Yamaha last week named Christine Adelmann as an honoree of the newly launched 40 Under 40 music education advocacy program.
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 students began returning to in-person learning on Jan. 25 and more in-person learning will continue through Feb. 16, according to district officials.
thetimesweekly.com Local data has shown that there is a sharp contrast between student and teacher demographics. In fact, a large gap currently exists between the percentages of students of color and teachers of color in Joliet’s schools. A scholarship opportunity ...
The Joliet West High School Students of the Month for February are Kelly Rappaport, Kiwanis; MariElena Rivera, Lions; Emma Athern, Rotary; Brookelyn Bonner, NAACP; and Inis Okogun, Alpha Kappa Alpha.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, Plainfield East High School Fine Arts Teacher Emily Tonon found a way to use student artwork to give back to the community. Tonon asked her students last spring to create a coloring page ...
The Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Patriot Readers program helps student readers improve their skills while providing a human connection during remote learning.
The Plainfield District 202 Board of Education will accept applications to fill a vacant Board of Education seat. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22,.
Santa visited Troy 30-C schools this month, including Troy Heritage Trail Elementary School, where families drove by to say hi to him and to tell him of their Christmas wishes.
In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, over 645 students throughout Joliet Public Schools District 86 participated in Hour of Code.
The Troy Community School District 30-C school board recently approved a collaboration between the district and the Joliet Public and Shorewood-Troy Libraries, that allows all Troy students who live in the library districts to more easily obtain a library card. ...
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 is "cautiously optimistic" about possibly returning to in-person learning sometime in the third quarter of the school year – if circumstances continue to improve.
District 202 and its food service provider Aramark have served more than 1.2 million free meals since school buildings were closed last spring. Aramark and District 202 began serving weekly meals in mid-March.
Dirksen Junior High School students were treated to a special visitor during their remote learning band class last week. Film Music Composer and Hufford Junior High graduate Jermaine Stegall joined the students in their Zoom from California.
The following Joliet Public Schools District 86 students were named Students of the Month for November.
From keeping students engaged during online learning to concerns about them slipping academically and making sure they show up for all remote classes, there are a host of potential pitfalls that can occur when students are not physically in school.