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Bi-weekly email October 4, 2019

Clubs & Activities at Conrad

Extra-curricular involvement is an important part of the secondary school experience and research indicates a positive correlation between this involvement and grades/attendance. Please visit our clubs and activities website and encourage your student to get involved.

Advanced Placement Information - AP Exam registration and payment is past due to the guidance office.

Senior Families - The FAFSA ( Free Application for Federal Student Aid) has opened. All college-bound seniors need to complete this with their family as soon as possible.

Conrad Seniors Resources for College Planning and Application process-

Financial Aid Information Night - We will be holding our annual Financial Aid Information night on Tuesday October 22nd at 6:30 PM in our auditorium. Rob Ruggerio from Navigate Financial Aid will be our presenter and will help you to understand the FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as well as the financial aid process as a whole for your college bound student.

PSAT - The 11th grade class will be taking the PSAT on Wednesday, Oct 16th here at Conrad. Please have your student bring pencils, pens and a calculator on test day.

All HS Grades have been met with by the counseling department and we will start 12th grade individual meetings during the week of October 7th.

Student Opportunities

Opportunities Included:

  • Scholarship Information
  • Fire Prevention Essay and Poster Contest
  • Disability History and Awareness Month Poster Contest
  • 2019 Conservation Poster Contest

Wellness Center

Please visit our School-Based Health Center's page on our website. Here you will find Wellness Center quick facts, contact information, registration forms, physical forms, immunization consent forms, and behavioral assessment information. Please consider registering your student.

Middle School Dance - Friday, October 18th from 7pm-9pm in the gym. Tickets are $10 and will be sold at lunches.

Winter Sports - Winter sports begin November 11th. Schedule physicals now. Please pick up physical forms from the nurse or wellness center. Physicals must be completed on the DIAA forms . Physicals are free for members of the Conrad Wellness Center. Physicals can also be completed at FamilyID.com.

Homecoming - Saturday, October 12th - The parade begins at 10am, and football game begins at 11am.

Best of luck to our high school and middle school sports as they continue to compete in fall contests. Come out and support the sports programs!

Check conradsports.com for upcoming games/times.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

Other School Information

High School Yearbook - The high school yearbook is accepting photos for consideration. If you send something out, If you have photos, please be sure to identify the student(s) in the photos and a little blurb about what they are doing. Please email photos and information to redwolfyearbook@gmail.com.

Dress Down Days 2019-2020 - Click here to find our 2019-2020 Dress Down Day schedule. Our next Dress Down Day is on Friday, October 25th.

Spirit Week 2019! All 6th-12th grade students are encouraged to participate. Please see the themes for each day below:

  • Monday (10/7) - Meme Monday
  • Tuesday (10/8) - Tired Tuesday - Pajama Day
  • Wednesday (10/9) - No School
  • Thursday (10/10) - Thriller Thursday - Spirit of Halloween
  • Friday (10/11) - Color Wars

Color Wars Friday:

  • 6th grade - Green
  • 7th Grade - Red
  • 8th Grade - Blue
  • 9th Grade - Purple
  • 10th Grade - Orange
  • 11th Grade - Yellow
  • 12th Grade - Black
  • Staff - Tie Dye

CSS Halloween Blood Drive - Conrad is hosting a Blood Drive on October 30th from 7:30am-1:30pm in the Conrad Gym. To sign up to donate, please click here and enter code CSS. Click here for more information!

Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary Trip - Interested in signing your name on the Berlin Wall? Paying your respects at Auschwitz concentration camp? Traveling through the mountains of Slovakia? Come join the adventure, during spring break, as we visit Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary. Contact Mr. McFarland or Ms. Perez for more information. You can also visit eftours.com/2090272XY

Parent Teacher Organization

Next PTO Meeting - Please join us at our upcoming PTO meeting at 7pm on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in the CSS Library. We hold our Executive Board meeting at 6:30pm prior to the general meeting. If you come early, please feel free to come in & sit down.

Homecoming Donations

The class of 2020 is looking for donations for the Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 12th. Please follow the link to sign up to make a donation. Link -https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0549A4A722A4FC1-homecoming

Spirit Wear

The PTO will have Spirit Wear for Sale at the following Home Football Games (Weather Permitting):

  • Saturday October 12th 10:00am-1:00pm (Homecoming)
  • Saturday November 2nd 10:00am-1:00pm

Alumni Corner

The Conrad Alumni Craft Show will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in the Jesse Malin Gymnasium from 9AM to 3PM. Vendors will be offering unique and handmade items. Food is available for purchase also. This year Acme Pharmacy will be offering Flu Shots at the event. (free to anyone with a valid medical insurance card). For questions and vendor information, please contact Patti Reinbold at kerrpatti@aol.com

Calendar

  • October 7th-11th - Spirit Week
  • Wednesday, October 9th - No School- Yom Kippur
  • Saturday, October 12th - Homecoming (Parade 10am / Football Game 11am / Dance 7-11pm)
  • Monday, October 14th - Senior Portrait Makeups & Fall Picture Makeups
  • Wednesday, October 16th - PSAT (11th grade only)
  • Friday, October 18th - Middle School Dance

Red Clay School Board Meeting

The next Red Clay Consolidated School District Board Meeting is October 16, 2019, 7:00 @ Cab Calloway.

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Created with images by Couleur - "fall leaves water nature" • garageband - "abstract art background" • Kari Shea - "untitled image" • Hush Naidoo - "This was captured well waiting for the doctor who was busy at the time" • rawpixel - "untitled image" • Devanath - "red brick texture"