A message from Dr. Gibson: This email contains opportunities and events happening this summer. Have a wonderful summer break!
2nd Semester Report Cards are now available
Semester 2 Report Cards can now be viewed online through Home Access Center. If you would like a print copy of your student’s Report Card from West, please call 815-727-6940. For Home Access Center help, please call (815) 727-6860.
Khan Academy: Free online learning resource
Looking for ways to prevent the summer slide? Create an account on khanacademy.org and access Khan Academy's coaching tools. To watch a YouTube tutorial, please click here.
JTHS Required Summer Reading Program
Joliet Township High School requires all students to participate in the JTHS Summer Reading Program. Click here to learn more.
Attention Class of 2020: Senior Portraits
Prestige Portraits will be photographing senior portraits at Joliet West High School from July 11 - 24, 2019. You MUST be photographed by Prestige Portraits to be included in the yearbook. Click here for more details.
Summer Office Hours
During summer break, our offices will be closed on Fridays and will be open Monday through Thursday for the following hours:
- Principal's Office: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Textbook Center: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
- Student Help Desk: 7:15 AM - 1:15 PM
- District Office: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
2019 - 2020 School Year Calendar
If you will be having a student attending our school this fall, check out the 2019 -2020 School Year Calendar, now available on our website. Click here to see the 2019 - 2020 calendar.
An Illinois State Board of Education program provides free meals during the summer to all children 18 and under, regardless of income level. For more information, call (800) 359-2163 or text FOODIL to 877877 or visit www.SummerMealsIllinois.org.
June 11: Jump on the Bus Program
Morning Star Mission will offer new school supplies and clothing for low-income families in Will County. Register by June 11 at Morning Star (slots limited). This program is on a first come first served basis. Click here to learn more.
June 25: Grandparents Raising Children Meeting
JTHS Bridge Builder Mary White invites grandparents and relative raising children to the next meeting on June 25, 2019 at 9 a.m. in the Board Room of the JTHS Administrative Center. The meeting topic is “Adoption, Guardianship, Adult Guardianship, and Back Up Planning", presented by Patti Fell, Director of Development and Community Outreach for the Center for Law & Social Work. To RSVP, please contact Kristine Schlismann at (815) 727-6967 or email email@example.com. Click here to download the flyer.
July 27:Volunteer Opportunity: South End Community Fair
The South End Community Fair will take place on July 27, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to assist with the food truck and to provide guest assistance. To donate or to volunteer, contact Cecil at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (815) 514-7522.
August 1: 27th Annual Back to School Fair
Save the date - August 1, 2019 - for Catholic Charities' 27th Annual Back to School Fair, a one-stop health and human services event for low-income families with children ages newborn to 18 years living in Will County. Click here to learn more.
Upcoming JWHS events include:
• June 10: Summer School Session 1 & AVAC/Transition ESY Begins
• June 18: Board of Education Meeting
• June 20: Retirement Reception Honoring Dr. Cheryl McCarthy
• June 20: JTHS Alumni Choir Concert on the Hill
• June 25: Grandparents Raising Children Group Meeting
• July 4: Independence Day - Offices Closed
• July 8: Summer School Session 2 Begins
• July 16: Board of Education Meeting
• August 5 - 8: Central Schedule Distribution
• August 19: First Day of Classes