August 2017  Res Connection 
Monthly Parent & Student Newsletter

2017-18 School Year Info

A preview of the Resurrection  2017-18 academic calendar  is linked below, with information about start dates and holidays and exam schedules.  Seniors & senior parents - please note the date for graduation is Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Holy Name Cathedral.

Start of school information, including  fall athletic tryouts, 
start dates and back to school events are listed below. 

Fall Athletic Tryouts
 Tryouts for Fall Athletics, including Cross Country, Golf, Swim, Tennis, and Volleyball 
begin August 7, 2017.   Online registration  must be completed by a parent before tryouts, and a current physical 
must be on file in the athletic office.

Check out Res Athletic Updates from Athletic Director Eddie Kane, including information about Fall Athletic Tryouts and other athletic news and updates.
Emergency Contact Forms
Completed  Emergency Contact forms  were due to the Records Office by the week of July 10, 2017.  All school families must submit updated Emergency Contact forms annually.

Medical Forms
  Completed  Medical forms  for the  Class of 2021  (freshmen) were due to the Records Office by  July 26, 2017 . Also, in order to comply with the State of Illinois, the  Class of 2018 (seniors) must submit proof of 2 doses of Meningococcal vaccine by October 15.

Summer Office Hours
8 am to noon Monday  to Thursday ( closed on Friday, August 4)
Regular hours resume on Monday, August 7.

2017-2018 Tuition Payments
Tuition payments are due by the first of each month.

Book Lists & Summer Reading
Book lists and summer reading packets are available for all class levels. 
2017-18 Book Lists

The Resurrection online bookstore, in conjunction with Follett, 
is available  at

The online bookstore for 2017-18 books opened on July 11, 2017.

Start of School

Wed &  Thurs, Aug 16 & 17  -  Freshmen Orientation  from  7:30 am to 3 pm
Fri, Aug 18 - Transfer Student Orientation from 8 am to noon
Fri, Aug 18  -  Freshmen Retreat  from  7:30 am to 3 pm
Fri, Aug 18  -  Freshmen & Transfer Family Meet & Greet with Administration  from  5 to 6:30 pm .  Meet school administration and other families - light refreshments will be served.
Sat & Sun, Aug 19 & 20 -  Resurrection at Edison Park Fest 
Seeking Students & Parent Volunteers! See details below.

Mon, Aug 21 - Classes begin for all students
Reminder to students: use Student Entrance, Door #8, off main parking lot.
Wed, Aug 23 - Fall Athletics Parent Meeting at 6 p
Week of Aug 28 Fundraising Packets will be sent home with students. Please ask your student for this important packet of information as these contain your Mandatory Cash Raffle Tickets as well as Walk a Thon pledge forms.   All Fundraising Packet info will be available on the website that week also.

September Parent Meetings
Wed, Sept 6 -   at 6:30 pm
Thurs, Sept 7  Freshmen & Transfer/ New Parent Meeting  from 6 to 6:45 pm
Thurs, Sept 7Senior Parent Meeting from 6 to 6:45 pm
Thurs, Sept 7Back to School Night from 6:45 pm - 9 pm 
Tues, Sept 12Parents Club Meeting at 7 pm
Tues, Sept 19 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm
Tues, Sept 20 - College Night at 7 pm

Seeking Student & Parent Volunteers

Resurrection at  Saturday & Sunday, August 19 & 20, 2017

Seeking student & parent volunteers to help at the Resurrection booth at Edison Park Fest for a 1-2 hour shift  on Saturday between 11 am - 3:30 pm or Sunday between 11:00 - 2 pm. Student Ambassadors, parents and new families are welcome! Please contact  Ms. Castellucci at or 773.467.4629 to volunteer for a shift or with any questions.

Seeking student volunteers to emcee the Family Stage   on Saturday afternoon at Edison Park Fest - drama students, broadcasters and all students are welcome to participate! Contact Ms. Bohlander at or  Ms. Martorano at or call 773.775.6616 to volunteer or with any questions.

Resurrection Fashion Show Planning Committee

The Resurrection Fall Fashion Show will be held on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Gene & Georgetti's in Rosemont. Current and incoming parents are welcome to join the planning! To get involved, contact Special Events Coordinator Carol Marchetti at or 773. 775.6616 Ext 112.

5th Annual  Best Ball Scramble Golf Outing
sponsored by the Resurrection College Prep Men's Club
Sunday, September 10, 2017
at Tam O'Shanter Golf Course 
6700 West Howard Street 
Niles, Illinois 60714 

Men, women, alumnae and families welcome!
7:00 am check-in & 8:00 am shot-gun start
Followed by an excellent buffet-style lunch, including 
six different entrees, two salads and dessert 
$95 per golfer or
$35 lunch only option 
9 holes of golf, lunch and raffle ticket 

* Includes green fees, cart, coffee and donuts at check-in & lunch
* Longest drive, closest to the pin, and other contests! 

Hole Sponsorships Available

Grandparents' Day Dinner

Parents, please note that these invitations will be mailed directly to all
current grandparents in our database in mid August.  

Fall 2017 Adult Enrichment Course

A Search for the Hero Within the True Self
Campbell, Homer & Tolkien
Tuesdays from 6:30 - 8:30 pm
September 12 & 26 and October 10 and 24, 2017

Join Resurrection faculty member Mr. Mike Longo for the Fall 2017 Adult Enrichment Course about the great mythic stories and the writers who help us search for the hero within.

College Night - save the date! 
Resurrection's annual College Night will be held on
 Tuesday, September 20, 2017  at 7 pm. 

Mark your calendars - juniors and seniors are strongly encouraged 
to attend with their parents.


Northwest Hunger Walk

Sunday, September 24, 2017
 at Resurrection College Prep High School
Sign in at 1:00 pm - Step off at 1:30 pm
Participants are encouraged to secure pledges and contributions from family, friends or neighbors; bring the donations with on walk day.  Please make checks payable to Northwest Side Hunger Walk.
Hunger Walk artwork

Mark Your Calendars!

Fall Open House #1 - Thursday, October 19, 2017
Fall Open House #2 - Sunday, October 29, 2017 
Fall 2017 Arts & Craft Fair Saturday, November 11, 2017
Class of 2022 Entrance Exam - Saturday, December 2, 2017
Breakfast with Santa - Saturday, December 9, 2017 
2018 Charity & Truth Gala - Saturday, February 24, 2018

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