Athletics

Physical education at ECDS focuses on building the basics of athleticism – individual confidence and team spirit. Our process promotes endurance, strength, flexibility, balance, and expanding awareness. We start with the fundamentals – running the track efficiently by coordinating our breathing with our stride. We move on to various jumping rope exercises for dexterity, then to manipulating an obstacle course. We do strength work on the rings, balance work on the beams, and endurance work on the track. Our kids do a lot of running! We then hold activities like Capture the Flag to work on teamwork, strategy, perception, and competitive cooperation.

In addition to Physical Education, we also maintain a variety of organized teams. We want our children to find their sport(s) and develop a lifelong love of the game!

    • Basketball team: ECDS plays against other small area schools.
    • Archery: This old world skill is a favorite!
    • Soccer: Intramural soccer is a spring and fall favorite.
    • Softball: All children in Grades 3 and up are encouraged to play.
    • Tennis: Individual lessons from a world ranked tennis pro are available.
    • Track & Field: All children from Grades 1 and up utilize our lovely fields.

We are privileged to have 10 acres with soccer field, softball field, a half mile track, as well as an elaborate

Weather Delays/Cancellations

Note to Parents: weather or emergency delays and closings are always announced by direct email, on TV 3, 8, & 12 and radio stations WICC 660 AM, WEBE 108 FM, & STAR 99.9 FM, as well as on the school closing list of CTWeather.com.

Upcoming Events

May
29
Wed
all-day Upper Form Finals
Upper Form Finals
May 29 – May 31 all-day
Noon Dismissal Grades 7-12
May
31
Fri
10:00 am Moving Up Ceremony
Moving Up Ceremony
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Moving Up Ceremony
Grades K-2
6:00 pm High School Graduation
High School Graduation
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
High School Graduation
High School Graduation
Jun
3
Mon
all-day LAST DAY
LAST DAY
Jun 3 all-day
End of School Year Yearbooks Noon Dismissal ALL Grades