See solar eclipse at JJC

For the first time in 40 years, a solar eclipse will be visible from all of North America, and Joliet Junior College is offering students and area residents a chance to view this incredible event safely on Aug. 21 outside ...

State senate overrides Rauner education funding bill veto

On Sunday, the Illinois Senate voted to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1 (SB-1).

JTHS students earn honors

Joliet Township High School is proud to announce the success of its students who took the College Board's Advanced Placement Program(r) (AP(r)) Exam last spring. Seventy-eight students earned the recognition of AP Scholar, twenty-nine earned AP Scholar with Honor, twelve ...

Lewis University ranked sixth in 20 best online masters in Cyber Security for 2017

Romeoville— Lewis University’s Master of Science in Computer Science with a Concentration in Cyber Security was ranked sixth among the 20 Best Online Masters in Cyber Security for 2017 by CyberSecurityDegrees.com. For CSD’s annual ranking of the best online masters ...

JJC State of the College Address

JJC will host its second annual State of the College event on Thursday, Aug. 10, to share information regarding institutional initiatives and progress over the past year. The event will begin with remarks by Board Chairman Bob Wunderlich, followed by ...

Plainfield School District hosting used lap top sale Saturday

The used 14" Dell laptops will cost $100 and include 300 GB hard drives, i5 Intel processors and a power adapter.

Back-to-School-Blast 6th annual fun in the park set for Aug. 12

The Back-to-School Blast returns to Joliet’s Nowell Park on August 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. sponsored by The Times Weekly Newspaper, Joliet Park District and Shiloh Baptist Church.

Record-high 376 District 202 students named 2017 AP Scholars

A record-high 376 District 202 high school graduates and current students were named 2017 AP Scholars based on their performance on the Advanced Placement exams given during the 2016-2017 school year.

Troy 30-C Schools unveils breakfast program

Troy Community School District 30-C will begin offering breakfast for its students with at the start of the 2017-2018 school year in August.

New venue for Joliet East 40th reunion

The Joliet East High School Class of 1977 reunion committee has changed locations to Gatto’s Italian Restaurant and Bar to celebrate their 40th class reunion on Saturday, August 19, 2017. The time is the same with cocktails at 6:00 pm ...

Joliet West High School Class of 1972 45th Reunion

The Joliet West High School Class of 1972 will celebrate its 45th class reunion on Saturday, August 26, 2017 with a morning golf outing and an evening party at the Jacob Henry Mansion, located at 20 S Eastern Avenue in ...

School supplies being collected for Will County Students

Joliet - State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, is asking local residents to donate school supplies to help students in need. Walsh will collect supplies for the Will County Back to School Fair coordinated by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet. ...

JTHS Orchestra Director receives Meemic Foundation Grant

Joliet Township High School Orchestra Director Peter Lipari was recently selected by the Meemic Foundation for the Future of Education to receive a 2017 Back to School Supplies for Your Classroom gran

USF hosting character education conference

Joliet - The College of Education at the University of St. Francis and the Will County Character Coalition will honor the 2017 Illinois Schools of Character at the Character Education for the Next Generation Conference on July 21, 2017 at ...

JJC nursing scores exceed state, national averages

Joliet Junior College nursing graduates exceeded national and state averages for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in 2016, according to Mary Magruder, JJC professor and chair of the Nursing Department. Every student who took the NCLEX-PN passed, giving JJC ...