Fifth Grade Takes an Early Lead
Two weeks into the first raffle ticket competition and Fifth grade has jumped into the lead! It’s still anybody’s game, so sell those raffle tickets to win your class a scavenger hunt and help raise money for our school. This first competition runs through Friday, February 3rd.

Raffle tickets available online:


Coffee and Convo is This Friday!
The final chapter for Pascale Burns’ series on child temperament will be held this Friday, January 27 at 8:45 a.m. Complimentary babysitting and coffee will be provided. Please RSVP to epa@embersacademy.org.

Winter Open House on Wednesday
Invite your friends and family to attend one of our winter open houses! The first is held this Wednesday and will be a great opportunity to tour the school and hear from school leaders. Registration for both days is available at the link below:

Register Online

Dino Dig
PK3 and 5th grade were impressive Dino Duos last week! They worked as teams to excavate a dinosaur friend from its egg and then used clues to determine the species. It was a little bit of mess and a whole lotta fun!

Save the Date!


January is the Month of Fortitude!
For this month’s virtue challenge, we are encouraging each student to interview someone they believe shows strong fortitude. Have they picked a person yet? We are hoping this fun exercise will help them learn about the importance of being brave in everyday life!

Fortitude Interview From

The Week Ahead:
Wednesday, January 25
Open House (9:00-10:30 a.m.)

Friday, January 27
Coffee & Convo: Part 3 (8:45-10:30 a.m.)

Upcoming Events:
Wednesday, February 1 – Friday, February 3
Extravaganza Filming

Saturday, February 4
Open House (9:30-11:00 a.m.)

Monday, February 6
Virtue Assembly &
Red Spirit Shirts – Rescheduled due to Extravaganza filming.
Moms Club (7:30 p.m.)

Saturday, February 11
Daddy-Daughter Dance (6:00-8:00 p.m.)

Wednesday, February 15
First Reconciliation for 2nd Grade

Friday, February 17 – Monday, February 20
NO SCHOOL, President’s Day Holiday

Who to Contact

Natalie Donado: School Office Secretary
Uniforms, school supplies, hot lunch, and general questions about the school day.

Sylvia Casaletto: Office Manager
Medical and allergy forms, birth and baptismal certificates, and student records.


Karen Reardon: Registrar 
Information and questions about myEmbers!

Lelia Harig: Business Office Manager
Information and questions about Extended Day Program (EDP).

serving students in PK3 through 5th grade

8340 N. Greenwood Avenue,  Niles, IL 60714
www.embersacademy.org  |  847.518.1185  |  info@embersacademy.org

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