This will be our final Spark News until our mid-summer check in. Have a wonderful summer break!

Congratulations to our End-of-Year Award Recipients
The last week of school, our K-5th Grade Sparks gathered to recognize exceptional achievement in academics, sports, and music. Congratulations to the winners of our 2024 Awards!

Madzia Leyva (2nd), Charlotte Jensen (3rd), Rocco Galluzzi (4th), and Cristina Roth (5th)

 RUNNERS-UP: Hannah Foster (2nd), Sophia Kasarski (3rd), Adrian Mathias (4th), Caroline Sather (5th)

Josephine Elackattu (2nd), Charlotte Jensen (3rd), Rose Stepansky (4th), and Cristina Roth (5th)

 RUNNERS-UP: John Fernandes (2nd), Patsy Wasserman (3rd), Agostina Panzica Kainovic (4th), James Wasserman (5th)

Frankie Trojanowski (2nd), Hubert Ner (3rd), Francesca Humber (4th), and James Anastasi (5th)

 RUNNERS-UP: Pilar Humber (2nd), Lucy Ostrowski (3rd), Rose Stepansky (4th), Cristina Roth (5th)

Chiara Gualandri (K), Colette DeCanto (K), Peter Williams (1st), Marie Henschell (1st), David Foster (2nd), Aleksandra Rajska (2nd), Anne Marie Bahjat (3rd), Charlotte Jensen (3rd), Pierce Nomellini (4th), Adrian Mathias (4th), Sarah McEwen (5th) and Matteo Gualandri (5th)

Stephen Beckman (K), Leo Gray (K), Giselle Castillo (1st), Ryan Whalen (1st), Daniel Pavlyshyn (2nd), John Ptacek (2nd), Clare del Rosario (3rd), Kara Walasinski (3rd), Benjamin Ptacek (4th), Sean Lukose (4th), Alena Mikan (5th) and Anthony Lakowski (5th)

Montserrat Humber (K), Joseph Habib (K), Marie Henschell (1st), Nicholas Lakowski (1st), Francesca Galluzzi (2nd), Joaquin Castillo Ibero (2nd), Grace Bartel (3rd), Simon Radlinski (3rd), Francesca Humber (4th), Andrew Barder (4th), Natalia Rajska (5th) and James Anastasi (5th)


Spark Plug: Ramona Allen; Captain America: Michael Carpenter & Cristina Roth; Voice is on Fire: Lucia Fernandez


Ramona Allen, Penny Maloney, Sarah McEwen, Cristina Roth, Caroline Sather, Isabel Yalda, John Paul Bahjat, Michael Carpenter, Rebecca Coyle, Natalia Rajska, James Wasserman 

Report Cards & Terra Nova Scores Available Monday!
Report cards (PreK-5th) and Terra Nova scores (3rd-5th) will be available on Monday, June 10 in your myEmbers! account.
  • Grades K-5 report cards can be found under “Performance” in your student’s profile. Please click HERE for a step-by-step guide.
  • PreK report cards can be found under “Files” in your student’s profile. Please click HERE for a step-by-step guide.
  • Terra Nova results can be found under “Files” in your student’s profile. Please click HERE for a step-by-step guide.
Please email Mrs. Reardon if you have any difficulty accessing your student’s report card.

Registration due by Monday!
Mr. Sadlowski is offering summer music lessons in voice and band. This 8-week program runs from June 10-August 9 and includes a weekly, 45 minute, private lesson held at Northridge Prep. For more information please click HERE!

Click HERE to Register for Summer Music Lessons!

2 Spots Remaining: Fall Soccer Team

Soccer is open to our incoming 4th and 5th Grade Sparks and strictly limited to a maximum of 22 participants. Please see this FLIER for complete information.

Please note: any available spots for fall soccer will be opened up to our incoming families this Wednesday.

Register for Fall Soccer Team


Used Uniform Reminder
Kids grow fast! Please consider donating your gently used uniforms. They may be dropped off in the Embers Main Office on weekdays in June, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Embers Family Day at the Chicago Dogs
July 21 | 3:00 p.m.
We’re excited for a fun day out with our Embers community at the Chicago Dogs! Check out this FLIER for more information. Tickets are $9/each and available at the link below using offer code EMBR.

Buy Tickets Now

Did you get the “Scoop”?
Embers Family Day at the Chicago Dogs, the EPA summer picnic, and much, much more! Have you read the Summer Scoop email? Click HERE to get the “scoop” on all things summer!

Business Office Notice
All final charges for music programs, EPA, Extravaganza, and EDP not paid by May 31st – as well as charges for summer programs – will be billed to your Blackbaud Tuition Management account. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Harig at lharig@embersacademy.org.

All Around Embers:

 Embers families gathered to pray the rosary during the All-School Family Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

All our Sparks had a spirited afternoon at the 5th Grade vs. Faculty kickball game! Creative signs – and cheers – kept the excitement going.

Friday’s Field Day was the perfect kick-off to summer break, featuring games, treats, and a dance party!

Mr. Goffos and Mr. Boville handed out treats and smiles to our Sparks during Field Day.

Upcoming Events:
Monday, June 10

– Report Cards & Terra Nova Scores Released in myEmbers!

Tuesday, June 25

– EPA Family Picnic (4:30 p.m. | Embers North Lawn)

Sunday, July 21

– Embers Academy Family Day at the Chicago Dogs (3:00 p.m. | Impact Field).

Who to Contact

Christopher Goffos: Headmaster

Natalie Donado:
Office Secretary
School absences, uniforms, school supplies, hot lunch, Extended Day Program (EDP), and general questions.

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

Lelia Harig
Business Office Manager
Tuition and billing questions.

Karen Reardon: Registrar 
Information and questions about myEmbers!, report cards & school registration.

Christina Williams:
Director Parents Association
We welcome all families to get involved with the EPA!

 Click to view the ’24-’25 School Calendar

serving students in PreK3 through 5th Grade

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