JTHS Congratulates 2019 Summa Cum Laude Graduates

Joliet Township High School congratulates the following seniors who will graduate Summa Cum Laude on May 31, 2019. Senior students who obtained this status earned a cumulative 4.00 grade point average or higher after seven semesters.

School District 86 students receive $1,000 college scholarships

The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce awarded 44 students, including 19 Joliet Public Schools District 86 students, from Joliet area schools with $1,000 college scholarships at the sixth annual Hawk Joliet Education Scholarship Banquet. Students in grades 4-8 who maintained ...

Joliet West welders take home top ranks

Joliet West High School STEM Academy students took home top ranks, including first place overall, at the High School Welding Competition held at Joliet Junior College on May 3, 2019. Nick Strasinich finished in first place, and both Max Duarte ...

Nearly 600 to graduate at JJC's 103rd annual commencement ceremony

Joliet Junior College will present degrees and certificates to nearly 600 students at its 103rd Annual Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 17. The event begins at 6 p.m. inside the Event Center at Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road.

JCHS 2019 Mr. and Ms. J

Joliet Central High School seniors Nathaniel Schultz and Kiara Brown were named Mr. and Ms. J for the 2018-2019 school year. Mr. and Ms. J is a tradition dating back to 1958, which recognizes the two high school seniors who ...

HBCU journalism and new media students

Chevrolet wants to invite HBCU journalism and new media students to apply for the 2019 Chevrolet Discover the Unexpected Fellowship (https://www.nnpa.org/chevydtu/online-application) in partnership with the National Newspaper Publishers Association.

Troy Middle School students attend Engineering Day

Troy Middle School seventh-graders Aubrey Lynch and Lucy Offermann and eighth-grader Aja Sanders participated in April’s “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” at Olivet Nazarene University Reed Hall of Science.

Joliet Central High partners with J-Power USA for dual enrollment

To meet the demand for highly skilled technicians in Will County, J-Power USA sponsored the tuition costs of one Joliet Township High School senior to participate in the Advanced Integrated Maintenance Program (AIM) at Joliet Junior College (JJC). JTHS seniors ...

Joliet West Journalism team breaks multiple records after advancing to State

After placing as sectional champions for the first time in ten years, the Joliet West Journalism team was set on continuing their winning streak. The state competition, held at Heartland Community College in Normal, Illinois, was full of eager students ...

IDSA selects Joliet West Speech Team Head Coach

The Illinois Directors of Students Activities (IDSA) recently recognized Kristin Blake, Speech Team Head Coach from Joliet West High School, as an Outstanding Activity Advisor of the year. She was one of three activity advisors across the state to be ...

Joliet West High School hosts local filmmaker Jason Pittman

Joliet West High School hosted local filmmaker Jason Pittman and Pastor Jamar Cook as part of the curriculum module "Using Documentary Film as an Introduction to Rhetoric". Students applied their knowledge of rhetoric to analyze segments of Pittman's documentary, "Choose ...

Joliet Central students compete in 2019 State Drafting Competition

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, three Joliet Central High School students competed in the 42nd annual Illinois Design Educators Association (IDEA) State Drafting Competition at Illinois State University. Over 900 students competed in the regional competition and 200 hundred of ...

USF receives funding for water program

Joliet - The University of St. Francis (USF) has been named a grant recipient through Illinois American Water’s 2019 Environmental Grant Program. USF was one of ten grant recipients named from a statewide applicant pool. USF will use its $228 ...

Magazine highlights student’s love for space

The Spring 2019 Connections Magazine, prepared by the Joliet Junior College Communications and External Relations Department, is now available for online viewing. Print copies will soon be distributed throughout the community.

JTHS Coffee & Community Conversations

Joliet Township High School Superintendent Dr. Cheryl McCarthy and the Board of Education invite all members of the public to last Coffee & Community Conversation of the 2018-2019 school year which will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. on ...