Res Reminders - Week of February 19, 2017

Presidents' Day

There will be no school on Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of Presidents'Day.

Parents Club Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 is an 11:50 am  early dismissal day and the Resurrection Parents Club Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser. The event will betake place all day, dine-in or carry-out, at the 7020 Carpenter Road location in Skokie.  Download and present  this ticket to your server/cashier to support Resurrection.

Winter 2017 Adult Enrichment Course

All adults are welcome to join the Adult Lenten Spirituality Course being offered at Resurrection with faculty member Mr. Mike Longo.  The course is entitled  The Formation of the Gospels in Relationship to Historical Jesus  and will meet on  T uesdays from  6:30 - 8:30 pm  on  February 21March 7March 28 & April 11, 2017 . The cost is $50 and information about the course, reading list and registration is available  here .

Charity & Truth "Ruby" Gala Reservations 

The  Charity & Truth Gala will be held  Saturday, February 25, 2017.  We are gearing up for a wonderful event to celebrate our 95th "Ruby" Anniversary.  Parent tables are now forming - talk to fellow parents and friends and  make your reservations as soon as possible.  A few seats are still available and we are looking forward to seeing you there!

Special Raffles

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 is a great opportunity to support the school and take a chance to win
Shawn  Mendes fans!  Take a chance to win an autographed poster and book signed by Shawn Mendes on the December 9th performance at Res!  

Tickets for the  Shawn Mendes Autograph Raffle are $5 each or 5 for $20 or 20 for $50.  Tickets are available online here or in the Main Office where the book and poster are also on display.  The drawing will take place at the Charity and Truth Gala on Saturday, February 25 and the winner need not be present. Al l proceeds will support the Hope Scholarship Fund.  

Juniors - Math ACT Geometry Review Workshop Series 
The Mathematics Department will offer an ACT Geometry Review Workshop series for juniors planning on taking the standardized test in 2017.   The spring ACT is offered at Resurrection on April 8, 2017.  
The series is free of charge and will be offered  before school and during seminar on the following days: 
Fri, February 24; and Thurs, March 2
  • Before school in room 122 (7:45-8:15 am)
  • During seminar B in room 128 (12-12:30 pm)
Attend any or all sessions. Chromebooks and calculators will be needed.  Attendance will be taken, but registration is not required.  Each day is a different set of topics, and math teachers are offering their respective students extra credit for their attendance.  

Athletic News

Winter Athletic Banquet

The  Winter Athletic Banquet  for  B asketball and Bowling  be on Thursday, February 23 at 6:00 pm .  Doors will open at 5:50 pm .  The Banquet will be held at White Eagle Banquet Hall at 6839 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Niles, IL 60714.  No tickets will be sold at the door.  Congratulations to all winter student-athletes!

Trivia Night

The annual Resurrection  Trivia Night  is  on  Friday, March 3  at 7 pm.  This is an adults-only event ~ the fee is $25 per person ~  register here.  

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed  to help with door and concessions for athletics during the Alumnae Games on March 4.  Use this "Sign up Genius" link to see dates and times when volunteers are needed.   Parents of student-athletes, please see additional information here

Spring Athletics 

The Spring Sports Parent meeting will be  March 8 at 6pm in the cafeteria.

Spring student-athletes and parents, please see information  here  about Spring Break and Easter Break athletic dates and expectations. 
2017-18 Registration

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors have received information about curriculum offerings and will receive placement recommendations on February 13 and 15.  The $200 registration fee for the 2017-18 school year is due by February 21 and students will receive instructions for online registration at class meetings on February 23.  

Online registration for the Classes of 2020, 2019 and 2018 will open on February 23 and will close on March 3. Registration for the Class of 2021 will be in person at Resurrection on March 6 beginning at 6:30 pm. 

Parents - YOUR 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.
Registration Information

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 only available online this year and 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 Monday, April 3, 2017. Both the scholarship awards and tuition assistance will be announced by the beginning of June.

Presence Resurrection Medical Staff Scholarship
The Presence Resurrection Medical Staff Scholarship was established through the generosity of the Presence Resurrection Medical Staff to acknowledge three deserving students with an interest in pursuing a healthcare profession.  Applicants must be current freshmen, sophomores or juniors in good standing, have an interest in pursuing a healthcare profession, demonstrate financial need and maintain a GPA of 3 out of a 4 point scale. Three $500 scholarships will be awarded. Applications are due no later than February 27.

Self-Defense Presentation at March Parents Club Meeting 

Mark your calendar for the  Parents Club Meeting on March 15 at  7 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. 

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will take place from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 7:30 pmSchedule appointments with teachers here.

Mon, Feb 20 - President's Day (No School)

Tues, Feb 21 - Winter 2017 Adult Lenten Spirituality Course begins at 6:30 pm at Resurrection

Tues, Feb 21 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

Tues, Feb 21 - watch for online bidding for Gala Silent Auction items to begin!
Wed, Feb 22 - Early Dismissal at 11:50 am & Parents Club Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser

Thur, Feb 23 - Online Registration for 2017-18 school year begins at 5 pm

Thur, Feb 23 - Winter Athletic Banquet at 6 pm at the White Eagle

Fri, Feb 24 - Deadline to purchase advance raffle tickets for Shawn Mendes Autograph Raffle and Big Money Raffle tickets

Fri, Feb 24 - AdventuRES in Science from 6 - 8 pm at Res

Sat, Feb 25 - Charity & Truth Gala at 6 pm at Cafe la Cave 

Next Week:

Week of Feb 27 - Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball & Water Polo tryouts begin

Wed, March 1 - Ash Wednesday

Fri, March 3 -  Online  Registration for 2017-18 school year  ends at 5 pm

Fri, March 3 - Trivia Night at 7 pm in the Cafe

Sat, March 4 - Alumnae Games beginning at 11 am in the Gym - alumnae basketball game at 11:00 am

Looking Forward:

Wed, March 8 - Spring Sports Parent Meeting at 6 pm in the Cafeteria

Fri - Sun, March 10 to 12 - Spring Play performances of The King and I 

Wed, March 15 - Parents Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Library - information and hands-on session on self defense

Thurs, March 16 - Parent Teacher Conferences   from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Fri, March 17 - Institute Day (No Classes)

Mon, March 20 - Fri, March 24 - Spring Break (No School)

Thurs, March 30 - S acrament of Reconciliation will be available to students during seminars
Fri, March 31 - Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available to students during seminars

Fri, March 31 - Senior Athletic Signing Day during Seminar A in the Little Theatre

Sat, April 1 - NHS Feed My Starving Children Service Day from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Feed My Starving Children Libertyville site

Sat, April 1 - Spring Arts & Crafts Fair from 10 am to 4 pm at Resurrection

Thurs, April 13 - Holy Thursday

Fri, April 13 - Good Friday

Sun, April 16 - Easter Sunday

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

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