Washington Junior High students score top business proposals

Four student groups from Washington Junior High were surprised with Angel Investor Awards for having one of the top six business proposals on display at the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce Youth Entrepreneurship Club Expo. These students were among 70+ ...

Joliet School District 86 assistant Superintendent tapped as Illinois ASBO director

Tamara L. Mitchell, Assistant Superintendent of Business and Financial Services at Joliet Public Schools District 86, was officially instated onto the Illinois Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) Board of Directors at the Association’s 2019 Annual Conference and Exhibitions in ...

Joliet students receive music awards

Congratulations to the graduating eighth grade students who were recognized for their outstanding music achievement in Joliet Public Schools District 86. Over 1,500 students in grades 4th through 8th participated in the District 86 music program this school year.

JJC to offer summer programs for kids

This summer, Joliet Junior College’s Kids College is offering many fun and educational programs for children ages 3-17.

JTHS implements emergency E-Learning days for 2019-2020 School Year

The Joliet Township High School Board of Education approved a plan to implement Emergency E-Learning Days at the Board of Education meeting on May 21, 2019. The plan, developed by a committee of parents, teachers and administrators, will be implemented ...

Joliet Central Band to perform at Lincoln Center

The Joliet Central Symphonic Band was selected to perform a concert on Monday, March 23, 2020, at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' David Geffen Hall (formerly Avery Fisher Hall), home of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and ...

Joliet Public Schools retirees

Congratulations to the 25 employees who retired from Joliet Public Schools District 86 this year. A retirement celebration was held at the Haley Mansion to honor the individuals. Collectively, these employess worked in District 86 for a total of 569 ...

Joliet School District 86 host Arts Festival

Isaac Singleton Elementary School was transformed into an art gallery showcasing over 1,400 pieces of student artwork at the annual Joliet Public Schools District 86 Fine Arts Festival. The art show was coordinated by teachers Miranda Campbell, Jason Cuevas, Marisa ...

JTHS Transportation Center honors retiring district leader David Gray

Joliet Township High School Transportation Center staff honored retiring Director of Support Services David Gray on May 17, 2019 during a special reception that included changing the name of the Navistar Room at the Joliet Township Transportation Center to the ...

JTHS Congratulates 2019 Summa Cum Laude Graduates

Joliet Township High School congratulates the following seniors who will graduate Summa Cum Laude on May 31, 2019. Senior students who obtained this status earned a cumulative 4.00 grade point average or higher after seven semesters.

School District 86 students receive $1,000 college scholarships

The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce awarded 44 students, including 19 Joliet Public Schools District 86 students, from Joliet area schools with $1,000 college scholarships at the sixth annual Hawk Joliet Education Scholarship Banquet. Students in grades 4-8 who maintained ...

Joliet West welders take home top ranks

Joliet West High School STEM Academy students took home top ranks, including first place overall, at the High School Welding Competition held at Joliet Junior College on May 3, 2019. Nick Strasinich finished in first place, and both Max Duarte ...

Nearly 600 to graduate at JJC's 103rd annual commencement ceremony

Joliet Junior College will present degrees and certificates to nearly 600 students at its 103rd Annual Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 17. The event begins at 6 p.m. inside the Event Center at Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road.

JCHS 2019 Mr. and Ms. J

Joliet Central High School seniors Nathaniel Schultz and Kiara Brown were named Mr. and Ms. J for the 2018-2019 school year. Mr. and Ms. J is a tradition dating back to 1958, which recognizes the two high school seniors who ...

HBCU journalism and new media students

Chevrolet wants to invite HBCU journalism and new media students to apply for the 2019 Chevrolet Discover the Unexpected Fellowship (https://www.nnpa.org/chevydtu/online-application) in partnership with the National Newspaper Publishers Association.