Res Reminders - Week of October 2, 2016
Reminders & News

Cash Raffle & Walk-A-Thon Update

Congratulations to the Cash Raffle winners from the 1st drawing, held on September 26: Student winner of $100 - Crystal Mort and Prize winner of $1000 - Bina Walsh.  The next Cash Raffle drawing will be held on November 1. 

Thank you to all of our students, families and staff for your support of the annual Walk-A-Thon! Together we raised $31,146.75 and achieved a 98% participation rate, which means that we met our goals and there will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 7!  A special "thank you" to Jennifer Buske who was the student who brought in the most sponsorship money and to Ms. Salerno's homeroom for bringing in the most money and having the highest student average. Well done!

FAFSA Reminder for Senior Parents

Starting yesterday, October 1, families are able to file the 2017-2018 FAFSA. Please use the following link: October 1st is just the start date for FAFSA, but please review this helpful information regarding FAFSA and financial aid

Also, please note that Resurrection College Prep High School will be hosting a Senior Parent Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, October 11 for all senior families. This will be held in the Library starting at 6:30 pm.

Student Progress Conferences

Student Progress Conferences may be scheduled with teachers on
Thursday, October 6Conferences will take place from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  Register for conferences here.

If your daughter's teacher's or guidance counselor's conference time slots are filled, you are encouraged to email him/her to schedule a conference for a different day/time.  If you ever need to speak with a teacher or guidance counselor, please do not hesitate to schedule a conference with him/her at any time by clicking here for our staff directory to send an email.  
All of the teachers and guidance counselors have office hours from 7:30-8:15 am every morning and would be happy to meet with you regarding any questions or concerns that you may have.  If that time does not work well for you, you can also request a phone conference if that works better with your schedule. Resurrection strongly encourages teacher-student-parent communication, so please contact your daughter's teacher/guidance counselor any time you have a question or concern. 

Fall Wine Glass Painting Party

Parents, alumnae and friends (ages 21+) are invited to Goblets & Goblins: An Autumn Wine Glass Painting Party on  Friday, October 21 at Resurrection.  Reservations are $35 per person and include a wine glass to paint, all materials, and group instruction from Resurrection Art Teacher Jen Salerno. A cash bar will be available and participants are welcome to bring their own snacks. Doors will open at 6 pm, painting will be from 7 pm to 9 pm and the bar will close at 10 pm. Reservations available here.

PSAT Information

Students taking the PSAT on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 will be dismissed from school immediately following the exam (around 11:00 am). If a student needs to wait for a ride, she has the choice of either going to her 5th period class or going to the library for a silent study.

Open Houses

Open Houses for prospective students and families will be Thursday, October 27 from 6 to 8 pm and Sunday, November 6 from 2 to 4 pm. All Student Ambassadors should plan to attend both Open Houses. Help us spread the word and let your neighbors and friends know about the opportunities for their daughters here at Res! 

Mary's Garden Retreat

All invited to participate in a retreat entitled "A Walk Through Mary's Garden" on Saturday, October 29 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm.  The morning will include prayer, reflection, Mass and lunch. The retreat will be led by Sr. Donna Marie Wolowicki, C.R. and held at the Sisters of the Resurrection Convent. The cost is $35 per person ($20 of each registration goes toward the Sr. Mary Monica Hope Scholarship Fund).  Please contact Lana O'Brien by October 25 at or 773.773.775.6616 Ext 111 to register.
This Week:
Mon, Oct 3 - Freshmen Retreat - 8:15 am - 3:00 pm at Resurrection
Freshmen should dress in casual comfortable clothing (uniforms not required) and should bring their lunches, a water bottle and a pen.

Thurs, Oct 6 - Student Progress Conferences  from 2:30 - 5 pm & from 6 - 8:30 pm

Fri, Oct 7 - No School (Walk-A-Thon Incentive Day)

Fri, Oct 7 - 8th Grade Basketball Tournament begins

Next Week:

Mon, Oct 10 - Columbus Day (No School)

Tues, Oct 11 - Senior Parents Financial Aid Meeting at 6:30 in the Library

Wed, Oct 12 - Athletic Booster's Meeting
 at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

Thurs, Oct 13 - Jr. Ring Mass at 6:30 pm at St. John Brebeuf

Fri, Oct 14 - Fine Arts Workshop for girls in grades 5-8 at 5 pm

Looking Forward:

 Wed, Oct 19 - PSAT Testing 

Wed, Oct 19 - Early Dismissal at 11:50 am 

Thurs, Oct 20 - Young Women's Writing Festival for 8th grade girls at 3:30 pm

Thurs, Oct 20 - Parents Club Dino's Fundraiser - watch for details

Fri, Oct 21 - Wine Glass Painting Party at 6 pm in the Cafeteria 

Mon, Oct 24 - Fall Chamber Concert at 7 pm in the Chapel

Thurs, Oct 27 - Open House #1 from 6 pm - 8 pm

Fri, Oct 28 - Freshmen & Sophomore Parent Social at 7:30 pm at Nonno Pin0

Sat, Oct 29 - Mary's Garden Retreat at 9 am at the Resurrection Convent

Sat, Oct 29 - Student Council Homecoming Dance - watch for details


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