ECS Kennywood Day

Posted: April 28, 2015


ECS Kennywood Day is Friday, June 19! Discounted tickets are $25 each. ECS Kennywood tickets must be purchased in person on the following dates:

  • Friday, May 29, 8-9 am and 3:45-6:00 pm at the entrance to BOTH schools
  • Monday, June 1, 8-9 am and 3:45-6:00 pm at the entrance to BOTH schools
  • Monday, June 1, 6:30-8:00 pm at PCO Meeting, Upper School

Compare to gate prices:

$41.99 Fun Day Pass
$28.99 Junior Fun Day Pass (under 46″ tall)
$21.99 Seniors (55 years and older)
Free – children 2 and under

Surcharges apply for tickets used on a July or August weekend.

Checks, money orders and credit cards accepted. Please, no cash. It is recommended that an
adult purchase tickets — ECS PCO is not responsible for lost tickets or money.

All ECS families are responsible for their own transportation, food and beverages. Meet up with your family and friends at the ECS Pavilion #2 (behind the Jack Rabbit). Bring your picnic basket, cooler, and unwind!

Questions? Email Tanya at

Edible Schoolyard T-Shirts

Posted: April 28, 2015

EdibleSchoolyard-tshirtdesignThese t-shirts support the ECS Edible Schoolyard! Buy a stylish shirt and help keep the ECS garden and kitchen program successful! These shirts have also been approved to wear on Fridays and ECS Spirit Days. Orders should be addressed to Mrs. Keller/3C and are due Friday, May 8th. Download an order form.

ECS Polo Shirts for 2015-2016

Posted: April 22, 2015

We are now taking orders for polo shirts embroidered with the ECS logo. Available in light blue and navy, these shirts conform to the school dress code and may be worn any day (students are not required to wear them). Download an order form or pick one up in the school office. You must order by June 4 to have your shirt delivered in September. Email with any questions.

order form | polo shirt size chart

Lower School Playground Campaign Continues

Posted: April 15, 2015

Let’s keep the momentum going to continue funding the Lower School Playground! Here are three ways you (or your friends, families, loved ones) can support the fundraising goal:

1. Make a general donation to the playground fund
2. “Buy” a specific part of the playground
3. Purchase grade level or individual art prints! (coming soon)

To learn more about the project, as well as the connection of the Ambrusko Family and the treehouse component that will be included, read more. This is more than just a playground.

Staff Appreciation Week Luncheon

Posted: April 15, 2015

Our staff and teachers LOVE the luncheons we organize for them each year. It’s a lovely time for them to relax and enjoy delicious food together. So get your favorite recipe and plan to contribute for our fantastic ECS staff and teachers!

The luncheons will happen on two different days:

  • Wednesday, May 6th at the Lower School
  • Thursday, May 7th at the Upper School

If cooking is not your thing, we will also need volunteers to set up and clean up. Please sign up at the links below. Help us make this year’s luncheon another highlight that they will remember!

Lower School sign-up
Upper School sign-up

Bake Sale at Earth Night

Posted: April 14, 2015

We are requesting donations of baked goods for the annual Earth Night Bake Sale at ECS on April 24 — one of our biggest bake sales of the year! We need lots of bakers and a few volunteers.

Remember to let us know about items from nut-free homes, items that are nut-free, gluten-free, vegan, etc. Baked goods (labelled PCO BAKE SALE) can be dropped off in the UPPER SCHOOL staff lounge at any time on Friday, or brought to Earth Night at 6pm.

Sign up today! Thanks!

Shoe Wars

Posted: April 13, 2015

sneakersBring in used pairs of adult or children’s shoes to be recycled. The classroom in each school building with the most donations will receive a dress down day and lunch in the park! Shoes must be received by 7:00pm at Earth Night on April 24. The winner will be announced at Earth Night! More info about the shoe recycling fundraiser.