2021-2022 Year of the Family!  
Under the patronage of St. Joseph, Pillar of Families

Re-enrollment Contracts are due February 28
(Registration opens to new families on March 1)

Come and Support Your School at the…

Time is Running Out!

Reservation deadline Tuesday!

Buy your Extravaganza tickets now!
Extravaganza Event Highlights

Live Auction Items

In our most recent Extravaganza communication, there was an error in the listing of items included in the Live Auction. Please note the correct items below:

  • (2) Chicago Cubs tickets with an overnight stay at Hotel Zachary! (across the street from Wrigley Field)
  • (8) Chicago Bulls v Miami Heat tickets and parking pass!
  • Beach front stay for your family and friends!
  • Catered dinner party for up to 12 people!

Spark Spirit Week!
February 28 – March 4


Let’s celebrate all that’s great about Embers!

Monday, Feb 28: Silly Spark Surprise Monday! Wear your silly socks and bring in a silly joke to share!

Tuesday, March 1: Fat Tuesday! Pastry and Picnic with Pals! Classes will have a picnic lunch. Students may bring a stuffed animal “pal” to join them!

Wednesday, March 2:  Acts of Service and Spirit (Ash Wednesday). Students will wear their Spirit Day shirt with casual bottoms. Our Sparks can provide a loving and caring service for others by bringing in diapers, wipes and new baby clothes to support new moms and their babies at Aid for Women

Thursday, March 3: Rock Your Sportsmanship! Dress out-of-uniform in your favorite team’s shirt.

Friday, March 4: Krazy Hair or Hat Day! Wear a krazy hat or hair style. Out-of-uniform day in Embers colors (blue, red or yellow!).  Celebrate Embers at the Extravaganza Student Celebration in the afternoon!

Moms’ Club 

Sewing 101

Professional sewer, Gail Doyle, will join us Monday evening to teach us some of the basics of sewing!  No previous sewing experience needed! 
All materials will be on hand.


  • Topic:  Sewing 101!
  • Suggested Donation: $20
  • When: Monday, February 28th, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Home of Maura Spingola, 800 N. Merrill St, Park Ridge, IL

Embers Little Sparks – This Wednesday!

100th Day of School! 

1st and 5th Grades worked together to make marshmallow towers using 100 marshmallows.

Johnny spelled out his name…apparently he ate his letter ‘Y’!

Kindergarten built a tower of 100 cups!

1st Grade completed various 100-themed tasks around the classroom to help them solve a mystery.

When they solved it, they received a 100 day treat!

Around the School

2nd graders enjoy a pizza lunch to celebrate their First Confession

PK4 Teddy Bear Workshop

Grand Raffle Update

Classroom Contest #2

Keep selling raffle tickets until March 2 to win your grade a movie and popcorn party!

Week 1 Results: 

PK3 = 14%
PK4 = 7%
Kindergarten = 9%
1st Grade = 7%

2nd Grade = 5%
3rd Grade = 5%
4th Grade = 4%
5th Grade = 5%


Coming Up This Week

Monday, Feb. 28
Moms’ Club 7:30-9:30 pm

Wednesday, Mar. 2
Little Sparks 9:00-11:00 am

Saturday, Mar. 5
Embers Extravaganza

For more information, please visit www.embersacademy.org.
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