Congratulations to the Conrady Math Team for their terrific showing recently at the conference meet. Hala Kanaan got 3rd place in the 8th grade competition, Mustafa Akel received 2nd place for 7th grade, and 7th grader Natalie Midura earned a 1st place and received the highest score in the competition.
8th grader Joe Pasderatz (above) makes a three-pointer against Oak Lawn-Hometown Saturday during the SWIC Boys Basketball Tournament. Both 7th and 8th Grade squads faced off against teams from Oak Lawn in the third-place playoff games held at Liberty Junior High in Burbank. The 7th graders, who finished 15-4, topped the Mustangs 47-32 to take the 3rd-place trophy. The 8th graders lost 61-57 in overtime. They finished with a 14-5 record. Congratulations to the players and staff for an outstanding season.
Eighth grader Alex Czaja (above) drives to the hoop against Palos South. Conrady’s 7th and 8th Grade Basketball teams took care of business Saturday, each posting lopsided wins at the SWIC Tournament at Liberty Junior High in Burbank. The 7th Grade Boys topped the Century Wildcats, while the 8th Grade team outmatched Palos South. The next games scheduled are Thursday and Friday at 6:15 p.m. Way to go, boys!
Congratulations to the Girls’ Volleyball and Boys’ Basketball teams, who wrapped up their regular season games Monday with some strong performances. The 8th Grade Girls’ Volleyball team took a determined Liberty Patriots squad to three games before losing in the final seconds. The 7th and 8th Grade Boys’ Basketball teams finished with a sweep of the Patriots. Those wins meant a SWIC first-place finish for the 8th graders, while the 7th graders earned a No. 3 seed in the upcoming tournament. On to the playoffs!
Congratulations to 8th grader Jessica Wenc! The Jazz Band trumpet player recently got the chance to play in the Northshore Concert Band’s lifetime of music event, held recently at Northwestern University. Each year this prestigious concert band invites talented junior high and middle school students to participate in their February concert. Jessica was chosen this year and did a fabulous job.
Graduation will be held the evening of June 4 unless more weather days are taken.
Congratulations to 7th grader David Wojas, Conrady’s 2019 National Geographic Bee champion! Competition was held recently in Conrady’s 7th and 8th Grade Social Studies classes. Students were asked a host of geography-themed questions in a round-robin format. Classroom winners included 8th graders Xavier Pavloski, Bartek Dlugopolski, Philip Kelly and Juvenal Perez. Seventh grade representatives were Emily Karbowniczek, Steven Potoczny, Daniel Severin, Samantha Plaia and David Wojas, with David emerging as the winner. David now will compete in a regional challenge as he embarks on the next step of this tournament and a chance for a $1,000 prize and college scholarship! Good luck, David!.
2:25 PM - 4:00 PM Track practice
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM 6th grade band
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Adventure Club - Bowling - El Mar
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Play Rehearsal
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Varsity Singers Rehearsal
2:35 PM - 4:30 PM Soccer - Boys' Tryouts (8th grade)
7:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
2:25 PM - 4:00 PM Track practice
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Declamations Practice
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Girls Who Code Meeting