Res Reminders - Week of January 24, 2016

Charity & Truth Gala Ad Book & Auctions

The Resurrection Charity & Truth Gala is just 4 weeks away.  

Help us grow our ad bookWill you consider procuring an ad or two from a local business or placing one yourself?  Ad prices begin at $25. Sponsorship & Advertising Participation Form 

We are also in need of items for our live and silent auctions.  Can you help us gather gift certificates to local restaurants?  Or do you have sports, theatre or concert tickets that you would be willing to share? Do you have connections for a unique experience or behind-the-scenes tour? Do you have a special service that you can donate? Do you have access to autographed memorabilia, a summer home or time share that you could donate to the school? Would you be willing to drop off a bottle of wine or two to the school?  

Every item donated helps to make our auction attractive and profitable! 

Please contact Carol Marchetti at or 773.775.6616 Ext 112 or Alisa Martorano at or 773.775.6616 Ext 142 or if you have any questions or ideas or if you are able to help us obtain items for our live and silent auctions or event sponsors. 
See our Sponsorship and Advertising Participation Form with complete details. 

Parents Club Restaurant Fundraisers 

Support Resurrection while you dine!  Two upcoming restaurant fundraisers will benefit Resurrection College Prep. Resurrection will receive 15% of sales from Buona Beef in Harwood Heights on Wednesday, January 27 from 10:30 am - 10:00 pm when you present this flyer and 20% of sales from Lou Malnati's Pizzeria  (Park Ridge and Harwood Heights locations) on Tuesday, February 2 from 4:00 - 10:00 pm when you present this flyer.

Wine Glass Painting Party

Join us at the "Vino Valentino" Wine Glass Painting Party on this upcoming Friday, January 29 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm at Resurrection.  All adults in the community (21 and over) are invited to enjoy an evening of painting, wine and music.  Group instruction will be provided by Lisa O'Reilly, owner of Krafts & Koozies, and Resurrection art teacher Jen Salerno will be assisting with projects while music sets the mood for participants to sip and paint.  Each participant will receive a wine glass to paint, materials, instruction and a drink ticket. A cash bar will offer wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee, cappuccino and hot chocolate.  Participants are welcome to bring their own snacks.

Basket raffles and split-the-pot chances will also be available.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, painting will be from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and the bar will close at 10:00 pm.  Space is limited and reservations are available here or by calling 773.775.6616 Ext 112. The cost is $35 per person.

Charity & Truth Gala

The Charity & Truth Gala will be held on Saturday, February 20 from  6 pm  to 11 pm at Café La Cave in Des Plaines.  

Join us as we celebrate and support the Resurrection College Prep Community and present our Renaissance Award to Sr. Stephanie Blaszczynski, C.R. and our Charity and Truth Award to Dr. Christine Kelly (posthumous).  The evening will feature silent & live auctions, cocktails and dinner, entertainment and dancing.  Tickets are available online and parent and alumnae tables are forming.

Tuition Assistance and Scholarship Application Process

The application process for tuition assistance and scholarships begins in January of each year when the PSAS (Private School Aid Service) applications become available on the day of the Entrance Exam. Applications will be available in the main office in addition, you can download the application here. The PSAS application is the application for tuition assistance and must be completed for any need-based scholarship opportunity as well. PSAS applications are due back to the PSAS company before their March 18, 2016 deadline. 
Complete the 2016-17 PSAS Online
PSAS Online Info Guide
Print the 2016-17 PSAS Application
Scholarship applications will be available beginning March 1, 2016. Applications are available in the main office and on the school's website. Scholarship applications are due Monday, April 4, 2016. Both the scholarships and the tuition assistance awards are announced by the beginning of June.

This Week:

Mon, Jan 25 - Winter Pep Rally

Wed, Jan 27 - 11:50 Dismissal

Wed, Jan 27 - Buona Beef Fundraiser from 10:30 am to 10 pm

Thurs & Fri, Jan 28 & 29 - Naviance training for Juniors during their Religion classes

Fri, Jan 29 - Vino Valentino Wine Glass Painting Party at 6 pm in the Cafe
Next Week:

Mon, Feb 1 - Catholic Schools Week begins

Tues, Feb 2 - Freshmen & Sophomore class retreats  (8:15 am - 3 pm at Res)

Tues, Feb 2 - No school for Juniors and Seniors 

Tues, Feb 2 - Lou Malnati's Fundraiser from 4 pm to 10 pm

Wed, Feb 3 - 2016-17 Curriculum Overview for all Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors during their Seminars

Thurs, Feb 4 - Track & Field Parent Meeting at 6 pm in the Cafe

Thurs & Fri, Feb 4 & 5 - Alumnae Career Panels

Thurs, Feb 4 - Student Council V Show at 7 pm in the Little Theatre

Fri, Feb 5 - Catholic School Week Liturgy at 8:30 am in the Gym

Looking Forward:

Wed, Feb 10 - Ash Wednesday

Thurs, Feb 11 - Athletic Booster Club Meeting
at 6 pm in the Main Office Conference Room

Fri, Feb 12 - 7th Grade "Experience Res" Day - No classes for current students

Mon, Feb 15 - Presidents' Day - No school

Tues, Feb 16 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafe

Sat, Feb 20Charity & Truth Gala from 6 pm to 11 pm at Cafe La Cave in Des Plaines

Wed, Feb 24 - Parent Teacher Conferences

Fri, Feb 26 - Faculty Institute Day - No classes 

Sun, March 6 to Sun, March 13 - Online 2016-17 Registration for current students

Tues, March 8 - Parents Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Library

Sat, March 12 - Spring Arts and Crafts Fair from 10 am - 4 pm at Res

Thurs, March 24 - Sun, April 3 - Easter Break


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