Conrad Bi-Weekly Memo November 24, 2023

Principal's Message

In this season of giving, I hope that everyone enjoyed moments of togetherness with friends and family. Parent-teacher conferences unfolded this week, offering a valuable chance to connect with your child's teacher(s), as we look ahead to a full second marking period! The winter sports season is now in full swing at both the middle and high schools, promising excitement and achievements. Stay linked to our school community by joining us for a sports event or school activity (check the events calendar)—we'd be thrilled to have you there!

Mission- Conrad Schools of Science… teaching life science and life lessons in a kind and inclusive environment, inspiring students and improving the world.

Vision- Conrad Schools of Science will empower students to achieve their goals and impact the community.


Master Calendar

Save the date!

  • Friday, December 8- School Closed- Professional Development Day
  • Monday, December 11- Senior Portrait Retakes- auditorium
  • Wednesday, December 13- HS Band/Chorus Concert-6:30pm
  • Thursday, December 14- Athletic Boosters- 6pm Library
  • Monday, December 18- Blood Drive
  • Thursday, December 21- Dress Down Day Fundraiser- Smile Train
  • Friday, December 22- Tuesday, Jan 2- School Closed- Winter Break

Academic Support Program

The Red Wolves After School Academic Support Program is designed to provide opportunities for middle and high school students in need of academic support, while fostering positive social interactions among students within their school and learning community. Middle school and high school students will have the opportunity to work with teachers for extra support in all subject areas. The program will begin on Wednesday, November 8th. This program runs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2:15-4:15, and will wrap up on March 27th. Parents/Guardians will have the opportunity to sign their student up on a monthly basis. Please use the link below to sign your student up for our November & December Dates. English link – https://forms.gle/5KmbQuRCVTiNj1NJ6 Spanish link - https://forms.gle/C6PWGMvjgWi45L6PA

MLK Voice 4 Youth Competition

Scholarship Opportunities


Holiday Ornaments for Sale

We have a terrific opportunity to offer this beautiful wooden ornament. The Conrad Schools of Science PTO has partnered with Lew Wilson Art to bring you this ornament. The cost is $19.95 (& this includes shipping & personalization). The Conrad PTO will receive 20% of sales. The deadline to order yours is December 13th. Use the QR code above or go to www.lewwilsonart.com to order yours!

Box Tops for Education

Please consider downloading the Box Tops app and choose Conrad Schools of Science PTO as the school to benefit. Then just snap pictures of your receipts of qualifying items. If you don't know what the qualifying items are, there's a list on the app or you can snap a picture of the receipt and it will tell you. We receive quarterly checks from this worthwhile program.

Thanks for your continued support! It’s appreciated!! Should have any questions, please feel free to contact Jamie Gilley at jmgilley27@gmail.com. Make sure to follow us on Social Media via the links below to keep up to date on all of our events.


Class of 2024

Last chance for Senior Portraits

Attention seniors! If you have not had your senior portraits taken, your last chance is on December 11th (during school in the auditorium). Please mark your calendars and make sure to not miss this last opportunity!

Yearbook pose selection due!

Families of Seniors- please make sure you have chosen your preferred portrait for the yearbook. (Look for an email from Prestige to make your choice.) Pose selections are due by December 1. If you do not make a selection, a photo will be chosen for you.

Yearbook Senior Ads

The High School Yearbook is currently on sale. Parents, honor your senior with a personalized message with photos in the yearbook.


Jostens came to Conrad On Wednesday, September 20th to discuss Graduation Materials, including Save the Dates, Invitations, Cap and Gowns, and other traditional materials. The students brought home information for families to explore together.

Senior Trip

The Senior Class Disney Trip is scheduled from Sunday, May 26th to Thursday, May 30th, 2024. This Disney trip is an incredible opportunity for our seniors to celebrate with their fellow graduates. I have planned an exciting itinerary that includes visits to two different parks each day, allowing students to explore the magic of Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Magic Kingdom to the fullest. They will enjoy thrilling rides, savor delicious cuisine, and have a blast with their friends in the days leading up to their graduation.

  • Total Cost: $1350 per person including:
  • Non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Orlando and back
  • Transportation from the Orlando airport to the Disney Resort
  • 4 nights at the Disney All-Stars Resort
  • 3-day Premium Park Hopper Plus pass
  • 2 meal vouchers per day (lunch and dinners with drink and dessert)
  • 1 souvenir refillable cup
  • Price Based on: Quadruple occupancy (4 people per room)
  • Double Occupancy Option: Available at $1540 per person

Payment Schedule:

  • November 9, 2023
  • December 7, 2023
  • January 12, 2024
  • February 9, 2024
  • Early Payment Discount: If you pay the full trip amount on November 9, 2023, you will receive a $50 discount, making the trip even more affordable!

Checks should be made out to Conrad Schools of Science. Cash and money orders are also accepted. All payments will get a receipt.

School Happenings

Special Lunch Servers

Last Thursday, Conrad teachers helped our cafeteria staff serve "Thanksgiving dinner" to our students.

Peek into our classrooms

Animal Science Pathway

FFA students went to Richey Elementary to give presentations on animals to the 2nd grade classes
10th grade animal science 1 kids learning how to express anal glands in our dog unit
Animal Science 3 seniors learning to sterile glove and gown

Wellness Center

Flu Shots are available through the in-house Wellness Center! Schedule your appointment today!

Conrad Schools of Science has an On-Site Wellness Center which is staffed with a Family Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority, a Registered Dietician, and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Should you need any further information, don't hesitate to contact the Wellness Center at 302-992-5532.



HOSA/ Blue Gold Discount cards on sale now!

HOSA and Blue-Gold are still selling discount cards. Only $10 each and they are good through 10/31/2024!

High School Yearbook- Order now before prices increase

Don't wait to buy your yearbook! Prices go up to $85 after 12/15.

Want to make the yearbook even more special for your senior? A yearbook ad is a loving tribute to your student, personalized with your own sentimental message and a cherished photo, or photo collage. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’ll last forever. Act now- ad prices increase by $25 after 12/1. (*Purchasing a senior ad does not include a yearbook. Yearbooks are sold separately.)

Yearbooks and senior ads can be purchased here.

Class of 2026 Fundraiser

Spring Break Trip to Peru!

Exciting news! Students have the opportunity to travel to Peru during spring break. Educational travel exposes students to new people, places, and cultures which in turn expands their knowledge of the world and their knowledge of themselves. That’s why we are thrilled to bring this opportunity to your family and our community. Last day to sign up is December 10th - there are limited spots available so don’t miss your opportunity to reserve your seat.

You must register using this link

This trip will fill up fast, so please click below to learn:

  • How this opportunity will benefit your child
  • What we’ll see and do on our trip
  • Everything that’s included in this experience
  • How your child can earn academic credit
  • How we’re keeping this safe and affordable

Helpful Links:

Clubs and Activities Resource

Here is a Google Resource breaking down the Clubs and Activities offered here at Conrad for both Middle and High School Students. This document is currently being updated by the Clubs and Activities Advisors, but it is a great resource to use to get your child involved here at school.


Conrad has a Broadcasting Team that helps promote the events taking place in our classrooms, hallways, and on campus! Our student-led team create timely content that keeps our community informed and entertained! Click below to check out this week's video of favorite Thanksgiving foods


Sports Boosters

The Conrad Sports Boosters is an organization comprised of Parents, Coaches, and the Athletics Department. They meet once a month to discuss and organize support for all of our Middle and High School Athletics Programs. We encourage anyone to come out and take part in the conversation to support our student athletes.

The next meeting will be Thursday, December 14th at 6:00 in the Library.

Conrad Athletics Website

Stay on top of Schedule Updates for all of our Sport Programs and changes due to weather. Please check the website for updates on weather instead of calling the main office. We also encourage you to use the apps of communication for your respective team as coaches will often communicate updates through those services. Winter sports are starting! Please make sure to submit a physical and fill out FamilyID forms.


If you have any questions, please contact Pat Williamson (Athletic Director) at patrick.williamson@redclay.k12.de.us or any of the coaches listed below.

  • MS Girls Basketball- Coach Bolinski joseph.bolinski@redclay.k12.de.us
  • MS Boys Basketball- Coach Williams zane.williams@redclay.k12.de.us
  • MS Cheerleading- Coach Logullo kathleen.logullo@redclay.k12.de.us
  • MS Wrestling- Coach Brainard matthew.brainard@redclay.k12.de.us
  • HS Cheerleading - Heather.Blake@redclay.k12.de.us
  • HS Indoor Track - Katrina.Holloway@redclay.k12.de.us
  • HS Boys' Basketball - Christopher.Mclean@redclay.k12.de.us
  • HS Girls' Basketball - rachelk.grimes@redclay.k12.de.us
  • HS Swimming - Stephanie.seifred@redclay.k12.de.us
  • HS Wrestling: matthew.brainard@redclay.k12.de.us

Athletics Social Media

Follow Conrad Athletics on the IG, Twitter, and Facebook! By following these accounts, you will see updated DIAA info, sport announcements, and student athlete features/celebrations! You do not want to miss out! Follow Conrad Athletics today!


For alumni information, contact Patti Caudell Reinbold (class of 1969) at kerrpatti@aol.com or 302-981-7077 or visit: Facebook Website

Social Media

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