• History of Conrady Junior High Contruction

     
     

    1965 (Conrady Junior High was built)

    ·        LBJ’s ‘Great Society” State of the Union address

    ·        MLK Jr. and 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma,Ala. Months later they begin their march from Selma to Montgomery.

    ·        U.S. begins bombing of North Vietnam.

    ·        John Lennon passes his driving test.

    ·        T.G.I. Fridays opens its first restaurant in NewYork City.

     

    1969 (First addition to Conrady Junior High)

    ·        U.S. population reaches 200 million.

    ·        World’s largest airplane – the Boeing 747 –makes its first commercial flight.

    ·        New York Yankees’ Mickey Mantle retires.

    ·        Wendy’s Hamburgers opens.

    ·        Apollo 11, carrying the first men to land on themoon, is launched.

    ·        Edward Kennedy pleads guilty to leaving thescene of an accident a week after the Chappaquiddick car accident that killedMary Jo Kopechne.

     

    1975 (Second addition to Conrady Junior High)

    ·        TV show ‘Wheel of Fortune’ debuts.

    ·        Chicago Cubs’ Billy Williams hits his 400thhomerun.

    ·        Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” opens at movietheaters.

    ·        Bill Clinton weds Hillary Rodham.

    ·        ‘Saturday Night Live’ premieres.

    ·        Supreme Court rules teachers can spank theirstudents after a warning.

     

    2000 (Third addition to Conrady Junior High)

    ·        Microsoft’s Bill Gates steps aside as CEO andpromotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position.

    ·        The NASDAQ composite stock market index peaks at5132.52, signaling the end of the dot-com boom.

    ·        In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize6-year-old Elian Gonzalez from his relatives’ home in Miami.

    ·        Chicago Cubs’ Sammy Sosa becomes the secondplayer to hit 50 or more homeruns in three consecutive years – joining MarkMcGuire.

    ·        The 100th space shuttle mission isflown.

    ·        Hanging “chads” play an integral part indetermining the winner in the race for the White House between George Bush andAl Gore.
     
    2012 (4 Modular Classrooms added to Conrady Junior High)