Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

Hufford Junior High School

Hufford Junior High School

Interim 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
 

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

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Visitation & Aid Society of Joliet Donates Thanksgiving Meals

Thank you to all the Visitation & Aid Society volunteers who shopped for Thanksgiving food items for nearly 100 of our families.

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Junior High Spelling Bee Winners Recognized

Congratulations to our Junior High Spelling Bee Winners! The students will compete in the Will County Spelling Contest in the Spring.

Events

Dec

08

Hufford IE Field Trip Holocaust Museum
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December 08, 2016

All Day Event

Hufford IE Field Trip Holocaust Museum
 
(All Day Event)

Dec

08

Hufford Boys Basketball @ Brooks 4:15 pm
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December 08, 2016

All Day Event

Hufford Boys Basketball @ Brooks 4:15 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Dec

12

Hufford STEM Club 3:00-4:30 pm5
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December 12, 2016

All Day Event

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

Dec

12

Hufford Builders Club 3:00-4:00 pm1
Event's details
December 12, 2016

All Day Event

Hufford Builders Club 3:00-4:00 pm
 
(All Day Event)

Dec

12

Hufford Chess Club 3:00-4:00 pm5
Event's details
December 12, 2016

All Day Event

Hufford Chess Club 3:00-4:00 pm
 
(All Day Event)

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