February 2015


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Catholic Schools Week 2015


Resurrection College Prep High School celebrated Catholic Schools Week from January 25 to 30, 2015 with the following activities: the Winter Pep Rally on Monday; Service Projects on Tuesday, Retreat Day on Wednesday; the Academic Quiz Show and Student Council V-Show on Wednesday & Thursday; Alumnae Career Days on Thursday & Friday and our Catholic School Week Liturgy on Friday.

Parents, did you receive your gift from the Campus Ministry Team? Ask your daughter for the new red car magnet that was sent home during Catholic Schools Week.  We hope to see the Resurrection Banner proudly displayed on cars all over the city spreading the Resurrection school spirit! 
Thank you to everyone who helped make Catholic Schools Week
 a wonderful week-long celebration!

The Resurrection College Prep High School
Charity & Truth Gala
February 21, 2015
Fountain Blue in Des Plaines
6 pm - 11 pm
Join us for silent & live auctions, cocktails & dinner,
entertainment, awards and dancing as we support
our students & school community.

2015 Award Recipients
Mary O'Connor '77 - The Renaissance Award
Reverend Daniel McCarthy The Charity & Truth Award

Charity & Truth Gala Master of Ceremonies
Tom Skilling, WGN TV

   Big Money Raffle   
 Drawing on February 21 at 
The Charity & Truth Gala
Winner need not be present!
The Big Money Raffle drawing will be held at The Charity & Truth Gala on Saturday, February 21. Tickets are $50 and only 500 will be sold. Rules, details and ticket purchase information can be found here.  The grand prize is $10,000 and second prize is $2,000. 

1st Semester Honor Roll

Congratulations to all students who have
earned the distinction of being named to the
1st Semester Honor Roll for the 2014-15 school year. 


Principal's Letter & Bullying Policy

Take a few moments to read Principal Maria Hawk's February 2015 letter to parents and students for information about upcoming registration for summer programs and the 2015-16 school year, new policies and other information.  

During Catholic Schools week sophomores attended an interactive presentation by Imagination Theatre on the topic of Bullying. On Friday, January 30 Principal Maria Hawk provided an overview for students on the newly instituted Student Bullying Policy.

President's Blog

Check out Sr. Donna Marie's recent blog posts about robotics at Resurrection, recent CPR training for students, Archbishop Cupich's visit to a recent Resurrection Bandits basketball game and the 115th Anniversary of the Sisters of the Resurrection arrival in the United States.  
 Bandits Athletic News
A highlight of the season was a visit by Archbishop Blase Cupich at the Resurrection vs. Mother McAuley basketball game on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.   Thanks to everyone who came out to meet our new Archbishop and cheer on the Bandits!

Resurrection will  host St. Joe's on Tuesday, February 3 in the first round of the Junior-Varsity Basketball GCAC Championship Tournament.  Game time is 5:30 pm.   Resurrection will also host Regina in the first round of the Varsity Basketball GCAC Championship Tournament this Wednesday, February 4.  Game will begin at 7 pm in the Res gym - come cheer on our student athletes!

Res is also hosting St. Joe's tonight in AC Championship Tournm.


Winter 2015 Adult Enrichment Course

"In the Name of Freedom"
The Revolutionary War Period


Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 pm on the following dates:

February 10 & 24 and March 10 & 24



Details & Registration


Upcoming Parent Meetings  

Band Boosters Meeting - Wed, February 11 at 7 pm in the Library

Athletic Boosters Meeting - Thurs, Feb 12 at 6 pm in the cafeteria ~ All parents and athletic supporters are welcome to attend.  

Men's Club Meeting - Tues, Feb 17 at 7 pm in the cafeteria ~

All men - fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, uncles and others - are welcome to attend. 

Registration for 2015-16 school year - Thurs, Feb 26, appointments from 2:30 - 7:00 pm and Sat, Feb 28, appointments from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm ~ times to be scheduled with your daughter's Advisor.

Parents Club Meeting -
Tues, March 10 at 7 pm in the Library 

"Experience Res" Day
7th grade girls
are welcome
on Friday, February 13, 2015
8 am - 3 pm   

This special day is designed just for 7th grade girls. 
As they rotate through the nine academic areas at
Resurrection, students meet with teachers, learn about
our classes, the block schedule, clubs and activities. 


Resurrection students are encouraged to donate their old jeans to Teens for Jeans. The jeans donated will help teens experiencing homelessness in the U.S.  Jeans are the #1 requested item of clothing by homeless teens living in shelters.

Jeans can be any color or size, with a working zipper. Bring jeans up to the Development Office before Thursday, February 12 and place them in the blue box right off the elevator. Students can sign their name on the drop off sheet and you will receive a 20% off coupon to Aeropostale and will also be entered into a drawing for a $25 dollar gift card to the store.

More information 


 Resurrection Market Day 
orders are due for this month to school by Thursday, February 12
and internet orders are due by Saturday, February 14


Market Day pick-up at Resurrection will be
Thursday, February 19 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm at Entrance 8.

Place Online Orders HERE

 Resurrection is account 30880.



  Sponsored by the Resurrection Science Honor Society
for girls & boys in grades 1-4

Friday, February 20, 2015

6 - 8 pm 

Parents can enjoy a night out while the kids explore a night in, led by the Resurrection Science National Honor Society members. Participants will experience a fun scavenger hunt in our 7 science labs as well as engage in  hands-on experiments that will inspire and amaze. 
Parents may drop off or stay to enjoy the fun.

$5 per child - registration now available - share the info
with friends and neighbors with 1st to 4th grade children.  



rd Annual
Alumnae Day 
Saturday, February 28

The tentative schedule will include an  alumnae volleyball game at noon and alumnae basketball games at 1:45 pm and 3:15 pm.

All alumnae are welcome to participate and students, parents and friends are welcome to come cheer on our alumnae athletes!

register by February 9.


Spring Craft Fair 

Saturday, March 7, 2015
 10 am - 4 pm

Get ready for spring gardening and Mother's Day by shopping for seasonal gifts, crafts, jewelry, accessories, home goods, food items and more! 

 More information



Athletic  Boosters

Friday, March 27, 2015  
Doors Open at 7:00 pm

Contest Begins at 7:30 pm

Entry fee per person ~ $20 ~ Up to 8 players per team

More information 


Save the Date!

Ladies Day Mass & Brunch
sponsored by the Resurrection Men's Club

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Watch for details!