Conrady Parent Update

May 6, 2021

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STEAM Night at Conrady

For registered participants: Don't forget our upcoming virtual STEAM Night on May 20th between 5 and 7 pm.

DNA Extraction in Grade 7 Science

During their current Genetics Unit, Ms. Buckley, Ms. Pittos, and Dr. Dragiesku and their students conducted a lab to collect DNA from a strawberry!

Grade 6 and 7 complete iReady Testing May 10th and 11th


6th and 7th grade Conrady students will be taking the Spring iReady Diagnostic in person on Monday and Tuesday, May 10-11. They will report to their 5th period class for attendance.

Remote students should also log into their 5th period classes to complete the iReady Diagnostic with their classes.

All students will take attendance twice (7:50am and 11:35pm) EACH day for their 5th period class. Students should complete asynchronous assignments during the time they are not testing.

Please click the link below for iReady Diagnostic information.

Spring iReady Diagnostic


Your partners in education,

Ms. Pavek and Mrs. McCabe


6th and 7th grade parents: Please read the iReady update here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/15h3I4SvUMJxHVVcRNzrcI1RnWn8pc8QId0hLpSz05Es/edit?usp=sharing

Students rewarded for IXL Accomplishments

During Mrs. Stevens, Mrs. Houston and Mrs. Luberda's class - Mrs. Luberda gave their students an IXL challenge. The challenge was based on how many IXL's students could complete in "x" amount of time. Based on the levels, students were able to win a personalized dry erase towel, a personalized dry erase board, an IXL social distance t-shirt and paws. Many of the students accomplished at least one level. Abdul, Talah and Coen completed all 4 levels! Way to go 5th/6th period!

Grade 8 students complete ISA testing May 10, 11, and 12.

Eighth grade Conrady students will be taking the Illinois Science Assessment in person on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday; May 10-12. Due to ISA guidelines, the assessment must be given in person and during school hours. Students must complete all 3 days of testing in order for their test to be valid and scored. Students will test when they are in the building at the same time they would normally attend classes (AM session for last names A - K and PM session for last names L - Z). Students will report to their 5th period class for attendance. All students must take attendance twice (7:50am and 11:35pm) during EACH day for their 5th period class. Students should complete asynchronous class assignments during the time they are not testing.


It is crucial that students arrive at school on time during these days. Please remind your child how important it is to get plenty of sleep and eat a nutritional meal. Please make sure your child has a fully charged Chromebook and we recommend they bring their charger to school with them.


Your partners in education,

Ms. Pavek and Mrs. McCabe

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ROAR Prize Baskets awarded to winning students!

On May TEAM DAY teachers and students celebrated community by participating in a variety of activities. Active participants were nominated by their teachers for prizes.


Winners received a ROAR basket filled with a variety of fun, useful school items. Prizes will be announced and distributed by the PBIS team.

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The Paws Box is overflowing because our students are exhibiting exemplary ROAR behavior!

Parent Connections Program Newsletter for the week of May 10

Click here to read the Parent Connections Newsletter from the District 117 EL Parent LIaisons including Shurrok Abdeljaber from Conrady.


Hearty thanks to the School Board, PTSA, and parents!

Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

Teachers and staff were spoiled by the PTSA with a drive through breakfast and gifts, the School Board provided a delicious lunch, and parents showered us with food! Teachers celebrated the week with lots of treats and theme days as well. It was a great week for all!
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Beautiful cake given to teachers by a parent!

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Send students to school with the right mask

Students who come to school with masks that are not recommended by the CDC will be sent to the office to get a replacement. Masks with vents or valves with them are not recommended. Please refer to the lists below for recommendation and not recommended masks.

Please refer to this "Mask Check-in" article for more information.

Required forms for Stagg Freshman Class of 2025

Plesae read this message from Mary Ruiz, the school nurse at Conrady.

Entering freshman must complete the Mandatory Health Requirements Checklist. Please click here to view and follow each of the reuired items and not the deadlines.
Please read this important letter with your eighth grader so they understand their responsibilities as a Conrady student preparing to graduate.
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Curbside Meal Pickup: Door has changed

Please be advised that the pick up door for Curbside pickup has changed. Still Monday and Wednesday from 2:30pm - 3:30pm at Conrady - Door #5

General Community Communication 2021 Updated for Semester 2

Parents: Please use the General Community Communication as a references for activities, events, and information about Conrady Junior High. The communication contains recently updated information for Semester 2.

UPDATED TIMES for Conrady Schedules!

Please refer to the Conrady Junior High schedule below for Semester 2. All students should be in their seats and ready at the times posted for Attendance and Announcements, whether online or in the classroom.

Click here to view a sample student schedule that you can print and fill in for your child.
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Calendar At A Glance

  • Monday, May 10
    Grade 6/7 i-Ready Test Math
    ISA Test 1- Grade 8
  • Tuesday, May 11
    Grade 6/7 i-Ready Test Reading
    ISA Test 2- Grade 8
  • Wednesday, May 12
    Gold Day for 6th and 7th grade
    ISA Test 3 - Grade 8
  • Thursday, May 13
    No School - Eid Al Fitr
  • Friday, May 14
    Black Day
  • Monday, May 17
    Gold Day
  • Tuesday, May 18
    Black Day
  • Wednesday, May 19
    Gold Day
  • Thursday, May 20
    Black Day
  • Friday, May 21
    Gold Day
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H. H. Conrady Junior High School

Ms. Adrienne Pavek, Principal

Mrs. Dorita McCabe, Assistant Principal

Mr. Jed Ramsey, Dean of Students