September 2013

 Parent Newsletter                                     
September 2013 ResConnection 
Parent Newsletter

Class of 2017 Res ScholarsCongratulations 2013 Res Scholars!


Resurrection College Prep High School honored the top students in each class during the August 22, 2013 Back to School Liturgy, which marked the first all-school gathering for the new school year. The top ten students in the sophomore, junior and senior classes and the incoming freshmen with the ten highest entrance exam scores were named as Res Scholars.

The Class of 2017 Res Scholars are pictured with Barbara VanderKloot of the George and June Block Foundation.  Special thanks to the George and June Block Foundation for funding scholarship awards to these high achieving freshmen.


Congratulations to all the Res Scholars!


Bandit icon The Fall Athletic Season is underway!  Come out to cheer on the Bandit Cross Country, Golf, Swim, Tennis or Volleyball team. 

Check out the athletic schedule here.



Be Informed - Stay Connected - Get Involved


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

President Sister Donna  Marie and Principal Mrs. Kathy Rzany will welcome parents and present information about the upcoming school year; Education Technologist Joe Lascon will present information about Schoology; and Special Events Coordinator Carol Marchetti will present information about school events and volunteer opportunities.

Men's Club Meeting - Tues, Sept 17 at 7 pm at the Immaculate Conception Bowling Alley

All fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles and other men are welcome to participate.  Come learn about ways to support your Resurrection student and get involved.

Athletic Boosters Club Meeting - Thurs, Sept 19 at 7 pm in the Cafeteria - all are welcome!


College Night
Wednesday, September 18


Representatives from over 100 colleges and universities
will be present at this very informative evening. 

Please join us from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm.




This student led fundraiser will take place on
Tuesday, October 1 during Spirit Week.

Students will be given Sponsorship Forms on
Tuesday, September 4.

Additional forms can be found on our website.
Business sponsors welcome!


More information



Mandatory Fundraiser

Tickets for the mandatory fundraiser will be handed out
to the oldest and only student in seminar on        
Thursday, September 12.
Please ask your daughter for her tickets.

There are only 3 drawing this year:
October 1, November 1 and December 17.

The first drawing for $1,000 is
Tuesday October 1, 2013 -

Details are enclosed with the tickets and
also available on our website.


Join Resurrection faculty member Mr. Mike Longo

in an exploration of the Civil War, President Lincoln,

the Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address.

Fall 2013 Adult Enrichment Course

"A New Birth of Freedom: Exploring Gettysburg

 Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 pm

on September 10, September 24,

October 8 & October 22

Mr. Mike Longo also welcomes alumnae
and community members

to join him on a three day, two night trip to explore the rich history

of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - the site of the 1863 battle and

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.  


Adult Education "Historic Gettysburg" Weekend
(Columbus Day weekend)
Saturday - Monday
 October 12, 13 & 14, 2013


The weekend includes round-trip airfare from O'Hare to Washington D.C., all meals, transportation, admission charges and accommodations. Contact Jim at Diplomat Travel for complete itinerary and pricing at 773.774.2727 or  


More course & trip information

to be
Jr. Bandit Fine Arts Workshop
for girls in grades 5-8
Friday, September 27
5:30 - 9 pm
art, dance, drama & music

              Best Ball Scramble Golf Outing
 Resurrection golf ball

sponsored by the

Resurrection College Prep

 Men's Club


8 am shot-gun start, 7 am check-in

Sunday, September 29


at Tam O'Shanter Golf Course

6700 W. Howard Street, Niles

All are welcome! 

                Details & ticket info




Grandparents' Day Dinner

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

6 pm at Resurrection

A new menu, music, raffles, gifts, photos and Res entertainment make for a fun and memorable evening.

Tickets are $16 per adult, $14 per Res student/child


Every year we are proud to host a Grandparents' Day Dinner for all Resurrection students and their grandparents or other significant adults in their lives.  Please encourage your Res Student and her grandparent or other significant person in her life to attend.


 Invitation have been mailed out to all current grandparents in our database and the invite and RSVP is available below.


     Invitation & RSVP


    Send a Well Wisher Ad to your Resurrection student.




Northwest Side Hunger Walk
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Hunger Walk artwork

The Northwest Side Hunger Walk is an ecumenical effort by local churches and the community. We walk in order to raise awareness and funds to reduce hunger in the community and throughout the world. Funds will be donated to the
New Hope Food Pantry, Catholic Charities and
Heifer International in order to serve local,
regional and international needs.

The walk is approximately 4 miles.
Meet at the Resurrection College Prep
High School
rear parking lot.

Sign in at 1:00 pm - Step off at 1:30 pm

Pre-registration is not necessary!
Details & Pledge Sheet

We Walk Today So Families Can Eat Tomorrow!


Fall for Fashion
Luncheon & Fashion Show


Sunday, October 27, 2013
12:00 noon

Victoria Rosemont

6600 N. Mannheim

Rosemont, IL

free parking

$45 adult tickets & 

$35 student/model tickets


 Invitations will be in the mail soon and
are also available on our website.

We are inviting students and alumnae to
model.  Please contact Carol at if you or your daughter are interested in participating.

Place a Business or personal ad in our
Fashion Show Ad book


 Target & Dominick's Fundraising Opportunities  


This year, Target will give money to schools all over the country for one simple act: a vote. Our school needs just 25 votes to earn a $25 donation from Target. But that's only the beginning. For each additional vote, our school will get $1 more.

Go to to vote for Resurrection High School once a week through September 21 or until Target has given away all $5 million. 
Resurrection can get 10% back from your purchase at Dominick's until September 10 with eScript, the school shop & share program at Dominick's.

It's easy - find out how it works! 




Resurrection has partnered with!


Do you have tickets to sports, entertainment,
theater or music events that you can't use? 

Donate them online to benefit
Resurrection College Prep! 
 Want great seats at a great price while you benefit

Resurrection College Prep High School? 


Purchase tickets at the
Resurrection tix4cause site

and we all benefit!



Arts and Crafts Flyer




Take a chance to win $20,000!
Only 500 tickets sold at $100 each.

Tickets go on sale in January!
Details here.


Res Fest 2014

Our second annual Res Fest will be held on
Saturday, February 15, 2014
at Resurrection.

New entertainment, more food and
more fun are in the works.
Join the planning committee!

Donate an item to our raffles.


Contact Carol Marchetti at 773.775.6616, Ext 112 or for more information about 
any Resurrection special events or to volunteer.