January 2016

The Resurrection College Prep High School
Charity & Truth Gala
February 20, 2016
Café La Cave in Des Plaines
6 pm - 11 pm

Join us as we celebrate and support the Resurrection College Prep Community
and present our Renaissance Award and Charity & Truth Award.  The evening will
feature silent & live auctions, cocktails and dinner, entertainment and dancing.  
2016 Award Recipients
Sr. Stephanie Blaszczynski '55 - The Renaissance Award
Dr. Christine Wasielewski Kelly '59 The Charity & Truth Award (posthumous)

Honorary Chair & Guest Emcee
NBC Sportscaster Peggy Kusinski '81

Chair Couple
Brian & Gina Lavorata O'Hehir '86
Tickets are now available online and parent and alumnae tables are forming.

Donation & Sponsorship Opportunities

We are currently seeking items for our silent and live auctions at the Charity & Truth Gala
Do you have access to tickets to a Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs or Sox game you could donate?Autographed memorabilia? A time share for a vacation or get-a-way package? Connections to help us get cool, one of a kind experiences like backstage tours for Broadway in Chicago, newsroom tours, or other unique experiences?  If you have something you can donate or someone we should reach out to, please contact Alisa Martorano at amartorano@reshs.org or 773.775.6616 Ext 142 or 773.467.4642.

A variety of Sponsorship Opportunities are also available for the Charity & Truth GalaPlease share these opportunities with your places of work, and/or businesses you may frequent. 

The Gala Auction and Ad book committee will be meeting on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 6 pm at Resurrection.  All are welcome - parents, alumnae or friends of Resurrection - we appreciate your ideas, input or ability to help us follow-up on donations. Contact Carol Marchetti at cmarchetti@reshs.org or 773.775.6616 Ext 112 with any questions.
Big Money Raffle
 - Drawing on February 20, 2016
at the Charity & Truth Gala.
 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.

Golden Apple Nominations
Do you know a Resurrection teacher who inspires students to learn and succeed?
 Nominate a Resurrection teacher
Nominations for the Golden Apple Award are open until January 5, 2016,
for outstanding high school teachers who have served for a minimum of five years.

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.  
Pizza, Pride and Pucks
Cheer on the Chicago Blackhawks & Support Bandit Athletics!
Friday, January 8, 2016 ~ 7:30 to 10:30 pm
Trinity Pub (21 and over event)
5942 N. Northwest Hwy

Class of 2020 Entrance Exam
Saturday, January 9, 2016 ~ 7:45 am to noon

Check out "Why Res" is the BEST choice!

"Why Res?" Video
More videos:
"Experience Res" Day
7th grade girls are welcome to a special day on
Friday, February 12, 2016 ~ 8 am to 3 pm  
As they rotate through the nine academic areas at Resurrection, students meet with teachers, learn about our classes, the block schedule, clubs and activities. 

Principal's Letter & President's Update
Take a few moments to read Principal Maria Hawk's January 2016 letter  to parents and students  with information about makeup exams, grade reports, GAINS testing results, baseline concussion testing for student athletes, online registration for 2016-17 and more. 

Also, see Sr. Donna Marie's blog for her special Christmas greeting and information about recent activities by members of the Resurrection College Prep High School community.
Thank you from Resurrection staff

 From the Resurrection staff, THANK YOU to all of the school families who
participated in the Parents Club Staff Christmas Fund Collection.  
Upcoming Parent Meetings
 Be Informed *  Stay Connected * Get Involved 
Gala Auction and Ad Book Committee MeetingWednesday, January 6 at 6 pm at Resurrection.  All are welcome - we appreciate your ideas, input or ability to help us follow-up on donations. Contact Carol at cmarchetti@reshs.org with any questions.

Parents Club Meeting -  Tuesday, January 12 
at 7 pm in the Library ~ All are welcome to attend. 
Thanks to all who supported the Parents Club Holiday Shop 'N Spa event in December!

Athletic Boosters Meeting  - Thursday, January 14 at 6 pm in the Cafe ~ All are welcome to get involved and support the athletic program at Resurrection. 

Financial Aid Meeting for Senior ParentsThursday, January 14 at 7 pm in the Library.  The speaker will be Maria Marella from the US Department of Education office of Federal Student Aid.  Maria will walk parents through the FAFSA and the process of applying for financial aid. 
Men's Club Meeting Tuesday, January 19 at 7 pm in the Cafe ~ All Men are invited and encouraged to attend.  

Congratulations Cash Raffle Winners

 Thank you to everyone who participated in the Cash Raffle & congratulations to our winners!
Winter Athletics at Res
Come out and cheer on the Bandit Basketball and Bowling teams!
The winter athletic season is underway and all are welcome to come show your Bandit Pride.
Come join us as we cheer our student-athletes!
Students - the Winter Pep Rally will be Monday, January 25.

Track & Field Tryout
Track & Field Tryouts  will be the week of January 18.
Watch for details! 
Wine Glass Painting Party
     Friday, January 29, 2016
6:00 - 10:00 pm at Resurrection
$35 per person - Adults only (21 and over) 

January 31 - February 5, 2016
     Monday, February 1 - Catholic Schools Week celebration begins
     Tuesday, February 2 - Freshmen and Sophomore Retreats (no classes for Juniors and Seniors)
     Wednesday, February 3 - Red Day Schedule
     Thursday & Friday, February 4 & 5 - Alumnae Career Day Panels
     Thursday, February 4 - Student Council V Show at 7 pm 
     Friday, February 5 - Catholic Schools Week Liturgy at 8:30 am 
Adult Spirituality Course - A Walk with the Historical Jesus
Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 pm 
February 23, March 8 & 22 and April 5
$50 per person - All are welcome to participate!

Join Mr. Mike Longo for an adult spirituality course that will explore the struggles that we face today and the struggles that Jesus faced in his world.  In the course, participants will address these issues as we walk together to live out Jesus' life and message in our world today.

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