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May 2014




Ladies Day Mass & Brunch Celebrated  
Chicago's Special Women


The Resurrection Men's Club hosted the Ladies Day Mass & Brunch on Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Resurrection. The Men's Club presented Sr. Donna Marie with a check for $1500 for the school, and approximately 70 people enjoyed brunch  catered by Beau Jolie Victoria.  Thank you to everyone who helped created a lovely event!

Congratulations to the student winners of the essay contest about a famous Chicago women: 1st place winner
Nicole Arnold '16
(pictured at left) and  
2nd place winner  
Natalie Chin '14.




Vice-Principal Selection Announced  




Resurrection President Sr. Donna Marie Wolowicki, on behalf of herself and newly appointed Principal Maria Hawk, has announced the appointment of Margaret A. Kinel as Resurrection Associate Principal beginning in late June 2014.  Ms. Kinel is a Resurrection alumna from the Class of 1992.  She received a Bachelor of Arts in Teaching English from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Arts in School Leadership from Concordia University.


Ms. Kinel has been teaching Junior High Language Arts at Pennoyer in Norridge for the past fourteen years. In addition to her teaching responsibilities Ms. Kinel also serves on the Teacher Evaluation and Mentoring Committees, the Positive Behavior Intervention Supports Committee and provides supervision of student teachers.   


Ms. Kinel is also active in her parish, Saint Eugene, where she currently serves as the President of the School's Advisory Committee and as a member of the Technology Committee.  We look forward to welcoming Ms. Margaret Kinel this summer, along with newly appointed Principal Ms. Maria Hawk




Honor Society Inductions  
At Resurrection College Prep High School's annual honor society inductions on Thursday, May 1, 2014 students will be inducted into twelve honor societies and current honor society members will be acknowledged, including members of the following:

National Honor Society (137 students); Diakonia (Service) Honor Society (84 students); International Thespian Society (18 students); Modern Music Masters (Tri-M) Honor Society (41 students); Mu Alpha Theta/Math Honor Society (34 students); National Art Honor Society (17 students);
Italian Honor Society (12 students); French Honor Society (3 students); Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica/Spanish Honor Society (9 students);  National Junior Classical League Latin Honor Society (1 student); Quill & Scroll International Honor Society (13 students) and Science National Honor Society (53 students). 

Congratulations to these students and their families!


Spring Fine Arts Performances
Join us for the upcoming  
fine arts performances at Resurrection!


Resurrection Orchesis

Spring Dance Show
Friday, May 2 at 7 pm in the Little Theatre
Resurrection/Notre Dame
Concert Band & Jazz Band 
Spring Band Concert
Sunday, May 4 at 3 pm in the Little Theatre
Resurrection Music Department
Spring Choral Concert
Thursday, May 8 at 7 pm in the Little Theatre

Resurrection Art Department

Annual Art Exhibit
Friday, May 9 at 6 pm at Resurrection

Travel Opportunities


 Adult Education Weekend
"Historic Gettysburg"
July 11 - 13, 2014

Open to alumnae, parents
& community members



Join Resurrection faculty member Mr. Mike Longo in a weekend trip to explore the rich history of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - the site of the 1863 battle and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.


The fun-packed three day, two night trip includes round-trip airfare from O'Hare to Washington DC, all meals, transportation, admission charges and accommodations.  Contact Jim at Diplomat Travel for complete itinerary and pricing at 773.774.2727 or


Insider's England & France
June 15- June 24, 2015

Open to students from the
Classes of 2016 & 2017




England/France trip information 


Resurrection College Prep High School will be offering an educational trip to England and France from June 15-24, 2015 which is open to Resurrection College Prep students from the Classes of 2016 and 2017.   The trip will be coordinated with ACIS Educational Travel and will be the group leader will be Resurrection English Department Chair Ms. Noreen Maluchnik. 


Questions can be directed to Ms. Maluchnik at




Upcoming Parent Meetings 

Be Informed | Stay Connected | Get Involved


Thursday, May 8 at 7 pm
in the Resurrection Cafeteria


Chromebooks Meeting

  Class of 2017 & 2018 Parents 
Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30 pm 

Parents of current or incoming freshmen are encouraged to attend this session to receive information from Resurrection Educational Technologist Joe Lascon concerning Resurrection's move toward 1:1 learning and the use of Google Chromebooks.  Check out the resources and links here

Plan to stay for the Parents Club Meeting at 7 pm!


Parents Club Meeting

Tuesday, May 13

at 7 pm in the Resurrection Library 
It's not too late to get a jump start on your daughter's college search this summer with tips for all levels from Tom Jaworski, Quest College Counseling, who will be presenting at this meeting.

Parents Club has two open positions: Vice President Elect and Corresponding Secretary.  For more information, please contact Alisa Martorano at or 773.775.6616 Ext 142. 


Men's Club Meeting  

Tuesday, May 20 at 7 pm at the
Immaculate Conception Bowling Alley





Students and staff are welcome to participate in the annual ResPunzel Project on Monday, May 19, 2014.   




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 periods to cut hair.  Please contact Ms. Konow at with any questions or for more information.



Class of 2014 Senior Events 

Fri, May 16 - No school for Seniors - Senior Prom at 6 pm 
Tues, May 20 - Senior BBQ during Seminars A & B
Tues, May 20 - Senior Scholarship & Awards Ceremony at 7 pm
Thurs, May 22 - Graduation Assembly from 10:15 to 11:30 - all students dismissed following assembly
Tues, May 27 - Class of 2014 Baccalaureate Mass at 6:30 pm
at St. John Brebeuf Parish
Wed, May 28 - Senior Brunch at 8 am followed by Graduation Practice at the Copernicus Center at 10:30 am
Thurs, May 29 - Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony at 7 pm at the Copernicus Center

Summer Classes & Workshops

 Information & registration


Junior Bandit Events
 Help us spread the word about opportunities for
grammar school students here at Resurrection!   


Summer Jr. Bandit Workshops

for girls entering grades 6-8

June 16-19, 2014

Fitness, Nutrition & Handcrafts

More info


Summer Athletic Camps for Girls

for girls entering grades 4-12
June & July, 2014

More info



Camp Invention Science Camp  

for girls & boys entering grades 1-6
June 23-27, 2014   
Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Registration info 



Spring Athletics

Come out and support the spring athletic programs, including Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field and Water Polo as they complete their season!   Check out the athletic schedules here
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 Spring Athletic Banquet 
 Monday, June 2, 2014
6:00 pm at White Eagle Banquets

Students athletes participating in spring sports will be honored at the Spring Athletic Banquet.  Order tickets by Monday, May 19 or contact Mrs. Kikos at with any questions.


Follett Book Buyback & Book Return

 Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 8:30am to 2:00pm
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 8:30am to 2:00pm
in the Resurrection 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.


Reminder: any books rented from the Follett bookstore are due by June 20, 2014. You can check in these books in-person at the buyback event, or click here for instructions to return the book by mail.

More information  


Craft Fair Applications

 The annual Resurrection College Prep High School
Arts & Crafts Fair will be held on
Saturday, November 8, 2014.

Crafters & Vendors -  

Craft Fair Logo



Download the 2014 Fall Arts & Crafts Fair Application