Bi-weekly email May 17, 2019



Many seniors still have not ordered their cap/gown. If you have not done so, please go to www.jostens.com or call 800-567-8367 to order. They will be delivered to Conrad and distributed at graduation practice on May 31.


Lifetouch photography will be taking photos of the graduates crossing the stage when they receive their diplomas. Ten days after commencement, these photos will be available online to purchase. Go to events.lifetouch.com to sign up and receive notification of when your proofs will be ready.


If you are interested in buying flowers for your child, see the link below to pre-order. You can pick them up before the ceremony on June 1 at the fieldhouse. https://www.thecommencementgroup.com/conradhs/


Gala Valet is looking to hire part-time parking attendants for this Spring and Summer season! Most venues are located in the Wilmington area and hours/ shifts are flexible.

Requirements: 18+ years of age, Valid drivers license, clean driving record

Compensation: $10/ hr + tips


The Perry Initiative is very excited to announce an upcoming Perry Outreach Program on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the University of Delaware in Newark, DE. The Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it for themselves by performing mock orthopaedic surgeries and biomechanics experiments.

We are now seeking applicants for our Newark, DE program. Participants should be women in grades 10 and up with an expressed interest in science, medicine and/or engineering. We would very much appreciate if you could pass this information along to any high school principals, high school science teachers or high school students you may know. Applicants should be directed to fill out our online application in advance of the August 14, 2019 application deadline. Additional information can be found on our website: www.perryinitiative.org. The application may be accessed directly using the following link: http://perryinitiative.org/programs/student-online-application/.

Student Opportunities

Opportunities Included:

  • Leadership & Volunteer Opportunities
  • Scholarships
  • Contests

The Wellness Center

The Conrad Wellness Center has available sports physical appointments for the 2019 Fall Sports season. Also, appointments are available for current 8th grade students who need a high school physical before entering 9th grade.

The Wellness Center just launched a new website called "Senior Student Passport 2 Health"! Please use the link below to access this page.
Best of luck to the Girls' Soccer Team as they compete in the State Tournament!

Congrats to the Conrad MS Baseball and Volleyball Teams for winning the Red Clay Championships!

High School Spring Sports Awards Night will be held on May 23rd at 6:00pm in the auditorium

Spring athletes and their families are invited to join us on Thursday, May 23rd at 6:00pm in the auditorium for our HS Spring Sports Awards Night!

Attention Fall Athletes

The Wellness Center is conducting sports physicals for the 2019-2020 school year. Make an appointment after April 1st.

Other School Information

Final Down Days of the Year

  • May 31 - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • June 7 - Almost Home Dachshund Rescue

Personal Finance with Weldin

Click here to view Ms. Weldin's personal finance newsletter!

Parent Teacher Organization

Thank you to all volunteers who helped us celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with lunch last week.

The 8th grade formal was a huge success. Thank you to all of our volunteers for creating such a memorable event!

The 6th and 7th grade picnic is May 24th from 5-8pm on the lawn behind the small gym. Tickets are $5.00 per person. Please send in your forms by May 17th. Incoming 6th graders and their families are welcome to attend! The picnic is one of our younger students favorite events!

The PTO is awarding Conrad Way scholarships to two seniors for based on principal and staff recommendations.

The PTO is providing gifts to all graduating seniors. Great job and best of luck in future endeavors.

Spirit wear will be on sale at the 6th & 7th Grade Family Picnic on May 24th from 5-8pm!

Alumni News


  • May 17 - Prom- DuPont Country Club 7-11pm
  • May 20-23 - Senior Finals
  • May 22 - NHS/NJHS Induction Ceremony- 7:00pm Auditorium
  • May 23 - High School Spring Sports Awards Night- 6:00pm Auditorium
  • May 24 - 6th & 7th Grade Family Picnic- 5-8pm
  • May 27 - No School- Memorial Day
  • May 31 - Graduation Practice- 10:00am/Senior Picnic to Follow at 12pm
  • June 1 - Graduation- 6:30pm 76ers Fieldhouse

Red Clay School Board Meeting

The next Red Clay Consolidated School District Board Meeting is June 19, 7:00 @ Cab Calloway.


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