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March 2017
The Lenten Season Begins...

Today, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, we enter the season of Lent. The Resurrection College Prep High School community celebrated Ash Wednesday with an all-school prayer service. We welcome this season with prayer, fasting and giving as we prepare for the joy of the Resurrection at Easter. 

2017-18 Registration is underway!

Online registration for the Classes of 2020, 2019 and 2018 opened on February 23 and will close on March 3. Registration for the Class of 2021 will be in person at Resurrection on the evening of  March 6.

ParentsYOUR Parent Connect account is the only one with the security clearance needed to access the online registration feature, not your daughter's. If you need your Parent Connect log in/password information, please contact Registrar Mary Kaye Ulczak at 773.775.6616 Ext. 127.

Tuition Assistance - FACTS Application Available

The application process for tuition assistance and scholarships begins in January of each year when the applications become available. The FACTS application is the application for tuition assistance and must be completed for any need-based scholarship opportunity as well.   FACTS applications are due back to the FACTS company before their March 31, 2017 deadline.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications will be  available beginning March 6, 2017 in the Main Office and on the school's website.  Scholarship applications are due no later than Monday, April 3, 2017. Both the scholarship awards and tuition assistance will be announced by the beginning of June.

All adults 21 and older are welcome to the 
Resurrection College Prep High School

Sponsored by the Resurrection Athletic Boosters
Friday, March 3, 2017
Doors Open at  7:00 pm
Contest Begins at  7:30 pm
  Entry fee per person ~ $25
Up to 8 players per team 

Alumnae ~ Gather your friends and classmates and come out to Trivia Night!
Teams may bring their own snacks and appetizers and should be prepared for an evening of friendly competition to raise funds in support of the Resurrection College Prep Athletic Program.

A Cash Bar will be available.
Alumnae Basketball Game
Saturday, March 4, 2017
game begins at  11:00 am

Come out to Res  on Saturday morning and cheer on the alumnae basketball game.  
Concessions will be available and all are invited.

Charity & Truth Gala Success
The Charity & Truth Gala on Saturday, February 25, 2017 was a wonderful way to celebrate 95 years of educating young women at Resurrection! Thank you to all who supported our event! 

Congratulations to Renaissance Award recipient Dr. Leanne Wiedemann '72 and Charity & Truth Award recipient Reverend Britto Berchmans, Pastor, St. Paul of the Cross. Thank you to our Chair Couple, George & Cindy van Brenk; our Celebrity Guest, Blackhawks Hall of Famer, Tony Espositoour Master of Ceremonies Deacon Bob Bulger; and Auctioneer Fred Angelini.  

Thank you to all of our donors who contributed to our Silents and Live Auctions and to our raffles. We appreciate all of the teams, clubs, organizations, local businesses and individuals who contributed!

Special thanks to our Sponsor, the Sisters of the Resurrection, for their constant love and support and to all who worked to make this a successful fundraising event. Our thanks to all who donated auction items and to you who bid on our auction items at the Gala or online. 

We appreciate your support of our school and the young women of Resurrection!
Upcoming Parent Meetings & Reminders
Be Informed - Stay Connected - Get Involved 
Wednesday, March 8 - Spring Sports Parent Meeting at 6 pm in the Cafeteria

Thursday, March 9 - Athletic Booster's Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

Tuesday, March 14 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria 

Wednesday, March 15 - early dismissal by 2:15 pm (following Spring Pep Rally)

Wednesday, March 15 - Parents Club Meeting at 7:00 pm in the Cafeteria
Self-defense expert Ed Kress will be the special guest presenter.  All are welcome to join us for this informative and hands-on session. 

Thursday, March 16 - early dismissal at 2:00 pm 

Thursday, March 16 - Parent Teacher Conferences from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm  and 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.   Schedule appointments here.

Friday, March 17 - No School/Institute Day

Monday, March 20 to Friday, March 24 - No School/Spring Break

Bandit Athletic News

Congratulations to Winter Athletes

Congratulations to the Bandits Bowling team who went all the way to State!  Congratulations to all of the student-athletes who were honored at the Winter Athletic Banquet on February 23, 2017.   Read about award recipients here.

Spring Athletics

Spring Athletic Photos will be on Tuesday, March 28.

Spring student-athletes and parents, please see information  here about Spring Break and Easter Break athletic dates and expectations. 

Senior Athletic Signing Day

Senior Athletic Signing Day will be Friday, March 31 during Seminar A in the Little Theatre. Seniors - be sure to inform Guidance and Mr. Kane if you will be playing college athletics.

Summer Athletic Camps

Registration for Summer Athletic Camps is now open!  Check out the schedule of camps and registration here.

Congratulations to the Notre Dame/Resurrection Band!
Congratulations to the Notre Dame/Resurrection Band on their competition season!  At the State of the Art Catholic Band Competition they took 1st place in their class and Best Percussion for the third year in a row. At the Midwest Music Festival they also took 1st place in their class and Best Brass! This is the first time in the band's history to win 1st in both competitions in the same year!  Special congratulations to Band Director Mike Wallace who was inducted into the Midwest Music Festival Hall of Fame! 

Check out Sr. Donna's recent blog post for more information and
a link to a musical selection from the band!
All are welcome to the Resurrection Spring Musical 
The King & I

"Feed My Starving Children" Volunteer Opportunity

All Resurrection students and families are invited to join the Resurrection National Honor Society on Saturday, April 1, 2017 to package meals at the " Feed My Starving Children " location in Libertyville.   

Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

Parents Club Portillo's Fundraiser
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
5 pm to 8 pm 
7308 W. Lawrence Ave, Harwood Hts
20% of purchase goes back to Res! 

Save the date!

Other Reminders

Thurs, April 13 to Monday, April 17 - No School/Easter Break

Thurs, April 13 - Holy Thursday

Fri, April 14 - Good Friday

Sun, April 16 - Easter Sunday

Tues, April 18 - Classes resume

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