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Joliet West High School Speech Team named tournament champions

Another huge win for the Tigers following a first place win at the Thornwood Tournament. The Joliet West High School Speech Team were named Tournament Champions at the Santaburg-Oaklaus Tournament on December 8, 2018 at Oak Lawn Community High School. ...

Forest Park I.E. and JJC students give back this holiday

More than 50 third grade students from Forest Park Individual Education (I.E.) School and the Joliet Junior College Baseball Team worked together to make Christmas decorations and ornaments. The Forest Park students were thrilled to have the student athletes visit ...

Irene King Elementary teachers make the grade

Local teachers serve students and families on McTeacher's Night to raise money for school field trips and assemblies. Romeoville| Irene King Elementary School students gave teachers an A-plus on their fundraising efforts to support the School’s third McTeacher’s Night. Teachers ...

Joliet Central Speech Team place in top 3

The Joliet Central High School Speech team took 3rd place out of 12 schools at the Morris High School Speech Tournament on December 1, 2018. Central’s team was led by senior Hanna Hagerty who was a double tournament champion in ...

Joliet Central hosts Preview Days

Joliet Central High School hosts Human Services and Arts & Communication Preview Days From November 7th to the 14th, Joliet Central High School's Academy Coordinator Mike Lutz and librarian David Jones held Academy Preview Days for Joliet Central students featuring ...

American Legion honors VVSD Transportation for hiring veterans

Veterans’ Day has special meaning among the VVSD staff members in the Transportation Department. Several of the bus drivers and mechanics are veterans and were honored at breakfast on Nov. 9.

Top college students in Illinois

Ashlei N. Ross of Plainfield, Illinois, a senior at Northeastern Illinois University, was recognized as one of the top college students in Illinois by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois during the annual Student Laureate ceremony November 17 at the Old ...

Joliet Public Schools district 86 board members day

Joliet Public Schools District 86 celebrated Illinois School Board Members Day on November 15, 2018. The day was an opportunity to honor those citizens across the state of Illinois who volunteer their time and energy for the successful education of ...

Black college fair celebrates 25 years

The Betty Mahone Black College Fair has grown over the years in more ways than one. “It has been inspiring to see so many people from our community come together each year to share their success and help others,” said ...

JJC awarded $40,000 to supports girls STEM projects

Selected projects to reach more than 18,000 students nationwide in grade 6 through college Constellation awarded Joliet Jr. College $40,000 in E2 Energy to Educate grants for student projects focusing on energy science, technology and education. The grant program is ...

Plainfield School District designated as exemplary

Plainfield - Twenty-seven of the 28 District 202 schools that took the state assessment last spring were designated as either "Exemplary" or "Commendable" as measured by the new "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA). Dr. Glenn Wood, assistant superintendent for curriculum ...

Joliet Central Alumni Spotlight

Joliet Central’s Class of 1985 alumnus Ken Strickland is NBC’s vice president and Washington, DC Bureau Chief. After starting off as an associate producer at Dateline in 1995, he worked his way up the ranks, and now leads NBC’s editorial ...

Down Syndrome Awareness

John F. Kennedy Middle School 7th grader Regan Reinertson poses with a sign for Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

Walker’s Grove school pumpkin math

Walker's Grove Elementary School first grader Eva Escobedo pulls out pumpkin "guts" during the pumpkin math activity in Mary Kay Gutrich's class on Monday, October 29, 2018.

Sanchez Elementary teachers make the grade

Sanchez Elementary School students gave teachers an A-plus on their fundraising efforts to support the School's PTO. Teachers from Joliet School District 86 volunteered behind the counter on Wednesday, October 17th at the McDonald's located on Broadway St. The teachers ...

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