November 2018  Res Connection
 Monthly Parent & Student Newsletter

All Saints/All Souls Liturgy & Scholarship Awards 

The Resurrection school community celebrated an all-school Mass yesterday, November 1, 2018, to honor our beloved deceased and to pray for and remember all who have gone before us.  Thank you to all who submitted names of their beloved dead or who participated in this beautiful liturgy. 

Following the liturgy, scholarships were awarded to Resurrection students for the 2018-19 school year. Thank you to the donors and family members who joined us for the program. We are grateful for the generous support of our alumnae, parents and donors who make these scholarships possible!

Portillo's Fundraiser 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 
7308 W. Lawrence Ave in Harwood Heights  
5 pm to 8 pm

P ortillo's in Harwood Heights   will donate 20% of total sales to Resurrection College Prep High School Parents Club from every order received - dine-in or carryout. 
Bring or show this flyer on your smartphone.

Student Progress Conferences

On  Thursday, November 8 there will be Student Progress Conferences for parents and guardians who wish to meet with their daughter's teachers. Conferences can be scheduled from 12:30 to 4:30 pm and from 5:15 to 7:30 pm by using this link

Please note: the deadline to register is 8 am on Wednesday, November 7. Questions may be directed to Dr. Trina Vallone, Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Academics, at or 773.775.6616 Ext 131.

Junior Parent Meeting - College Planning

On Thursday, December 6 the Resurrection counselors will host a Junior Parent Meeting f rom 6 to 6:45 pm in the Little Theatre to review the college planning process and tools that are available to guide parents and students.  Information about Resurrection's ACT Prep class will also be discussed. Junior parents are strongly encouraged to attend and students are welcome.

In November, juniors will be receiving their practice ACT score reports from their counselors. Junior parents, please ask your daughter to review this information with you, as well as college planning materials that will be shared at the Junior Planning Meeting and will be available in the Student Services office and on the Guidance page of the school website.

Be Informed * Stay Connected * Get Involved
Upcoming Parent Meetings

Wed, Nov 7 - Athletic Boosters Meeting at 6:15 pm
Thurs, Nov 8 -
Student Progress Conferences  from 12:30 to 4:30 & 5:15 to 7:30 pm
Wed, Nov 14 -
Basketball Parent Meeting at 5:30 pm at Resurrection
Mon, Nov 19 -
Bowling Parent/Player Meeting at 6 pm at Habetler Bowl
Thurs, Dec 6 - Junior Parent College Planning Meeting at 6 pm at Resurrection

Upcoming Special Schedules 

Thurs, Nov 8 - No Classes/ Conference Day
Fri, Nov 9 - No School (Veterans Day observed)
Tues, Nov 20 - 11:50 am early dismissal
Nov 21-25 - Thanksgiving Break

Fall Arts & Crafts Fair  
Craft Fair Logo
A holiday tradition for nearly 30 years!
Join us at our annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair
Saturday, November 10, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Over 180 craft displays and vendors.
Shop for unique gifts & tasty treats and get a start on your holiday shopping.  
Enjoy lunch in the cafeteria and the day at Res!

Adult Admission - $5
Senior/Student Admission - $2
Children under 10 - free

Seeking Security Volunteers
We are seeking active or retired police officers who would be willing to act as voluntary security during any portion of the day for the Craft Fair on Saturday, November 10 . Interested volunteers, please contact Julia Dombrowski at or 773.775.6616 Ext 112.

Parents Club Cookie Walk
The annual Parents Club Cookie Walk  will take place at the Fall Arts & Crafts Fair!

Families are asked to bake at least 2 dozen cookies and
drop them off at Resurrection during the following times: 
Thurs, Nov 8 during the day or during Student Progress Conferences 
Fri, Nov 9
 between 9 am and noon
Sat, Nov 10 between 8 am and 10 am

Cookie Walk Details

Resurrection Theatre Department presents

Friday & Saturday, November 16 & 17, 2018  at 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 18, 2018  at 3:00 pm

Tickets $5 in advance, $7 at at the door
Call 773.775.6616 Ext 110 during school hours to reserve tickets.

A special grammar school matinee performance will be held on Thursday, November 15 at 10 am.
Space is limited - teachers/school groups reserve spaces by Friday, November 9.

Resurrection Athletics
Fall Athletic Banquet
Cross Country, Golf, Swim, Tennis and Volleyball
Monday, November 5, 2018, at 6 pm at White Eagle Banquets in Niles
We look forward to honoring our student athletes!

Winter Athletic Tryouts
Basketball tryouts took place this week and Bowling  tryouts begin November 12th.

Athletic News
Take a few moments to read the  most recent Athletic Update from Athletic Director Eddie Kane with details about winter sports tryouts, parent meetings, bowling open gym, dates when spring sports will not practice or play over Spring Break and Easter, recent student athletic achievements and other news.
Basketball Home Games!
The Varsity Basketball home opening game will be November 27th at 5 pm.

Please note, schedule subject to change. Confirm game dates, times and locations  here.  
Good luck to all of our winter athletes!

Recruiting News!

Thank you to everyone who helped with our October Open House events and other recent recruiting activities.  We are excited to share all the wonderful things that Resurrection has to offer with prospective students and their f amilies and appreciate your enthusiasm for Resurrection!

8th Grade Shadow Days
8th grade girls are welcome to spend the day at Resurrection to shadow a current student. Dates are available on select days from September through November and registration is here.  

Junior Bandit Hitting Camp
for 5th to 8th grade girls
Saturday, November 17 2018
Sessions at 8:30 am & 11 am

Class of 2023 Entrance Exam
Saturday, December 1, 2018 at  7:45 am
Girls in 8th grade who are interested in testing at Resurrection can sign up for a reminder
Registration begins November 17th.

Help us grow our Gala Adbook & Secure Sponsors!
Save the date!
 2019 Charity & Truth Gala,
our largest fundraising event of the year,
on Saturday, February 23, 2019!

Do you own a business or can you help us secure business ads or event sponsors?

Check out our Gala participation form HERE
or contact Alisa Martorano at or 773.775.6616 Ext 142. 

View highlights from the 2018 Charity & Truth Gala!

Brick orders extended to November 30 for our spring installation.
Order your brick NOW! 

Mandatory Cash Raffle 
Final Drawing on December 12, 2018

The second Cash Raffle drawing for our mandatory fundraiser took place following the all-school liturgy on  November 1, 2018. The $100 student winner was Marialejandra Gimenez and the $1,500 winner was John Berger. Congratulations to our November 1st winners!

The final drawing will be held on December 12, 2018, for $2,500. Please submit ticket stubs and payment as you sell your tickets. Each school family is required to fulfill a $200 Mandatory Fundraising Fee by selling Cash Raffle Tickets. Tuition Assistance families MUST sell these tickets and turn in $200 or more before the final drawing on December 12, 2018, in order to receive their full Tuition Assistance Award. Non-Tuition Assistance families that choose NOT to sell tickets will be billed for $200 on their February 2019 tuition statement. Your UNSOLD tickets must be returned and you will NOT be entered into any of the incentive drawings. 

Parents Club Jingle & Mingle Shopping Night

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
6 pm to 9 pm 

Free event - All are welcome! 

All are welcome to attend the Resurrection Parents Club annual  Jingle & Mingle to shop for gifts from a variety of vendors, visit with family and neighbors and enjoy the evening at Resurrection. 

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