Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

Hufford Junior High School

Hufford Junior High School

Principal: Pam Surprenant

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
PAM SURPRENANT

Hufford 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

CAMP EXPLORE & CAMP STEAM

There is no summer school on Thursday, July 2, 2015.

Registration Schedule / Horario de inscripción

June 15, 2015 - July 16, 2015 Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Thursdays: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. There will be no registration...

Events

Jul

06

Fifth Week of Summer School
Event's details
July 06, 2015-July 09, 2015

Time:08:30 AM - 03:15 PM

Summer School
 
(08:30 AM - 03:15 PM)

Jul

13

Sixth Week of Summer School
Event's details
July 13, 2015-July 16, 2015

Time:08:30 AM - 03:15 PM

Summer School
 
(08:30 AM - 03:15 PM)

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