Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

Hufford Junior High School

Hufford Junior High School

Principal: Kyle Sartain

1125 North Larkin Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435-3487

Phone: (815) 725-3540
Fax: (815) 744-5974

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Hufford Junior High School

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School Hours

Start Time 8:00 am
Regular Dismissal 2:50 pm
School Improvement Day Dismissal 11:40 am

MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL
 

Sartain_125x148Hufford Junior High School is the largest school in District 86 with approximately 1,100 students. We offer educational experiences to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. Hufford Jr. High School also has a magnet school component, the Individual Education School, with a focus on the 4 R’s: Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, and Responsiveness. In addition to our General Education Programs, we accommodate student needs through a continuum of Special Education Programs taught in an inclusion setting. Additionally, we use a prescriptive approach to meet the individual needs of students through our Response to Intervention Initiative (RtI).

Core subjects include Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science. Art, Music, Speech, Technology Lab, Math Lab, Character Education, Health, and PE compliment the core subjects. Accelerated classes are offered at every grade level to maximize opportunities for all students. Our Band, Orchestra, and Choir Programs are among the finest in Illinois and are a source of pride for our Hufford Jr. High School Community.

After-school programs offer both athletic and academic opportunities as well as enrichment activities. The Sports Program includes Girls and Boys Cross Country; Girls and Boys Basketball; Boys Wrestling; Girls Volleyball; and Girls and Boys Soccer. Tutoring, Scholastic Bowl, Fan Club, Chess Club, Art Club, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, and Builders Club are just a few of the activities offered to our students to help them grow and become strong independent thinkers ready for the future.

News

Valentines

Students Make Valentines for Veterans

Students throughout District 86 made hundreds of Valentine's Day cards and letters for veterans and those serving in the military.

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Teachers Named Joliet Chamber Great Teachers

Congratulations to the eight District 86 teachers who were named 2017 Joliet Area Great Teachers by the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce.

Events

Feb

21

Hufford Scholastic Bowl @ Dirksen 4:00 pm
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February 21, 2017

All Day Event

Hufford Scholastic Bowl @ Dirksen 4:00 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

21

Hufford Wrestling @ Lisle 4:30 pm
Event's details
February 21, 2017

All Day Event

Hufford Wrestling @ Lisle 4:30 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

21

Hufford Volleyball @ Dirksen 4:15 pm
Event's details
February 21, 2017

All Day Event

Hufford Volleyball @ Dirksen 4:15 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

21

Hufford Robotics 3:00-4:30 pm4
Event's details
February 21, 2017

All Day Event

Hufford Robotics 3:00-4:30 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

22

Hufford Volleyball @ ICS 4:30 pm
Event's details
February 22, 2017

All Day Event

Hufford Volleyball @ ICS 4:30 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

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