Res Reminders - Week of February 5, 2017

Shawn Mendes Autograph Raffle

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.  

Good luck and may the best fan win!

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 on four days, twice a day before school and during seminar on the following days: 
Wed, February 8; Wed, February 15; 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.  
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  Tuesdays from 6:30 - 8:30 pm  on 
February 21March 7 March 28 & April 11, 2017. The cost is $50 and information about the course, reading list and registration is available here.

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 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.

Charity & Truth "Ruby" Gala - Reservations NOW Available

The  Charity & Truth Gala will be held  Saturday, February 25, 2017, and 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.  We are looking forward to a sold-out event! 

Charity & Truth Gala Volunteers Needed

Parents - Are you a little crafty? Are you good at wrapping packages, working on signage and assembling baskets? If so, we need your help. The Charity & Truth Gala planning committee will be working on signs, baskets and centerpieces in the Res Development Office on  Saturday, February 11 from  9 am to 1 pm.   If you can come by and lend a helping hand, please email Carol Marchetti at .

Gala Basket & Wine Donations 

Did Santa bring you something you don't need or can't use, or do you have lovely unused items around the house? Consider donating   gift items  to Res for our Charity & Truth Basket Raffle (non-seasonal items are preferred).  We can also use    large empty baskets  for our basket raffles.  We are also happy to take donations of  t heatre or athletic tickets  and    restaurant or other gift certificates .

Bring donations to the Main Office any time - your gift can be the gift that keeps on giving! We are also now taking donations of 
  bottles of wine  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!

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 is a great opportunity to support the school and take a chance to win.

Athletic News

Volunteers are needed to help with door and concessions during the Jr. Bandit Volleyball Tournament in February.   Use this "Sign up Genius" link to see dates and times when volunteers are needed.   Parents of student-athletes, please see additional information here

Winter Athletic Banquet

The Winter Athletic Banquet for Basketball and Bowling will be   February 23.  

Spring Break & Easter Break Athletic Expectations

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

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. 
This Week:

Tues, Feb 7 - Fine Arts Basketball Night - The Resurrection Choir will perform the National Anthem and Orchesis will perform the halftime show during the Varsity game. Varsity game at 
7:30 pm, JV at  6:15 pm, Freshman A at  5:00 pm & Freshman B at  3:45 pm .
Thurs, Feb 9 - Athletic Boosters Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

Fri, Feb 10 - 7th Grade "Experience Res" Day (No classes for current students)

Sat, Feb 11 - Parent Volunteers from 9 to 11 am in the Development Office
Come help us make our Gala baskets and centerpieces! Contact Carol Marchetti at 

Next Week:

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

Wed, Feb 22 - Early Dismissal at 11:50 am 

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

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

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 

Looking Forward:

Wed, March 1 - Ash Wednesday

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

Sat, March 4 - Alumnae Games beginning at 11 am in the Gym 
- alumnae volleyball game at 11 am and basketball games at 12:45 pm and 2:15 pm

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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