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

Magnet Schools Accepting Applications

Joliet Public Schools District 86 magnet schools are now accepting student applications for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.

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Visitation & Aid Society Provides Food for Families

Thank you to the Visitation & Aid Society of Joliet for providing groceries for several District 86 families for Thanksgiving.​

Events

Jan

30

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
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January 30, 2015

All Day Event

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

11

Regular Meeting of the Board of School Inspectors
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February 11, 2015

All Day Event

Regular Meeting of the Board of School Inspectors
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

13

Institute Day - No School for Students
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February 13, 2015

All Day Event

Institute Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

16

Presidents' Day - No School
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February 16, 2015

All Day Event

Presidents' Day - No School
 
(All Day Event)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

Our schools, as partners with our children's parents and with the community, will create a safe and positive environment in which all students will learn and develop to their greatest potential. All students will be empowered to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens and caring members of their communities.

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