June 2016
Congratulations Class of 2016
The Resurrection Class of 2016 will celebrate their Baccalaureate Mass and Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Holy Name Cathedral. The graduates were honored by the school community at an all-school Graduation Assembly on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

Special congratulations to
Valedictorian Abbey Rosenquist & Salutatorian Grace Torres (pictured above) and to all of the Class of 2016 Class Officers, award recipients and graduation speakers.  

Blessings to all of our graduates as they leave Resurrection to go out to make a difference in the world!
Best of luck and congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Used Book & Uniform Sale 
Saturday, June 11, 2016
8:30 - 9:30 am
in the Resurrection cafeteria

Complete details & book lists are available here.

Online Bookstore

The Resurrection online bookstore, in conjunction with Follett, will be available beginning July 12, 2016 at www.reshs.bkstr.com. Free shipping is available on all orders from July 12-25, 2016 and various purchasing options will be available, including used, rental and digital books. Contact Follett Customer Service at 888-FVC-3383 with any questions.

Principal's Letter & President's Update
Take a few minutes to read Principal Maria Hawk's (final) June 2016 letter with information about the upcoming school year and updates for parents and students.

Also, see Sr. Donna Marie's blog, which includes additional information about our new, incoming Principal, Richard Piwowarski, photos from ResPunzel and recognizing recent student accomplishments.

Staff & Faculty Awards
Congratulations to Resurrection staff and faculty who were presented with special awards at the annual staff luncheon on May 25th. Pictured left to right: (back row) Sister Mary Ann Meyer, SSSF, Pedagogy Award; Kristin Even, Prism Award; Jennifer Salerno, Respected Colleague Award; Bradley Mulick, Pedagogy Award; Father Daniel McCarthy, Making a Difference Award; (front row) Amy Martin, Res Educator Award; and Sister Paulette Pieta, C.R., Christian Witness Award.

We are so grateful for all of the dedication and outstanding service of all of our faculty and staff!
Bandit Athletics 
 The Spring Athletic Banquet will be on Monday, June 6, 2016
at 6 pm at the White Eagle Banquets in Niles.
Congratulations to all Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field and Water Polo team members!
Congratulations Students Athletes!
Congratulations to our Softball Bandits,  Joanna Cirrincione '18 and Caitlin Flaherty '17 who were named GCAC All-Conference players. Way to go girls!

Congratulations also to Mary Quinn '18 who was a state qualifier for High Jump at the IHSA State Championship Meet on Friday, May 20, 2016. Great job, Mary!

Fall Athletic Tryouts  
Tryouts for Fall Athletics, including Cross Country, Golf, Swim, Tennis, and Volleyball
will be held the week of August 10, 2016.
A Fall Parent Athletics meeting will be held on August 23, 2016.
Online registration will be available on July 1 and  must be completed by a parent before tryouts, and a current physical must be on file in the athletic office.

Summer Programs - Spaces still available 

Athletic Camps for girls
Camps in 9 sports available in June & July, 2016 - grades 1-12

Science & Technology Camps for girls & boys
Camp Invention - grades 1-6 & Innovation Project - grades 6-8
Computer Explorers (Robotics, Coding, Minecraft & more) - grades 6-8

Academic & Enrichment Classes
Drama, CSI Forensics, Speech, Math ACT Prep, College Essay Writing & more
Various offerings - all junior high school & high school students (girls & boys) welcome

ResPunzel Success

The annual ResPunzel hair donation project had 126 participants on Monday, May 23, 2016, including students, staff and friends of Res. Each participant donated 8 or more inches of hair that will be used by the Pantene Beautiful Lengths Program to make wigs for cancer patients.

Thank you to all of the students, staff and faculty members who donated!
C-SPAN Award to Nina Stuckel

Congratulations to Nina Stuckel '16 who received an award from C-SPAN for her documentary video, "Higher Education in the U.S.: 'A Debt Sentence.'" Her video was one of over 2,800 film submissions from over 45 different states and was the only award winning documentary in Illinois and one of only 150 winners nationwide. 
Nina was also selected by the Comcast Foundation as a 2016-2017 Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program recipient in recognition of her involvement and leadership in school and community activities.
Congratulations Nina!
Watch her award winning documentary

"Res Reads" Selection 

The Res Reads Club has selected We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for the library-sponsored all-school read this year.  While not required, all students are encouraged to read this over the summer so they can participate in related activities during the school year.

Check out this NPR article about a program in Sweden that gave a copy of this book to every 16 year-old student. Also, check out the author's Ted Talk on which this book is based. Information about Resurrection programs related to the book will be announced in the fall.

Summer Experiences

Students & parents - let us know about the educational, service or leadership opportunities our students are participating in this summer.  E-mail Ms. Kathleen Heneghan at kheneghan@reshs.org.

Summer Travel Opportunity
Historic Boston - July 16 to 18, 2016

Alumnae, parents and community members are welcome to join Mr. Mike Longo in a summer enrichment trip to Historic Boston from Saturday, July 16 to Monday, July 18, 2016.  Complete details are available here or contact or Jim O'Malley at Diplomat Travel at 773-774-2727.  Suggested reading for the Historic Boston Trip include 1776 by David McCullough and John Adams by David McCullough.

Spain, France, Italy - Via Aurelia  
Summer 2017
Resurrection College Prep High School will be offering an educational trip to Spain, France, and Italy from June 26 to July 5, 2017 which is open to Class of 2018 and 2019 students of Resurrection College Prep. The trip will be coordinated with ACIS Educational Travel and will be led by Resurrection Social Studies teacher Ms. Maria Fumic and Ms. Amanda Stieber.
The registration deadline has been extended to July 1, 2016.   

Details for the Via Aurelia trip and the itinerary can be found here.  Additional information is available in this parent information letter or contact Ms. Maria Fumic at mfumic@reshs.org with any questions. 

2016-17 School Calendar

An overview of the Resurrection 2016-17 academic calendar highlights is available here, with information about the fall athletic tryouts, start dates and back to school events, holidays and senior activities.  


Golf Outing - Save the date!
Sunday, September 11, 2016

The annual Best Ball Scramble Golf Outing hosted by the Resurrection Men's Club
will be Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Tam O'Shanter Golf Course. 

Watch for online registration in July.

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