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October 2015


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Supporting Res

Open Houses
Thursday, October 29 ~ 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Sunday, November 8 ~ 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  We are gearing up to show off all the wonderful things that are
happening at Resurrection at our upcoming Open Houses.

Share prospective student information
with your neighbors and friends!

Grandparents' Day Success
Students and grandparents had a wonderful evening at 
Grandparents' Day Dinner on September 16.
Thank you to all who helped make it a great event!
Professional photos that were taken at the event will be sent out shortly.

Well Wisher Messages
Parents, grandparents and friends may still purchase a
"Well Wisher Message" for a student until November 1.  
Order forms and details are available here.

Congratulations to our amazing Res students who raised over $32,400 
at our Walk-A-Thon with 97 % participation
Why is fundraising so important?
As you know, tuition only covers approximately 80% of the cost of a Resurrection education. 
Each student currently 
 a $3,390 subsidy and fundraising helps us fill that gap.

Cash Raffle Update 
Congratulations to the winners of the first Cash Raffle
drawing that was held  on Monday, September 28!
Enter early and have more chances to win! 

Cash Raffle details
The next drawing will be November 2 for $1500.
Ticket stubs and payment can be submitted as tickets are sold. The final drawing will be held on December 8 and all sold and unsold tickets are due back no later than December 7. 


Northwest Side Hunger Walk


Thank you to all who participated in the Northwest Side Hunger Walk on Sunday, September 27.  Participants raised over $5,000 to combat hunger. Proceeds will be donated to New Hope Community Food Pantry, Catholic Charities and Heifer International.


Hunger Walk artwork

Principal's Letter & President's Update
Take a few moments to read Principal Maria Hawk's October 2015 letter to parents and students with information about upcoming events and other news.

A few highlights include:
Also, watch video clips on Sr. Donna Marie's blog from the panel discussion at the assembly on September 24 at which all students had the opportunity to listen to Pope Francis' historic address to Congress. 

Picture Retake Day
Wednesday, October 7 at Resurrection College Prep 

Absent on Picture Day?
Order photos at - Picture ID # RN905023Q1

Want to re-take photos?  
Simply return your original package on Picture Retake Day.
Resurrection Old School Arcade Party 
Saturday, October 24, 2015
 at Emporium Arcade Bar
  2363 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alumnae, parents & friends - 21 and over - all are welcome!  
Arcade games, pinball & table games!

 $25 gets you an "Old School Party Package" with
16 game tokens & two drink tickets.

at the Emporium.

Food available for purchase -
Food Truck on the premises
Basket Raffles & Split the Pot too!

Junior Bandit Events
October, November & December

 Help us spread the word about all of the events for junior high girls this season,
in addition to Open Houses and Shadow Days.

   Events include the following:

Upcoming Parent Meetings
Be Informed *  Stay Connected * Get Involved 
Parents Club Meeting - Tues,  November 10 at 7 pm in the Library ~ Guest speaker Lauren Fontana from Urban Wellness will be speaking on the topic of "Teen Anxiety."All parents are welcome to attend.  

Parents Club will be hosting a reception following the Jr. Ring Mass.

Volunteer opportunities for parents are still available for other future events.  

Athletic Boosters Meeting - Thurs, October 1 in the Cafe
The next meeting will be November 12.  All are welcome to get involved and support the athletic program at Resurrection. Thank you to everyone who supported the Dairy Queen Daze fundraiser on September 23.

Men's Club Meeting - Tues, November 17 at 7 pm in the Cafe
All men - fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, uncles and others - are welcome to attend. 
Thank you to all who attended the Golf Outing on Saturday, September 20!

Bandit Athletics

Check out Bandit games and events for
 Cross CountryGolfSwimmingTennis and Volleyball.  

The Fall Athletic Banquet will be Wednesday, November 11
information will be posted to Schoology and 8 to 18.

Winter Athletic Tryouts will be as follows:
Basketball - Week of November 2
Bowling - Week of Novemember 16
Online registration is available and  must be completed
by a parent before tryouts and a current physical must
be on file in the athletic office.


Guidance Office 

The annual College Fair on September 9th was well attended
and college reps continue to visit Resurrection on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch and seminar.  

Check out information for seniors and parents as the college application process continues - Resurrection October Senior Scene.

Appointments with Guidance counselors are available during Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday, October 15.

Save the date - Junior Parent Meeting about the college planning process will be Thursday, November 12 at 7 pm.

Visit the Resurrection Guidance site  for information and access to Naviance, AP College Board and other resources.  

Job Opportunity at Resurrection College Prep

Administrative Assistant
Experienced, highly-skilled person is needed to serve as the administrative assistant.  Educationbeyond high school is required.  Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and can work with minimum supervision.  Must be computer literate with mastery of the Google Platform and Microsoft Office; experience with Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge is a plus.  This is an 11-month position with one month off in the summer.  Hours are generally from 7 am to 3:15 pm with some evenings required.  Send resume and salary requirements to Barbara Petrovich, Business Administrator, at or fax to 773.775.0611.