Conrad Bi-Weekly Memo April 12, 2024

Principal's Message

I hope everyone enjoyed their spring break and is looking forward to the wonderful weather and longer days ahead. As we embark on the fourth marking period of the year, we're thrilled to engage in end-of-year activities celebrating our students, such as NHS induction, prom, and the 8th-grade formal. We're eager to witness their growth and accomplishments reflected in year-end assessments, including SBAC and AP assessments. Let's continue to encourage our students and school community to remain dedicated to the tasks ahead.

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!

  • Monday, April 22- Blood Drive- Gymnasium
  • Friday, April 26- Prom- 6:30 PM Deerfield
  • Friday, May 3- No School- In Service Day
  • Monday, May 6- Friday, May 17- AP exams
  • Friday, May 17- 8th grade formal- 6:30 PM- gym
  • Monday, May 20-Senior exams begin
  • Friday, May 24- Last senior day

2024 Redwolves Youth Football Camp

Summer Camp Opportunity

College Planning Conference May 4

Smarter Balanced Testing

Marching Band Registration is Open!

For students looking to Join Conrad’s marching band please visit the CSS Music website under the activities tab or contact Ms. Huff.

April is Autism Awareness Month

Christina River Clean Up- Volunteers Needed- TOMORROW!

Saturday, April 13th at 8am join the annual river clean up. Please find details here.

Free Grief Counseling Camp Available

Red Clay Health and Wellness Fair

This event is FREE! It's your golden opportunity to dive into a world of health, happiness, and overall goodness. From health screenings to community resources, this fair has it all. We've got activities for everyone, from the little ones to the adults, ensuring a day packed with fun, learning, and wellness. Step right up and explore the exciting lineup of events: engage in enriching activities and valuable resources, and connect with local vendors. But wait, there's more! Indulge in delectable food, mental health support, and thrilling games to entertain the whole family. Rain or shine, we're bringing the joy to you! Join us at the back parking lot of Warner Elementary for a day filled with laughter, love, and lasting memories. Calling all families, friends, and neighbors – come one, come all to the Health & Wellness Fair! Together, let's make April 27th a day to remember as we prioritize our health and happiness. Planned with the expertise and care of our School District Nurses. See you there!


Please join us at our upcoming get together on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 7PM in the school library. The guest speaker will discuss Foreign Language & request parent input & we will also conduct next school year’s Board elections. We hope to see you there! Pizza & snacks & a Spirit Wear item will be raffled off for all who attend. An extra raffle ticket for anyone who brings a friend! Please email us at if you’re interested in possibly joining the Board or at least want more information about a position.

Spirit Wear: Thanks to all who ordered Spirit Wear! Items should arrive before the end of the school year & will be distributed to your student at school (unless otherwise noted).

Help Needed

Staff Appreciation - 1st week of May 2024 - We are planning some special things for our AWESOME Teachers & Staff at Conrad! Please take a look at the Sign Up Genius link to see how you might be able to help make the week special!! Sign up here.

Donations:The PTO is still accepting general donations for the different things we support so if your child missed participating in the Penny Wars Fundraiser we just held, please consider sending in a donation via cash, check (payable to CSS PTO), or through CashApp - $ConradPTO or Venmo - @ConradPTO…(please note that it is a donation if using CashApp or Venmo).

Any amount REALLY helps. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization & we are able to send a tax letter upon request. Your money would help fund the many, many things we do or help support , but to name a few….teacher appreciation efforts, events at school, scholarships, grants for students, student groups, & school needs, senior gifts, etc.

8th Grade Formal: The next planning meeting for the 8th Grade Formal is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 6PM at Panera Bread (Kirkwood Hwy.). Please join us! (You do not need to have an 8th grader to help organize.)

The 8th Grade Formal is upon us! Please consider donating something needed to make this dance special! We need volunteers too so if this is something you would be interested in, please sign up on the Sign Up Genius Link. (Please Note - we need parent volunteers who do NOT have 8th graders since these parents will be helping their student get ready for the dance) -

Box Tops: Please keep scanning those receipts for Box Tops. Just download the Box Tops app, pick Conrad PTO as your school, and scan each store receipt that has Box Tops items for Conrad to get credit for each of items you purchase. Box Tops send checks out quarterly. Thank you so much for scanning those receipts & please keep up the good work!

Become a Member: If you haven’t already, please join the Conrad Schools of Science PTO. Membership for the year is $10/person. By joining, you help fund some of our wonderful things we do for your students, the staff, & our school. (P.S. Becoming a member does not mean you’re signing up to volunteer for things.)

Thanks for your continued support! It’s appreciated!! Should have any questions, please feel free to contact Jamie Gilley at 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

Mark your calendars: Prom April 26, 2024

School Happenings

School Happenings

Spring Blood Drive!

Kindness Week!

The week before Spring break Conrad held Kindness Week. Students dressed up and participated in activities designed to call attention to the importance of being kind to one another and building community. Students caught doing Random Acts of Kindness were awarded raffle tickets for a drawing for prizes at the end of the week.

Physical Therapy 1 students practice proper PPE

PT 1 Students practice with personal protective equipment (PPE)

Junior Achievement Judges

Yesterday seniors Jada Troiani, Eva Sommers, Charvi Swami, and Morgan Jones served as judges for the Junior Achievement Regional Barracuda Bowl competition. They, along with other business leaders, heard presentations from 16 teams of students from all over Delaware and interviewed the team presidents. This event is part of a scholarship opportunity for the JA 18 Under 18 Community Celebration in May.

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.



Prom Closet- now open!

HOSA will have its Formalwear Closet open again this spring! Students who need attire for the Prom or 8th Grade Formal are welcome to peruse the formalwear in room 112 during advisory (not on Wednesdays) or lunches from March 25 - April 12 and then again from April 29 - May 3. There are over 100 dresses of various sizes and design - strappy, strapless, long, short, beaded, beadless, and casual - as well as 25 pairs of shoes and accessories. Everything is FREE to our students. Check out some of our gorgeous gowns below.

Blue Gold Updates!

Blue-Gold is selling Kindness Shirts. Orders are due by 4/23. Click on button below to order.

The next Blue-Gold Club event will be our annual Fireworks Friday at the Blue Rocks on Friday, April 19th! Please see the event on Schoology and RSVP if you plan to attend so that we have a headcount. Friends and family are welcome. Please meet at the box office by 6:20pm. Tickets will be approximately $15 each. This is not only a Fireworks Friday but also 80's Night!

High School Yearbook

Do you have pictures you would like to be considered for the high school yearbook?

The high school yearbook class would love to look at any pictures you have taken this school year- senior spot painting, friends getting together, fall dances, sports events, etc. Please use the link below to submit your favorite images- no hand signs or blurry photos, please.

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.



We are fully into our Spring sports season. Both our Middle and High School teams have kicked off their competitions and are ready for their busy schedules in the next weeks. The most up to date schedules and information can always be found on .

Recently both High School and Middle School teams had picture day. These pictures have now been uploaded to the new site from Lifetouch (My Photo Day) where you can purchase those individual and team photos. Please see picture above for instructions on how to purchase.

Signing Night!

On Monday, April 8th, we had the honor of celebrating 13 seniors who have committed to playing their sport at a higher level. We are so thankful for all they have done for our Conrad athletics program during their time here and we cheer them on as they enter this new chapter of athletics!

Congratulations to the following student athletes who signed with the following schools:

  • Erica Coruzzi- West Chester University, Soccer
  • Malina Winterringer- Neumann University, Soccer
  • Riley Greenley- St. Josephs College of Maine, Women’s Volleyball
  • Morgan Jones- Eastern University, Softball
  • Ellie Baldwin- Eckerd College, Softball
  • Maggie Glynn- Transylvania University, Equestrian
  • Casey Corcoran-Elizabethtown College, XCTF
  • Kaden Netta- Neumann University, Baseball
  • Matthew O’Connor- Washington College, Baseball
  • Seth Strecker- CCBC-Essex, Baseball
  • Adrio Smit- Neumann University, Men’s Volleyball
  • Joseph Wardell- Wilmington University, Men’s Lacrosse
  • Ryan Williamson-Elizabethtown College, XCTF

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, April 18 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.


If you have any questions, please contact Pat Williamson (Athletic Director) at or Amanda Rees (Assistant Athletic Director) at or any of the coaches listed below.

  • HS Baseball-
  • HS Golf-
  • HS Lacrosse- Boys-
  • HS Lacrosse- Girls-
  • HS Soccer- Girls-
  • HS Softball-
  • HS Tennis- Boys-
  • HS Tennis- Girls-
  • HS Track and Field-
  • HS Volleyball- Boys-

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 or 302-981-7077 or visit: Facebook Website

Social Media

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