April 28, 2017
A message from Mr. Hallihan: Four weeks until graduation! Please take the time to read these important messages. Have a wonderful weekend.
Pass Illinois Budget
Please join us in the statewide effort, "Pass Illinois Budget". We are calling our legislators to:
Immediately, and with bipartisan support, end the state budget impasse.
Improve the state’s education funding formula and invest in students and schools, including higher education institutions, throughout the state.
Pay school districts what they are owed this year.
Please join the effort and:
Contact your legislator! Click the following link to find your legislator. https://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/
Ask your legislator to take action to address the three items cited above.
Use social media to share your budget concerns with the hashtag #PassILBudget
Ask your friends and community members to join our efforts.
Decision Day 2017
Please join us for our 2nd Annual Decision Day at Joliet Central on Monday, May 1st! We are celebrating our seniors who have made a decision about their post-secondary plans during all lunch periods, outside the cafeteria.
Thanks to the many donations, we will raffle off fun prizes to our underclassmen and our seniors will have an opportunity to win a grand prize! This year, we are able to raffle off a laptop, a computer printer, tablets, Joliet Central athletic wear, thumb-drives, and so much more!
If you are available, please stop down and participate in the games, prizes, and raffles! Thank you for your support!
Decision Day 2017
Community Service Opportunity with Relay for Life of Joliet
Up to 40 volunteers are needed to help raise funds for relay for life of Joliet during the Insane Inflatable 5K on July 29 from 7am to 1pm at the Chicagoland Speedway on 500 Speedway Blvd in Joliet. Volunteer tasks include registration table, set up/clean up, work water or food stations, assist participants along the route, and start and finish line assistance. Please contact Michelle Pruitt at 708-633-7771 or email email@example.com by July 15th to receive a link to register to volunteer.
April 29: Community Chess Day
The Joliet Central Chess Team will host a Community Chess Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 29th in the Joliet Central Cafeteria to raise funds for their trip to Super Nationals. Admission is free, and guests will have the opportunity to learn how to play chess and other competitive games in a fun, family environment. Tax-deductible donations by check or money order may be made payable to Joliet Central High School Chess Team.
May 3: Spring Special Education Parent Focus Meeting
Current and future JTHS parents with students receiving special education services to meet on Wednesday, May 3rd, from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the JTHS Administrative Building on 300 Caterpillar Drive in Joliet. Parents will learn about JTHS's services, initiatives, and programming and will are invited to provide feedback for future parent workshops. Please RSVP with Cindy Palya at 815-727-6986 or Brigitte Garay at 815-727-6856.