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Bi-weekly email November 1, 2019

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.
  • Parents of seniors with November 1st college application deadlines, please make sure you get all your application information is completed and submitted by this Friday 11/1
Conrad Seniors Resources for College Planning and Application process-

Parent/Teacher Conferences - Conferences will be held on Monday, November 25th from 2:45-6:15pm. High school conferences will be held in the library and middle school conferences in the cafeteria. Both HS & MS conferences are walk-in with all teachers available.

Attention 8th Grade Families - Any Conrad 8th grader interested in attending Conrad for high school, must complete the state choice application. This includes 8th graders who have been fast-tracked. Click here for the state choice application.

Student Opportunities

Opportunities Included:

  • Scholarship Information
  • Disability History and Awareness Month Poster Contest
  • 2020 New Castle County Science Fair

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.

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.

Middle School Sports- Winter sports interest sheets will be in the cafeteria during lunches.

Best of luck to our middle school volleyball and field hockey teams as they compete in playoffs!

Congratulations to the Conrad Volleyball team as they earned the #7 seed in the State Tournament!

Please join us at St. Mark's on Saturday 11/2 at 7:00pm to support and cheer on our Red Wolves Volleyball team as they take on Cesar Rodney in Round 2 of the State Tournament.

Congratulations to the Conrad Boys' Soccer team as they earned the #11 seed in the State Tournament!

Conrad will take on Brandywine in Round 1 of the State Tournament. The date and time of are still being determined.

Good luck to our Cross Country teams at their county and state meets!

Attention Fall Athletes & Families

You're Invited!

Please join us in celebrating all of our high school fall athletes!
  • Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: Conrad Auditorium

Check conradsports.com for upcoming games/times.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

Other School Information

Attention 8th Grade Families - Any Conrad 8th grader interested in attending Conrad for high school, must complete the state choice application. This includes 8th graders who have been fast-tracked. Click here for the state choice application.

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, November 8th.

Meal Benefit Form FAQ Letter - Please review the attached letter pertaining to Free Meals at School if you answer YES to any of the following questions.

Are you interested in learning more about how your child may be eligible to receive free meals at school? Please review the attached letter that highlights frequently asked questions about applying for free meals.

Is your child attending Conrad already receiving free meals at school? If you answered yes, however you have not submitted a completed Meal Benefit Form for the 2019-2020 school year, please review the attached letter to determine if your child’s free meal eligibility will expire with the quickly approaching free meal carry over eligibility period from 2018-2019 school year coming to a close.

Did your child attend a school that participated in the Community Eligibility Provision Program where no meal benefit form was required? If you answered yes and your child now attends a school NOT participating in the CEP program, please review the attached letter for more information about how your child may be eligible for free meals at Conrad.

Conrad Seniors Named Semifinalists and Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program!

Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of competition. We would like to congratulate senior Maxwell Strickland for being named National Merit Semifinalist. We would also like to congratulate seniors Victoria Brown and Alexandra Pfeifer for being named Commended Students in the program!

Maxwell Strickland, Victoria Brown, Alexandra Pfeifer

Parent Teacher Organization

Please join us for the upcoming PTO Meeting on Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 7pm in CSS Library (6:30pm Executive Board Meeting - if you arrive early, please come in & join us). We will be discussing any upcoming PTO business, hear any updates from Mark Pruitt, Principal & will hear from Dr. Barbara Prillaman with a Social Studies department update.

Thank you to our families who joined the PTO this school year! Even though the membership contest is over, families can still join the PTO. Membership is $10. The money supports many PTO activities & events that benefit all CSS students. Membership forms available online at www.conradpto.com or at a PTO meeting, or can pay online via PayPal (link found on the website, www.conradpto.com).

Alumni Corner

Calendar

  • Monday, November 4th - School Choice Opens
  • Friday, November 8th - Dress Down Day
  • Monday, November 11th - No School - Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 14th - MS & HS Choice Open House 6-8pm
  • Tuesday, November 19th - High School Fall Sports Awards Night 6:30pm in the auditorium
  • November 25 - 29th - No School
  • November 25th - Parent/Teacher Conferences 2:45-6:15pm

Red Clay School Board Meeting

The next Red Clay Consolidated School District Board Meeting is November 20, 2019, 7:00 @ Warner.

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