May 2018  Res Connection
 Monthly Parent & Student Newsletter

National College Decision Day!

To date, the Class of 2018 has been awarded over $16 million in grants and scholarships to colleges and universities, and the dollar amount continues to rise! On May 1, National College Decision Day, Resurrection seniors enjoyed a special celebration.

View additional Class of 2018 National College Decision Day photos.

Special congratulations to the fifty-five members of the Class of 2018 who
have been awarded over $100,000  more in collegiate scholarships and awards.
View the members of the $100,000 Club!

Honor Society Inductions

On Thursday, April 26, 2018, Resurrection students were inducted into the following honor societies:
National Honor Society; International Thespian Society;  Modern Music Masters (Tri-M) Honor Society;  Mu Alpha Theta/Math Honor Society; National Art Honor Societ; Science National Honor Society; Societa Onoraria Italica/Italian Honor Society; and Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica/Spanish Honor Society; and  Quill & Scroll International Honor Society. 

The guest speaker at the inductions was Resurrection alumna Dr. Josephine Puleo '97, who shared advice about persevering through academic and life struggles.  Dr. Puleo practices as a dental surgeon and holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Loyola University and attended the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, graduating as a Doctor of Dental Surgery.

Congratulations to our students on their outstanding academic achievements!

Spring Fine Arts Events 

Spring Fine Arts events are underway! The Choir and Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert was on April 24, 2018 and additional events continue in May.  All are welcome to attend!

Orchesis Spring PerformanceTuesday, May 1 at 7 pm in the Little Theatre
Band Spring ConcertSunday, May 6 at 3 pm in the Little Theatre
Annual Art Exhibit -  Friday, May 11 at 6 pm at Resurrection
Drama Spring ShowcaseFriday, May 11 at 7 pm in the Little Theatre

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!

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, Resurrection is hosting multiple spring athletic events:
Lacrosse, Track and Soccer! This will be the first Track Meet on our new track!
We are anticipating great weather - come join us!

Athletic News
View the  Athletics page for links to Athletic Director Eddie Kane's 
Weekly Athletic Updates for recent sports news & information.

Honor a Special Woman this Mother's Day

When you make a donation during the  month of May,  we will send 
a custom designed bookmark to a special woman of your choice, in your name.

As Mother's Day approaches, this is an opportunity for YOU to pay tribute to a special woman in your life, whether she is a mother or not.   When you make a donation during the month of May, we will send a custom designed bookmark to a special woman of your choice, in your name.

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

Tues, May 1 -  Senior Decision Day 
Tues, May 1 -  Orchesis Spring Performance at  7 pm 
Wed, May 2 - May Crowning at  8:30 am
Wed, May 2 -  Athletic Booster Meeting at  6:30 pm
Sun, May 6 -  Band Spring Concert at  3 pm
Mon, May 7 - AP Exams begin
Mon, May 7 - Spring music assembly in gym at  8:30 am
Tues, May 8 -  Parents Club Meeting at  7 pm
Wed, May 9 -  Parents Club Portillo's Fundraiser from  5 pm to 8 pm 
Thurs, May 10 -  Alumnae Meet the Author Event at  7 pm 
Fri, May 11 -  Art Exhibit at  6 pm
Fri, May 11 -  Drama Spring Showcase at  7 pm
Fri, May 18 - No Classes for Seniors
Fri, May 18 - Honors Biology Research Symposium from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm 
Fri, May 18 - Class of 2018 Senior Prom
Mon, May 21 - Senior BBQ
Tues, May 22 - Graduation Assembly at  8:30 am
Tues, May 22 - ResPunzel during lunch/seminar

Exams & Post-Exams
Wed, May 23 - Periods 1 & 3 Final Exams 
Thurs, May 24 - Periods 2, 4 & 6 Final Exams
Fri, May 25 - Periods 5 & 7 Final Exams
Mon, May 28- Memorial Day (No School)
Tues, May 29 - Class of 2018 Senior Breakfast & Graduation Practice
Tues, May 29 - Make-up Exams
Wed, May 30 - Make-up Exams
Thurs, May 31 -  Class of 2018 Graduation at  7 pm at Holy Name Cathedral

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

2018-2019 Tuition Plans
The deadline for registering for the 12-month payment plan is  May 1
Please visit the 
FACTS login page   and register if you have not already done so.
The deadline to register for the 11-month plan is 
June 1 and July 1  for the 10-month plan.

2017-2018 Tuition Payments
Reminder - All current tuition accounts were to be paid in full by  May 1.


Parents Club Pot Luck Year-End Celebration
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
7 pm in the Resurrection Library

Join the Parents Club for their year-end celebration! 
Last Names A - L bring an appetizer to share
Last Names N - Z bring a dessert to share

The Parents Club will provide the beverages.

Connect with parents of your daughter's classmates... Learn about different participation opportunities for the 2018-19 school year and help us thank and wish our senior parents well!  

Portillo's Dine & Share Fundraiser
7308 W. Lawrence Ave in Harwood Heights
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 

5 pm to 8 pm

The Resurrection Parents Club is sponsoring a  Portillo's Dine & Share Fundraising Day on Wednesday, May 9 at the Portillo's located at 7308 W. Lawrence in Harwood Heights from 5 pm to 8 pm, with 20% of sales going back to Resurrection when you bring in or show this flyer .

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 pm 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.  

Honors Biology Research Symposium
Friday, May 18, 2018
11:15 am to 12:15 pm
in the Resurrection Library 
The Future of Science is Female

All students, staff, faculty and parents are welcome to attend!

Join the Resurrection Science Department for an opportunity to view research projects conducted by Resurrection's  Honors Biology students.  The students implemented research by collecting three pieces of data, conducting interviews, making observations, and conducting controlled experiments. All are welcome to visit the symposium to view the students' projects, including data analysis and research conclusions.

Honor Biology Research Symposium Flyer

Res Punzel
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
during both lunch periods

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
with any questions.
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.

Summer Academic Courses

Summer Academic Courses for current students and 
online registration are posted on the school website  HERE

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.

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