March 2018  Res Connection
 Monthly Parent & Student Newsletter

Charity & Truth Gala Success 

Resurrection parents, alumnae and supporters attended our annual dinner auction, the Charity & Truth Gala, on Saturday, February 24, 2018.  Thank you to our chair couple, Susan and Steve Besch, our emcee, Vanessa Torres '03, our special guest, Architect Adam Reed Tucker, and all of our committee members and volunteers.  The evening featured dinner, silent and live auction items, raffles, entertainment and the presentation of the school's two most prestigious awards, the Renaissance Award to alumna, artist and illustrator Jennifer Kohnke '73 and the Charity & Truth Award to former Resurrection teacher, administrator, principal and board member Kathy Rzany.

Read more about the evening & watch videos about our award recipients here.
Thank you to everyone who helped make this a successful event!

Raffle Winners! 
Winners of our four featured raffles were drawn at the Charity & Truth Gala. 

Las Vegas Raffle: Eileen Pavlik 
LEGO Raffle: Haydee Olinger 
Hamilton Raffle: Deanna Johann
Big Money Raffle: First Place, Meg Hobson; Second Place, Marie Guerrieri

Congratulations to our winners!

Trivia Night THIS FRIDAY 
All adults (ages 21 and over) are welcome!
Friday, March 2, 2018
Doors Open at 7:00 pm &  Contest Begins at 7:30 pm
  All adults (ages 21 and over) are welcome!  
  Up to 8 players per team - Entry fee per person ~ $25
Teams may bring their own snacks and appetizers and a cash bar will be available.  
No outside beverages will be allowed, but feel free to bring lots of snacks for your table!

A Cash Bar will be available.
Beer, wine, water and soda will be available for purchase.

Walk-in registration will also be available on the evening of the event.  
Walk-in participants, please arrive before  7 pm.

Be Informed * Stay Connected * Get Involved 
Upcoming Events & Reminders
Fri, March 2 - Trivia Night at 7 pm at Resurrection 
Tues, March 6 - Spring Sports Parent Meeting at 6 pm
Wed, March 7 - Athletic Booster Club Meeting at 5:30 pm (meet at indoor concession stand)
Fri, March 9 - 2018-19 Registration fee due to Main Office 
Sat, March 10 -
Spring Arts & Crafts Fair  from 10 am to 4 pm   
Mon, March 12 - Class of 2022 Registration
Thurs to Sun, March 15 to 18 - Spring Play
"Peter & The Star Catcher"
Tues, March 20 -
Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm
Thur, March 22 - Student Progress Conferences
Fri, March 23 - No Classes for Students/ Faculty Institute Day
Mon, March 26 - Spring Break Begins  
Sun, April 1 - Easter Sunday
Tues, April 3 - NEW date for 7th Grade Experience Res Day
Wed, April 4 - Classes resume for all students
Sun, April 8 -
Ladies Day Mass & Brunch at 11 am 
Mon, April 16 - Spring Athletic Signing Day  from noon to 12:30 pm in the gym
Wed, April 18 - Spring Athletic & Orchesis Photos from 2:15 to 5:30 (schedule TBD)

Enough as She Is:
How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success
to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives
Parents are welcome to attend this free event with Rachel Simmons, author, educator, and founder of the national non-profit Girls Leadership as she speaks on  released her latest book,   Enough As She Is, with a message to parents and educators to model self-compassion and courage in their girls.

Rachel Simmons
Author, The Curse of the Good Girl, Odd Girl Out, and Enough as She Is
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 7:00 pm
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus,
Cornog Auditorium 7 Happ Rd., Northfield, IL 60093
Presented by Family Action Network (FAN), in partnership with Baker Demonstration School, Chiaravalle Montessori School, Chicago Waldorf School, Counseling Center of the North Shore, Countryside Montessori School, Erika's Lighthouse, Family Service Center, Family Service of Glencoe, Glencoe D35, Haven Youth and Family Services, the Joseph Sears School, the New Trier Parents' Association, and the Wolcott School. the Joseph Sears School.
This event is free and open to the public and will not be taped. Suitable for youth 12+.

Spring Craft Fair

Saturday, March 10, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Adults ~ $5
Seniors/Students ~ $2
Children under 10 ~ FREE
Mark your calendar for our annual Spring Craft Fair!

Parents Club will be hosting its annual Cookie Walk at the Spring Craft Fair!
Bakers will be needed - watch your email and Schoology for details!

Res Musicians Perform, Compete & Shine

Congratulations to the Resurrection/Notre Dame High School Concert Band and Jazz Band which both competed at the Midwest Band Competition on Saturday, February 17, 2018.    Congratulations also to the fourteen Resurrection Choir members (a combination of Concert Choir and Liturgical Choir members) who represented the Tri-M (Modern Music Masters) Music Honor Society at the Resurrection Gala on February 24, 2018.

Good luck to the four members of the Resurrection Concert Choir and the four members of the Resurrection Chamber Orchestra who will participate in the IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest at Waukegan High School on March 3, 2018!

2018-19 School Year 

Registration for Current Students
Registration is underway for the 2018-19 school year.  Students in the Classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021 received registration materials during seminar and learned about the registration process. Students had until February 28, 2018 to submit their registrations for the 2018-2019 school year via Schoology. Next week, students will receive printed copies of their registrations to bring home for parent/guardian signatures which must be returned by Friday, March 9, 2018.

he $200 non-refundable registration fee should be paid in the
Main Office before Friday, March 9, 2018

Registration for Class of 2022 Students
On Monday, March 12, 2018, Class of 2022 students and parents will meet with a member of Resurrection's staff to register for classes. Registration materials and appointment time will be mailed to incoming families in advance.
View Registration details here.

Resurrection Theatre Presents

A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's best-selling novels, the play was conceived for the stage by directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, and written by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. Peter and the Starcatcher provides a humorous and fantastical backstory for the beloved character of Peter Pan and his arch-nemesis Captain Hook.  

Thursday to Sunday
March 15, 16, 17 & 18, 2018 

Thurs, Friday & Saturday at 7 pm 
Sunday at 3 pm 

Tickets $8 
Dance & Cheer Tryouts for 2018-19

As information is provided to us, it will be shared with Resurrection students (including incoming freshmen) who are interested in trying out for dance or cheerleading at Resurrection, Notre Dame College Prep or St. Patrick's High School.
Resurrection Orchesis - tryouts will be at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.
St. Patrick's Dance Team - Clinics for tryouts will be  Monday, March 12Tuesday, March 13, and Thursday, March 15 from 6-8:30 pm at St. Patrick High School. Tryouts will be Friday, March 16 beginning at 6 pm.  Complete details available here.

Notre Dame & St. Patrick's Cheerleading - tryouts are generally held in late April. Watch for details on their websites (ND Cheerleading & St. Pat's Cheerleading)

Recruiting News  

Thank you 
to the Resurrection Math Department and Math Club for hosting the annual Resurrection
Young Women's Math Olympics on Friday, February 16, 2018, and to Resurrection Athletics for hosting the  Jr. Bandit Volleyball Tournaments for 7th and 8th grade girls on February 10, 2018 and Saturday, February 24, 2018.  Our next event is the upcoming 7th Grade "Experience Res" Day!

7th Grade "Experience Res" Day
NEW DATE! Tuesday, April 3, 2018
8 am to 3 pm
As visitors, 7th graders will have the opportunity to rotate through all academic areas to get a taste of life at Resurrection. Resurrection students will be out of school to allow the 7th grade visiting students time to explore classes together. Resurrection follows a block schedule - with classes meeting for 80 minutes every other day - the 7th grade "Experience Res" Day provides an overview of all academic areas with shorter class times. 

 Ladies Day Mass & Brunch 
Bandit Athletics

Congratulations to Outstanding Winter Athletes 
Bandits Basketball and Bowling seasons were awesome!  The Winter Athletic Banquet was held on February 22, 2018, at White Eagle Banquets in Niles to celebrate the Bandits Basketball and Bowling teams.  Ten juniors and seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the Varsity level of competition were awarded the GCAC/MCAC All-Conference Academic Award. Six student-athletes were recognized and chosen by the coaches of the GCAC for their exemplary athletic ability at the Varsity level.

Congratulations to all of our winter student-athletes! 
View the program booklet to see the all of the award recipients who honored.
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 - 
sports, dates & times by grade level and registration are now available!
View schedules

 Summer Academic Programs 
Registration for summer school courses is open.

Summer course offerings for current students include Health and Speech for students who want to free up time in their schedule during the regular school year.  

Payment is due at the time of registration and enrollment is capped at 25 students per section. 
A session closes once the maximum number of students has been reached.  

Information and online registration

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