Principals Newsletter

Mr. Hallihan smilingA Message from Mr. Hallihan: Today was the last day of classes for seniors. One week until graduation! Please take the time to read these important messages. Have a great weekend. NEWS
Tip of the Week: Prepare for Final Exams  #JTAchievesTogether
Finals week can be the most stressful time for a student, whether in high school, college or graduate school. Ensure you’re prepared for your exams with these study tips, which can help you conquer your finals.

Read 20 study tips for finals
Summer School Reminder
All Summer School classes are held at Joliet West High School. The deadline for session 1 courses is June 6th. The deadline for session 2 courses is June 21st.
 Sign up for summer school TODAY!

Device Collection Reminder
Your student's netbook computer will be collected and inspected on June 5 (Seniors should have already returned their computers). If you notice damage, please contact the Help Desk to see if you are eligible for Accidental Damage Insurance. 

Lifetouch Announcement for 2018 Graduates
Lifetouch, our official commencement photographer, will have portraits available online at approximately ten days after the ceremony. 

Please click on the link below for information.

Summer Free Food Service
School may be out, but summer food service is IN. Joliet High School District does not offer a serving site, but your children can still participate in the Summer Food Service Program.  Meals are provided FREE to ALL students 18 years old or younger.  The Joliet area has several sites you can choose from.  Sites may offer breakfast or lunch or both.  For more information, call (800) 359-2163 or text FOODIL to 877877 or visit


Upcoming JCHS events include:

• May 28: Memorial Day - No School
• June 1: Early Release - No Exams
• June 4-5: Final Exams
(See Schedule)

• May 29: Cap & Gown Distribution
• June 1: Graduation Practice: 2:00pm @assigned classrooms
• June 1: Ceremony - students must be in assigned room no later than 6pm 
• June 1: Graduation Ceremony @ 7:00pm 

Joliet Central Athletic Update
Visit the Athletic Calendar to see next week's athletic events. Go, Steelmen!