September 28, 2014

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Scholarship Opportunities:

Applications are currently available for the Irish Fellowship Educational and Cultural Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is based on financial need. The amount of the scholarship will vary depending on the number of recipients.  Besides demonstrating financial need, the recipient must also be of Irish descent.  Applications are due no later than October 10
View application.


Applications for the Mark Teach Scholarship are also now available.  The $2000 scholarship is available to current freshman, sophomore or junior students who demonstrate financial need, have current (or recent) volunteer/work experience at Resurrection Medical Center and have interest in pursuing a health-related career.  Applications are due no later than October 10
View application.




The annual Resurrection Walk-a-thon is this Tuesday, September 30 and students will be walking to and from the Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge.  As of Friday, September 26 we had 79% participation by our students.  If we reach participation rate of 95% or more of our students and meet the monetary goal of $29,500, our students will have earned a day off on Friday, October 10.  Students - submit your Walk-a-thon pledge forms and monetary contributions on Monday!

Thank you for all you do to support our school!

This Week:

Sun, Sept 28 - Northwest Side Hunger Walk at 1 pm 

Sun, Sept 28 to Fri, Oct 3 - Spirit Week! 


Mon, Sept 29 - Fall Pep Rally & first Cash Raffle Drawing

Theme - Dress as your class book or your class color

Freshmen - The Lorax (Orange)

Sophs - If I Ran the Zoo (Blue)

Juniors - How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Green)

Seniors - The Cat in the Hat (Red) 


Tues, Sept 30 - Resurrection Walk-a-thon
Theme - Wear Spirit Apparel or your class color        

7:30 to 8:25 - Senior tailgate

8:25 - All students report to seminar and attendance will be taken.

8:45 - Seminars will be called to begin the walk

12:30 - Walkers arrive back at Res and attendance will be taken

12:45 - Dismissal (approximate)

Wed, Oct 1 - Sports Day  

Theme - Wear your favorite teams' apparel

Wed, Oct 1 - meeting for all Latin students in Room 103 during Seminar A

Wed, Oct 1 - All juniors attending the Ring Mass will report to the Administrative hallway at 2:05 and line up alphabetically for the Ring Mass Practice which will be from
2:10 to 3:00 in the gym

Thurs, Oct 2 - Throwback Thursday
Theme - Come in your grade school apparel
Thurs, Oct 2 - Jr. Ring Mass
at St. John Brebeuf at 6:30 pm - coffee and cake reception immediately following at the SJB Parish Center hosted by the Resurrection Parents Club.

Volunteers are still needed to help at the reception.  Please contact Alisa Martorano at if you are able to volunteer.

Fri, Oct 3 - Decade Day
Theme - Dress like your favorite decade


Fri, Oct 3 - Progress Reports Issued

Next Week:

Thurs, Oct 9 - Parent/Teacher Conferences
from 3:30 - 8:30 pm at Resurrection


Fri-Sun, Oct 10 to 12 - Jr. Bandit 6th & 7th Grade Basketball Tournament

Fri, Oct 10 - Walk-a-thon Incentive Day
 - no school will be held if the monetary and participation goals are met for the Walk-a-thon

Looking Ahead:

Wed, Oct 15 - Res Fall Fest donations due 
Are you able to donate a gift certificate, basket or raffle items for the Res Fall Fest?  All donations are credited to the donor - please help us build a great fundraising event! 

Basket Raffle Donations

Donor Participation Form

Sat, Oct 25
- Res Fall Fest from 6 - 11 pm at Resurrection

Order tickets here

Sat, Nov 8 - Fall Arts & Craft Fair from 10 am - 4 pm