May 10, 2015

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Norwood Park Memorial Day Parade: 

Students, parents and alumnae are welcome to join us as we participate in the Norwood Park Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 25.  Resurrection alumna and veteran Ramina Oraha will be the Parade Grand Marshall.

Everyone is invited to join us for the parade kick-off at Onahan School, 6634 W. Raven in Chicago.  Please arrive by 10:30 so you can find parking and our spot in the parade.  The parade steps off at 11 am and will end at Taft in time for the Veteran Tribute Ceremony at 12:15 pm.  Please wear Resurrection Spirit Wear or red & white clothing to show your Res spirit!  If you will be participating in the parade, please contact Ms. Nancy O'Leary at

Summer Learning & Athletics:

Registration for Summer Learning and Athletics is available until Friday, May 29.  Credit classes and enrichment workshops are available for Resurrection students and for students attending other schools.  Athletic camps are available for Resurrection students and for girls in grammar school.

English Department Summer Reading:

In preparation for the 2015-16 school year, students are required to complete a summer reading assignment.  The summer required reading packet is available here.

Res Reads 2015 Selection:

The Res Reads committee has selected the graphic novel 
March: Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. All students are encouraged to read this book over break and participate in the contests and discussions at the beginning of next school year! See Ms. Schneider if you have any questions or to purchase a book.

Market Day:

Market Day orders are due to the school by Wednesday, May 13 and online by Saturday, May 16 at 11 pm CST. Pick up will be on Thursday, May 21.  This will be the last Market Day order of the school year. The Market Day Program will resume with our regular monthly orders in September.  

Over the summer months you can shop for many of the Market Day items you know and love at one of  the Gordon Food Service Stores.  Visit their website for a location nearest you.
 When shopping at Gordon Food Service Stores, please mention Resurrection and a percent of your order will come back to help support Resurrection College Prep High School.   

Special Events Survey:

Parents are encouraged to share their thoughts with us by participating in a brief survey about your interests.  Please take a few moments to take our survey in order to help us plan fundraising events for our school community.


Parents Club News:


May Parents Club Meeting - 

The final Parents Club meeting for the current school year will be held on Tuesday, May 12 at 7 pm in the Library.  Please plan to attend and learn about plans for the 2015-16 school year and ways to be involved! 

Parents Club is looking for new active members. If you have an interest in helping we will find a place for you. Talented individuals willing to share their skills are needed.  We are specifically seeking people who have a background or interest in: Marketing, Decorating, Sales, Writing, Event Planning, Organizing, Creative and Finance/Accounting.


Please e-mail and/or attend our May 12 meeting if you are willing to help out.


Academic Support Program Fundraiser at Nonno Pino:


All parents and friends of Resurrection are invited to attend a fundraising event to benefit the Resurrection Academic Support Program on Monday, May 18 from 6:30-9:30 pm at Nonno Pino's Restaurant in Edison Park.  The cost is $40 per person and includes open bar, appetizers, raffles and silent auction.  More information is available here.



On Monday, May 18 the Science Club, along with Pantene, is hosting the annual ResPunzel hair donation program.  All hair types are accepted, except dyed, bleached or permed hair.  Hair stylists will be available during lunch and seminar to cut 8 or more inches from all students and staff members who are willing to donate.  All donated hair is used to make wigs for cancer patients.


Spring Sports Banquet:


The Spring Sports Banquet will be held on Monday, June 1 at 6 pm at the White Eagle Banquets.  Tickets must be purchased by Sunday, May 17 - details are available here.

Talcott Avenue Construction Update:

Talcott Ave Update

This Week:

AP Exams continue


Mon, May 11 - Cap & Gown pick up for seniors during Seminar

Mon, May 11 - Orchesis Clinic
from 3:30 to 5:30 in the Gym

Tues, May 12 - Parents Club Meeting
at 7 pm in the Library


Wed, May 13 - Market Day orders due to Main Office

Wed, May 13 - Orchesis tryouts
in the Social Room/Dance Studio from 3:30 to 5:30  

Wed, May 13 - Senior Scholarship and Award Ceremony at 7 pm in the Gym


Thurs, May 14 - England trip parent meeting at 7 pm in the Library


Thurs, May 14 - Final Advisement session - students will meet with Advisors at 9:35 am 

Thurs, May 14 - Athletic Boosters Meeting at 6 pm in the Cafeteria - elections of officers will take place for open positions

Fri, May 15 - Senior Prom
- no classes for seniors

Sat, May 16 - Market Day orders due online 


Next Week:

Sun, May 17 - final day to purchase tickets for the Spring Athletic Banquet

Mon, May 18 - Res-Punzel project

Mon, May 18 - Academic Support Program Fundraiser 
at Nonno Pino at 6:30 pm 

Tues, May 19 - Senior College Apparel Day & Senior BBQ
Seminars A and B - seniors will be dismissed at 12:30


Wed, May 20 - Semester Exams begin


Wed, May 20 - Graduation Assembly at 11 am in the Gym


Thurs, May 21 - Semester Exams


Thurs, May 21 - Market Day pick-up


Fri, May 22 - Semester Exams


Looking Ahead:


Mon May 25 - No school - Memorial Day


Tues, May 26 - No Classes

            8:00 am  - Graduation breakfast in the Cafeteria

            8:30 am  - Make up exams in the Library

 10:30 am - Graduation practice at the Copernicus Center


Tues, May 26 - Baccalaureate Mass at 6:30 at St. John Brebeuf


Wed, May 27 - No Classes

            8:30 am - Make up exams

            7:00 pm - Graduation at the Copernicus Center


Mon, June 1 - Spring Sports Banquet at 6 pm at the White Eagle Banquets