Renowned educator teaches at Joliet West High School for a day

Blaine Ray, an internationally known founder of Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling® (TPRS), not only agreed to mentor Joliet West Spanish teacher Tammy Hunsaker in pursuing TPRS certification, but also visited her classroom.

District 202 teachers approve new contract

District 202 and the Association of Plainfield Teachers are happy to announce that APT membership today ratified the tentative agreement presented to membership on October 25, 2017.

Plainfield Foundation for Excellence seeking alumni hall of fame nominees

Nominations are being accepted for the eighth annual induction into the Plainfield Foundation for Excellence Alumni Hall of Fame.

Irene King Elementary School hosts McTeacher's Night

Irene King Elementary School in District 365U held its annual McTeacher's Night on October 26th, at the Romeoville McDonald's and hit it out of the park.

Smash, compost your Halloween pumpkins at Plainfield middle school this weekend

Smash and recycle Halloween jack-o’-lanterns and pumpkins and help the environment on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Ira Jones Middle School, 15320 Wallin Drive.

Plainfield high school stages come alive this fall

Support live theater with a trip this fall to see a performance staged by one or all of the Plainfield High School's drama departments.

State Rep. to help make college affordable

With the cost of higher education continuing to rise, state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., Elwood, will help residents receive the financial assistance they need to pay for their schooling at a College Financial Aid Information Session on Monday, Nov. 13 ...

Joliet school celebrates national principals month

The Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors recognized the month of October as National Principals Month.

“Jay it Forward” changes lives of JTHS students

On September 25th, Jay it Forward took 28 Joliet Township High School seniors from the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor 2.0 Program on a back-to-school shopping spree at Buckle in the Orland Square Mall.

Plainfield District 202 reaches tentative teacher contract agreement

Plainfield School District 202 has announced that its reached a tentative agreement to addresses key concerns of both the APT and the district, including several issues raised at the October 18, 2017 special Board of Education meeting.

Shorewood Lions Club recognizes students of the month

The Shorewood Lions Club recognized Troy Community School District 30-C September Students of the Month at the school district’s October school board meeting.

JJC Library Participating in National Novel Writing Month in Nov.

All aspiring novelists are invited to participate in National Novel Writing Month’s (NaNoWriMo) “Come Write In” events at the Joliet Junior College Library (second floor of A-Building) this November on the Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Rd. in Joliet.

Plainfield Central PTSO helping families in need

The Plainfield High School-Central Campus Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) is collecting monetary donations for its 25th annual Christmas drive for District 202-area families in need.

Joliet District 86 School Board approved new teacher contract

The Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors approved a new two-year contract for the Council #86 of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 604.

Grants available to help HS juniors broaden academic horizons

District 202 high school juniors once again have the chance to broaden their academic horizons with the help of a special grant to help pay for a summer extended learning experience.