Joliet Central High School Vocal Music Instructor David L. Jones and Joliet West High School student Adam Crump II were honored at the National Hook-Up of Black Women Gold Star Awards Gala on Saturday, Nov. 30.
The Joliet West High School No Name Club is hosting the 5th annual breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus. The breakfast will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on December 7 in the Joliet West High School Cafeteria located at 401 N. Larkin Avenue in Joliet.
Financial planning and budgeting became more than just a concept to Joliet Township High School Consumer Economics students during a Reality Fair held this week at both campuses. The fair provided students hands-on experience as they participated in financial simulations that allowed them to make financial decisions based upon a salary and occupation.
Four hundred people participated in the JTHS Alumni Association Santa Run 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk on Saturday, Nov. 30. Downtown Joliet was filled with visions of Santa as all 400 participants wore complete 5-piece Santa suits.
Herald News BY DENISE M. BARAN-UNLAND
Math came to life for Joliet West High School freshman students during the Math-Magic Spectacular held on Nov. 21. The event, hosted by students in the Joliet West Mu Alpha Theta Math Club, was designed to facilitate discussion about mathematical strategies through the analysis of card and magic tricks.
Student clubs at Joliet West High School are joining together to host a toy drive for children with cancer. The toy drive is in honor of Joliet West High School teacher Jennifer Galloy’s son, Noah, who is fighting a rare bacterial infection and immune deficiency disorder.
On Nov. 20, over 100 sophomore students from the Joliet West High School Academy of Arts & Communication visited Lewis University’s Phillip Lynch Theatre to experience comprehensive interdisciplinary concepts relating to English, Physics and Geometry.
The Will County Health Department and Community Health Center has awarded the Joliet West High School Cafeteria and its staff the Certificate of Commendation for continually maintaining a high level of food safety and sanitation, and the enthusiastic commitment of continued education in food safety and sanitation.
BY DENISE M. BARAN-UNLAND - Herald News