December 2013


 Winter Athletics

Come out and cheer on the Bandits Basketball and Bowling teams!  The winter athletic season is underway - check out the schedules here.



Congratulations to the JV Basketball team as they won the Niles North "Somebody's Hero" Girls Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament.




Upcoming Holiday  
Fine Arts Performances

Holiday Dance Showcase

Friday, December 6 in the Little Theatre at 7 pm


Holiday Band Concert

Sunday, December 8 in the Little Theatre at 3 pm


Holiday Choral Concert
Thursday, December 12 in the Little Theatre at 7 pm


The Elves and the Shoemaker -  
A Holiday Drama Production
Friday, December 13 in the Little Theatre at 7 pm





Parents Club News  


  Parents Club Christmas Fund Collection  
The Parents Club Christmas Fund Collection is underway.  Thank you to everyone who has donated so far. If you haven't donated yet, you can send it in through December 13th.  Thanks you for helping us thank the Resurrection staff for all they do for our girls.

Parents Club Girls' Night Out

Jingle & Mingle

 Thursday, December 5
6 - 10 pm

at Resurrection

free admission

Shopping, Raffles, Refreshments


Shop from a variety of vendors and from the Bandit Boutique
and socialize with other parents and friends.


Girls' Night Out vendors will be selling jewelry, boutique clothing, scarves, cosmetics, hats, hair accessories, purses and hats, candles, housewares, garden décor, housewares, greeting cards and other craft and gift items.  The Gold Refinery will also be participating and Resurrection will receive a percentage of the profits back to benefit the school. 


List of Vendors Attending 


Cash for Gold Details 



Resurrection Manna Program


You can support Resurrection College Prep High School
when you purchase gift cards through the
Resurrection Manna Gift Card Program.


Resurrection earns a percentage of the face value of each gift card purchased through the program.  Proceeds will be used to support the Sr. Mary Monica Hope Scholarship Program, which provides financial assistance to Resurrection students and their families.


Gift cards are available for Starbucks, iTunes, Target, Panera, Barnes & Noble, grocery stores, department stores, movie and entertainment venues, and many, many restaurants and stores. 

See a complete list of gift cards available & order cards
by Fridays for delivery the following Wednesday.

Order by     Available by
  Friday         Wednesday
Dec 6         Dec 11
Dec 13       Dec 18


 Thank you for supporting the Resurrection Manna Program!



Friday, December 6
10 am  - 6 pm

UptownGirlz Benefit Day for Res

110 S. Prospect Ave, Park Ridge

Serving Wine & Cheese from 4-6 pm

Just tell them at checkout..."I'm with Res" and 15%
of pre-tax sales (excluding sales items) is donated back
to Resurrection College Prep High School.



Home for the Holidays

at the Sisters of the Resurrection

  Provincial Home
(former Resurrection High School)

 7432 West Talcott Avenue, Chicago

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
6-9 pm


Join us for some holiday cheer at the former location of Resurrection High School.  Tour the building, enjoy refreshments and view Sister Virginia Ann's collection of over fifty Nativity Scenes  from around the world.  Also view the Sisters' collection of Madonna statues.


Hors d'oeuvres and dessert buffet

$25 per person


Purchase tickets 


Funds raised will support the Resurrection College Prep
High School Sr. Mary Monica Hope Scholarship Fund   

More information






Bandit Boutique
Holiday Shopping

The Resurrection Bandit Boutique will be open
for holiday shopping on

Thursday, December 5 and

Thursday, December 12

6 - 8 pm


All are welcome to stop in to shop for Resurrection Spirit Apparel.
Find the perfect gift for your Resurrection student, parent or alumnae!




Jr. Bandit Events


Resurrection was pleased to host two successful Open Houses for prospective students and families in November.  During the semester we have also welcomed hundreds of eight grade shadows, hosted the Jr. Bandit Cross Country Meet, the Jr. High Fine Arts Workshop, the Jr. Bandit Basketball Tournament, the Young Women's Writing Festival and the Jr. Bandit Math Contest.


 Private tours may be scheduled for parents who were unable to attend an Open House by contacting Debbie Gillespie at 773.775.6616 Ext 129 or


Jr. Bandit Athletic Lock-in

for girls in grades 6-8
 Friday, December 13, 2013
5:30 - 8: 30 pm

 $25 per student includes dinner, athletics,
games, prizes and a t-shirt.

 Reservations & more info

Class of 2018 Entrance Exam

for 8th grade girls

Saturday, January 11, 2014

7:45 am to 12:30 pm

Parent info session at 8 am

More info


Shadow Days  
8th grade girls welcome to shadow now on select days.


7th grade girls welcome to a special "Bandit for a Day"
group Shadow Day on Friday, February 14, 2014.

More info

Jr. Bandit Volleyball Tournaments

7th grade girls - Saturday, March 1, 2014

8th grade girls - Saturday, March 9, 2014

More info





Alumnae Association

at Resurrection College Prep 
Saturday, December 14, 2013

9-11:30 am
$9 adults

$6 per child

Purchase Tickets



 Final Cash Raffle Drawing

The third and final mandatory Cash Raffle drawing will be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.  This drawing will be for $2500 and a bonus drawing for $1000 will also be held for families that have sold $200 or more in Cash Raffle tickets.  Ticket stubs and payment for sold tickets may be submitted as tickets are sold. 



Semester Exams

Students will take Semester Exams as follows:


Wed, Dec 18 - Periods 7 & 6

Thurs, Dec 19 - Periods 1, 3 & 5
Fri, Dec 20 - Periods 2 & 4


Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 7, 2014
following the Christmas Break.




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


Big Money Raffle ticket order form.

Winner need not be present to win!



Mark your calendar for


Res Fest 2014
featuring music by

The Mix

Saturday, February 15

at Resurrection College Prep High School

the party goes from

6 pm to midnight!


More info