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Parents

Welcome families of Resurrection College Prep High School to our joyous community! The information below will help you find everything you need to track the academic progress of your daughter, as well as a variety of other useful resources. You will also discover ways to become more involved with Resurrection through a wide range of volunteer opportunities. You play a vital role in Resurrection’s success and through your involvement, become a driving force that further shapes our joyous community and impacts the lives of students, faculty, staff, and other parents.

School Policies & Handbooks

Forms and Resources

Attendance

Resurrection College Prep maintains academic rigor through the physical presence of students in the classroom. Instructional time is the foundation of the educational program. Failure to attend school means lost opportunities to learn.

Resurrection College Prep expects students to be in attendance for all classes each school day. All aspects of the school day, such as Masses, prayer services, retreats, and all-school assemblies are important and are considered part of the educational program. A cooperative effort by the student, parent/guardian, and school personnel ensures that a student maintains regular attendance.

The State of Illinois considers a student excessively absent when absences exceed 5% of the school year. Resurrection College Prep records period by period attendance and considers a student excessively absent when she exceeds 5 absences in any class per semester.

Read details about excused and unexcused absences, make-up work, attendance at Masses, retreats, and special events, multiple absences, the impact on extra-curricular activities, and return to school information in the current Student Handbook.

To Report an Absence

The student’s parent is required to call the Attendance Office before 9:15 a.m. on the day of the student’s absence at 773.775-6616 x 118.

A parent may leave a voice message to verify her daughter’s absence during non-school hours.

Additionally:

  • If a parent/guardian is unable to report the student’s absence, the individuals authorized by the parent/guardian on the Emergency Form may verify the absence.
  • If the school is not notified, the Attendance Office will call the parent/guardian.
  • If a student’s illness will require numerous Resurrection College Prep Student/Parent Handbook days of absence, her counselor can be contacted to arrange for assignment pick-up and other supportive measures.

When a student returns to school, she will report to the Attendance Office before 8:15 a.m. to verify her return to school and submit any required medical documentation.

Early Dismissal

Seniors and juniors with a study the last block of the school day may leave after their last class provided that they have submitted an Early Dismissal authorization form signed by the parent/guardian and student. Early dismissal privileges are granted when the student maintains a C- or higher in all classes. Early dismissal privileges can be impacted by special events and schedule changes. Please see the current student handbook for further information.

Early Dismissal Request Form

Stay Informed

Parent Communication

E-mail is the primary method of communication used by the school about news and events.  

You can expect to receive regular e-mails from Resurrection, including:

  • RES Reminders about the week ahead. On Sundays you can expect to receive an e-mail from resnews@reshs.org that contains reminders and information about the week ahead.  
  • Special Announcements about school events, weather or school closing information, information pertaining to your daughter’s grade level, schedule changes, or other announcements.

What if you are NOT receiving e-mails from us?

  1. Please make sure that we have your current e-mail address.   
  2. Please add the e-mail resnews@reshs.org to your e-mail contacts so that your e-mail provider does not direct our messages to your spam or junk file.
  3. If you use a g-mail address, your e-mail from Resurrection may land in your “Promotions” tab.  
  4. If you choose not to receive e-mail by opting-out of our e-mails or not sharing your e-mail address, please make a point to regularly visit the Resurrection website at www.reshs.org. The website is continually updated with news for parents and students, including calendar information, forms, and news.

If you are not receiving e-mails, please contact resnews@reshs.org or 773-775-6616 X125.

Schoology

Schoology is a secure social learning network for teachers, students and schools that provides a safe and easy way for us to connect, share content, work collaboratively and access both homework and school notices. 

With Schoology Parent Accounts, you can:

  1. View your student's homework assignments and due dates;
  2. View content published by your student's teacher;
  3. Receive updates on class and school events posted by instructors, staff, or the athletic department;
  4. Track your student's activity in each course; and
  5. View any groups that your student is involved with (i.e. club groups or athletic groups) to receive important information. 

RES SCHOOLOGY LOGIN

You can log in using your Schoology Parent Account or have your daughter walk you through her classes using her Student Account.  If you haven’t created a Schoology Parent Account and would like to do so, please fill out the Schoology Parent Account Application and both directions and the necessary access code will be provided to you within three business days.  If you have any questions about your parent’s Schoology account, please contact Ms. Terri Hanrahan, the Assistant Principal for Teaching & Learning at thanrahan@reshs.org.

SCHOOLOGY PARENT INSTRUCTIONS

Parent Volunteer Opportunities

Resurrection College Prep High School values parents and alumnae who are willing to help our community. There are opportunities to get involved with event planning, working at events, committee work as well as serving in positions on our Parents Club, Men's Club, and Athletic Booster Club. The school's Development Office also welcomes parent volunteers to help with fundraising efforts and special events.

There are so many wonderful ways you can be a part of your daughters’ school! We are committed to keeping you connected, to meet your needs as concerned high school parents and work with you to keep our school strong.

Development Office Activities

Resurrection tuition only covers about 76% of our educational costs and the gap between tuition and the actual cost is about $3,900 per student. Every student benefits from this subsidy and this is funded through donations, fundraisers, and the Annual Fund. Fundraisers help us fill that gap and allow us to expand school programs, assist with upgrades, and fund scholarships.

The school's Development Office also welcomes parent volunteers to help with fundraising efforts and special events. A few of the annual fundraising events are listed below.

  • Grandparents' Day Dinner 
  • Holiday Arts & Craft Fairs
  • RES Fest
  • Night at the Races

If you would like to get involved, please contact Julia Dombrowski at 773.775.6616, Ext 112 or jdombrowski@reshs.org

Get Involved