Res Reminders - Week of October 9, 2016
Reminders & News

Financial Aid Night for Senior Parents

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.

Families are able to file the 2017-2018 FAFSA as of October 1. Please use the following link: Please review this helpful information regarding FAFSA and financial aid

Student Progress Conferences

Midterm grades will be posted on Parent Connect the afternoon of Monday, October 17, 2016.  Midterm grades can be found under the "Report Card Grades" tab on Parent Connect.

Families with Special Needs Scholarship
Appplications are now available for the Families with Special Needs Scholarship. The scholarship was established by Dr. Maureen Mascha '73 and awards a $1000 scholarship to a current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior who has a family member who has a mental or physical disability that significantly detracts from family income. 

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.

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.

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.

Parents Club Socials

The Resurrection Parents Club is hosting two upcoming events for parents to get to know each other. The Freshmen & Sophomore Parent Social will be Friday, October 28 and the Junior & Senior Parent Social will be Friday, November 11. Both events will take place at Nonno Pino's in Edison Park and will begin at 7:30 pm.  Reservations are now available for $16 per person, which includes pizza, pasta, salad, soda and coffee. A cash bar will be available.  
This Week:

Mon, Oct 10 - Columbus Day (No School)

Tues, Oct 11 - Jr. High Volleyball Night 

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

Next Week:

 Mon, Oct 17 - Midterm grades available on Parent Connect

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

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

Looking Ahead:

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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