Attend the Rally....


See the district page for pick-up details.


2019-2020 School Calendar

Volleyball Camp...



2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday and Friday  - June 20th and 21st
$10 fee
(Includes a T-shirt)

Register here:


Attendance Matters....


The Importance of School Attendance

Encouraging regular school attendance is one of the most powerful ways you can prepare your child for success—both in school and in life. When you make school attendance a priority, you help your child get better grades, develop healthy life habits, avoid dangerous behavior and have a better chance of graduating from high school.

When students are absent for fewer days, their grades and reading skills often improve—even among those students who are struggling in school. Students who attend school regularly also feel more connected to their community, develop important social skills and friendships, and are significantly more likely to graduate from high school, setting them up for a strong future.

But when kids are absent for an average of just two days of school per month—even when the absences are excused– it can have a negative impact. These absences can affect kids as early as Kindergarten.

For example, young elementary school students who miss an average of just two school days per month often have difficulty keeping up with their peers academically and tend to fall behind in reading. But when students are able to read on grade level by the end of third grade, which is when kids transition from learning to read to reading to learn, they are three to four times more likely to graduate high school and attend college, post-graduate, or professional development classes than their peers who struggle with reading.

As a parent, you can prepare your child for a lifetime of success by making regular school attendance a priority. By figuring out the reasons for your child’s absences—whether they’re physical or emotional—and taking advantage of support services—such as free tutoringstudent mentoring and afterschool activities—you can help set your child on the path to success.




SCEC Loves Reading!!


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Your child will be receiving a book to take home to read and enjoy with family and friends.
This is not a homework assignment, it is entirely for the joy of reading. This semester's book is Bud, Not Buddy.
Please use this book and activities as an opportunity for meaningful discussion. 

Here is a link to the book online:  budnotbuddythe book.pdf 

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.    –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Two Summer Sports Programs

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E'Twan Moore's Basketball Camp
June 28th-29th at E.C. Central High School
Register and Complete Waiver Form Online at


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Kawann Short Youth Stem and Football Camp
Saturday, July 6th at E.C. Central High School
Online Registration May 6th - June 14th

Block Bird Watchers....


Block Middle School STEM students participating in Citizen Science Symposium sponsored by Indiana Dunes Learning Center  Students learned about environmental science and presented their Project Feedwatch/eBird research.








Wrestlers' New Uniforms


  • New Student Hours for 2018-19
    Pre-K: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Elementary Schools: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Late Start Wednesdays: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
    Middle School: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (Late Start Wednesdays: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
    High School: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Late Start Wednesdays: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM)

  • Middle School Code of Conduct and Dress Code

Stop Bullying Hotline - 219-354-9655



The School City of East Chicago has established a COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL "Stop School Bullying Hot Line" which can be reached
 24 hours a day at telephone number 219-354-9655.

This HOTLINE number is being made available to provide students, parents, family members, and concerned citizens with an opportunity to anonymously report information about bullying incidents that place the Safety and Security of  School City of East Chicago Students and Staff at Risk!

If immediate assistance is needed, 'HOTLINE' Callers are instructed to contact the East Chicago Police Department at '911,' or the Lake County Emergency Communication Center at (219) 660-0011.

Teacher of the Month

The Teacher of the Month 


Coding Girls!

Mrs. Hunter and her Coding Girls!    


Block's Black History Month Event!