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  • A New Season Begins

    Conrady’s Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Volleyball teams opened conference play Thursday with mixed results. Both the 7th Grade and 8th Grade Boys’ volleyball teams each posted victories against the Panthers in Evergreen Park, while the Lady Jaguars dropped a pair against Evergreen in their home openers. Next up: The Boys host Grissom on Monday, Oct. 22, while the Girls’ team travels to Tinley Park.

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  • Mathletes Earn Top Honors

    Conrady’s Math Team took 1st and 2nd Place honors this past weekend at St. Laurence High School in Burbank. Eighth grader Hala Kanaan earned 1st place in the Individual Competition. Her 1st Place teammates included Alyssa Araiza, Adam Bugaj, and Christian Ramos. Second Place team members included Andrea Ariana, Daniela Martova, Mohammad Hassan, and Mustafa Akel. Congratulations to all who participated.

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  • Movie Night!

    Conrady students found some after-hours fun in the student cafeteria Friday, as they watched the animated movie “Coco” with friends. Pizza and other refreshments were available with proceeds going to Conrady programs. Thanks to all who came and made the evening a success.

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  • Reading and Math Assets will be starting on October 15. Original letters had the start date as October 1, but this is no longer accurate. The students invited to Assets should come for their first day on October 15.

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  • Ending on a High Note

    Congratulations to the Boys’ Softball team and Coach Kaczmarek who finished off a successful season Tuesday with a third place finish in the Conference Tournament. The Jaguars defeated Century Junior High in the 3rd Place game and finished with a stellar 10-5 record. Great job, Jaguars!

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  • Top Finishers

    Conrady’s Cross Country team finished up a successful season Tuesday with a strong showing at the Conference Meet in Orland Park. Dawid Kurzeja (left) and Szymon Kieta were two of the outstanding performers, finishing 9th and 10th place, respectively, out of a field of more than 200 runners.

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  • Troll Hunters

    Students in Conrady’s Art and Adventure Clubs visited the Morton Arboretum Saturday for a day of exploration in the woods. In addition to hiking through acres of trees and shrubs in their natural splendor, students took part in a “Troll Hunt,” an exhibition by Danish artist Thomas Dambo, which featured 15- to 30-foot-tall wooden sculptures “hidden” in the countryside.

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  • Important Notice from the Nurse's Office:

    If you are a sixth grade student or are new to the school and have not yet submitted a school physical and immunization form to the school nurse, please submit it promptly. Final notices will be going out next week for any student still missing required immunizations and/or forms for school. The deadline to submit is October 15. Students not compliant with these required items will be excluded from school in accordance with the State of IL School Code. Exclusion from school due to noncompliance will not be excused and will be treated as truancy. Please contact the nurse with any questions you may have. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

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  • A big thanks to our Jaguars, their families and staff who came out to show their support at Chipotle on Tuesday! You raised $437.66!!

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  • Nature Class

    Conrady’s Adventure Club students visited the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center Wednesday in Willow Springs. Students hiked the nearby trails, observing the habitat for various plants and animals in the area. They also toured the Nature Center exhibits and tried out the vintage schoolhouse desks.

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Principal's Message

  • Mr. Andy Anderson FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL
     
    Within the past four years, we have acquired two national awards, finished a $20 million renovation, and developed a team of students, staff, and parents that is stronger than ever, smarter than ever, and well just all around ...."Better than Ever"! 
     
    Our staff is a phenomenal team. Dedicated and determined for student success is evident in the following ways:
     
    *Conrady ranks consistently in the top-five schools in the State of Illinois in academic achievement based on student demographics
    *Conrady's athletic, academic, visual and performing arts groups regularly place first in conference events and contests
    *North Palos Schools equips our staff with outstanding training and resources for students to be successful
    *We are progressive with our curriculum to ensure that students continue to meet the ever-changing expectations of learning standards and to be competitive with their acquired skills 
    *Our school reflects a diverse population of ethnicities, backgrounds, languages, and ideas that help shape us into being well-rounded individuals 
    *Conrady staff goes above and beyond expectations in part by working all hours of the day and on weekends in order for kids to have the best possible education 
    *Our students are talented, work hard, and are just plain enjoyable to be around--We have great kids!
     
    Our expectations are high. We never settle. We truly look at each individual student on a regular basis to identify how better we can serve each one. Our after school programs ensure opportunities for students to be well-rounded in all areas. 
     
    It is my pleasure and a privilege to be Principal of Conrady Junior High School. With a fabulous leadership team, outstanding teachers, and ever-so-dedicated support staff, we constantly work together for Conrady to be the flagship school of District 117 in our pursuit to be a leading exemplary school within Illinois and the nation as we strive to Be the Best for the World! 
     
    Mr. Andy Anderson
     
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