Joliet West Speech Team wins IHSA Regional Championship

Joliet West Speech Team won the 2021 IHSA Regional Championship for the first time in Joliet West High School history on February 6. The win included all 14 individual events advancing to Sectionals.

Howard-Collins appointed to fill vacant District 202 board seat

Treasa Howard-Collins, a resident of Plainfield for the past 18 years, Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 middle school parent, and early childhood educator, is the newest member of the District 202 Board of Education.

Joliet District 204 board approves hybrid in-person learning

Students will soon be returning to classes for in-person learning at Joliet Township High School District 204.

Joliet District 86 academy programs accepting student Applications

Student applications are now being accepted for Eisenhower and Washington Academy for the 2021-2020 school year.

Join the online discussion on anti-racism, Allyship and Action

Romeoville - Hear from Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II at a live and virtual session on “Anti-Racism, Allyship, and Action”. The address will take place at 3 p.m.- 4 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, February 18.

Joliet junior high school teacher named to Yamaha 40 Under 40 Music Education List

Yamaha last week named Christine Adelmann as an honoree of the newly launched 40 Under 40 music education advocacy program.

More Plainfield District 202 students return to in-person learning this week

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.

Scholarship opportunity at USF supports students of color

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 ...

Students of the Month February 2021

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.

Plainfield East HS art students create coloring books for nursing home

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 ...

Making connections through reading

The Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Patriot Readers program helps student readers improve their skills while providing a human connection during remote learning.

Plainfield District 202 board looks to fill vacant seat

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 visits Troy schools

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.

Joliet Students participate in hour of code

In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, over 645 students throughout Joliet Public Schools District 86 participated in Hour of Code.

Troy 30-C schools partner with public libraries

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. ...