U.S. Army Private surprises Troy School brother

Troy Shorewood Elementary School student Torreon Jeffries recently received a surprise visit from his sister, U.S. Army Reserves Private First Class Aaliyah Robinson.

St. Joseph Academy holds Open House for Catholic Schools Week

St. Joseph Academy, a private independent school in the Catholic and Montessori traditions, invites the public to an Open House on Sunday, January 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in honor of Catholic Schools Week. Founded in 2010, the ...

Financial Aid completion night

Junior College will hold a series of Financial Aid Completion Nights this year at its Main and Romeoville campuses. The first session is Thursday, Jan. 23 at Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road, in rooms T-2025 and T-2028. The next session ...

Shorewood Lions Club recognizes Troy 30-C Dec 2019 Students of the Month

The Shorewood Lions Club recognized its Troy Community School District 30-C December 2019 Students of the Month at the school district's January school board meeting.

Five USF programs recognized in 2020 U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released its 2020 Best Online Programs rankings and the University of St. Francis (USF) is proud to announce that five of its online programs were recognized in the publication. Recognized USF programs included:

Jonas Salk Elementary named National ESEA Distinguished School

Jonas Salk Elementary School in Bolingbrook is one of just 73 U.S. schools named a 2019 National ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) Distinguished School for the extraordinary success of their students. “At Jonas Salk Elementary School, we welcome all ...

JJC Board of Trustee vacancy

Junior College is seeking a dynamic individual to positively impact students and build a better future for our community as a member of the Board of Trustees. Those interested in filling a recent vacancy on the Board are encouraged to ...

Plainfield South 2020 Hall of Fame induction

Plainfield South High School will honor two individuals and one team at its second Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2020 in the main gymnasium, 7800 W. Caton Farm Road.

Scholarships for income eligible students

Will County Center for Community Concerns scholarship opportunity for students pursuing higher education in 2020 The Will County Center for Community Concerns is offering a limited number of $1,000 scholarships to income‐eligible residents of Will County. Scholarship funding is provided ...

Joliet School Dist. 86 honor roll list

Congratulations to the students at Joliet Public Schools District 86 schools who made the honor roll list for the 1st Trimester of the 2019-2020 school year.

Troy Speech Team members receive Judges' Choice Awards

Twelve members of the Troy Middle School Speech Team and one of the William B. Orenic Intermediate School Speech Team received Judges' Choice Awards in individual or group categories at the IESA State Speech Contest recently held at Minooka Junior ...

Plainfield District 202 approves $201.7 million 2019 property tax levy

Plainfield – District 202 will ask the Will and Kendall County clerks for $201,675,896 in local property taxes (including bond and interest) through the district’s 2019 levy – about $4,384,570 or 2.2 percent more than last year’s levy. The District ...

Joliet Central speech team Places at invitational competition

The Joliet Central Speech Team took 3rd Place overall in their first invitational on Dec. 7, 2019 at Morris Community High School. Diana Martinez was tournament champion in Poetry and 4th Place in Prose. Triston Smith was 3rdin Informative speaking, ...

JJC to host Free session on Irrigation systems

Two upcoming workshops at Joliet Junior College will provide community members with information on how to install solar panels and irrigation systems. Both workshops, which are free but do require registration, will be held in T-Building at Main Campus.

Students receive superintendent awards

Congratulations to the Joliet Public Schools District 86 students who received the Superintendent’s Award for the first trimester of the 2019-2020 school year. Only one student from each District 86 school was selected for this honor. Superintendent Dr. Theresa Rouse, ...