Academic scholarships available for Will County Students

The Will County Board is encouraging local high school students to apply for the 2017 Illinois Counties Association (ICA) Scholarships before the deadline on April 28. "This is a great opportunity for local Will County students to benefit from the ...

Eisenhower Academy taking applications

Eisenhower Academy, a Joliet Grade School District 86 magnet school, is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Eisenhower, recently named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School, accepts students in first through fifth grade who demonstrate average or above ...

Wood View Elementary School seeking guest readers for March 3

Wood View is looking for parent, staff and community volunteers who are interested in serving as guest readers on the Bolingbrook elementary school's Guest Reader Day Friday, March 3.

School is not just about test scores

It’s been said many times before, but I will say it again: school is not just about test scores.

VVSD encouraging teachers to share and connect

Classrooms throughout Valley View School District 365U will once again join school districts across the world in celebrating Digital Learning Day, a Feb. 23 event that promotes the use of digital devices, educational software, mobile apps and online resources in ...

Bolingbrook High students qualify for IHSA wrestling state finals

Two Bolingbrook High School wrestlers will compete for an IHSA Class 3A individual wrestling state championship in Champaign next weekend after finishing second in their respective weight classes at the Normal sectional Saturday.

Women's History Month luncheon set for Mar. 2

Software engineer Tracy Chou will be the featured speaker at the 4th Annual Women's History Month Community Luncheon on March 2 sponsored by JJC.

Bolingbrook's Brooks Middle School 1st semester honor roll

Congratulations to these student scholars who made the grade in Bolingbrook!

Campus news roundup

A local round up of news from schools around the greater Will County area.

Plainfield East honor student will attend science leader meeting

Stephanie Karas, a Senior at Plainfield East High school in Bolingbrook has been named a delegate of the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts. She will attend the conference from June 29th - July 1st this ...

Joliet Central Engineers Club developing prosthetic hand for young girl

Joliet Central STEM teacher Mr. Dale West's JC Engineers Club is currently in the beginning stages of developing a prosthetic hand in conjunction with e-Nable for a young girl. e-Nable is a gobal community collaborating to make free 3-D printed ...

Fundraiser will benefit Troy teacher with cancer

Friends and co-workers of Troy Shorewood Elementary School 4th grade teacher Kristin McGuire are holding a benefit for her on Sunday, March 5, 12-4 p.m. at Skooter’s Roadhouse in Shorewood.

Joliet District 86 Teachers named Great Teachers

Congratulations to the eight Joliet Public Schools District 86 teachers who were named 2017 Joliet Area Great Teachers by the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Twenty-one teachers were recognized at a banquet at the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate. ...

Senator Bertino-Tarrant hosting kids’ fair Feb. 20

The kids' fair will be held on Feb. 20 at Troy Middle School in Plainfield.

Plainfield board of education candidates’ forum set for Feb. 23

Voters are invited to attend a District 202 school board candidates forum set for Feb. 23 in Plainfield.