Res Reminders - Week of August 14, 2016

Freshmen Student Information
Reminder: Freshmen who received their Chromebooks during summer school need to bring them to both days of Freshmen Orientation.

Transfer Student Orientation Information

New Family BBQ will be Thursday, August 18 - please RSVP by tomorrow, Monday, August 15.

Athletic News

Athletic Tryouts are underway for the Fall Athletic season and continue the week of August 15.
The complete schedule of tryouts and requirements are available here.
Players Needed for Golf and Tennis - It is not too late to join the Golf or Tennis teams. Both programs are still in need of players.  Please contact Coach Breslin at if interested in tennis, and Coach King at if interested in golf.  

Changes to Fall Athletic Schedules - Changes to fall sports schedules occurred over the summer.  The schedules currently on the website are not correct.  Coaches will be in touch with players with correct schedules once athletic contests confirmed.  Athletic Director Mr. Eddie Kane will post an update once correct schedules have been inputted on the website. 
Fall Athletics Parent Meetings - The Fall Athletics Parent Meeting is scheduled for August 23 at 6 pm.  Tennis and Golf have matches on August 23 so the tennis and golf parent meetings have been moved to August 29 at 6 pm.  Volleyball, Cross Country, and Swimming Fall Sports Parent Meetings will continue as scheduled on August 23 at 6 pm.  All student-athletes and at least one parent are required to attend.  These meetings are a great opportunity to meet the coaching staff as well as other athletes and parents.
Volleyball, Cross Country, Swimming meetings: 
Tuesday, August 23 at 6 pm
Tennis and Golf meetings: Monday August 29 at 6 pm
Edison Park Fest

Join Resurrection at Edison Park Fest on Saturday, August 20.  All students, families, athletic teams and Student Ambassadors are welcome to march with us in the parade which steps off at 11 am from Ebinger School at 7350 West Pratt in Chicago.  Meet us between 10:30-10:45 and wear Res apparel or red & white to show your school spirit!  On Saturday, visit our booth or enjoy the entertainment with Resurrection students as the Masters of Ceremonies on the Family Stage.

Locker Combinations
Locker numbers and combinations will be available on Parent Connect on Saturday, August 20.

Student Ventra Cards
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors - Students who have a Student Ventra Card from the previous school year need to have them reactivated for the current school year.  To do so, please e-mail Mrs. Carlson at or visit the Main Office and provide the following information: the student's name, Student Ventra Card number and its expiration date. 

Freshmen & Students Needing New Cards - Students may purchase a Student Ventra Card at the Main Office.  Cards are available for $2.  
CTA Student Fare & Student Ventra Card Information 
Student Parking Permits
Student parking permits are available to purchase - please visit the Main Office or see parking permit information here for the application.

Former Guidance Counselor Ms. Patricia Lawrence has retired and we wish her the best. Due to this change, guidance assignments have been slightly altered.

Please see below for the Guidance Department assignments. 

Ms. Mary Bridich
Freshmen and Sophomores, last names A to K
Juniors and Seniors, last names C to M

Ms. Elissa Lopez-Inthisane
Freshmen and Sophomores, last names L to Z
Juniors and Seniors A to B and N to Z

Ms. Bridich and Ms. Lopez-Inthisane look forward to working with our students and families during the upcoming school year.  Also, please note that College Night will be September 19.

Orchesis Tryouts

Orchesis tryouts will be Tuesday, August 30 (clinic) and Thursday, September 1 (tryouts) from 3:15-5:00 pm in the dance studio.  Questions may be directed to Ms. Kari Rogers at 

Fundraising Packets & Cash Raffle

On Wednesday, August 31 Fundraising Packets will be sent home with students. These packets will contain the mandatory Cash Raffle tickets - watch for details!

Golf Outing

The annual Best Ball Scramble Golf Outing hosted by the Resurrection Men's Club will be Sunday, September 11 at Tam O'Shanter Golf Course. Reservations available here - 7 am check-in and 8 am shot-gun start. All are welcome for 9 holes of golf, raffles, contests and lunch (lunch-only option also available).

Grandparents' Day Dinner

The annual Resurrection Grandparents' Day Dinner will be held on Wednesday, September 14 at 6 pm at Resurrection. Invitations will be mailed to grandparents  in our database in late August.

This Week:

Mon, Aug 15 - Fall Athletic Tryouts continue
- complete schedule & details here

Thurs, Aug 18 - Freshmen Orientation - Part 1 at 7:45 am & Transfer Student Orientation at 9 am 
Thurs, Aug 18 - New Family BBQ at 5: 30 pm for Freshmen & Transfer Student families
Fri, Aug 19 - Freshmen Orientation - Part 2 at 8 am
Fri, Aug 19 - Freshmen Mixer at 7 pm 
Sat, Aug 20 - All are welcome to march with us in the parade which steps off at 11 am from Ebinger School at 7350 West Pratt in Chicago.  Meet us between 10:30-10:45 and wear Res apparel or red & white to show your school spirit.
Next Week:

Mon, Aug 22 - Classes begin for all students (Red Day) - Bell Schedule
Mon, Aug 22 - Freshmen Parent Academy at 7 pm in the Little Theatre 
Parents will meet members of the Administration and their daughter's counselor and receive their passwords and directions for using Parent Connect and Schoology for monitoring their daughter's progress and grades.
Tues, Aug 23 - Fall Athletics Parent Meetings at 6 pm at Resurrection for Volleyball, Cross Country and Swimming

Looking Forward:

Mon, Aug 29 - Fall Athletics Parent Meetings at 6 pm at Resurrection
for Golf and Tennis

Tues, Aug 30 & Thurs, Sept 1 - Orchesis Clinic & Tryouts from 3:15 - 5 pm

Tues, Aug 30 & Wed, Aug 31 - Yearbook Photos - order forms available here

Thurs, Sept 1 - Back-to-School Mass at 8:30 am

Fri, Sept 2 - Leadership Breakfast - 
for all student leaders & club officers

Mon, Sept 5 - Labor Day - No School
Thurs, Sept 8 - Back-to-School Night for all Parents
Senior Parent Meeting at 6 pm
Senior parents are strongly encouraged to attend.  
All parents have the opportunity to walk through their daughter's schedule, meet teachers and administrators.
Sun, Sept 11 - Best Ball Scramble Golf Outing at 8 am
Reservations available here - 7 am check-in and 8 am shot-gun start. All are welcome for 9 holes of golf, raffles, contests and lunch (lunch-only option also available).

Tues, Sept 13 - Adult Enrichment Course begins at 6:30 pm

Tues, Sept 13 - Parents Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Library

Wed, Sept 14 - Grandparents' Dinner - watch for details
Mon, Sept 19 - College Night at 7 pm at Resurrection
Tues, Sept 20 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

Wed, Sept 21 - 11:50 dismissal
Sun, Sept 25 - Northwest Side Hunger Walk at 1 pm - steps off at Resurrection parking lot
Mon, Sept 26 - Fall Pep Rally
Tues, Sept 27 - Walk-A-Thon 2016


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