Conrad Bi-Weekly Memo February 16, 2024

Principal's Message

We've been off to a strong start since the beginning of the New Year, and we're maintaining that momentum as we head into the Spring season. With Spring on the horizon, we're gearing up for course selections, Spring Sports, and an array of extracurricular clubs and activities for our students and families to participate in. In the coming weeks, we invite you to join us at our annual Quarter Auction, experience the Drama club's gripping production of "The Crucible," or support our teams at their post-season competitions. We look forward to your participation!

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, February 20- School Closed- Presidents' Day
  • Wednesday, February 22- Referendum Town Hall Meeting- 6PM North Star Elem
  • Saturday, February 24-6th Annual Conrad Quarter Auction-Millcreek Fire Hall
  • Wednesday, February 28- VOTE for Referendum
  • Friday, March 1; Saturday, March 2- HS School Play- 7PM auditorium
  • Tuesday, March 5- PSAT Day (9th, 10th)/ SAT Day (11th)
  • Friday, March 8- Schools Closed- In Service Day
  • Thursday, March 14- PTO Meeting- 7PM Library
  • Thursday, March 21- Athletic Boosters- 6PM Library
  • Monday, March 25- Biotech Fair- Cafeteria 2-4:30PM

PSAT/ SAT Day March 5th

  • SAT/PSAT Day is on March 5th
  • 11th grade students will take the SAT
  • 9th and 10th grade students will take the PSAT
  • Both the SAT and PSAT are digital. Students will need a charged Chromebook
  • Being on time on March 5th is essential. Please remind students to go to bed on time, wake up on time, and have breakfast the morning of the test.
  • If a student is planning to have an early dismissal after the test, notes should be handed in to the main office prior to March 5th.

February is Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month: Embracing Diversity, Honoring Legacy. Black History Month is more than just a time to reflect on the past; it is a time to honor the incredible achievements, resilience, and contributions of Black leaders, activists, scholars, artists, and community members who have paved the way for progress and social change. Their stories serve as a powerful reminder that together, we can overcome adversity and champion equality and justice for all.

Middle School Girls! Engineering Your Tomorrow- Sat 2/24

Saturday, February 24, 2024 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Conrad Schools of Science, Wilmington, DE For 6th - 8th Grade Girls Lunch Provided Plus info sessions for Parents and Caregivers to support you in helping your girls with academic decisions for higher learning in STEM fields.

Paid Internship Opportunity for Rising Seniors

Yes, We Tech! is a paid summer internship program that provides foundational career experiences to rising Delaware high school seniors through on-the-job learning and classroom-based training. The purpose of the program is to invest in Delaware youth, our state’s future workforce, by ensuring that high school students from diverse backgrounds are supported in building the essential workplace and digital proficiency skills required to compete in the labor market for high-wage employment after graduation from high school and/or college.

Black Student Summit March 23

Rowan University Spring 2024 GenCyber Saturday Bootcamps

RENEW Essay Contest

Delaware Interfaith Power & Light will host its third annual statewide essay contest for all high school-age youth in Delaware: RENEW ~ Reflective Essays on Nature, Earth, and their Wonders. RENEW is a platform for them to reflect – in writing – on the unique role of youth on climate action, growing concerns over environmental injustice, and their personal sense of connectedness with the natural world. $8,000 in cash awards will be available.

Opportunity for students interested in careers in medicine- 2/22/24

DHSA is pleased to once again offer virtual outreach events for students interested in future careers in medicine. The file below includes details on event including panel discussion topics, dates and registration links. Students are encouraged to attend the event for the county in which they reside however are welcome to attend the session that works best for their schedule. Parents welcome to attend as well.

Supreme Court of Delaware Internship

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. 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.

February Sign Ups-

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Please join us at our upcoming get together on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 7PM in the school library. We hope to see you there! Snacks & a raffle! An extra raffle ticket if you bring a friend! Also, please mark your calendars for upcoming dates for the rest of the year too.

  • April 11th
  • May 9th

PTO Fundraiser: Penny Wars

PTO will be having a Penny Wars Fundraiser this year. This is a way for you to donate to all of the awesome things the PTO does for the school, staff, & your students & spark a little competition too! Each grade will have a point teacher. We will be collecting the donations every other day and supply totals the following day. The Penny Wars will run for 2 weeks, from Monday 2/26 - Friday 3/8. MS grades will be in competition with each other and HS grades will be in competition with each other. The 2 winning grades will be awarded with a FREE Dress Down Day!

Each grade will want to donate as many pennies as possible while taking any other monetary amounts (nickels, dimes, quarters, bills) in OTHER grades. For each grade - The pennies will be ADDED together & any other monetary amounts that were put in by OTHER GRADES will be SUBTRACTED from the PENNY AMOUNT. We cannot wait to see who dominates!!

We hope that you will help support us in this fundraising campaign!

Parents Needed: 8th Grade Formal Planning Meeting

We need YOU! Planning for the 8th Grade Formal is underway with our first planning meeting on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 7PM at Panera Bread (Kirkwood Hwy.). Please join us! (You do not need to have an 8th grader to help organize.) We need all types of parents - creative, handy, helpful, organized, planning, etc. Let’s make this an event the Class of 2028 will never forget! Please let us know you’re coming so we know how many/who to expect - send an email to Laura at We can’t wait to see you there!

GREAT NEWS! The PTO Bowling Event has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 2nd

Please join us for an upcoming event on Saturday, March 2, 2024 1PM-3PM at Bowlero on Kirkwood Hwy. Meet some other Conrad families and have lots of fun! Cost is $45/adults & $40/17 & under. Price includes 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental, food & unlimited soft drinks, $10 Arcade Play, & $5 voucher (17 & under). RSVP today to save your spot.

PTO Fundraiser at Chick Fil A March 5

Don’t feel like cooking? Join us for a Restaurant Night at Chick-fil-A on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 5PM-8PM (Prices Corner location). Just mention “Conrad PTO” when placing order (app orders & drive thru too).

Box Tops for Education

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!

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.)

PTO Pop Up Sale!

You have spoken…We have listened! We have hats for sale if you are interested. Price is $20.

New PTO Member Welcome Packages

We are so excited for our new pack members!! We will be selling Welcome PACK Kits for $30! It’s an awesome way to get your Redwolf excited about starting at Conrad in the upcoming school year! Date for sale will be announced soon so please stay tuned!

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

Has your senior filled out their survey for the yearbook?

All seniors need to fill out this survey to have their future plans, favorite quote, etc. included by their senior portrait in the yearbook. Don't miss out! Deadline is TODAY!

Has your senior ordered their cap and gown?

Cap and gown orders should have been placed. Please click below to order now.

Mark your calendars: Prom April 26, 2024

School Happenings

School Happenings

Kaitlyn Dunfee selected for All State Senior Choir!

Congratulations to Conrad Senior Kaitlyn Dunfee who has been selected for the Prestigious 2024 All-State Ensembles. This honor reflects students' exceptional talents, hard work, and the high-quality music education provided by our schools. These students have demonstrated dedication to their craft, spending countless hours in rehearsal and performance to develop their skills. Their selection to the All-State Ensembles is a shining example of what students can accomplish with passion, perseverance, and the proper support to achieve this high level of musical excellence.

Kaitlyn Dunfee

Chinese classes perform for Chinese New Year

The dragon visited lunches this week

6th grade students and senior nursing students share the love on Valentine's Day!

​Mrs. Blohm's 6th grade classes and Ms. Crowe's nursing classes made Valentine's coloring sheets and cards for the residents at Brackenville Rehabilitation Center. Then senior nursing students had a spa day of manicures and polishing nails on Valentine's day, in addition to the morning care they do for the residents. The residents were beyond thrilled to have this special treat.

Mark your calendars! Drama Club Presents The Crucible Mar 1,2

PT 2 Students Design Athletic Training Rooms

Juniors designed and built their own athletic training rooms! They were given a budget, "ordered" supplies, drew floor plans, and then built 3D models!

String students are practicing hard!

Strings Class students - Emily Paredes-Jimenez, Maddison Ryan & Angelie Marroquin

Guest Speaker in Biomed 3

Kayla Anderson, Biomed 3, brought in Mary Ann Graham as a guest speaker. Ms. Graham is the Cancer Coordinator for the Delaware VA Hospital. Biomed 3 is currently studying cancer in class.

Thank you, guidance counselors!

Last week we celebrated our guidance department: Ms. Coughlin, Ms. Borges, Ms. Basara, and Mr. Brainard

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.



Multiplying Good held a bracelet making party

Bracelets will be sold during Kindness Week at the end of March. Proceeds will benefit Students Helping Honduras. Keep an eye out for our next bracelet party at the beginning of March!

World Traveler's Club Italy Trip Spring 2025

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.


Winter Sports

As the winter season is coming to a close we are watching and hoping that some of our teams will have a chance at making it to the playoffs! We have had some end of season action for some sports and for others we still have a few games of regular season to play. Our basketball teams have another week of games to play until we know about tournaments, but the excitement is there. Our wrestling, swim and track team have finished regular season events.

Boys Basketball- Our boys basketball team has a current record of 10-7 this season with three games left. We look forward to the action against DMA 2/15, and their home games 2/17 and 2/20 (Senior Night). We wish them good luck as they finish these regular season games and hope for some playoff action!

Girls Basketball- Our basketball girls have one home game left in their season (Senior Night) and one away game with a current record of 12-4. We look forward to these last two games and a (hopeful) playoff run for our red wolves!

Cheerleading- We truly appreciate both out JV and Varsity Cheerleaders for all their pep, encouragement and support at our home basketball games. The ladies have learned new cheers and found new ways to engage the crowd. Shout out to both the JV and Varsity squads!

Hockey-Our three hockey players are having a great time this season. Nunzio, Gannon, and Ethan play with members from the AI Tigers for a combined “Red Clay” team. Though the late night games our red wolves have showed their skills and have also showed their commitment to their education- they are true student-athletes. The team has one more game against DMA on Feb 23, come out and support!

Swim- Our swim team has ended their regular season with a record of 5-6. The team had a great season and many athletes have earned the chance to swim at the State meet (Feb 24). Individual qualifiers include: Evan Hawley, Brett Kennedy, Emil Lehmann, Aaron Stevens, Christopher Williamson, Kate Coughlin, Presley Lloyd and Alyssa Napier. Students heading to states for a relay include some from the previous list, additionally: Aidan Hawley, Mathieu Juhasz, Parker Nagle, Natalia Caraballo, Ava Napier, Leah Nuzzi and Caroline Villamagna. We are excited to see them at the state meet! Congratulations red wolves!

Track- Our Track and Field team ended their season with the DIAA State Championship Feb 3rd. Three of our athletes earned the chance to compete individually (Kayla Williams, Alyssa Napier and Sebastian Bergstrasser), we were also fortunate enter students in all of the relay events. This means that Conrad took 22 athletes to the meet to compete. The girls track and field team finished in 9th place at the meet. Scoring individually were Kayla Williams (2nd place- shot put) and Alyssa Napier (3rd place – 400m, and 7th place – 200m). Sebastian who was entered to run in the 3200m finished 10th . Congratulations to these athletes and all of those who participated in the relays for the team.

Before the meet student-athletes Ryan Williamson and Kayla Williams were honored with DIAA Academic awards for the work they put in on and off the track. Way to go red wolves!

Wrestling- Our wrestlers ended their regular season matches at the Cavalier Duals at Middletown HS. Our athletes went 2-2 with Middletown resulting in a big win (42-39) to end the day. At the meet JC Santos went 4-0 in his matches, Tommy Arms also went 4-0 in his matches, Lucca Smit went 3-1. Awesome performances for these three red wolves. Adding to the excitement, at the end of the match JC was named the tournaments “Most Outstanding Wrestler” – way to go JC! The team ends the regular season 9-5 and looks forwards to hearing about post season events.

Conrad Football Youth Summer Camp registration is now open. Students grades 3-8 are welcome to join. Information can be found on .

A look ahead to Spring sports

Students who are interested in a Spring sport should prepare now! Physicals and FamilyID must be completed in order to participate in tryouts.

Annual Conrad Quarter Auction

We are looking forward to you and your guests joining us at the 6th Annual Conrad Quarter Auction on Saturday, February 24th, at Millcreek Fire Hall! Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Baseball team, and we sincerely thank you for your support! Please click link below image to register.

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, January 18th at 6:00 in the Library.

Mark your calendars for Designer Bag Bingo Night 3/22

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. Spring sports are approaching! Please make sure to submit a physical and fill out FamilyID forms.


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

  • MS Girls Basketball- Coach Bolinski
  • MS Boys Basketball- Coach Williams
  • MS Cheerleading- Coach Logullo
  • MS Wrestling- Coach Brainard
  • HS Cheerleading -
  • HS Indoor Track -
  • HS Boys' Basketball -
  • HS Girls' Basketball -
  • HS Swimming -
  • HS Wrestling:

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

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