Re-enrollment Contracts Due

Please be sure to submit your re-enrollments on TADS for returning students and and complete an Admissions Application on TADS for new students from your family by Friday, March 20th.  Enrollment will open to new families on March 21st and we expect a waiting list in several grades. Thank you to those families who have already completed the re-enrollment process!

* Re-Enrollment for Current Families ends on 3/20/20
* Enrollment for New Families opens on 3/21/20
* Financial Aid Application deadline 3/20/20 for current families

Literacy Week Fun!

DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) Time!
Students were surprised each day by a DEAR time.

Classroom Door Decorating Contest
Each class decorated their door based on their chosen class book for the week.

Author visit by Mrs. Elizabeth Samikkannu,
author of A is for Angel: Learning the Alphabet While Learning About My Faith! 

Literacy Week Read-A-Thon   
Several students won Raffle Baskets for pledges earned during the school-wide DEAR reading time. The Read-A-Thon was a great success and enables Embers to purchase much-needed literacy resources!

Literacy Night!
Almost 90 parents attended our first Family Literacy Night! Students attended different stations throughout the school and participated in literacy crafts, fun games, and story time.  Parents were treated to an engaging discussion led by Mr. and Mrs. Barder on how to encourage literacy at home.  
Here’s a list of titles from the talk: 

A Mother’s List of Books by Theresa Fagan. 
Contact Mrs. Fagan at 
tafagan@juno.com for information about pricing/shipping.
The Read-Aloud Family by Sarah Mackenzie (Zondervan)
A Landscape with Dragons: The Battle for Your Child’s Mind by Michael D. O’Brien (Ignatius Press)
Children’s Titles Referenced
Look Inside a Castle (an Usborne lift-the-flap book for young children)
Way of the Warrior Kid by Jocko Willink
All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor
Ranger’s Apprentice (A series by John Flanagan)

In Case You Couldn’t Come to Extravaganza XV…

Here’s what you missed!  
Click the picture to watch the video! 

Spring Forward!  

Don’t forget to move your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, March 8th.

Resources for Lent

Welcome to our Newest Sparks!

Congratulations to the Cinto Family on the birth of Charlie, and to the Ostrowski Family on the birth of Rosie!  Both babies were born on March 5th!  Meal train links will be in next week’s newsletter.

Congratulations to the Paolelli Family! Maddie Paolelli (PK3) is a big sister again! Samuel Peregrine was born at 2:52 am on Feb 27th. Please consider sending the family a meal to help them out during this joyful and busy time.

Meal Train: https://mealtrain.com/e8nlre

Congratulations to the Pullukat family on the birth of Asher Cyriac, brother to Aiden (preK 4) and Auriel (preK 3)! Click on the Mealtrain link below to sign up and provide them a meal.  
Thank you for your generosity!

Meal Train: https://mealtrain.com/4l5vr8

St. Joseph’s Table at OLR

Parent Forum at NRP



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www.embersacademy.org    847.518.1185   info@embersacademy.org

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