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

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Students Receive $1,000 College Scholarships

Congratulations to the 19 District 86 students who received $1,000 scholarships at the Hawk Joliet Education Scholarship Banquet.

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Board Members Take Oath of Office

Congratulations to Jeffrey Pritz, Gwendolyn Ulmer, and Anthony Contos who were re-elected to the District 86 Board of School Inspectors.

Events

May

29

Memorial Day - No School
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May 29, 2017

All Day Event

Memorial Day - No School
 
(All Day Event)

May

31

8th Grade Graduation
Event's details
May 31, 2017

Time:01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

8th Grade Graduation
 
(01:30 PM - 03:00 PM)

Jun

01

Fourth Quarter Ends
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June 01, 2017

All Day Event

Fourth Quarter Ends
 
(All Day Event)

Jun

01

School Improvement Day - No PM Class
Event's details
June 01, 2017

All Day Event

School Improvement Day - No PM Class
 
(All Day Event)

Jun

01

Last Day of School
Event's details
June 01, 2017

All Day Event

The last day of school for students is June 1, 2017.
 
(All Day Event)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

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