October 19, 2014

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Res Fall Fest:


Have you purchased tickets for the Res Fall Fest, which will be on Saturday, October 25 from 6 - 11 pm?  We hope to see all Resurrection parents and friends at this adults only evening of food, music, games and raffles in support of Resurrection College Prep High School.   Purchase tickets

Interested in volunteering at the event?  If you volunteer for a 3 hour shift, your admission is free.   Volunteer Sign-up


Coat Drive!  Monday, Oct 20 - Friday, Oct 24


Please bring in (drop off to Mrs. Ulczak in the Records Office) any gently used, clean winter coats for men, women, or children for the Coat Drive sponsored by the Resurrection Business Club. 


Talcott Ave Construction - detour east of Harlem begins Oct 20

The City of Chicago will be undertaking infrastructure work that will take place on Talcott Avenue over the next 18 months.  Please note that Talcott east of Harlem will be closed starting next Monday.

On Monday, October 20 crews will begin sewer installation on West Talcott Avenue.  This work will require the closure of West Talcott Avenue, from North Harlem Avenue to North Neva Avenue.  A detour will be posted.  For your information here is a map of the detour route that begins on Monday, October 20.  Pedestrian traffic will not be affected.

We will keep you informed as construction continues in the months ahead. 

Seniors College Applications Reminder

A reminder to Seniors to request transcripts on Naviance and apply to colleges soon as the November priority deadlines are fast approaching.  You must request transcripts by Wednesday, October 22 in order to meet the November 1 deadline.

Res Reads: Chinese Cinderella Book Trailer Contest 

Students, enter the book trailer contest by submitting a 45 second - 1 minute long book trailer to Ms. Schneider by Friday, October 24.  1st prize is a $25 Amazon gift card and 2nd prize is a $15 Starbucks gift card.  More information is available in the Library or on the Library Schoology page.


This Week:

Check out the Athletic Schedule 


Mon, Oct 20 - Freshmen Basketball Meeting from 3:30 - 3:45 pm in the cafeteria  from all freshmen interested in playing basketball 

Mon, Oct 20 - Chamber Fall Concert
at 7 pm in the Chapel


Tues, Oct 21 - Special Schedule/Testing Date

Seniors - No school
Juniors -
Practice ACT test

Sophomores & Freshmen - Diagnostic Assessment

Dismissal will be approximately 12:15 pm

Tues, Oct 21 - Parents Club Snappy Dog Fundraiser
Stop by Snappy Dog at 6682 N. Northwest Hwy and mention Resurrection and a percentage of your purchase will come back to the Res Parents Club

Tues, Oct 21 -
Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria


Wed, Oct 22 - Young Women's Writing Festival for 8th grade girls at 3:30 pm

Thurs, Oct 23 -
Athletic Boosters Meeting at 6 pm in the cafeteria


Fri, Oct 24 - Last day to donate to the Coat Drive

Sat, Oct 25 - ACT Testing

Sat, Oct 25
- Res Fall Fest from 6 - 11 pm at Resurrection - Admission is $25 at the door - all adults are welcome!  Stop by anytime between 6 pm - 11 pm

Next Week:

Wed, Oct 29 - Noon Dismissal

Sat, Nov 1:  Student Council Homecoming Dance
from 7 - 10 pm in the café


Looking Ahead:

Thur, Nov 6 - Open House
for prospective students and families from 6:30-8:30 pm

Fri, Nov 7 - No School


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

Tues, Nov 11 - Parent's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafe


Thurs - Sun, Nov 13-16 - Fall Play "You Can't Take it With You"


Wed, Nov 19 - Noon dismissal


Wed, Nov 19 - Jr. Parent Meeting at 7 pm in the Little Theatre
Practice ACT results will be returned and the college search and college planning process will be discussed.


Sun, Nov 23 - Open House for prospective students and families from 2:00-4:00 pm