A message from Dr. Gibson: No school on President's Day, Monday, February 18. Please make sure to check your student’s Progress Report using Home Access Center on February 21. We wish our Varsity Girls Bowling and Speech Team the best of luck at the State Competitions this weekend. Let’s go, Tigers!
Tip of the Week: Review student's Progress Report on HAC on February 21 #JTAchievesTogether
Progress Reports can be viewed online beginning Thursday, February 21. See your progress report on Home Access Center (HAC) online or using the Eschool Plus Family App on your smartphone or tablet.
Electronic progress reports ensure that parents and students receive the most current, up-to-date grades. Please remember that student grades, attendance, and assignments can be viewed at any time throughout the year.
Enroll for Summer School - Spots filled on a first come, first serve basis!
Summer School registration is now open. Spots are filled on a first come, first served basis. All Summer School classes are held at Joliet West High School. The cost is $160 per session, and no transportation is provided.
To enroll, call 815‐727‐6930. For payment, call 815-727-6993. For more information, please click here (https://www.jths.org/academics/summer-school).
Tigers Athletic Newsletter - February 2019 edition
Click here to check out the February 2019 edition of the Tigers Athletic Newsletter, created by Joliet West High School student Makenna Clark as part of her project for Miss Alpha Omega. Go, Tigers!
February 28 is a SIP B Day - JTHS School Improvement Day
Students will follow this schedule on SIP B Days:
|Period 5A||11:20 AM - 11:45 AM|
|Period 5B||11:50 AM - 12:15 PM|
|Period 6A||12:20 PM - 12:45 PM|
|Period 6B||12:50 PM - 1:15 PM|
|Period 7A||1:20 PM - 1:45 PM|
|Period 7B||1:50 PM - 2:15 PM|
|Period 8||2:20 PM - 3:15 PM|
SIP B Day Transportation
Freshman standard-sized large buses arrive 4 hours later than regularly scheduled pick up time. Sophomore, Junior and Senior standard-sized large buses arrive 3 hours later than regularly scheduled time. For SIP Day Special Education bus routes, please call the Transportation Office at 815-727-6873.
February Mobile Food Pantry in Will County
Click here to see the flyer with the dates, times, and places in which the Mobile Food Pantry will giving free food in Will County.
Joliet Public Library Spring Guide Now Available!
Check out the what programs are available for children, tweens, teens, and adults this Spring. Click here to download the guide.
Volunteer Opportunity: Tourette Syndrome Camp USA
If you are 16 or older, consider volunteering for this one-week summer residential camp held at YMCA Camp Duncan in Ingleside, Illinois. Learn more and apply at www.tourettecamp.com.
Joliet Public Library Parent Focus Group Discussion
Parents, the Joliet Public Library invites you to participate in a group discussion with community residents and representatives about future library services. Click here to learn more.
Summer STEM Programs at University of Illinois
Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics? Apply for the ACES Pre-College Summer Programs by March 8. Click here to learn more.
February 16: Fifth Annual African American Read-In Event
The public is invited to the fifth annual African American Read-in, presented in partnership with the National Hook-up of Black Women, the Joliet branch of the NAACP, and Joliet Township High School on Saturday, February 16. The event will be hosted at the new NHBW Headquarters at 1705 Richards Street beginning at 9 a.m.
A Read-in is an opportunity to celebrate African American authors by reading their work in public. Members of the community are invited to bring passages (or read from provided passages) by African American authors and read them out loud. We have had readers of all ages and backgrounds at the event in the past – it is an inspiring and uplifting event!
Student who attend the Read-in are invited to stay and participate in the National Teens Overcoming Pressure Summit which takes place immediately afterwards, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Student can register for the summit at www.NHBWJOLIET.com/T-O-P
Refreshments will be served.
February 16: Deadline to register for Oratory Contest
Click here to register for the NHBW Youth Speaks Oratory Contest, which will be held on Saturday, February 23 at 1705 Richards Street in Joliet.
February 21: JTHS Robotic Cyborgs Team Community Exhibition
The JTHS Cyborgs Robotics Team will unveil its newest robot during the 7th Annual Community Exhibition from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21 in the JTHS Administrative Center Board Room, 300 Caterpillar Drive in Joliet. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to Ms. Farias at email@example.com.
February 25: Coffee & Community Conversation with JTHS Leadership
Superintendent Dr. Cheryl McCarthy and the Board of Education invite you to a Coffee & Community Conversation, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the Spanish Community Center Gymnasium, 309 N. Eastern Avenue on Monday, February 25. This is a great way to connect with JTHS leadership in a relaxed setting.
February 26: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
All grandparents raising children are invited to join JTHS Bridge Builder and grandparent, Mary White, for fellowship, support, and resources on Tuesday, February 26 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the JTHS Administrative Center, located at 300 Caterpillar Drive in Joliet. RSVP to Kristine Schlismann at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (815) 727-6967.
Wake-up Call Event Re-scheduled for April 11, 2019
JTHS has re-scheduled the "Wake-Up Call" Substance Abuse Awareness Event for Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Joliet West High School, 401 N. Larkin Avenue in Joliet. For more information or to register for this FREE event, please click here. If you had previously registered for the cancelled January 31st event, you do not need to register again. If you enrolled and cannot attend the new date, please log in to EventBrite, click on “View Your Order” in the top left of your screen, then click “Cancel Order”.
Upcoming JWHS events include:
• February 16: Band Booster Spaghetti Dinner
• February 18: President's Day (No school)
• February 24: Orchestra Concert
• February 25: Coffee & Community Conversation
• February 28: SIP B Day (Late Start)