Conrady’s Girls Basketball and Boys Volleyball teams opened the season this week with mixed results. The 8th Grade Boys Volleyball teams notched wins at Oak Lawn-Hometown and Grissom, while the 7th grade team opened with a win, but lost to Grissom. The 7th Grade Girls Basketball team earned a hard-fought win against Grissom Thursday, while the 8th Grade Girls dropped a pair, but made improvements along the way. Go Jaguars!
Highest Award a School Can Receive
Please come out to support your Conrady Art Club members and vote for your favorite Scarecrow design at the Hickory Hills City Hall today through Saturday, Oct 21. Bring a bag Saturday and enjoy free candy treats from area businesses from 1-3 p.m. Each Scarecrow was designed and built by Art Club Volunteers who put in extra hours to create our spooky characters. There will be a ballot box set up for both adults and children to vote for their favorite scarecrow at City Hall offices. (8652 W. 95th St.,)Bring family and friends!
Conrady’s Social Studies Department sponsored its first movie night Friday and teachers and students can count it as a roaring success. Students packed the school cafeteria to see Tim Burton’s animated classic, “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” while enjoying pizza, pop, and snacks. “All in all, a great turnout,” said 8th Grade Social Studies teacher Grant Griffith.
Conrady students got some free advice about managing their money this week. Michael Conroy, a financial planner with offices in Palos Hills, was a guest speaker for Mrs. Houston’s Financial Literacy class. Mr. Conroy covered a variety of topics, including what you need to know about buying a new car, the ins and outs of stock market investments and long- and short-term savings plans.
Members of Conrady’s Adventure Club had a busy day Saturday. In addition to a visit to the famed Art Institute of Chicago, the troupe also got a chance to explore the expansive new Maggie Daley Park and Millennium Park, checking out the walking trails, skate ramps and a climbing wall.
Congratulations to Conrady’s Cross Country team, which wrapped up a successful season Tuesday at the conference meet at Orland Junior High School. During the awards presentation, Jaguar runner Bruno Szumny was honored for his terrific 10th place finish out of some 250 runners. Way to go Bruno!
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Conrady Junior High PTSA. Come in to the Chipotle at 6230-b West 95th Street in Oak Lawn on Wednesday, October 4, between 4-8 p.m. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Conrady Junior High PTSA.
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017, school administration was informed of a seventh grade male student being in possession of a BB gun. Upon investigation, the alleged item was confirmed to be a “look-alike” handgun. School administration promptly followed school safety protocol.
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Drama Club
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Student Council Meeting
10:10 AM - 12:35 PM Tickets being sold for Fall Bash
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM 7th/8th Boys Volleyball Practice 2:30-4:30
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Girls' Basketball Full Team Practice