Res Reminders - Week of January 15, 2017

Zanies Fundraiser

Parents, staff, faculty, coaches, alumnae, friends and neighbors! All adults are invited to attend the 
which is less than
2 weeks away
Thursday, January 26, 2017.
 Doors open at 7 pm at Zanies in Rosemont. Make your reservations TODAY.

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 scholarships awards and tuition assistance will be announced by the beginning of June.
Men's Club Meeting

The Resurrection Men's Club is a formal organization whose primary goal is to provide a school-based group for the adult males who play a significant role in the life of a Resurrection student. 

All fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, or other adult male members of the student's extended family are welcome to participate at any of the club meetings or events.  The upcoming Men's Club meeting is this week on Tuesday, January 17 at 7 pm in the Cafeteria.

Sophomore Retreat

The Sophomore retreat theme is "Charity and Truth" and will be held on Thursday, January 19 at St. John Brebeuf. Sophomores have r egular arrival and dismissal times and may wear Res apparel. Lunch will be provided.

Sophomores should report to the Little Theatre at 8:15 am and sit in their assigned seminar seats. After attendance is taken, students will board the buses to St. John Brebeuf. 
The student Campus Ministry Anastasia leadership team will be running the retreat for the school by giving talks and leading small groups and activities.  Please keep the sophomores and their leaders in your prayers that they may have a wonderful retreat.

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! 

Gala Basket & Wine Donations 

Perhaps Santa brought you something you did 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!

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.

Class of 2018 - ACT Prep Courses at Res

Resurrection College Prep High School will be hosting an ACT prep course through the One-to-One testing company on Saturdays starting January 28 and Sundays starting  January  29. This class can help students prepare for the April ACT. Spots are still available. Please stop by the Guidance Office to pick up a registration form or call One-to-One directly at  847-501-3300. 

Information & Registration:
Saturdays starting January 28 -  Saturday course info & registration
Sundays starting  January 29  -  Sunday course info & registration

Athletic Updates

Upcoming Basketball HOME games include Senior Night on Thursday, January 19 and "Special Persons Day" on Saturday, January 21. 

Tryouts for Track & Field will begin January 17 and tryouts for Softball, Lacrosse and Soccer will begin February 27 - see the updated dates and times for tryouts here.

The Winter Athletic Banquet for Basketball and Bowling is scheduled for   February 23.  

Class of 2017 student-athletes who will be playing college athletics will be honored at a Senior Athletic Signing program on Friday, March 31 during Seminar A (11:13-11:58 am) in the Little Theatre. Seniors should share information about plans to participate in college athletics with Athletic Director Mr. Kane and the Guidance Office. 

Self-Defense Presentation at March Parents Club Meeting  - Mark your calendar

Mark your calendar for the March 15 Parents Club Meeting 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:

Mon, Jan 16 - MLK Holiday - No Classes

Tues, Jan 17 to Fri, Jan 20 - Track & Field Tryouts

Tues, Jan 17 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

Thurs, Jan 19 - Sophomore Retreat
The Sophomore retreat theme is "Charity and Truth" and will be held at St. John Brebeuf. Sophomores arrive at school and report to the Little Theatre by 8:15 am.

Thurs, Jan 19 - Basketball Senior Night - Varsity game at 7:30 pm in the Gym - Resurrection Choir to perform during half-time

Sat, Jan 21 - Basketball Special Persons Day - Games at noon, 1:30 pm and 3 pm in the Gym  

Next Week:

Wed, Jan 25 - 11:50 dismissal
The Resurrection Athletic Boosters are hosting a Chipotle fundraiser from noon to 4 pm at Chipotle at 119 S. Northwest Hwy in Park Ridge on January 25.  Why not head over for lunch following early dismissal?  50% of the proceeds will be donated back to Res.

Thurs, Jan 26 - Resurrection Zanies Fundraiser Doors open at 7 pm at Zanies in Rosemont - reservations available now!

Looking Forward:

Mon, Jan 30 - Catholic Schools Week begins

Wed, Feb 1 - Parents Club Pizzeria Giveback Night 
at Lou Malnati's Park Ridge & Harwood Heights locations - 20% of purchase goes back to Res!  Watch for details.

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

Sat, Feb 25 - Charity & Truth Gala at 7 pm at Cafe la Cave 

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