A Message from Mr. Hallihan: Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year at Joliet Central High School! The first day of school is Monday, August 19, 2019. Please download and review the Central Summer Newsletter prior to the first day of school to learn about our school's procedures, expectations, and resources. I look forward to working with you this year at Joliet Central.
Sign up for JTHS Text Messages
Text messaging is used to deliver district information of high importance such as school closings and emergency information. To receive JTHS text messages, text “Y” to 67587.
Cashless System for Student Lunch
Cash is not accepted in the cafeteria. All students and staff should create and pre-pay a lunch account online at www.myschoolbucks.com. Deposits can be made online or through the school Textbook Center/Cashier Office. All deposits take 24-hours to be processed. To purchase meals, individuals scan their school ID to deduct the meal cost from their prepaid balance.
Central Bus Routes
Students must live more than 1.5 miles from the school to be eligible to ride a bus. The 1.5 mile boundary is shown on the Map of NON Busable areas shown below. Students living less than 1.5 miles will NOT be allowed to ride the bus.
Click on the following to learn more:
- Central Routes
- Busable Street Dividers
- Central Campus Map of NON-Busable Area
- Activity Bus Routes - Central
Central Summer Newsletter
Make sure to check out the Joliet Central 2019 Summer Newsletter, which contains important information that families should read before the new school year begins. Click here to download the Central Summer Newsletter.
Topics in the Summer Newsletter include:
- 1:1 Initiative Device Distribution
- Appropriate Cell Phone Use
- Back to School
- Blended Learning
- Cafeteria News
- Calculator Recommendation
- Class of 2020
- Daily Schedule
- Deliveries to Students
- Emergency E-Learning Days
- Family Engagement Liaisons
- Free Hotspot Devices Available
- Home Access Center
- Nursing News
- School Fees and Waiver Application
- School Safety
- Student IDs
- Student Media Permissions
- Summer Learning Activities
- Summer Reading Information
- Teacher Qualification
Support Groups for Students
Support groups for students are facilitated by JTHS, community organizations, or government agencies. All groups are held on campus during the school day. Click here to download the Support Groups Flyer to learn more.
Upcoming JTHS events include:
• August 19: First Day of Classes
• August 20: Board of Education Meeting
• September 2: Labor Day - No School
• September 4: Open House - Early Dismissal
Visit the Calendar for more details.
Joliet Central Athletic Update
Visit the Athletic Calendar to see next week's athletic events. Go, Steelmen!