A Message from Mr. Hallihan: We have less than a month left for this semester. Please be sure to check your student's grades and attendance this week, and encourage your student to take advantage of the resources our school has to offer. Have a great weekend.
IL 5Essentials School Survey
JTHS asks our parents/guardians to take this survey to help identify strengths and weaknesses in their school.
Use HAC to check homework, grades, attendance, and discipline
Families, please take a moment to check grades, attendance, tardies and discipline through the Home Access Center (HAC). Parents have their own unique usernames and passwords. You may click here to retrieve your password. If you need assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 815-727-6860.
Final Exams: Final Exams are December 17 – 19. Final Exam Makeups are by appointment only on Wednesday, December 18th and Thursday, December 19th for students who missed a Final Exam. Please contact your student’s teacher(s) if your student needs to make up an exam.
Winter Weather School Closing Reminder
Because the winter weather season has arrived, JTHS would like to remind parents of the ways we announce weather-related school closing information. The announcement is made through the following means:
- Text notification is sent first to your mobile phone. You must text “Yes” to 67587 to receive our text messages.
- Information is posted to the District website – www.jths.org
- District’s School Messenger notification system (email and telephone calls)
- Local television and radio stations
- Emergency Closing Center's website
- District’s social media accounts, Facebook and Twitter
Please note that JTHS will only contact parents if schools will be starting late, dismissing early or closed. Otherwise, the day is scheduled as normal. For more information, visit www.jths.org.
E-Learning Public Hearing Notice
This notice serves to notify you that a Public hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m. on December 17, 2019, in the Board Room at the District Administrative Center, 300 Caterpillar Drive, Joliet, IL for the purpose of intent seek approval of e-learning days in lieu of emergency days. The number of e-learning days will not exceed the number of emergency days in the approved calendar.
December Scholarship Bulletin
Scholarships are listed by month according to deadlines for submission. Check this page regularly, as it is updated with new scholarships every month. Please keep in mind that the more scholarships you apply for, the more scholarships you may receive. Make sure you are reading the scholarship eligibility criteria carefully before applying.
Please click here to visit the scholarships page.
Community Service Opportunity: 2020 MLK Day of Service
Is your student looking for community service opportunities? Encourage them to join hundreds of volunteers in making MLK Day on January 20 a “day on, not a day off” by completing service projects throughout the community.The event kicks off in the Joliet Central High School Student Center, 201 E. Jefferson Street, with volunteer registration at 7:30 a.m., followed by the program launch and breakfast. Participants then depart to complete service projects, before ending back at Central for lunch and a project re-cap. Click here to learn more about the MLK Day of Service and how you can participate.
- December 8: Sounds of the Season Concert
- December 13: Snowfall Serenade
- December 17: Board of Education Meeting
- December 17-19: Final Exams
- December 20 - January 3: Winter Break - No School
- January 6 - 7: Full Day Teacher Institute - No School
Joliet Central Athletic Update
Visit the Athletic Calendar to see next week's athletic events. Go, Steelmen!
Visit the Athletic Calendar