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Bi-weekly email October 5, 2018

Our Vision

Our vision is to create an inclusive environment centered on fostering independent critical thinkers and inquiry-based problem solvers who meet their academic potential through a rigorous curriculum of project-oriented programs and real world experiences.

Our Mission

Our mission is to serve the Red Clay Consolidated School District as a 6th through 12th grade life science magnet school that promotes pride and ownership of education in an academically challenging learning community. This begins with an accelerated middle school program that prepares students to become diligent scholars of the bio-science pathways in the upper grades while maintaining a traditional high school experience. The goal is for students to graduate with the knowledge and skills to be college and career ready.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) went "live" October 1st -- and parents of seniors should plan to submit the 2019-20 FAFSA with your child as soon as possible. There is no need to wait for tax information as the FAFSA will be using tax/income information from 2017. Please be sure that you are filling out the FAFSA for the 2019-20 school year and not 2018-19. All seniors should be completing the FAFSA with a parent. To help assist parents, we will be hosting a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, October 10th at 6:00 pm in the auditorium. This is an informative evening to get specifics on types of aid, loans, grants, and the application process.Parents of underclassmen are welcome to attend in order to prepare.

PSAT - All juniors will take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 10th. Students should report directly to their testing rooms. They should bring a pencil (not mechanical) and a calculator. They may also bring a drink and a snack.

Senior Meetings -  Counselors are meeting with seniors individually this week to identify their post Conrad plans. They will also be given time on October 30 and 31 in their English classes to work on college applications.

Student Opportunities

Opportunities Included:

  • 2019 United States Senate Youth Program
  • Harvard Young Women’s Business Leadership Conference
  • Student Poll Workers Needed
  • Service Academy Night
  • VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program
  • American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program
  • Conservation Poster Contest

Back by Popular Demand - Conrad Athletics Online Store!

Please use the button below to check out our Conrad Athletics Online Store. Store closes on Sunday 10/7!

  • XC - Andrew Hockenbrock and Destiny Samuels for moving up in positions at last weeks tri-meet to support their team.
  • Cheer - Congrats to Zoe Garrett and Edaesia Fleming for being awarded the Spirit Stick. They exhibited leadership and school spirit at every practice and game.
  • Football -Through 4 games, Zakk Camilli has accumulated 210 yds passing with 3 TD’s, 233 yds rushing with 2 TD’s and 15 tackles on defense.
  • Soccer - Senior Johan Silvestre scored the GAME WINNING GOAL versus Sanford in OT. Johan also had a goal and an assist in the victory over Tatnall.
  • Volleyball - Alyssa Faville helped Conrad to a 2-1 record this week improving to 5-2 on the season. In 3 games, Alyssa had 6 aces, 59 digs and 7 assists vs. Polytech, DMA and St. Georges.
  • Field Hockey - Abby Flores has become a versatile player, playing both midfield and forward. Abby scored the first goal of the season their win against Delcastle.
  • Marching Band - Emma Jefferson's contributions to the marching band guided them to a 2nd place finish at the Lake Forest Invitational.

Heart in the Game

Would you like a free EKG for your student athlete? Please visit conradsports.com to learn how to sign up. Visit heartinthegame.org for more information.

Other School Information

October Dress Down Days:

  • October 12 (American Cancer Society/Relay for Life)
  • October 19 (TylerStrong Foundation)
  • October 26 (Out of Darkness Suicide Prevention)

Schoology Parent Login Information -Schoology is our online platform for learning at Conrad. If you would like your parent login information please contact your child's first block teacher.

Greece Trip - Our World Travelers Club is going to Greece this spring! For more information click hereThe deadline to sign up is December 14, 2018.

High School Yearbook - The high school yearbook is taking on a fresh look this year, don't miss out on ordering early for the lowest price of the year! The cost of $65 will be available only until Oct 7th. For more information on ordering your High School Yearbook, click here. You can also find more information at www.jostens.com.

Parent Teacher Organization

Our next PTO meeting is Thursday, October 11th, at 7pm in the CSS library. We still have PTO board openings for High School VP, 8th grade parent coordinators (2), 7th grade parent coordinator (1), 10th grade parent coordinator (1), Recording Secretary and Parliamentarian. 6th grade parent coordinators (2) and 9th grade parent coordinators (2) will be voted in during October's meeting. Contact Alexandra Williamson at cassidy1169@gmail.com if you are interested in joining our board.

The PTO will be selling Conrad Spirit Wear on the following dates:

  • Sat Oct 6th Homecoming Football Game at Dickinson HS 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Sat Oct 20th Alumni Craft Show, Conrad Gym, 9:00am-2:00pm
  • Sat Dec 8th Holiday Sale, at Conrad, in Hallway outside the library 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Tues Dec 11th Band/Chorus Concert, Auditorium Lobby 6:00-9:00pm

Calendar

Red Clay School Board Meeting

The next Red Clay Consolidated School District Board Meeting is October 17, 2018, 7:00 @ Cab Calloway.

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