Troy Schools ‘Coffee with the Superintendent’

Troy Community School District 30-C will host "Coffee with the Superintendent" on Thursday, May 11, 9-10 a.m. at the District Office, 5800 W. Theodore Street, Door 10, behind Troy Middle School.

High School YESS Mental Health Services grant

After learning that valuable mental health services for Joliet Township High School students were in jeopardy, Will County Center for Community Concerns Community Services Director Belithia Johnson knew something had to be done. Partnering with the District, Johnson received a ...

Educator helps empower Black girls with mentorship

At 90 years young, educator Dr. Joyce Clark says she's just getting started in her mission to help save Black girls and boys. With the launch of Sister-Friend Intergenerational Mentorship Program, Clark is hoping to empower girls of African ancestry ...

Valley view students win art & writing awards

Three Valley View School District 365U students have earned prestigious 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing regional awards for their poetry writing. Brooks Middle School 8th grader Kayla O’Bryant won a Gold Key, fellow Brooks 8th grader Emily Sanchez secured two ...

Joliet named Tree City USA for 26th year

The National Arbor Day Foundation recently recognized the City of Joliet as “Tree City USA” for the 26th consecutive year.

Joliet West High class of 2007 10th anniversary reunion

The Joliet West High School Class of 2007 celebrates its 10th class reunion on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 7pm until 11pm at Mc Bride’s on 52, located on 2727 W Jefferson St in Joliet. Returning alumni will enjoy this ...

Joliet School District 86 parents demand action on bullying

Joliet - The District 86 Board of School Inspectors held a meeting recently to address concerns parents have about bullying in the Joliet district. Dozens of parents and community members attended the meeting at the JFK Administrative Center to learn ...

White Oak Library hosting Earth Day event

April 22 is Earth Day and the White Oak Library is hosting an event to help honor the day and clean up the environment.

Students get a glimpse at Student Interest Day

Hermansen Elementary School students went home from school recently with a new perspective after attending Student Interest Day activities. Nearly two dozen community members, parents and some school personnel volunteered their time to provide 3rd through 5th graders with unique ...

Lockport resident pledges to perform 10 months of national service

Jaylandt Gilmer of Lockport, IL is one of 126 men and women pledging to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 23rd class of the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program. As a ...

JJC hosting resource fair for vets

Joliet Junior College is hosting a resource fair for veterans of all ages on May 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet in the C-Concourse, in front of the Veterans Center. ...

Shorewood Lions Club recognizes Troy Students of the Month

The Shorewood Lions Club recognized Troy Community School District 30-C February Students of the Month at the school district’s March school board meeting.

Troy Middle School students advance to MathCON Finals

Two Troy Middle School students will be advancing to the 2017 MathCON Midwest Regional Finals in April, and four were named alternates, after excelling in the MathCON preliminary assessments in March.

Computational Lab adds Paul and Kathleen Kaiser to its name

Lewis University dedicated a computational science lab in honor of Paul and Kathleen Kaiser on March 14. The lab is housed in the Science Center on the main campus and will provide new opportunities for students of multiple disciplines to ...

STEM fair winners

Winners in the VVSD Middle School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Fair were: