January 2019  Res Connection
 Monthly Parent & Student Newsletter

Happy New Year!

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School Office Hours
The school's Main Office will be open on Monday, January 7, 2019 from 8:30 am to noon.
Regular hours resume on  January 8, 2019. 

Classes Resume
Classes resume & Semester 2 begins (White Day) on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.


Tuition Assistance & Scholarship Applications
2019-20 FACTS Tuition Assistance & Scholarship Applications
The application process for tuition assistance and scholarships begins in December of each year when the applications become available. The FACTS application for tuition assistance must be completed for any need-based scholarship opportunities as well. 
FACTS applications  are NOW available and are due back to the FACTS company before their January 8, 2019 deadline. Tuition assistance notifications will be sent out on February 28, 2019.
 
Scholarship applications are also now available. Scholarship applications are available in the Main Office and on the school's website HERE . Scholarship applications are due January 8, 2019. Both the scholarships and the tuition assistance awards will be announced by the end of February.

State of Illinois Tax Credit Scholarships
The State of Illinois has created a way to fund scholarships for children who choose to attend private schools through the "Invest in Kids Act" (SB 1947).  The Empower Illinois scholarship application opens on January 15, 2019 at 7 pm. Read the letter from Archdiocese of Chicago Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Dr. Jim Rigg, about the 2019 eligibility and application process HERE . Additional details can also be found HERE .


Re-gift & Help us grow our Gala event!

Did
Santa bring you something you don't need or can't use , or do you have lovely unused items around the house? Re-gift those items to us! Consider donating items to Res for our Charity & Truth Gala Basket Raffle (non-seasonal items are preferred). Bring donations to the Main Office any time during regular office hours - your gift can be the gift that keeps on giving!

We are also always in need of actual baskets to package our fantastic raffle items. If you have any extra baskets or receive any during the holidays that you are willing to donate, please also bring them to the Main Office any time during regular office hours.

Resurrection Athletics
 
Winter Athletics 
Come cheer on the Basketball & Bowling teams this season!
Athletic News
Take a few moments to read the  most recent Athletic Update   from Athletic Director Eddie Kane with  recent student athletic achievements and other news.


Upcoming Parent Meetings & Reminders
 
THANK YOU from Faculty & Staff

Thank you to the Parents Club and all school families who contributed to the Staff Christmas Fund collection. Faculty and staff members appreciate all you do to support our school community.
Parent Meetings & Special Schedules
Wed, Jan 9 -  Athletic Booster's Meeting  at 6:15 in the Cafeteria 
Thurs, Jan 10 -Modified Pink Day Schedule
(Aspire Interim Testing #2 for freshmen & sophomores)

Thurs, Jan 17 - Junior Class Retreat

Mon, Jan 21 - No Classes



Relax, Renew & Focus on You

Friday, January 25, 2019

Join us for another fun and fabulous ladies' night out parties!
Gather your friends (21 and over), throw on those
stretchy pants and join us for an evening focused on you!

Doors open at 6 pm and event ends at 9 pm
$40 registration includes yoga, make-your-own sugar scrubs and refreshing spritz bottles, an opportunity to reflect and write a love letter to yourself, a tea station, detox waters, sangria and appetizers.

We are excited to also offer mini-spa services and shopping available for additional fees from Salon 360, Young Living Essential Oils and the Kendra Scott Pop Up Shop!



Father/Daughter Bags Tournament
January 27, 2019 from 6 to 9 pm


The Resurrection Parents Club invites you to participate in the Father/Daughter Bags Tournament on Sunday, January 27 from 6 to 9 pm in the Resurrection Gym.  The cost is $20 per two person team and includes pizza, salad and beverages. Students are invited to attend with their dads or another special person!



Upcoming Winter/Spring 2019 Jr. Bandit Events


Friday, February 1, 2019 
Jr. High Fine Arts Workshop
for grades 5 to 8 from 
4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
 
Save the dates!
Friday, Feb 15, 2019 - 
Young Women's Math Olympics
for grades 6 to 8 from 
3:30 to 6 pm
 
Thurs, March 7, 2019 - 
Young Women's Writing Festival
for grade 7 from 
3:30 to 6:30 pm

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 
7th Grade Experience Res Day
for grade 7 from 
8 am to 3 pm


 The 2019 Charity & Truth Gala
our largest fundraising event of the year, 
will be on SaturdayFebruary 23, 2019!


Become a part of the fun group of parents and alumnae that are planning the event - contact Julia Dombrowski at  jdombrowski@reshs.org  or 773.775.6616 Ext 112 for more information.



Help us grow our Gala Adbook & Secure Sponsors!


Help us grow our 2019  Charity & Truth  Gala program by bringing in a  Gala Supporter ad .
Your business or a business that you frequent can be featured in our 2019 Charity & Truth Gala Program. Personal or family Gala Supporter ads are welcome!
Gala Participation Form 
Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card

Current parents, students, faculty, staff - For each ad or sponsorship ($100+) you bring in,
your name will go into a drawing for a $100 Amazon Gift Card.
The more ads you bring in; the more chances you will get to win!
Click on the Gala Participation form to view all the advertising and sponsorship opportunities. 
All ads are due by February 10, 2019, and the
Amazon Gift Card drawing will be on February 11, 2019. 

 
Make a direct contribution to support Resurrection College Prep.

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