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Principals’ Message – Semester 2 Week 6 Remote Learning

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 pinkgreenwdt2019@gmail.com 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. 

Scholarships  
Scholarship deadlines are coming up soon!  We update our online Scholarship Bulletin regularly. Take advantage of the three-day weekend to complete scholarship applications.  
Central Bulletin 
West Bulletin 

Featured Scholarship: Zonta Club - Young Women in Public Affairs Award 2021  
Amount: $1,000  
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 
 
JTHS News 
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. 

Schedule Feb 15-19

Have a great weekend. 
 
Principals Hallihan and Gibson 

  • Central
  • Distirct
  • West