March 24, 2017
A message from Dr. Gibson: We wish all our families a safe and enjoyable Spring Break. Classes resume on Monday, April 3 with a full student attendance day.
Spring Break will be held March 27 to March 31. Classes resume on Monday, April 3 with a full student attendance day.
Apply to STARTALK, Free Summer Language Institute for High School Students
This year’s STARTALK summer program offers fun and intensive instruction in beginning and intermediate Chinese on the Lewis University Romeoville campus from June 26 – July 21, 2017. There are no tuition costs for the students. Successful STARTALK students will receive 3
Updated District/School Scholarship Opportunities due by April 4th
Flint Hills Resources Discovery Scholarship Program –
Eligible students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5; demonstrate academic success in math, science, and/or engineering; intent to pursue a career in math, science, engineering or a related field; proven leadership skills; planned attendance at a college, university, technical college or trade school. See attached for the application. Please submit application to Mrs. Austin or Mrs. Fredrickson. Deadline: April 4, 2017
Dresden Diversity Council Scholarship –
Eligible students must be of diverse background who is planning to study a STEM related field in college. See the attached application to apply. Please submit application to Mrs. Austin or Mrs. Fredrickson. Deadline: April 4th, 2017
ACT and other District Test April 19th
Save the date! More information to come.
SAT Exam Scheduled for April 5th
All juniors in the state of Illinois will take the SAT assessment on Wednesday, April 5th. Juniors will report directly to the field house to be seated for the test. Students must bring their IDs, calculators, and pencils. Testing is expected to be completed by 1:35 and students will be dismissed to the cafeteria for lunch at 1:50. Following lunch, students will report to period 8.
If you intend on your student leaving Joliet West after testing instead of attending 8th period, you must call the attendance line at 815-727-6900 at least 2 days in advance (24 hour voice mail is available). Please leave a message with your student’s name and reason for the absence. All calls must be received prior to April 3rd so that we can plan for lunch. Failure to contact the attendance line will result in an unexcused absence.
May 2: Joliet West Students of Community Advocacy Club (SOCA) host fundraiser
The Joliet West Students of Community Advocacy Club will be hosting a fundraiser at the Tuesday, May 2 girls Varsity and JV soccer game against Minooka High School. We will be pre-ordering game shirts coming "Together as one" to find a cure. If you are interested in purchasing a shirt, please fill out a form. Contact Kristen Koppers at email@example.com with any questions.