Registration is underway for the <http://www.jolietymca.org/branches/avery.php> Galowich Family YMCA's Kidz Zone program, which provides before and after school recreational programs for students, kindergarten through eighth grade, in Plainfield, Joliet, Minooka and Troy elementary schools.Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 July 2012 16:34
Mark your calendar for the Annual St. Mary Nativity Parish Picnic on Sunday July 1, 2012 at St. Joseph Park, Raynor and Theodore St. Joliet from Noon until 9:00 pm.
The picnic festivities begin with a Polka Mass on Sunday, July 1 at 10:30 am in the Church, followed by a day of sunshine and fun at St. Joseph Park. There will be plenty of great food, refreshments, bingo, children’s games and music by Bruce Korosa (12:00-4:00pm) and Class VI Band (5:00 -9:00pm)Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 June 2012 14:23
Wood View Elementary School students, staff and parents raised over $3,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society during their Pasta For Pennies Fundraiser.Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 13:51
The Troy Educational Foundation gave nine teachers educational grants at the school district’s regular board meeting recently. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Chair, as well as board members, Amy Dow and Molly Babyak presented the winners to the school board. Troy School District Board President Tony Andreano thanked the group for its efforts and supporting the school.Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 13:47
The women of the GFWC IL Plainfield Junior Woman’s Club (PJWC) are presenting their first annual PJWC High School Scholarship recipients. PJWC is dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. To honor the contribution of student volunteers, PJWC has established scholarships for a graduating, college bound female student.Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 13:45
A summer aviation camp for high school students will held June 18-22 on Lewis University’s Main Campus in Romeoville. Participants will have the opportunity to fly in Cessna 172s each day, take a behind-the-scenes tour of O’Hare Airport, participate in various aviation classes, use flight simulators and learn about the aviation industry from current professionals in aviation.Last Updated on Thursday, 24 May 2012 08:23
JWHS Senior Matt Koran Receives IHSA All-State Academic Team Honorable Mention Joliet West High School senior Matt Koran recently received an honorable mention for the IHSA All-State Academic Team. Koran was of 50 student-athletes chosen and is a three-sport varsity athlete who has earned all-conference during the past six seasons.Last Updated on Thursday, 24 May 2012 08:24
ComEd hosted a pep rally for three local students who will represent DuPage, Will and suburban Cook counties at the National Spelling Bee Finals in Washington, D.C. During the rally, held rece employees and elected officials from their hometowns wished them good luck leading up to the national competition later this month.Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 May 2012 11:28
St. Mary Nativity Catholic School 4th grader wins 3rd place in Will County Tar Wars Poster Contest. Allison Pillish, grade 4, of St. Mary Nativity School won third place in the Will County Tar Wars Poster contest, which is hosted by the Will County Health Department. The contest helps children to recognize the importance of not using tobacco. She won a $25 Wal-Mart gift card, and advances on to the Illinois state contest.
Last Updated on Monday, 21 May 2012 15:51
Over 30 Joliet West High School students competed at the 27th annual Illinois State History Fair Exposition recently at the Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Ill. The students advanced to the State History Fair and presented exhibit boards, research papers and documentaries after qualifying at the recent Northern Illinois University History Fair.Last Updated on Monday, 21 May 2012 15:49
Prizes include electronics, gift cards
Last year approximately 4,000 children, teens, and adults participated in Joliet Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program, an event intended to promote literacy and encourage a love of reading!Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 May 2012 14:10