1. Giving Thanks With Your Family

    Thanksgiving may seem like it’s about the turkey, the relish, the mashed potatoes, and the pumpkin pie. And to be fair, these are all some delicious components. But Thanksgiving is much bigger than the amount of food you can pile onto your plate. It’s a great opportunity to practice thankfulness with your family, and our private school has some ideas that everyone will enjoy. East Valley Chris…Read More

  2. More Reasons To Choose Parochial School

    Welcome back to Part II of why your family might benefit from parochial school! In our first blog, we talked about how strengthening your child’s faith and having smaller class sizes are some of the reasons why people tend to love parochial school. We’ll continue on that topic today with a few more reasons why our private school could offer your child an unparalleled education. East Valley Chr…Read More

  3. Why Choose Parochial Schooling?

    For decades, families have chosen to send their children to parochial (religious) school. They witness and are a part of the many benefits that come from sending kids to Christian school. And for many families, the parents themselves went to Christian school, and want their children to have a similar positive experience. But for families that have little to no experience with parochial schools, it…Read More

  4. Dealing With School Anxiety

    For many students coming to our private school in San Jose, they’ve been at another school previously and are now switching over to East Valley Christian School (we’re so glad to have you!). This can be an understandably scary time for new students, as they are moving away from their old friends, as well as teachers and even just a building that they’re familiar with. We know how anxious som…Read More

  5. Preparing For Kindergarten, Part II

    It’s already September! Your little one has been in preschool for a little while now, and it seems like kindergarten is still light years away for them. While it may seem as such, the truth is that there’s always room and time to help prepare your child for kindergarten readiness. This is essential in helping them succeed, not only in their first years at school, but in their academic career …Read More

  6. Get Your Child Ready For The First Day Of School

    The very first day of school for your child can be nerve-wracking for both you and your little one. Even the most outgoing and brave child is most likely going to be hesitant to go somewhere new without you. However, at East Valley Christian School, we strive to create a learning community focused on Biblical principles and helping your child thrive at school. Our goal is to create faithful member…Read More

  7. Preparing For Kindergarten

     They were once so small they fit into the palm of your hand. They once were not even able to walk, let alone crawl. They were just learning to laugh and to speak, and now, they’re headed off to kindergarten. This is an emotional and exciting time for everyone, and our Christian school is here to guide you and offer advice as you gear up for the big day. Take a look at a few ways that you can p…Read More

  8. Advantages to Private Education

    Private and public education have had a long and winding road together. Their purposes are the same, they look and feel very similar to one another, and yet, they’re often pitted against each other. Families all want the best for their children, and know that school and education is one of the most important factors in a child’s success and overall well-being. Most families end up, at some poi…Read More

  9. What to Know When You Apply

    Applying to a private elementary school can seem like a complex process, and for some, even intimidating. We understand this fully. The pressure can really seem like it’s on when your child’s education feels as though it’s on the line. For this reason, East Valley Christian School has compiled a few things for you to consider and expect when you begin the application process. As a Christian …Read More

  10. Keeping Up Education Over the Summer, Part II

    Welcome back to our blog series on keeping up with education throughout the summer months! In the first blog, we talked about the summer slide, and how you can join or set up your own reading program for your family to partake in. This is critical to maintaining literacy development, but there are many other things you can do as well to ensure academics are not lost during the summer. Learn some s…Read More