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JTHS Board of Education hires new superintendent

Dr. Karla Guseman was named as Joliet Township High School’s next Superintendent by the Board of Education at the February 11 meeting. Dr. Guseman is JTHS’ second female Superintendent in District history.

Fans can secure free Chicagoland 400 tickets

Joliet - Chicagoland Speedway announced that fans who purchase tickets for the Chicagoland 400 (June 21, 2020) using the code DAYTONA2020 have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a ticket refund if two-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch or seven-time ...

Joliet man shot on west side dies

Joliet - Javontae W. Gray (22, Joliet) was arrested and transported to the Will County Jail for the offenses of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, Obstructing Justice, and Obstructing a Peace Officer. Rasean L. Stokes ...

Teacher’s basketball skills help students

Congratulations to the Washington Junior High Quadrant Basketball Team for winning the 7th annual Joliet Grade Schools Foundation for Educational Excellence “Hoops for D86” fundraiser. Members of the winning team included: Victoria Green (Edna Keith Elementary), Timothy Jones (Eisenhower Academy), ...

JTHS teachers receive 2020 Joliet Chamber Great Teacher Award

The teachers were selected from an extensive list of educators from the Joliet area Three Joliet Township High School teachers were selected to receive the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Joliet Area Great Teachers Award in a special ...

Garbage collection, closures the week of Feb. 17

The week of February 17, 2020 will have regularly scheduled garbage and recycling pick up. The Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 17, 2020 will not impact Waste Management's schedule.

Joliet crime report shows shooting incidents up while violent crimes down

To inform the public of work the Joliet Police Department is doing to police crime and promote safety, officials with the city of Joliet were presented with an annual report of crime statistics. Police Chief Al Roechner presented to members ...

Joliet Township High School Congratulates the Students of the Month for February

Joliet Central High School Students of the Month for February are Matthew Hernandez, Kiwanis Club; Martina Lohmar, Rotary Club; Kasandra De La Luz, Lions Club; Precious Brown, NAACP; and Kaaliyah Anderson, AKA. Joliet West High School Students of the Month ...

JTHS Alumni Spotlight: Ranisah Brown, Social Worker and Bridge Builder

Career & Education At-a-Glance • Northern University • University St. Francis - Bachelor/Master of Social Work • University of St. Francis- Forensic Social Work • University of St. Francis- Master’s in Health Administration Ranisah Brown, Joliet Central Class of 2000, ...

Joliet Area Restaurant Week returns with great deals, and Chance to Win $1,000 in Local Restaurant Gift Cards

The 2020 Joliet Area Restaurant Week kicks off on Saturday, February 1st. The event lasts until February 13, featuring deals in 27 total restaurants in Joliet, Lemont, Lockport, Shorewood, Bolingbrook and Morris. Each restaurant special purchase earns a visitor a ...

JTHS Bridge Builder Spotlight: Erica Holmes, Entrepreneur and Servant Leader

Career & Education At-a-Glance • Joliet Junior College • Northwestern University • Old Dominion University • OPS Manager for Integrity Staffing • Owner of SimJonKi Consulting Enterprise, Computer/Financial Consulting Firm Joliet Central High School Bridge Builder Erica Holmes can be ...

Joliet West Speech Team wins fourth consecutive conference championship

The Joliet West Speech Team won its fourth consecutive conference championship title on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the SPC Conference tournament hosted at Joliet Central High School. The tournament champions were excited to represent Joliet West High School with ...

Joliet Drama Guild presents “Next to Normal”

Dad's an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise cracking teens, appearing to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal because the mother has been ...

Tax Assistance offering free tax preparation

The University of St. Francis (USF) is providing free income tax preparation and electronic filing of federal and state income tax returns as part of the University’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site. Services will be provided by IRS certified ...

Mayor O’Dekirk anti-violence task force

Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk announced recently the members of the newly formed Anti-Violence Task Force. Mayor O'Dekirk had spoken at a previous City Council meeting about the state of affairs in Joliet during 2019 and the need for the Council ...

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