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Plainfield: Record-high District 202 students named 2018 AP Scholars

Thetimesweekly.com Plainfield – A record-high 395 District 202 high school graduates and current students have been named 2018 AP Scholars based on their performance on the Advanced Placement exams given during the 2017-2018 school year. This year’s 395 AP Scholars ...

National Hook Up, Zonta Club host Academy Students

On July 19, the National Hook Up Of Black Women, Inc., Joliet Chapter, & the Zonta Club of Joliet hosted a special lunch presentation for JTHS Summer Academy students. The inspiring presentation, delivered by Pastor Curtis Bryant, focused on the ...

Joliet D-86 board agrees on land purchase

The Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of Education is acquiring added land for its campus site at Dirksen Junior High and Thigpen Elementary schools. The purchase of the lot at 209 S. Midland Ave. resulted after a 6-0 vote. ...

Back to school fair

The new school year is just a couple months away. The first day of classes is August 16th! With that in mind, we are happy to let you know that the Joliet Diocese Catholic Charities will host its 26th Annual ...

Joliet West High School Football 2018 ticket pre-sale information

The following football games for the 2018 season will be pre-sale only. Ticket Prices are $4 for adults and $2 for students/children. August 31, 2018 v Oswego East (Varsity game only)-6:30pm September 15, 2018 v Oswego (Sophomore & Varsity Game)-10:30am/1:00pm ...

Joliet Grade School staff retirements

Congratulations to the 41 employees who retired from Joliet Public Schools District 86 this year. A retirement celebration was recently held at the St. George Serbian Social Center to honor the retirees. Collectively, these employess worked in District 86 for ...

Plainfield parks no smoking

Thetimesweekly.com The Plainfield Park District Board recently voted to make all of their park facilities completely tobacco-free. And as Community Health Educators Amrita Raghuraman and Shree Woods from the Will County Health Department pointed out, students from Plainfield District 202's ...

School District 202 proposed FY 19 operating budget

Plainfield District 202 officials expect 2018-19 operating budget revenues to outpace expenses by about $7.6 million or about 3 percent, thanks in part to the new state funding formula, according to the proposed 2018-19 budget. The Plainfield District 202 Board ...

Romeoville High class of 1988 invited to 30th reunion

The Romeoville High School Class of 1988 will celebrate their 30th class reunion on August 4, 2018. All graduates are welcome at Nevin’s Brewing Company in Plainfield for a casual evening of 80’s music, mingling, memories, and catching up with ...

Grant to Assist Student-Parents

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Joliet Junior College $89,769 in grant funding to assist 20 low-income student-parents with childcare expenses. The amount is for Fiscal Year 2018, and is anticipated to be distributed each year over a four-year ...

Troy Preschool program offers busing

The Troy Community School District 30-C Preschool Program will offer busing for parents who request it beginning with the 2018-2019 school year.

Joliet Central 25th reunion class of 1993

Steelmen invited to 25th reunion for Joliet Central Class of 1993 set for June 2018 The Joliet Central Class of 1993 is cordially invited to their 25th reunion on Saturday, June 23, 2018, which will begin with a morning tour ...

School safety: Officers placed at all Joliet schools?

As the school year came to an end for students in Joliet earlier this month, Mayor Bob O’Dekirk addressed questions circling the subject of safety. “Unfortunately, as the year went on, school safety became a bigger and bigger issue in ...

Joliet students recognized at Slammers game

Joliet Public Schools District 86 kicked-off the 16th year of Joliet Reads, a community reading campaign to promote literacy, at a recent Joliet Slammers baseball game. Thirty District 86 students were recognized as the winners of the annual Joliet Reads ...

Joliet East High School Kingsmen celebration

The ultimate #KingsmenForever themed-celebration is being presented by the Joliet Area Historical Museum in partnership with the JTHS Alumni Association on Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 6:00-11:00p.m. The party will be held on the museum's popular rooftop area as well ...