May 2013


Honor Society

Thurs, May 2
at 7pm
Spring Art Show
Fri, May 3
at 6pm
Spring Drama
Fri, May 3
at 7pm
Spring Band &
Choral Concert
Sun, May 5
at 3pm
Boosters Mtg
Wed, May 8
at 7pm
Men's Club Mtg
Wed, May 8
at 7pm at
IC Bowling Alley
Spring Athletic
Mon, May 13
at 6:00pm
Parents Club

Tues, May 14
at 7pm

for all students
Thurs, May 16
at 9:45am
Senior BBQ
Thurs, May 16
during lunch
Scholarship &

Thurs, May 16
at 7pm
Senior Prom
Fri, May 17
at 7pm
no classes
for seniors
Hair Donations
Mon, May 20
Night Planning

Mon, May 20
at 7pm
Period 7 Exam
Tues, May 21
White Day
follows exam


Tues, May 21

at 6pm at

St. John Brebeuf
Coffee & cake

reception to

follow, hosted
by the
Parents Club  


Wed, May 22
at 8:40
Pink Day
follows assembly
Period 1, 3 & 5
Thurs, May 23
8:30am to noon
Period 2, 4 & 6
Fri, May 24
8:30am to noon
Memorial Day
No school
Mon, May 27
Seniors only
Tues, May 28
Breakfast at 8am
Make-up exams
Practice 10:30am
to 12:30pm

Make-up Exams
Wed, May 29
Class of 2013
Wed, May 29
at 7pm

 Parent Newsletter                                     
May 2013 ResConnection Parent Newsletter  
May Crowning 2013

May Crowning

The annual Resurrection College Prep High School May Crowning took place this morning,
Thursday May 2nd, in an
all-school prayer service.

Thank you to all who
participated in honoring
Our Blessed Mother during this special month of devotion. 
Spring Fine Arts Events

Art Exhibit 

featuring the work of Resurrection's visual arts students

Friday, May 3 at 6 pm


Drama Showcase

featuring Resurrection drama students

Friday, May 3 at 7 pm


Music Concert

featuring the Resurrection/Notre Dame Band & Jazz Band,
and the Resurrection/Notre Dame Concert Choir
and the Resurrection Women's Choir

Sunday, May 5 at 3 pm


Can't attend the Music Concert? 

Watch a live broadcast of the Music Concert here.


One Book, One School

A student-driven One Book, One School committee nominated
and read twenty-two titles before selecting the book for our
3rd Annual One Book, One School Program.


The book chosen for the 2013 -2014 school year is
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater.


 The Raven Boys


Resurrection Students Shine

Congratulations to junior Melissa Anderson who was honored on April 27 by the Niles Chamber of Commerce as the Niles "Youth of the Year."   Melissa was nominated for this award for her service at her parish, St. John Brebeuf, her leadership and service at Resurrection, and for her continued involvement in the Girl Scouts of America.
Resurrection art students Emily Schrantz and Zafirah Khan have had artwork on display at the Skokie Library in an exhibit called An Artistic Discovery.  On Monday, May 1st they were honored at a reception and their work was judged by local artists.  All high schools in the 9th Congressional District were able to participate and the first place winner has his or her artwork on display in the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. for a year. 


Students - this is your last chance to donate to the

to support Bernie's Book Bank

 Drop off books by Friday, May 3rd in your Seminar!
(books 6th grade level and below, including board books) 
please, no workbooks, textbooks or reference books

Learn more at
Get Involved - Be Informed - Stay Connected

Athletic Boosters Meeting
Wednesday, May 8 at 7 pm in the Cafe
Elections will be held for President, VP and Secretary. 

Men's Club Meeting
Wednesday, May 8 at 7 pm
at the Immaculate Conception Bowling Alley
Elections will be held for President, VP and Secretary and
plans will be made to help with the May 16th Senior BBQ and
planning for other upcoming events.
Parents Club Meeting
Tuesday, May 14 at 7 pm in the Library
Elections for Parents Club President, Corresponding Secretary & Recording Secretary.  Resurrection President/Principal Dr. Lynne Saccaro will be speaking about the  newly adopted 3-Year Resurrection Strategic Plan. Guidance Counselor Julie Atchley will be speaking
about the Naviance Program. 

Grandparents' Night Planning Meeting
Monday, May 20 at 7 pm in the Board Room
Join us to generate ideas for celebrating the annual
Grandparents' Night Dinner to be held in September 2013.
Please contact Carol Marchetti at or
773.775.6616 Ext 112 if you are unable to attend the
planning  meeting but would like to help with the event. 
Awards Season!

Honor Society Inductions
Thursday, May 2 at 7 pm in the Little Theatre

Spring Athletic Banquet
Monday, May 13 at 6 pm at Victoria Beau Jolie 
Order tickets by May 9
Senior Scholarship & Awards Ceremony
Thursday, May 16 at 7 pm in the Little Theatre

Congratulations to all award recipients!
Hair Donation Day
Monday, May 20

Sudents and staff are welcome to participate in the annual ResPunzel Project! 
Hair donations of 8 inches or more are welcome -
no colored or chemically treated hair may be accepted. 

Local hair stylists will be available during lunch period to cut hair.
  Year of the Woman Mass & Brunch
Year of the Woman Mass
Thank you to all who participated in the Year of the Woman Mass and Brunch on Sunday, April 28th. A beautiful mass was celebrated with Father Conyers and the Disciples of Rhythm Band, followed by a delicious brunch catered by Beau Jolie by Victoria. It was a wonderful celebration of the special women who touch the lives of our students.

Special thanks to the Student Council and the Resurrection Men's Club for hosting to event. The Men's Club presented a $1,500 donation to Resurrection College Prep High School during the event. The school community appreciates their ongoing support.


 Men's Club presents check


Follett Book Buy Back & Rental Book Check-In


Resurrection College Prep Book Buyback and Rental Return will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28 and 29 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in the Lecture Hall.


Books have the most value when they will be used again next year at our school or at schools across the country. This is the best time of year to sell textbooks because demand is highest.

Any books rented from the bookstore are due by June 14, 2013. You can check in these books in-person at the buyback event, or log into your bookstore rental account at 
print a label and return by mail. 

Booklists are available now on the Resurrection website.  The booklist will also be posted over the summer on the Follett website. Let Follett keep an eye on the calendar for you! Sign up at for a reminder message when books become available.

If you have questions, or need help, contact Follett at 877-827-2665 or email


In addition, the Parents Club will be hosting a Used Book Sale on a Saturday morning in June for students and parents to sell and buy used books.  More details will be sent out later this month.


Our second annual Run for Res 5K
on Saturday, April 20 was a great success! 
After a reluctant spring and a crazy week of weather, we ended up with 168 registered participants with many alumnae, students, families, staff, neighbors and community members coming out for this fun event. 

Photos of the 5K
 Run for Res 5K
Thank you to the 90+ parent, student, staff and alumnae volunteers who came out to help on that chilly morning with set-up, check-in, corner security, clean-up and course management.  We couldn't have done it without you! 


Trophies were given to the fastest runners in three categories:  Students, Women and Men.  Award winners & race results 
Special thanks to all of our generous Run for Res 5K sponsors: Sisters of the Resurrection; Presence Health; Safety Service Systems; Northwest Orthopedics & Sports Medicine; Marianne Viola '79 & Allstate; Dick Pond Athletics in Park Ridge; St. Mary's University of Minnesota; Columbia College Flood Brothers Disposal & Recycling; Quest Food Management Services; Kaufmann Gallagher Group; Athletico Physical Therapy; Paul Di Franco Jr. DDS; Dino's Pizza; St. Constance Elementary School; Signature Bank; Lori Hayes Shaw & State Farm; RAS Communications; Mary O'Connor '77, 41st Ward Alderman; St. Pascal Parish Joseph Mullarky Distributors; Law Office of Gina La Voratta-O'Hehir '86; Anthony Caputo's; Einstein Bagels; House of Cakes; Chris Thelen - DJ at Large; and Lakeshore Athletics.
Alumnae Wall of Honor Inductees
 2013 Wall of Honor
On Saturday, April 20, 2013 Resurrection College Prep inducted eight women in to its Wall of Honor. The recipients were:  (pictured from left to right) Jennifer Kohnke '73 (Blessed Celine Award); Maureen Lennon Zeeb '82 (Athletic Hall of Fame); Melissa Collins Murphey '95 (Athletic Hall of Fame); Kristi Cirone '05 (Athletic Hall of Fame); Anna Czupryna '99 (Blessed Celine Award); Colleen Borghi Warner '83 (Blessed Celine Award); Coach Susan Fosco (Athletic Hall of Fame) and (not pictured) Kerri Przybylaski '89 (Athletic Hall of Fame).
Taylor Swift Concert Raffle

Win Tickets to Taylor Swift's Sold Out
 Red Concert 
on Saturday, August 10 at Soldier Field

Raffle tickets are:

$10 each

3 for $25

20 for $100

Drawing will be held May 22, 2013
Less than 100 raffle tickets have been sold -
your chances of winning are great! 

Winner need not be present. 



Science Department Field Trips
Rush University Lab

Anatomy students from Resurrection College Prep had the opportunity to visit Rush University's Medical College on May 1 to observe the university's cadaver lab.  

St Paul of the Cross visit  

Resurrection Accelerated Biology students visit St. Paul of the Cross School in Park Ridge on April 22. Resurrection students presented books on human body systems to the fifth grade students.
Summer Camps at Res 

Summer Athletic Camps

Girls - Grades 4 -12

June & July, 2013

Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Running, Soccer,

Softball, Tennis and Volleyball
Athletic Camp Registration

Camp Invention Science Camp

Boys & Girls - Grades 1-6

July 8 to 12, 2013