Res Reminders - Week of February 28, 2016

Gala Success
Thank you to everyone who supported the 2016 Charity & Truth Gala on February 20th. See photos, videos, raffle winners and more here:
Spring Athletic Tryouts
Tryouts for Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, and Water Polo are the week of February 29. See the complete schedule for tryouts, registration information and other requirements here.

Free ACT Prep Opportunity for Students
Act Up Speed Reading will be conducting a free workshop for students at Resurrection College Prep on Sunday, March 6 from 9 am - 12 pm.  Space is limited, so students should ensure that they are able to attend before signing up.  Students should check their Schoology account for the ACT Up Speed Registration link.
Registration 2016-17
The 2016-17 Curriculum Guide is available here. Students will be registering for 2016-17 classes online the week of March 6. The $200 registration fee is due by Tuesday, March 15.

Parents - Your Parent Connect account is the only one with the security clearance needed to access the online registration feature, not your daughter's. If you need your Parent Connect log in/password information, please contact registrar Mary Kaye Ulczak at 773.775.6616 Ext. 127.
Faith, Family and Football Assembly

Our all-school assembly on Monday, March 7 will feature guest speaker Patrick McCaskey who will speak on the topic of "Faith, Family & Football."  Pat McCaskey is a board member of the Chicago Bears, the senior director of special projects and the son of Virginia McCaskey, owner of the Chicago Bears. Pat McCaskey is a Notre Dame High School Wall of Famer for football and track and has a master's degree from DePaul University Chicago.  He is a speaker known for his moving and humorous presentations on sports, community, and faith.  See Sr. Donna's blog post for more information.

To get in the spirit of the day, Resurrection will be hosting a "Bears Apparel and/or Colors Day" on March 7.  Students and staff may choose to donate $2 in order to wear "Bears Apparel or Colors" (dark navy and orange) and the funds collected will be donated to one of Pat McCaskey's favorite charities.

Self Defense Workshop at March Parents Club Meeting 
- Students Encouraged to Attend! Mark your calendar - Tuesday, March 8 at 7 pm 

The evening presentation will be conducted by Self Defense Coach Ed Kress who will offer a combination of lecture, role play, and some very basic physical self-defense training.  The focus will be to help students improve their personal and situational awareness and teach them how to identify and avoid potentially dangerous people, places and situations at school, home, work and on the street. The evening will include an interactive "give and take" with students, involving them in the presentation to model various street and campus situations which they are likely to encounter. All parents and their daughters are welcome. 
Spring Arts and Crafts Fair 
The Resurrection Spring Arts and Craft Fair is Saturday, March 12 from 10 am to 4 pm.  Get ready for Easter, Mother's Day and spring gardens while you shop at over 100 craft displays and vendors for unique hand-crafted gifts, housewares, jewelry, accessories, food items and more!

Reminder - PSAS Application Deadline

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 are 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 many need-based scholarship opportunity as well. PSAS applications are due back to the PSAS company before their March 18, 2016 deadline 

Spring Play
The Resurrection Theatre Department will present the romantic comedy Almost, Maine on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 18, 19 and 20.

Ladies Day Mass & Brunch
The Annual Ladies Day Mass & Brunch sponsored by the Men's Club will be Sunday, March 20 at Resurrection. Mass will be at 10 am followed by brunch at 11:15 am.  Reservations are available for $15 per person and are available here.
Trivia Night 
Save the date for the annual Resurrection Trivia Night on Friday, April 15 at 7 pm.  This is an adults-only event ~ start gathering your friends to create a team!
This Week:

Week of Feb 29 - Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, and Water Polo tryouts

Fri, March 4 - "Girls in the Game" Spirit Apparel Day - the junior class is sponsoring a Spirit Apparel Day - $2 donation is required and funds will be donated to "Girls in the Game" 

Next Week:

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

Mon, March 7 - "Faith, Family & Football" Assembly at 2:15 pm 

Mon, March 7 - Spring Parents Sports Meeting
at 6 pm - mandatory meeting student-athlete and one parent for Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Water Polo teams.

Tues, March 8 - Parents Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Library - Self Defense Workshop for students and parents.  All students are welcome - particularly senior students who are preparing for college. The evening presentation will be conducted by Self Defense Coach Ed Kress who will offer a combination of lecture, role play, and some very basic physical self-defense training.  The focus will be to help students improve their personal and situational awareness and teach them how to identify and avoid potentially dangerous people, places and situations at school, home, work and on the street. 

Thurs, March 11 - Athletic Boosters Meeting at 6 pm

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

Looking Forward:

Tues, March 15 - Registration fee due - $200 registration fee for 2016-17 school year due  

Fri, March 18 - PSAS Application deadline

Fri, March 18 to Sun, March 20 - Spring Play Almost, Maine

Sun, March 20 -
Ladies Day Mass & Brunch 
sponsored by the Men's Club; Mass at 10 am and Brunch at 11:15 am 

Tues, March 22 - Noon Dismissal
for all students

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

Sun, April 10 - A Nation Once Again Brunch and Book Discussion at 11 am at Chief O'Neill's 

Fri, April 15 - Trivia Night at 7 pm at Resurrection


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