October 2013

 Parent Newsletter                                     
October 2013 ResConnection 
Parent Newsletter
Grandparents Night Success!

Resurrection hosted its annual Grandparents Day Dinner on Wednesday, September 25.  Approximately 550 guests enjoyed dinner, entertainment and time with family and friends. 

Special thanks to all of the parent volunteers and student performers.  Entertainment was provided by the Resurrection Orchesis dance team, Resurrection Women's Choir and members of the Resurrection drama program.  We appreciate the special role that grandparents play in the lives of our students and are grateful for the opportunity to host this special event.



Walk-a-thon & Spirit Week


Resurrection College Prep High School is celebrating Spirit Week from Monday, September 30 to Friday, October 4, 2013.  Each day will include a theme and students are encouraged to participate.


Monday - Hawaiian Apparel Day
Tuesday - Res Apparel Day & Walk-a-thon

Wednesday - Pink Apparel Day

Thursday - Proud to be an American Apparel Day

Friday - Pixar Apparel Day & Pep Rally


Highlights of the week include the annual Walk-a-thon on Tuesday, October 1 and the Pep Rally on Friday, October 4.



Junior Ring Mass


Congratulations to members of the Junior Class as they receive their class rings on Thursday, October 3.  The Junior Ring Mass will be held at 6:30 pm at St. John Brebeuf.


Jr Ring Mass 2012



Bandit Athletics Bandit icon


Cross Country: The Cross Country team is gearing up for the Niles West Invite on Saturday, October 5 and the Conference meet on Saturday, October 19.


Golf: The Golf team had their biggest win of the season over Westmont (171 to 203) on September 24. Seniors Kathryn Moro (41), Lauren King (41), and Emily Bernath(42) all had their lowest rounds of the season. 


Tennis: The JV Tennis team is winding down their season with 3 consecutive wins, having beaten Regina, Mt Asissi and Maine West. The Varsity Tennis team is in a good position as they near the conference tournament on Saturday, October 12. 


Swimming: With ten new members, the Swim Team hosted their first home meet on September 17 and lost a close meet to Regina. The veterans are showing the new Bandits the ropes.


Volleyball: The Bandits home Volleyball games are now available for live streaming and video highlights on High School Cube.
Check it out!

Come out to cheer on the Bandit Cross Country, Golf,
Swim, Tennis or Volleyball teams.  

Athletic schedule 


Try-Outs for Winter Sports:


Tryouts for Bowling and Basketball will be held in November. View the schedule and details here.





National Merit Commendation

Senior Gina Partipilo has
been named a Commended Student
in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. 


Commended students placed in the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2014 competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test.


Interim Principal Kathy Rzany will present this award to Gina at the November 1, 2013 all-school liturgy.  Congratulations to Gina on this outstanding academic achievement!



Be Informed - Stay Connected - Get Involved

Men's Club Meeting - Tuesday, October 15 at 7 pm at the Immaculate Conception Bowling Alley
Athletic Boosters Club Meeting - Thursday, October 17 at 7 pm in the Cafeteria - all are welcome!


Parents Club Meeting - mark you calendar for the next meeting, which will be on Tuesday, November 12 at 7 pm in the Library. 


Panera Bread Fundraiser:

Parents Club is hosting a Panera Bread Fundraiser on Thursday, October 10 from 11 am to 8 pm at the Panera Bread located at 40 S. Northwest Hwy in Park Ridge.  Show this flyer and Panera will donate a percentage of its sales during the event to Resurrection.


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

Invitation & Purchase Tickets

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


  Recruiting News


Resurrection College Prep High School staff have been out visiting local grammar schools, hosting 8th grade students as Shadow Day visitors and assisting with recruiting events here at Resurrection.  Between September and December they will have visited over 90 schools and welcomed over 300 eighth grade shadows.


On Friday, September 27 the Fine Arts Department hosted the Jr. Bandit Fine Art Workshop for nearly 100 girls in ages 5-8.  The Athletics Department will be hosting the Jr. Bandit Basketball Tournament for girls in grades 6 and 7 on October 11-13 and for girls in grade 8 on October 18-20.   The English Department will be hosting the Young Women's Writing Festival on October 23 and the Math Department will be hosting the Jr. Bandit Math Olympics on November 23.   The Athletic Department will also be hosting the Jr. Bandit Lock-in for girls in grades 5-8 on December 13.

Open Houses for prospective students and families will be held on Thursday, November 7 from 6:30-8:30 pm and Sunday, November 17 from 1:30-3:30 pm.   Parents, please note that if your daughter is a Student Ambassador she has committed to attending both Open Houses to provide tours to prospective families.


Spread the word and tell your friends, families and neighbors about the opportunities for their daughters here at Resurrection and the advantages of attending an all-girls school.  We look forward to welcoming the future Class of 2018 on January 11, 2014 with the 8th grade Entrance Exam.  Feel free to contact Debbie Gillespie at dgillespie@reshs.org with any questions regarding recruiting activities.



Resurrection College Prep High School
Arts & Crafts Fair
Craft Fair Logo
                  Saturday, November 9, 2013
                         10 am - 4 pm
                               Adult admission - $5
                              Seniors/students - $2
                               Children under 10 - free
Shop at over 180 craft displays and vendors for unique hand crafted gifts, seasonal items, jewelry, tasty treats and more!

Big Money Raffle
to benefit the Sr. Mary Monica Hope Scholarship Fund
$20,000 Grand Prize
$2,500 Seller's Prize

Ticket price is $100
Only 500 tickets will be sold
Drawing will take place on 
Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 
Res Fest
Winner need not be present to win!




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 cmarchetti@reshs.org for more information about 
any Resurrection special events or to volunteer.




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