Dear Parents and Students,
There are two days students do not have school next week. Monday is President’s Day and Friday is a Remote Planning Day.
2021 Illinois Parent Survey
We need all parents and guardians to take the Illinois 5Essentials Survey to improve our schools. The survey takes a few minutes and is confidential. Take the survey as soon as possible.
Black History Month Panel Discussion
Central’s Black Student Union and West’s Black Lives Matter Club are hosting a panel discussion with prominent African Americans from the Joliet area. Join our virtual webinar as we celebrate Black History Month on February 26 from 3 to 5 p.m. View Flyer for More Info
College Application & Enrollment Assistance
Do you need help with the college application or enrollment process? Free help is available to through Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Contact Wanda D. Turner for more info at firstname.lastname@example.org or (815) 263-6282. View Flyer
Grandparents Raising Children Support Group
Grandparents and non-custodial caregivers are invited to the next meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16 via Facebook @Grandparents Raising Children South Suburban or in person at Harmony Community Church, 16925 Rosalind Street in Joliet. Social distancing mandates followed. Call Minister Mary E. White at 815-685-6279 for more information. View Flyer
Virtual Tutoring & Homework Help
In addition to the Virtual Tutoring provided by JTHS teachers, students can access free virtual tutoring and homework help provided by After the Peanut. View Flyer
Community Bulletin Board
Resources and community events are posted regularly to our Community Bulletin Board. Visit often to keep informed.
Scholarship deadlines are coming up soon! We update our online Scholarship Bulletin regularly. Take advantage of the three-day weekend to complete scholarship applications.
Featured Scholarship: Zonta Club - Young Women in Public Affairs Award 2021
Deadline: February 16, 2021
Qualifications: Women, aged 16 to 19 years old and plan to attend a college or university.
Free COVID Testing
Feb. 13-14, Spanish Community Center
Feb. 14, Plainfield North High School
Here are the latest headlines.
Band Director Don Stinson named to Yamaha’s 40 Under 40 Music Educator List
JTHS Teachers Win Chamber Great Teacher Award
Joliet West High School Speech Team Wins IHSA Regional Championship
Next Week’s Schedule
The schedule for next week is below.
Have a great weekend.
Principals Hallihan and Gibson