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November 2016

Varsity Volleyball IHSA Regional Champs

Congratulations to the Varsity Volleyball Team who beat Richmond-Burton High School on Thursday, October 27 to win the IHSA Regional ChampionshipThe Varsity Volleyball team advances to Sectionals TODAY, on Tuesday, November 1 at Woodstock High School at 5:30 pm.

Good luck Bandits at Sectionals!

Please help us share the news about these upcoming 
junior high events with your neighbors and friends!

Resurrection Open House
Sunday, November 6
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Open House Information 

Young Women's Math Olympics
Thursday, November 17, 2016 
for 7th & 8th grade girls
3:30 pm -  5:30 pm at Resurrection
Complete details & registration
Jr. Bandit Night
Friday, December 2, 2016
for 5th - 8th grade girls
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Resurrection

Shadow Days for 8th Grade Girls
8th grade girls are welcome to  schedule a day now to spend the 
at Resurrection with a current student.

"Feed the Need" Food Drive

The Resurrection International Thespian Troupe, along with members of the Drama Club, hosted a fall food drive as part of the national effort by the International Thespian Society entitled "Feed The Need."  Resurrection students collected nonperishable food items which have been donated to the New Hope United Food Pantry.  Thank you to everyone who participated!

National Merit Commended Scholars

Resurrection seniors Clare Hobson '17 and Meredith Nowotarski '17 have been named as Commended Scholars in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Each student received a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) which conducts the program. Out of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship qualifying test, Commended Scholars place in the top 3.3 percent. Congratulations Clare and Meredith!

AdvancED Parent Survey

Parents - In an effort to improve school practices, Resurrection College Prep High School is conducting a parent survey. Thank you to everyone who has completed this survey!

If you have not taken the opportunity to complete this survey, please take a few moments to do so. The web survey will be available until November 11, 2016.

Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.

If you need technical assistance to complete this survey, please email AdvancED at or call 888.413.3669 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET.

If you have any questions about this survey, please contact Mr. Rick Piwowarski, Principal, at or 773.775.6616 Ext. 130.

Cash Raffle Update
Congratulations to the Cash Raffle winners from the 2nd drawing, held on November 1: 
- Student winner of $100 - Maggie Dabrowski
- Grand Prize Winner of $1,500 was Sue Macaluso - Grandmother of Ava Schroeder

The third and final Cash Raffle drawing will be held on December 8 - please submit sold ticket stubs and payment as soon as possible.

Junior Parent College Planning Meeting 
Thursday, November 17, 2016
at 7 pm in the Little Theatre 
Junior parents/guardians and students are encouraged to attend!  
Topics to be discussed include the college search process, results of the ACT Practice Test 
that was administered in October and the benefits of taking an ACT Prep course.

Parents Club Socials
Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Freshmen & Sophomore Parent Social
hosted by the Resurrection Parents Club on Friday, October 28!
The Junior & Senior Parent Social will be held on Friday, November 11.  

Junior and Senior Parent Social
Friday, November 11, 2016
 7:30 pm at Nonno Pino's
6718 N. Northwest Hwy, Edison Park
 $16 per person
Pizza, Pasta & Salad - Soda and Coffee
Cash Bar will be available.

Upcoming Parent Meetings & Reminders
Monday, November 7 - Basketball Parent Meeting at 6 pm in the Gym

Wednesday, November 9 - Athletic Booster's Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria

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

Tuesday, November 15 - Parents Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Library

Tuesday, November 15 - Men's Club Meeting at 7 pm in the Cafeteria 

Thursday, November 17 - Junior Parent Meeting at 7 pm in the Little Theatre

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

President's Blog & Principal's Page

Take a look at Sr. Donna's Principal's blog for recent student accomplishments and Mr. Piwowarski's Principal's page with recent news and events.

Resurrection Presents
Nosferatu - The Legend of Dracula
Friday & Saturday, November 18 & 19 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 20 at 3:00 pm

Bandit Athletics

Fall Athletic Banquet 
 Thursday, November 3, 2016
at 6 pm at White Eagle Banquets 
Congratulations on a great season!

Winter Athletic Tryouts
Basketball - Week of October 30 
Bowling - November 14 & 15 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at Habetler Bowl

Fall Arts & Crafts Fair  
A holiday tradition for over 25 years!
Craft Fair Logo
Join us at our annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair.
Over 180 craft displays and vendors.
Shop for unique gifts & tasty treats and get a start on your holiday shopping.  
Enjoy lunch in the cafeteria and the day at Res!
Adult Admission - $5
Senior/Student Admission - $2
Children under 10 - free

Parents Club Cookie Walk
Parents Club will host a Cookie Walk at the Arts & Crafts Fair. 
Please consider donating baked goods for the Cookie Walk!

Mingle and Jingle Shopping Event
Thursday, December 1, 2016
6:00 - 9:00 pm in the Res Cafe

Free Admission

Bring your family and friends to an evening of shopping sponsored by the 
Resurrection Parents Club.  Spa products and holiday gifts will be available and 
the Bandit Boutique will be open for Res Spirit Apparel.

All are welcome!

Santa Hustle 5K
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Santa Claus is coming, and is running in Chicago! Join many of your Santa friends at the Santa Hustle Chicago 5K on Saturday, December 3, 2016. See Chicago unlike ever before as thousands of Santas race along the streets and paths of the lakefront.  Jingle all the way through the course with candy and cookies, festive music, creative Christmas images, and so much more, it is all designed to get you in the perfect holiday mood. It is bound to be a Christmas tradition you do with your family and friends year after year.
So, if you like dressing like Santa Claus, enjoy dancing to some holiday music, devouring candy, and joining in on an epic after party at Navy Pier then grab your favorite friends and family, get in the holiday spirit, and make your way to the Santa Hustle 5K! 
Use the code SHCHIRESPREP* when registering and $5 will be donated to Resurrection.

Christmas 2016 Fine Arts Performances

Resurrection/Notre Dame Band
Christmas Concert
featuring the Resurrection/Notre Dame
Band and Jazz Band
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Little Theatre at 7:00 pm

Christmas Choral & Chamber Concert
featuring the Resurrection/Notre Dame Choir
and the Resurrection Chamber Ensemble,
Monday, December 5, 201
Resurrection Chapel at 7 pm

Christmas Drama Showcase
featuring Resurrection Drama students
Friday, December 9, 2016
Little Theatre at 7 pm

Christmas Dance Showcase
featuring the Resurrection Orchesis
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Little Theatre at 7 pm

Honors Dance Performance
featuring the Resurrection Honors Dance students
Thursday, December 15, 2016
During Seminar A and B at 11:30 and noon

The Resurrection Alumnae Association presents
Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 10, 2016
9:00 am  to 11:30 am

$10 per person in advance 
$12 per person at the door


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