Res Reminders - Week of November 29, 2015

Information & Reminders:

Resurrection Fine Arts Events
Enj0y the Christmas season while you enjoy the talents of Resurrection fine arts students.

Holiday Dance ShowWednesday, December 2 - $5 adults & $3 students
Little Theatre at 7 pm 
featuring the Resurrection Orchesis
Christmas Music Festival
Sunday, December 6 - no admission fee
Little Theatre at 3 pm - 
featuring the Resurrection/Notre Dame 
Band, Jazz Band & Concert Choir, 
the Resurrection Chamber Ensemble 
& the Resurrection Women's Choir

Christmas Drama Showcase
Friday, December 11 - $1 per person or donate 2 cans of food 
Little Theatre at 7 pm -  featuring Resurrection Drama students

Parents Club Holiday Shop 'N Spa
The Parent's Club is hosting its annual Holiday Shop 'N Spa on Thursday, December 3 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Cafe.  Admission is free and all are welcome to an evening of shopping, raffles & refreshments.The Bandit Boutique will also be open for holiday shopping  and Res Spirit Apparel will be available for students, alumnae or parents.

Cash Raffle 

The final drawing for the Cash Raffle is quickly approaching! The annual Cash Raffle is Resurrection's only mandatory fundraiser and is the only fundraiser that will fulfill your $200 fundraising fee.  The final drawing will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 and all tickets must be returned by Monday, December 7.

Black Quarter Zip Sweatshirt Orders

The black Resurrection Quarter Zip sweatshirts (uniform approved!) are available online!  Order between now and December 1, and you will be able to pick up your sweatshirt before Christmas break on December 17 or 18.
Click the link here and choose "Resurrection HS Spirit Wear Store" and enter RES (all capital letters) as the access code.  Students can stop by the Bandit Boutique if they would like to try on a specific size before ordering.  The online store will be the only way to get the activity specific quarter zip sweatshirts in the future.  

Make A Wish Foundation "Letters to Santa"

Macy's Department Store holds an annual "Letters to Santa" campaign in support of the Make A Wish Foundation and Resurrection students have participated in recent years.  Macy's donates $1 to the Make A Wish Foundation for each handwritten "letter to Santa" they receive.  

If your family would like to write some "letters to Santa" you may have your daughter drop them off at school after Thanksgiving at the Main Office.  
Letters do not need to be folded or in an envelope and the letters may be very brief.  Quantity counts each letter will result in a $1 donation to the Make A Wish Foundation.  Students and family members may write multiple letters. "Letters to Santa" will be collected until Thursday, December 3.
Men's Club Christmas Party

The Men's Club Christmas Party will take place at the upcoming Men's Club Meeting on Tuesday, December 15 at 7 pm at Res.  

Golden Apple Nominations

Do you know a Resurrection teacher who inspires students to learn and succeed? Nominations for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching are open until January 5, 2016 for outstanding high school teachers who have served for a minimum of five years.  Nominate a teacher here.
Ten award recipients will be inducted into the esteemed Golden Apple Academy of Educators, receive a paid spring quarter sabbatical at Northwestern University, be honored at the Golden Apple Awards Ceremony on WTTW/Channel 11, and receive a $5,000 cash prize. 

This Week:

Wed, Dec 2 - Holiday Dance Showcase at 7 pm in the Little Theatre

Thurs, Dec 3 - Parents Club Holiday Shop 'n Spa from 6 pm - 9 pm in the Cafe 

Fri, Dec 4 - Jr. Bandit Lock-In at 5:30 pm in the Gym

Next Week:

Sun, Dec 5 - Christmas Music Festival at 3 pm in the Gym

Thurs, Dec 10 - Athletic Booster Club Meeting at 6 pm in the Cafe

Fri, Dec 11 - Christmas Drama Showcase at 7 pm in the Little Theatre

Sat, Dec 12 - Alumnae Association Breakfast with Santa at 9 am 

Looking Forward:

Tues, Dec 15 - Men's Club Christmas Party/Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafe

Semester 1 Exams:
Wed, Dec 16 - periods 6 & 7 Exams
Thurs, Dec 17 - periods 1, 3 & 5 Exams
Fri, Dec 18 - periods 2 & 4 Exams

Christmas Break:  December 21 to January 4

Tues, Jan 5 - Classes Resume