Res Reminders - Week of October 30, 2016
Open House #2 - Next Sunday, Nov 6!

Thank you to all students and parents who helped make our first Open House a successful event! Our second Open House will be held Sunday, November 6 from 2 to 4 pm.

Keep helping us spread the word and let your neighbors and friends know about the opportunities for their daughters here at Res! 

Share the November 6th Open House to your Facebook page. 

Halloween Costumes

Students! Halloween costumes may be worn to school on Monday, October 31 and a Halloween Costume Contest is being sponsored by the Dean's Office.

Student who opt not to wear a costume may wear a Halloween-themed top. Res spirit apparel bottoms, jeans or yoga pants can be worn with Halloween-themed tops. In light of recent events related to clown sightings, please avoid clown costumes this year.  Students must f
ollow the school costume rules: Must wear ID, must have shoes with back, no masks, cannot block view of others seated behind you in class, no shorts, face paint applied at home, body is appropriately covered. 
Remembrances for All Saints/All Souls Day Mass

The Resurrection school community will celebrate an All Saints/All Souls Day Mass on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Resurrection families are invited to submit the names of deceased loved ones who you would like to be remembered at the Mass.  Names can be submitted here.  If you would also like a photo of your loved one displayed on the altar during Mass, please email the photo to Please submit all names and photos by noon on Monday, October 31.

Cash Raffle Drawing

The second Cash Raffle drawing will be held on November 1, 2016 following the all-school liturgy celebrating All Saints & All Souls Day. The drawing is for $1,500 with a student seller drawing for $100.  Please submit sold ticket stubs and payment by Monday, October 31 to be entered into the drawing that will be held on Tuesday, November 1.

Athletic Updates

Basketball Tryouts
Basketball tryouts will be Monday, October 31Frosh/Soph tryouts will be from 3:30 - 5:30pm and Junior/Senior tryouts will be from 5:30 - 7:30pm.  Based on Monday's tryout, students could be called back anytime between 3:30 and 9 pm on Tuesday, November 1.

*Please note that to tryout you must have a physical on file as well as be registered for basketball.  If you registered for a fall sport you need to re-register for basketball.  Registration information here.
Varsity Volleyball Advances to Sectionals!
Congratulations to the Varsity Volleyball Team who beat Richmond-Burton High School on Thursday, October 27 to win the IHSA Regional ChampionshipThe Varsity Volleyball advances to Sectionals on Tuesday, November 1 at Woodstock High School at 5:30 pm.
The Athletic Department will have a FAN BUS going to the game. If students are interested in attending the game, they need a signed permission form. Permission slips are due on Monday, October 31. JV and Freshmen Volleyball team members need a permission form filled out as well. Permission slips should be turned in to Mrs. Carlson at the Main Office on Monday. The Fan Bus will leave Resurrection at 3:30 pm. Go BANDITS!

Positive Coaching Alliance Parent Seminar 
Resurrection Athletics partners with the Positive Coaching Alliance. There will be a Parent Seminar on Tuesday, November 1 in the Library from 6:30 - 7:00 pm with questions to follow. Come out and enjoy a night with other Resurrection parents learning how you can help your daughter be the best student-athlete she can be. 
Fall Athletic Banquet
The Fall Athletic Banquet will be held on Thursday, November 3.  Details available here.
Reservations for the Fall Athletic Banquet has been extended to Monday, October 31. Please submit payment ($25 per person) to the Main Office in an envelope with your family name and number of people attending.

Winter Sports Pre-season Parent Meetings

Basketball will have their mandatory pre-season parent meeting on Monday, November 7 at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria. The Bowling parent meeting will be on Monday, November 21 at 6:00 pm at Habetler Bowl.

Athletic Boosters - change in meeting date
The next Athletic Boosters meeting will be Wednesday, November 9 at 7 pm in the Cafeteria, (please note, this is a change from the original November 10 meeting date).

St. Pat's Dance Team Tryouts 
Tryouts for the St. Pat's Dance Team for the 2016-17 school  year will be held on November 6 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the St. Pat's Gym.  Freshmen to Seniors are welcome.

Junior & Senior Parent Social 

The Resurrection Parents Club is hosting the Junior & Senior Parent Social on Friday, November 11 at Nonno Pino's in Edison Park and will begin at 7:30 pm.  Reservations are available for $16 per person, which includes pizza, pasta, salad, soda and coffee. A cash bar will also be available.  
Fall Arts & Crafts Fair

The annual Resurrection Fall Arts & Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, November 12 from 10 am to 4 pm.  This event has been a tradition for over 27 years! Spend the day at Resurrection as you shop at over 180 craft and vendor booths! Parents Club will host a Cookie Walk at the event. Please consider donating baked goods for the Cookie Walk!
This Week:

Mon, Oct 31 - deadline to reserve tickets for Fall Athletic Banquet

Mon, Oct 31 - Basketball Tryouts Day 1 
Frosh/Soph tryouts will be from 3:30 - 5:30 pm and Junior/Senior tryouts will be from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.  

Tues, Nov 1 - All Saints & All Souls Day Mass - Submit names of deceased loved ones to be remembered at Mass here by noon on Monday.  If you would like a photo of your loved one displayed on the altar during Mass, please email the photo to

Tues, Nov 1 - Basketball Tryouts Day 2 Based on Day 1 tryouts, students could be called back anytime between 3:30 and 9 pm.

Tues, Nov 1 - Positive Coaching Alliance Parent Seminar at 6:30 pm in the Library

Thurs, Nov 3 - Fall Athletic Banquet at 6 pm at White Eagle Banquets

Sun, Nov 6 - Open House #2 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Next Week:

Mon, Nov 7 - Basketball Parent Meeting at 6 pm in the Cafeteria

Wed, Nov 9 - Athletic Booster Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

Fri, Nov 11 - No School (Veteran's Day)

Fri, Nov 11 - Junior & Senior Parent Social at 7:30 pm at Nonno Pino's 

Sat, Nov 12 - Arts & Crafts Fair from 10 am - 4 pm

Looking Forward:

Mon & Tues, Nov 14 & 15 - Bowling Tryouts

Tues, Nov 15 - Parents Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Library

Tues, Nov 15 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria  

Wed, Nov 16 - 11:50 am dismissal

Thurs, Nov 17 - Young Women's Math Olympics at 3:30 pm

Fri t0 Sun, Nov 18 - 20 - Fall Play - Nosferatu: the Legend of Dracula

Sat, Nov 19 - Jr. Bandit Softball Hitting Camp sessions at 8:30 am and 11:00 am

Mon, Nov 21 - Bowling Parent Meeting at 6 pm at Habetler Bowl

Tues, Nov 22 - Young Alumnae Homecoming 

Wed - Sun, Nov 23 - 27 - Thanksgiving Break 

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