Res Reminders - Week of December 11, 2016
Thank you to Chegg Music 101 & Shawn Mendes

Students had an amazing day on Friday, December 9 at the Shawn Mendes performance and Q & A session. Check out the WGN TV coverage and the  DNAinfo article about the event. W e are grateful to  Chegg's David B. Goldberg Music Scholarship fund for the  $10,000 grant to our music program and to the event sponsors for a very memorable day! Thank you to everyone who made this event possible!

Christmas Fine Arts Events at Resurrection 

We are wrapping up many of our Christmas events, including various Fine Arts events. The Christmas Dance Showcase will be this Wednesday, December 14 at 7 pm and the Honors Dance Performance will be Thursday, December 15 during lunch and seminar.   Congratulations to all of the amazing Fine Arts performers over the past few weeks and thank you to all who attended our events!

Gala Basket & Wine Donations 

The  Charity & Truth Gala will be held  Saturday, February 25, 2017, and we are gearing up for a wonderful event. Perhaps Santa will bring you something you do not want or need for Christmas or you have lovely unused items around the houseConsider donating gift items to Res for our Charity & Truth Basket Raffle (non-seasonal items are preferred).  Bring donations to the Main Office any time - your gift can be the gift that keeps on giving! We will also begin taking  Wine Donations in January for our Gala Baskets. Please be sure to have someone 21 or older bring the wine directly to the Main Office as students are not allowed to bring in these donations.

Gala Ad Sponsors & Gift In Kind Donations

If you want to help in other ways, such as placing or soliciting an ad in our ad book or a  Gift in Kind donation , please contact Carol Marchetti at or 773.775.6616 Ext 112 or see the  Participation Form  on our website.   Thank you so much for helping us make our major fundraiser a success!

Cash Raffle Winners

The final drawing for the  Cash Raffle took place on Thursday, December 8  following the Immaculate Conception liturgy. As you know, this is our only mandatory fundraiser. Families who did not participate will be billed $200 on their February tuition statement.  Thank you to all of the families who went above and beyond in terms of participation! 

Congratulations to the winners of the December 8th drawing:
- Grand prize drawing of $2,500 - Halina Carlson
- Families that have sold $250 or more entered into a drawing for $1,000 -  Gianna Marchiori 
- Student seller $100 raffle -  Kayla DiFranco 

Winter Athletic Photos

Picture day for winter sports is Monday, December 12 .  Bowling photos will be from 3:15 to 3:45 pm and Basketball photos will be from 3:45 to 4:30 pm.   T he Picture Day ID # is RN906456X0  and all athletic photos can be ordered  HERE .

Auditions for 
The King & I
Auditions for The King and I are Thursday & Friday,  December 15 & 16 
from 3:00 to 5:00 pm & 6:00 to 8:00 pm.   All participants need to come to all four time slots.  Students who would like to audition should pick up a song selection outside the theatre office in the fine arts hallway and prepare 16 bars of that song. Any music-related questions can be directed to Ms. Smith, the Vocal Director for the musical. P erformance dates are    March 9-12, 2017.   No experience is necessary - everyone is welcome to audition! 

2016-17 Semester 1  Exams

Semester Exams will be December 19, 20 & 21 - see the schedule below. Students may leave school following their last exam and are  not required to arrive at school before their first exam on these days.

Big Money Raffle

The Big Money Raffle will take place at the Charity & Truth Gala on February 25, 2017. T ickets are $50 and only 500 will be sold. Rules, details and ticket purchase information can be found  here .  
This Week:
Wed, Dec 14 - Christmas Dance Showcase at 7 pm in the Little Theatre

Wed, Dec 14 - 
Gift drive sponsored by the Religion department closes
Wed, Dec 14 - Scrubs Club fundraiser - Spirit Apparel Day - $1 per participant

Thur, Dec 15 - Honor Dance Performance during Seminars A & B at 11:30 and noon

Thurs, Dec 15 - Auditions for the King & I in the Little Theatre from 3 to 5 pm & 6 to 8 pm

Fri, Dec 16 - Auditions for the King & I in the Little Theatre from 3 to 5 pm & 6 to 8 pm

Fri, Dec 16 - Men's Club Christmas Party at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

Next Week:

Mon, Dec 19 - Semester Exams - Special Schedule    
8:30 to 9:30     Period 6 semester  exam
9:45 to 10:45   Period 7 semester  exam
11:00 - Faculty/Staff Christmas luncheon in the Cafeteria
Tues, Dec 20 - Semester Exams - Special Schedule
8:30 to   9:30    Period 1 semester  exam
9:45 to 10:45    Period 3 semester  exam
11:00 to 12:00  Period 5 semester  exam

Tues, Dec 20 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria
Wed, Dec 21 - Semester Exams - Special Schedule
8:30 to 9:30       Period 2 semester  exam
9:45 to 10:45     Period 4 semester  exam

Thursday, December 22 - Christmas Break begins - No School

Classes resume on Monday, January 9, 2017 

Looking Forward:

Thurs, Jan 5 - Makeup Exams at 8:30 am 

Fri, Jan 6 - Makeup Exams at 8:30 am

Fri, Jan 6 - Faculty Retreat at Resurrection Convent

Mon, Jan 9 - Classes Resume

Tues, Jan 10 - Parents Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Library

Thurs, Jan 12 - Athletic Boosters Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

Sat, Jan 14 - Class of 2021 Entrance Exam at 8:00 am at Resurrection

Mon, Jan 16 - MLK Holiday - No Classes

Thurs, Jan 29 - Resurrection Zanies Fundraiser Doors open at 7 pm at Zanies in Rosemont - reservations available now!

Sat, Feb 25 - Charity & Truth Gala at 7 pm at Cafe la Cave - Save the date!


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