Student winners named at Joliet District 86 spelling bee

After 14 rounds of spelling, Pershing Elementary fifth-grade student Isabella Hebrard-Flores took home the first place trophy at the Joliet Public Schools District 86 Elementary School Spelling Bee Contest. Adriel Perez Cortes from Carl Sandburg Elementary and Nicholas Parise II ...

JTHS Student Ambassadors and Bridge Builder

Joliet Township High School Board of Education members received words of appreciation from Student Ambassadors Matthew Hernandez , Kasey Lyn, Yanni Ovalle, and Lydia Richardson and Bridge Builder Lorraine Guerrero Neumayer at the Nov. 12 board meeting. To recognize the ...

The Betty Mahone 26th Annual Black College Fair

Sunday, November 10, 2019 2:00pm-4:00pm Hosted By: Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church

Joliet Public Schools Dist 86 board members honored

Congratulations to Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors (from left to right) Gwendolyn Ulmer, Tonya Roberts, and Deborah Ziech who were recently recognized by the Illinois Association of School Boards. The three school board members were honored ...

Joliet Mayor visits Taft students

Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk recently visited with third grade students at Taft Elementary School. The students were learning about communities within Illinois in social science and gained a better understanding on how the city of the Joliet works.

Alumni Spotlight: Entrepreneur Lishers Mahone III (Joliet Central Class of 1994)

When Joliet Central High School alumnus Lishers Mahone III first began his career at the car-rental company Enterprise nearly 20 years ago, he could not have imagined the amazing work he is doing now, leading the Atlanta Entertainment Division on ...

District 202 schools high marks on 2019 state report card

Plainfield – All 28 District 202 schools tested last spring on the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) state achievement exam have been designated as either “Exemplary” or “Commendable” under the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA.) The ESSA is the federal ...

Joliet Grade School welcomed new Principals for a Day

Joliet Public Schools District 86 welcomed community and business members into elementary and junior high schools for the District’s 16th annual Principal for a Day Celebration. “Honorary” principals shadowed the school principals and helped with student arrival, morning announcements, visiting ...

Eisenhower student wins first place in Joliet Fire Department Contest

Congratulations to Eisenhower Academy student Angelina Schliessman (shown in attached photo with Joliet Fire Department Chief Joe Formhals) who was the first place, fifth grade winner of the 2019 Joliet Fire Department Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest. The first place ...

Smithsonian ‘Outbreak’ exhibition spreads to Lewis University

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History’s “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World” exhibition will be on display from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. October 21-23 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery on Lewis University’s main campus in ...

JJC launching Medical assisting program in spring 2020

Joliet Junior College is now enrolling students for spring 2020 in its new medical assisting program, a one-year certificate pathway that’s serving a growing need in the healthcare industry.

Joliet Public schools district 86 employees recognized

Congratulations to the 165 Joliet Public Schools District 86 who were honored by the Board of School Inspectors with longevity awards. The awards were presented to employees for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years of service. ...

Skilled Trades Fair Oct. 17

The Skilled Trades Career Fair is a great opportunity for JJC students, alumni and community members to meet and network with local employers in the manufacturing, HVAC, engineering and other skilled trades fields.

Community Schools Initiative

A key component of the Mission and Vision of Valley View School District is to initiate and develop partnerships with organizations that serve the VVSD community. Goal 4, Strategy 7 of the VVSD Strategic Plan states: We will build reciprocal ...

JTHS Orchestra Festival Day Friday at JWHS

The Joliet Township High School Orchestra invites the public to attend the Orchestra Festival Day on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 6:00PM, in the Joliet West High School Auditorium located at 401 N. Larkin Avenue in Joliet.