January 2014




Welcome 2014!
May you grow in faith, love and wisdom in the upcoming year.

Blessings for a joyous new year! 



Romeo & Juliet Auditions

Tuesday, January 7 from 3-6pm and
Wednesday, January 8 from 3-6pm

Needed: 1-4 males, 16-20 females 

Prepare or read a soliloquy
from the script.
Singers - prepare a contemporary ballad
no longer than 1 minute. 


Students do not need to attend both audition dates,
and may attend after choir and V-Show rehearsals.     


For more information contact, please contact
Mr. Muscarello at TMuscarello@reshs.org.     


Performances of Romeo & Juliet will be March 20, 21 and 22, 2014.




 Tickets are now available for Res Fest 2014!



Purchase Tickets   


Res Fest Basket Raffle Donations:

Did you receive any Christmas gifts that you just don't need? Save yourself the trouble of "returning it" by "re-gifting it" to the Res Fest 2014 Basket Raffle. 
All donations can be dropped off in the Resurrection Main Office in
January to the Attention: Res Fest Donation. 




Jr. Bandit Events

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


Jr. Bandit Softball Hitting Clinic

for girls in grades 5-8 

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Session 1 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Session 2 - noon to 2:30 pm 

More info 

Shadow 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





Calling All Student Film Makers!


Teens of the Archdiocese of Chicago
are invited to create an original 2-minute video about the following topic: the importance of parents passing on the faith to the next generation. The video contest includes cash prizes for the first, second and third place winners. The contest is open to all teens of the Archdiocese of Chicago from freshmen to seniors and provides an opportunity to reach out to other teens.  


The deadline for submitting a video is January 15, 2014.  More information is available here.


Also, the White House Student Film Festival is accepting film entries from K-12 students from around the country. Students are invited to create and submit a one- to three-minute short web video that addresses at least one of the following themes: 1. How you currently use technology in your classroom or school; and/ or 2. The role technology will play in education in the future


Finalists could have their videos screened at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, and posted on the White House website. Every student entry has to have a parent/guardian or teacher sponsor and films can be submitted now through January 29th, 2014. More information is available here.



Bandit Athletics  


Congratulations to student athletes who were honored at the Fall Athletic Banquet on November 13, 2013 at Victoria Beau Jolie.  


Individual teams and players in the Cross Country, Golf, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball programs were honored for their achievements.

Come out and cheer on the Bandits Basketball and Bowling teams!  Check out the winter athletic schedules here




Thank you from all of the Resurrection faculty and staff to all parents and family members who contributed to the Parents Club Christmas Fund. We appreciate the generosity of the Resurrection parent community and wish you all happiness in 2014.


Upcoming Parent Meetings 

Be Informed | Stay Connected | Get Involved


Parents Club Meeting

Tuesday, January 14 at 7 pm in the Library  
Guest speakers will include Interim Principal, Mrs. Kathy Rzany speaking about the 2013 highlights and giving a preview of 2014 and
Associate Principal, Dr. Ruth Christensen speaking about new
courses and registration for the 2014-15 school year.


Athletic Boosters Meeting

Thursday, January 16 at 7 pm in the Cafeteria


Tuesday, January 21 at 7 pm at the IC Parish Bowling Alley


Band Boosters Meeting  

Tuesday, February 12 at 7 pm in the Library


Resurrection College Prep High School will celebrate  
Catholic Schools Week from January 26 to February 1, 2014.  
Below are some of the planned activities: 

 Winter Pep Rally - Monday, January 27

 Retreat Day  - Wednesday, January 29

for Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors

V-Show - Wednesday & Thursday, January 29 & 30

Catholic School Week Liturgy - Friday, January 31
Alumnae Career Day - Friday, January 31   





Big Money Raffle

to benefit the Sr. Mary Monica Hope Scholarship Fund   

Forget the lottery, we have much better odds:  1 in 500

$20,000 Grand Prize  

$2,500 Seller's Prize    


Ticket price is $100 each, but can easily be split with family & friends.
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!



Positions Available


Resurrection College Prep High School is currently in the process of a Principal selection process and we are grateful to Interim Principal Kathy Rzany for her leadership during the current school year.
Resurrection also seeks an experienced individual who will serve as the Alumnae Relations and Grant Writing CoordinatorCandidates   for this position must be knowledgeable and experienced in grant writing as well as the ability to develop and cultivate relationships with alumnae and prospective foundation donors.  

Coaching positions are also available for the following athletic programs for the current spring season:  Freshman Softball, Junior Varsity Track and Field and Junior Varsity Water Polo.

Career Opportunities   



Spring Adult Enrichment Course   
"A Nation's Journey"
  The Civil War Part II - from Vicksburg to Lincoln to the 21st Century 
Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
February 25, March 11, March 25 & April 8 

Join the Spring Adult Education class with Resurrection faculty member Mr. Mike Longo. The class will begin with the final day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 3, 1863) and the Union victory under Grant at Vicksburg (July 4, 1863). The course will cover the final months of the Civil War, through Lincoln's assassination, and will explore the meaning of the Civil War and the meaning of Lincoln's Presidency for our own time.  

Complete Details 



Resurrection College Prep
Spring Crafts Fair

Sunday, April 6, 2014

10:30 am to 4 pm

 Applications available