her with us. To learn more...

Riley’s Robots | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Jan 2024)

Riley’s Robots | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Jan 2024)

At the end of the semester, Riley F. was finishing up her Robotics course here at EYC Academy. She was so excited by the content in this course, and her passion shown in her projects utilizing coding and circuitry. As her skills progressed, she was able to wire lights...

Winter Art Projects | EYC Student Art of the Month (Jan 2024)

Winter Art Projects | EYC Student Art of the Month (Jan 2024)

Students have been in a flurry this winter learning new styles of art and photography. Art Teacher Terry Neal has been challenging students to be creative in new ways as they finished up last semester and began this new one. Block Printing One example of students’...

Fall Donation Drive | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Dec 2023)

Fall Donation Drive | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Dec 2023)

Student Council President Kylie G. and Vice President Riley F. have been organizing a fall donation drive this month to give back to our community in a significant way! Following the tradition of the last few years, the students are asking families, local businesses,...

Winter Wonderland | EYC Student Art of the Month (Dec 2023)

Winter Wonderland | EYC Student Art of the Month (Dec 2023)

Winter has been showing up in bits and pieces around our school this month! Our art room has snowflakes hanging from the ceiling, the Northern Lights adorn the walls, and the white board has a cozy fireplace scene created by a couple of our students, Maddy A. and...

Potato Latkes | EYC Student Project of the Month (Dec 2023)

Potato Latkes | EYC Student Project of the Month (Dec 2023)

In honor of the first day of Hanukkah, History Teacher Shari Hollander took the lead in the Culinary Arts curriculum last week to teach students how to create potato latkes using her own grandmother’s recipe. Over the course of two days, she and the Culinary Arts...

What Are You Proud of in 2023? | EYC Student Corner (Dec 2023)

What Are You Proud of in 2023? | EYC Student Corner (Dec 2023)

As the fall semester comes to a close, we asked our students to reflect on the year and tell us something that they accomplished this year. It didn’t have to be academic, of course, though many students are proud of the successes they achieved this year. We were happy...

Setting Goals | EYC Tips and Tricks for School Success (Dec 2023)

Setting Goals | EYC Tips and Tricks for School Success (Dec 2023)

As 2024 quickly approaches, many of us are beginning to consider a new year’s resolution. This is the perfect chance to talk to your student about setting goals for school next semester. Our goals here at EYC Academy aren’t meant to be vague or unrealistic. We want...

Gratitude Bags | EYC Student Art of the Month (Nov 2023)

Gratitude Bags | EYC Student Art of the Month (Nov 2023)

In honor of Thanksgiving this year, Art Teacher Terry Neal asked students to prepare gifts of gratitude to the family members hosting their family’s thanksgiving meal!Using a variety of mediums, students constructed their gift using air-dry clay and Photoshop,  and...

The Algae Academy Returns | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Nov 2023)

The Algae Academy Returns | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Nov 2023)

Last month, Science Teacher Jennifer Bolla led her students through a week-long immersive science experiment called Algae Academy. Students leveraged a variety of skills, including measuring, hypothesizing, using a microscope, graphic design, and comparing data, to...

Mummified Hot Dog | EYC Student Project of the Month (Nov 2023)

Mummified Hot Dog | EYC Student Project of the Month (Nov 2023)

Science and History of Ancient Egypt: Mummified Hot Dog When Emily L. raced ahead in her science class, her teacher, Lynda Yotta, seized the opportunity to not only engage Emily's scientific curiosity but also create cross-curricular connections with her history...

Welcome Brian Chervitz | EYC Teacher’s Corner (Nov 2023)

Welcome Brian Chervitz | EYC Teacher’s Corner (Nov 2023)

This month, we are welcoming Brian Chervitz (pictured in the middle in the above photo), who teaches history and social studies, as well as some English, at EYC Academy starting this year. Brian has previous teaching experience here in Missouri and in Minnesota as a...

Scream Portraits | EYC Student Art of the Month (Oct 2023)

Scream Portraits | EYC Student Art of the Month (Oct 2023)

In the spirit of October, our students have been hard at work crafting eerie and spooky artwork under the guidance of our art teacher, Terry Neal. Between sketches of ghosts and creepy paintings, the students worked on one project they could really see themselves in....

Welcome Terry Neal! | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Oct 2023)

Welcome Terry Neal! | EYC Academy School Spotlight (Oct 2023)

This month, we wanted to welcome our new art teacher, Terry Neal! Terry is an accomplished graphic artist who has owned her own small design business for over 30 years. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, she joins EYC to help show our students that there are artists...

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