April 2018  Res Connection
 Monthly Parent & Student Newsletter

Blessed Easter! 

Be Informed * Stay Connected * Get Involved 
  Upcoming Events & Reminders

Wed, April 4 - Classes resume for all students (Wed Pink Day schedule)
Wed, April 4 - Athletic Booster Meeting at 6:30 pm
Thurs, April 5 - Spirit Apparel Day for Freshmen
Sat, April 7 -
ND/Resurrection Jazz Band performance at 4 pm at Res
Sun, April 8 - Ladies Day Mass & Brunch at 11 am
Thurs, April 12 - Easter Liturgy at 8:30 am
Thurs, April 12 -
Parents Club Dino's Dine & Share Fundraiser Event 11 am to midnight
Mon, April 16 - Spring Athletic Signing Day
from noon to 12:30 pm in the gym
Mon, April 16 - Spring Pep Rally at 2 pm
Tues, April 17 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm
Wed, April 18 - Spring Athletic & Orchesis Photos from 2:15 to 5:30 (schedule TBD)
Thurs, April 19 - ASPIRE Test Day for Freshmen & Sophomores
Fri, April 20 - Junior & Sophomore Dances
Sat, April 21 -
Alumnae Mass & Wall of Honor Inductions at 4 pm
Tues, April 24 - Choir & Chamber Spring Concert at 7 pm
Wed, April 25 - 11:50 am Dismissal
Wed, April 25 - Athletic Boosters Dine and Share Fundraiser

Thurs, April 26 - Honor Society Inductions at 7 pm

Uniform & ID Reminder
Wednesday, April 4  begins the last two months of school. Students are expected to be in uniform and wearing their ID on a red lanyard. IDs can be made through the Dean's Office and temporary IDs are available from the Attendance Office and Main Office before school. 

2018-19 School Year 

The Resurrection College Prep High School calendar preview for the
2018-19 school year has been posted to our website 

Please refer to the  online calendar on our website  for comprehensive calendar information.

Scholarship Opportunities
with upcoming deadlines

View the list of current scholarship opportunities for current and incoming Resurrection students with upcoming application deadlines  HERE

Scholarship opportunities are listed by class (Classes of 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022).  

Please note upcoming scholarship deadlines, including
the  April 4, 2018 deadline for the Presence Resurrection Medical Staff Scholarship and the Sr. Mary Evelyn Giemza, C.R. RN Scholarship. Other scholarship application deadlines are also listed and are between mid-April to May.

Resurrection/Notre Dame Band to
Perform at Notre Dame Jazz Fest 
Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 4 pm
at Resurrection College Prep
Admission $5 adults 
free to Resurrection & Notre Dame students
free to students 8th grade & younger

The concert includes the award-winning Resurrection/ Notre Dame 
Jazz Band  featuring students from Notre Dame College Prep and Resurrection College under the direction of Darren Scorza. The concert also includes the  University of Notre Dame (UND) Jazz Band and New Orleans Brass Band under the direction of Larry Dwyer and the Reunion Jazz Orchestra (RJO). The RJO performs throughout the Chicagoland area and donates its proceeds to the Notre Dame College Prep Music Program. The NDCP Music Program is under the direction of Michael Wallace. 

 Ladies Day Mass & Brunch 
Bandit Athletics
Spring Athletics   
Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Track & Field and Water Polo are underway! 
Check out the  monthly Athletic Schedule and come cheer on the Bandits!

Athletic News
View the  Athletics page for links to Athletic Director Eddie Kane's 
Weekly Athletic Updates for recent athletic news & information.
Summer Athletic Camps 
2018 Summer Athletic Camps for girls will include 
Basketball, Lacrosse, Running Softball, Soccer & Volleyball. 

Check out the Resurrection Summer Athletic Camp offerings and register now!
View schedules

Fall Athletic Tryouts 
Volleyball - August 8, 9 and 10, 2018
Golf - August 8, 9 and 10, 2018
Tennis, Cross Country and Swimming - August 13, 14 and 15, 2018
 Tryout times to be announced.

  Dinos's Pizza Dine & Share Fundraiser
Thursday, April 12, 2018 
11 am to midnight

The Resurrection Parents Club is sponsoring a 
Dino's Fundraiser Event  on  Thursday, April 12  from  11 am to midnight . Dino's will donate  20%  of total sales from Resurrection families back to Resurrection. Dine-in, carryout or delivery is available from Dino's Pizza at 7004 W. Higgins Ave.

Call 773.763.4077 to place an order, mention this fundraiser when placing your order
and print this flyer or show it on your mobile device.


Special thanks to Resurrection alumnae 
Bruna Borrini Morrison '83  and  Bianca Borrini Henniges '74 ,
owners of Dino's Pizza and Italian Restaurant,  for their continued support of our community.
We look forward to honoring them on Saturday, April 21, 2018 
when they are inducted into the Resurrection College Prep High School Wall of Honor.

 Res  Dance and St. Pat's & ND Cheer
Resurrection Orchesis  - tryouts will be at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.

ND Cheerleading tryout clinics are April 16 & 17 from 6 to 8 pm and tryouts are April 18 from 6 to 8:30 pm.   See this flyer for details, contact nddonscheer@gmail.com or 773.497.2785 with any questions or visit the  ND Cheerleading   website. 
St. Patrick's Cheerleading tryout clinics are also April 16 & 17 from 6 to 8 pm and tryouts are April 18 from 6 to pm.  See this flyer for details or visit the St. Pat's Cheerleading  website.

Alumnae Mass & Wall of Honor 
Saturday, April 21, 2018
4:00 pm Mass at Resurrection College Prep
Awards & Reception immediately following Mass

Blessed Celine Awards  
The Blessed Celine Award recognizes Resurrection alumnae who exemplify the life values of
Blessed Celine, the foundress of the Sisters of the Resurrection. The recipients are accomplished in
their fields of endeavor and, like Blessed Celine, work toward the advancement of women in society
and act as positive Christian role models for young women.
  Caroline Hopkinson '07
Vanessa Torres '03
Tricia Moll '86
Bruna Borrini Morrison '83
Bianca Borrini Henniges '74
Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
  The Athletic Hall of Fame Award recognizes individuals from the Resurrection Athletic community who have participated in sports or contributed to the Resurrection College Prep Athletic Program. Athletes inducted into the Hall of Fame have demonstrated outstanding athletic accomplishments, leadership or contributions.
Fred Angelini (Coach)
Maggie Cunningham Aldworth '97
Hana Somogyi Steil '09
Sara Somogyi Spencer '05
Tara Babich Lange '96
Please RSVP by April 10 to Laura Dennis at ldennis@reshs.org
to ensure adequate seating and refreshments.

  Honor Society Inductions

The Resurrection  Honor Society Inductions  will be held 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7 pm in the Little Theatre.

At this ceremony, students who have met the requirements will be inducted into one or more of the nine Resurrection College Prep Honor Societies. 

Resurrection Honor Societies include:  International Thespians Honor Society, La Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (Spanish), Modern Music Masters (Tri-M); Mu Alpha Theta (Math); National Art Honor Society; National Honor Society, Quill and Scroll (Journalism)Science National Honor Society; and Societa Onoraria Italica (Italian)

Details about how students qualify for induction into these honor societies can be found at  Resurrection College Prep Honor Societies.

Invitations will be sent to inductees and their families in early April. 
RSVPs will be due Friday, April 20.
A mandatory rehearsal for all inductees will be held
Thursday, April 26 during Seminar A in the Little Theatre.

National College Decision Day!

May 1st  is National Decision Day!! Many colleges require you to commit to their school by this date Have you made a final decision about your college or university?  Seniors, be sure to check communications from colleges about any deposits that are due to secure your admission.   Contact Resurrection College Counselor Ms. Meredith Rogers at mrogers@reshs.org with any questions or concerns about final decisions.  On May 1st, wear your college apparel or your college colors! We will be celebrating on  May 1st  during your seminar with a special treat, photos and activities.

Meet the Author!
Author and Resurrection College Prep High School alumna,  Loretta Roach Nyhan '88 ,
will be joining us on Thursday, 
May 10, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm  
in the Resurrection Library to share her new novel,  Digging In .

Following the success of her 2016 novel, All the Good Parts, author Loretta Nyhan's warm, witty, and wonderful novel, Digging In, tells the story of a widow who discovers an unexpected chance to start over - right in her own backyard.  

Res Punzel
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Resurrection Science Club & Yoga Club, in conjunction with the  Pantene Beautiful Lengths Program, is hosting the annual ResPunzel hair donation program on  Tuesday, May 22

All hair types are accepted, except dyed, bleached or permed hair.  Hair stylists will be available during lunch and seminar to cut 8 or more inches from all students and staff members who are willing to donate. All donated hair is used to make wigs for cancer patients. Contact Science Club moderator Ms. Sarah Brendzel at sbrendzel@reshs.org
with any questions.

Class of 2018 Scholarship & Award Letters

Seniors - To date, the Class of 2018 has been awarded over $13.7 million in grants and scholarships to colleges and universities. The dollar amount continues to rise! Congratulations to our seniors on all of the grant and scholarship awards they are continuing to receive! Seniors, keep submitting your college acceptance and awards letters to College Counselor Ms. Meredith Rogers in Student Services. You may also send letters via email to  mrogers@reshs.org.

Senior Parents - please encourage your daughter to submit these letters as soon as possible.

Class of 2019 Senior Portraits

Juniors - Mark your calendars for Senior Portraits - the dates are scheduled
for June 4, 5, 6 and July 18, 2018 from 8 am to 3 pm at the Resurrection Little Theatre.  

Your yearbook portrait will be taken at this time using a provided black drape and pearls,
you will need to wear a tank top under the drape.  Information about appointment times and photo packages will be sent by the Lifetouch/Prestige Portraits closer to the end of the school year.

Summer Academic Courses

Summer Academic Courses for current students and online registration are posted on the school website  HERE . At this time Speech classes are full and a few openings remain for Health.

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