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South Dakotas Mike Hanson Takes Over District 204  Joliet, IL Patch

South Dakota's Hanson Takes Over District 204 - Joliet, IL - Mike Hanson recently met with Joliet Patch's Editor to lay out his priorities for overseeing District 204 ...



Joliet West High School becomes journalism sectional champions  The Herald-News

The students behind Joliet West's Tiger News Network, Tiger Tales newspaper, and Alpha Omega yearbook came home IHSA journalism sectional champions ...



Barten: Shorewood Built Strong Heroin Homicide Case V. Saul Nunez  Joliet, IL Patch

Barten: Shorewood PD Has Solid Case V. Saul Nunez - Joliet, IL - The Shorewood Police Department's last heroin homicide case resulted in a long prison term ...



JTHS Board of Education recognizes Joliet West musicians  The Herald-News

On March 19, the Joliet Township High School Board of Education recognized Joliet West High School musicians for their successful participation in the JTHS ...



Joliet West High School to host blood drive July 23  The Herald-News

Joliet West High School will host a summer blood drive from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the school's cafeteria.



Joliet Township High School District 204 congratulates the Students of the Month for February  The Herald-News

Joliet Central High School Students of the Month for February are Juan Razo, Kiwanis Club; Alianna Alvarado, Rotary Club; Haley Bueschel, Lions Club; and ...



Joliet West students named 2019 Mr. and Miss Alpha Omega  The Herald-News

Joliet West High School seniors Michael Turone and Mary Pelzer were named Mr. and Miss Alpha Omega for the 2018-2019 school year at the Senior Awards ...



Cheryl McCarthys Departure Is Great News For 204: Ferak  Joliet, IL Patch

Cheryl McCarthy's Departure Is Great News: Ferak - Joliet, IL - The following is an opinion column from Joliet Patch Editor John Ferak.



What District 204 Top Administrators Made This School Year  Joliet, IL Patch

What Joliet District 204 Top Administrators Made - Joliet, IL - Here's how some of your property tax dollars are being allocated around Joliet.



Joliet West Multicultural Club and Fearless Females meet author Angie Thomas  The Herald-News

Joliet West High School's Multicultural and Fearless Females Clubs took students for a conversation, Q&A, and book signing with Angie Thomas, the author of ...



Joliet West presents 2019 spring musical 'Narnia'  The Herald-News

The Joliet West High School Vocal Music Department is proud to present their 2019 spring musical, Narnia, which is based on the C.S. Lewis novel "The Lion, ...



Joliet West High School speech team performs at regional tournament  The Herald-News

The Joliet West High School Speech Team delivered record-breaking performances at the IHSA Regional Tournament held at Southland College Prep High ...



Joliet Township High School District 204 announces January students of the month  The Herald-News

Joliet Township High School congratulates the Students of the Month for January.



Gun At Joliet West High School Under Investigation  Joliet, IL Patch

Gun At Joliet West Under Investigation - Joliet, IL - WJOL reported the gun incident Wednesday after District 204 Superintendent Cheryl McCarthy tried to keep ...



57 School Employees Made $100K At District 204  Joliet, IL Patch

57 School Employees Made $100K At District 204 - Joliet, IL - Joliet Patch analyzed multiple years of public salary data for District 204 through Freedom of ...



House Burglary Near Joliet West, Students Car Faces Forfeiture  Joliet, IL Patch

Burglary Near Joliet West, Car Faces Forfeiture - Joliet, IL - With help from a suspicious neighbor, Joliet Police solved the house burglary on Glenwood Avenue, ...



Joliet Central and Joliet West students win top awards at 2019 SPC Literary Festival  The Herald-News

Joliet Central and West High School students earned top awards at the Southwest Prairie Conference (SPC) Literary Festival on April 10. The students were ...



Joliet West High School speech team named tournament champions  The Herald-News

The Joliet West High School speech team was named Tournament Champion at the Santaburg-Oaklaus Tournament on Dec. 8 at Oak Lawn Community High ...



Obituary: John T. Harr, Legendary Joliet West Coach, Teacher  Joliet, IL Patch

Obituary: John T. Harr, Standout JT West Coach - Joliet, IL - Popular Joliet West teacher and coach was a Hall of Fame inductee and coached State Champs.



Joliet high schools announce homecoming information  The Herald-News

Joliet Central High School Homecoming takes place Sept. 22. This year's theme is “Let's Glow Crazy.”



Fight At Joliet West Leads To 3 Arrests  Joliet, IL Patch

JOLIET, IL - Three teenagers were arrested by Joliet Police on Thursday night at the Joliet West High School campus property following a fight, police reports ...



Softball: Joliet West gets dominant performance from Fierke  The Herald-News

When Joliet West and Joliet Central get together, it always means a little more. The crosstown rivals played Thursday and it brought the best out of Tigers starter ...



Student At Joliet West Arrested For Fight: Police  Joliet, IL Patch

JOLIET, IL - A 16-year-old male teenager who attends Joliet West High School has ended up at the River Valley Juvenile Detention Center on McDonough ...



New Joliet West High School entrance adds security, atmosphere  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Joliet West High School's new main entrance is more than a main entrance.



Joliet West CTE Teacher Selected for IL Exemplary CTE Teacher Program  The Herald-News

The Illinois Career and Technical Education Innovative Curriculum Resources Project (ILCTE) selected Joliet West High School career and technical education ...



Joliet West High School speech team named 1st place at tournament  The Herald-News

The Joliet West High School speech team achieved an outstanding feat at the Marian Classic tournament on Nov. 10, earning the title of first-place tournament ...



Joliet teen participating in vocal competition  The Herald-News

Genevieve Craig, a senior at Joliet West High School, is participating in a vocal competition called The One, Jr., that takes place at Bourbon Street in Merrionette ...



Troy30-C Mathletes place 2nd at Joliet West math competition  The Herald-News

The Troy Middle School mathletes placed second overall at the Mid-High Math Competition, held recently at Joliet West High School and sponsored by the high ...



Joliet Township High School band history featured in magazine  The Herald-News

School Band and Orchestra Magazine is running a feature called "History of the Joliet Township Band: An up-close look at one earliest and most successful ...



Joliet West student named finalist in 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program  The Herald-News

The National Merit Scholarship Program has selected Joliet West High School student Mary Pelzer as a finalist in the 2019 Competition for National Merit ...



IDSA recognizes Joliet West speech team head coach  The Herald-News

The Illinois Directors of Students Activities (IDSA) recently recognized Kristin Blake, speech team head coach from Joliet West High School, as an Outstanding ...



Joliet West student musician founded charity  The Herald-News

Anthony Maland is a junior at Joliet West High School, and like all students, he is very busy with homework and student life.



WJOL Tournament: Vera, Iannantone lead JCA past Joliet West  The Herald-News

JOLIET – With the way that Alex Vera was pitching and Nick Iannantone was hitting, the outcome of Thursday's WJOL/Don Ladas Memorial Baseball ...



Joliet high schools name students of the month  The Herald-News

Joliet Township High School congratulates the Students of the Month for October.



Wolff, West offense lead Tigers to win  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Joliet West and Lincoln-Way West already had met during the regular season, and in that game it was all Warriors, but the postseason can change ...



Boys basketball: Confident Joliet Central grinds out win against rival Joliet West  The Herald-News

A quick look at the records entering Thursday night's Southwest Prairie Conference matchup between Joliet Central and Joliet West might convince someone ...



Teaching the teachers of the future  The Herald-News

Joliet schools work together to train teachers of the future.



JTHS Alumni Spotlight: Chris Braggs  The Herald-News

Chris Braggs, Joliet West High School Class of 1997, is a successful photographer and videographer who, in September 2016, founded The New Hue, ...



Girls basketball: Joliet Central beats West in rivalry game  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The definition of rivalry is competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field. Yes, it's cliche, but you also can throw out the records ...



PREP SOFTBALL: Herald-News Player of the Year: Savannah Fierke  The Herald-News

Most normal athletes would blanch if they were approached with a “practice tool” that looked more like a medieval torture device. Joliet West pitcher Savannah ...



Joliet woman says her son was injured in hit-and-run incident  The Herald-News

A Joliet woman said her 17-year-old son was skateboarding Wednesday morning when he was struck by a car driven by an elderly woman who shouted a ...



Mother Blamed For Son Hurt At Joliet West: Attorney  Joliet, IL Patch

Mother Blamed For Son's Injury At West: Attorney - Joliet, IL - The parents are suing Joliet Township District 204 and Joliet Area Softball Association.



Joliet West High School NHS gives back with Purple Project  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The Joliet West High School National Honor Society is giving back to the community through a partnership with the Purple Project, an organization that ...



Minooka Man, Former Joliet Middle School Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting Student  WspyNews

A Minooka man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child in Grundy County. In a Grundy County courtroom on Monday, 38-year-old Kyle Camp entered a ...



Bill Lech New Joliet West Football Coach  Patch.com

Joliet West Hires New Football Coach - Joliet, IL - In 2011, Bill Lech resigned after seven seasons as York's varsity football coach. He had a 51-23 record with six ...



Joliet West Cheer Team Wins State: Video  Joliet, IL Patch

Joliet West Cheer Team Wins State: Video - Joliet, IL - A video of Saturday's Joliet West performance is included in this Patch article.



JTHS provides internship program for students  The Herald-News

Joliet West High School senior Liliana Gomez didn't think she would be working an internship before college, but when she was offered the opportunity, she ...



Joliet West High School 1st Semester Honor Roll  The Bugle

9th Grade High Honors. Ethan Adamowski, Hailey Aguirre, Keli Akabutu, Alexa Albert, Maritza Alcantar, Jose Almazan, Diego Anaya, Alana Anderson, Alyssa ...



Boys basketball: Slow start proves costly for Joliet West in Thanksgiving Classic  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The task at hand was pretty straightforward for Joliet West's boys basketball team when it met up with Chicago's Harlan Community Academy in ...



Joliet West High School students present poster  The Herald-News

JOLIET – On June 14, during the Integrated Public Health and Healthcare System Preparedness Summit at Illinois State University, three Joliet West High ...



Joliet West Marching Tigers win award  The Herald-News

The Joliet West Marching Tigers competed at the Wheaton North Falcon Fest marching band competition on Sept. 22, taking home the overall Grand Champion ...



Joliet West High School career panel kicks off Human Services Academy Week  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Students in the Joliet West High School Human Services Academy attended a panel discussion focused on careers in human services on Sept.



$16,626 Raise For Cheryl McCarthy, Retiring 204 Superintendent  Joliet, IL Patch

Raise For 204's Cheryl McCarthy - Joliet, IL - The 2018-2019 school year will mark Cheryl McCarthy's last year as District 204 superintendent.



Girls volleyball: Minooka slows Joliet West momentum  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Minooka's girls volleyball team had good reason to be concerned about Tuesday's Southwest Prairie Conference match at Joliet West.



Police: Joliet West student punched officer several times in the face  The Herald-News

JOLIET – A Joliet West High School student allegedly punched an officer several times in the face and was discovered to have marijuana hidden in her bra, ...



Prep football: Joliet West struggles to find groove  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Joliet West never really managed to get things going in its home opener against Oswego East on Friday.



Joliet West High School Tiger Paws dance team competing at state on Jan. 27  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The Joliet West High School Tiger Paws Dance Team are headed to the IHSA State Dance Competition after placing fifth at the Mahomet Seymour ...



Joliet high school parent criticizes detective's alleged ban from building  The Herald-News

JOLIET – A Joliet West High School parent said the alleged barring of a school liaison detective was an “injustice” and asked board members to “make it right.”



Joliet West High School English class shows support to protect nation's water  The Herald-News

JOLIET – A Joliet West High School English Class recently took a lesson on civic responsibility to heart. They decided to take initiative and build off of the lesson ...



Joliet West High School grad receives award from President Obama  The Herald-News

JOLIET – President Barack Obama recently named Glenbard East High School Dean Mike Fumagalli a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in ...



U of I students, alumni awarded Fulbright grants  University of Illinois News Bureau

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Fourteen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and young alumni were offered student Fulbright grants to pursue international ...



Joliet District 204 gets national AP award  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The Tigers and Steelmen may be better prepared for college than anybody else in the country. Advanced Placement students from both Joliet Central ...



Joliet West High School Honor Roll  Patch.com

Joliet, IL - See who made the list for the school's first semester.



Softball: Joliet West looks to continue success  The Herald-News

JOLIET – After graduating almost half of last season's 24-11 regional championship team there are some big shoes to fill for Joliet West's softball team.



Plainfield Irish Parade Grand Marshal Announced  Plainfield, IL Patch

PLAINFIELD, IL — Organizers have announced the grand marshal for this year's Plainfield Hometown Irish Parade. Local volunteer and historian Nicki Alander ...



Joliet native serving aboard Navy vessel  The Herald-News

Joliet native and Petty Officer 3rd Class Mike Kremske wanted to join the Navy and travel the world. Three years into his *service*, he is aboard one of the Navy's ...



Cheerleading: Joliet West honored for another title  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Few athletes get the opportunity to be a part of something special during their high school careers, but for several seniors who have been on Joliet ...



Cheerleading: Joliet West makes history with second state title, third trophy  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Few Joliet Township athletes are in the elite company of the eight seniors on Joliet West's competitive cheerleading team who have won three straight ...



Joliet West student ranked nationally in French contest  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Joliet West High School student Derek Layne ranked nationally in the Le Grand Concours National French Contest's 82nd annual event.



Dwyane Wades Mother Brings Message To Joliet West  Patch.com

Dwyane Wade's Mother Brings Message To Joliet West - Joliet, IL - Will County's Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition brought current and former star athletes ...



Joliet band to perform at national festival  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The Joliet West High School Symphonic Band has been selected to perform at the Music for All National Concert Band Festival.



Joliet West announces Friday Night Football ticket sales  The Herald-News

Joliet West High School has announced ticket sale dates for Friday night football games this fall.



Joliet Public Schools District 86 2018-2019 School Year First Trimester Honor Roll  The Bugle

M.J. CUNNINGHAM ELEMENTARY. High Honor Roll. First Grade. Karla Badillo, Cristopher Cruz, Felipe-Silva Anngy, Lorenzo Gonzalez, Elizabeth Herrera, ...



Local LGBT students talk bill that would increase representation in school curriculum  The Herald-News

Bill would require school curricula to accurately include LGBT history.



Joliet West Student Smoked Mary Jane At Her Locker: Police  Patch.com

Joliet West Student Smoked Dope At Her Locker - Joliet, IL - Smoking dope in the Joliet West hallways is not tolerated by school officials, as students should ...



Sickened School Kids Took Xanax: Cops  Patch.com

Sickened School Kids Took Xanax: Cops - Joliet, IL - The two Joliet West High School students reportedly received medical treatment.



Joliet teachers receive STEM grants  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Joliet West High School teacher Melissa “Missy” Stapleton and Joliet Central High School teacher Sean McKeown were each granted the Window ...



JWHS Girls Bowling Team Heads to 2019 IHSA State Competition  1340 WJOL

Pictured (left to right):Front: Brooklinn Chavez, Barbara Lunsford, Maddy Wharry, Lexi Robbins, Taylor Wagner; Back Row: Coach Larry Warwick, Camryn ...



Joliet Township High School Foundation awards grants  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The Joliet Township High School Foundation recently awarded over $23000 in student and staff grants.



Joliet West teacher raps in video about teaching math  The Herald-News

Joliet West High School teacher Cassie Crim is the star rapper in a video she posted on her YouTube channel.



Swastika Scratched Into Music Stand at Joliet West: Parent  Patch.com

Swastika Scratched Into Stand at Joliet West: Dad - Joliet, IL - The parent saw the swastika during a meeting at the school and took a picture of it.



Four Channahon scouts take Eagle Scout oath  The Herald-News

Channahon's Boy Scout Troop 444 presented four new Eagle Scouts at a combined Eagle Court of Honor held on Feb. 9 at the Channahon United Methodist ...



News from Joliet Township High Schools  The Bugle

Joliet West NHS gives back with Purple Project. The Joliet West High School National Honor Society is giving back to the community through a partnership with ...



Kevin Spacey Apologizes To Joliet Wests Anthony Rapp  Patch.com

Kevin Spacey Apologizes To Joliet's Anthony Rapp - Joliet, IL - Actor Kevin Spacey says he does not remember sexually assaulting fellow actor Anthony Rapp ...



Boys soccer: Tigers, Celtics resilient in draw  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Most soccer coaches don't like seeing their team give up four goals in a match.



Joliet Chamber to honor its 'Great Teachers'  The Herald-News

On Feb. 7, the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry will honor 26 outstanding Joliet-area teachers with a banquet at the Jacob Henry Mansion ...



Joliet students, parents celebrate 110th anniversary of orchestra program  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Peter Lipari waved his baton and kept the focus of his young orchestra at Joliet West High School on him as they rehearsed Monday. “Look up here ...



Joliet/Shorewood Police Blotter  The Bugle

Information on recent arrests is provided by the Joliet Police Department. Persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.



GIRLS SOCCER: Slow offensive day ends Bradley-Bourbonnais' season in a shutout  Kankakee Daily Journal

The Boilers saw their season end with a 1-0 loss to Minooka.



Joliet principal retires after more than 30 years at high school  The Herald-News

JOLIET – As a principal, John Randich shakes the hands of hundreds of Joliet students at their graduation ceremony, where they receive a diploma indicating ...



Joliet West High School NHS holds fun fair, raises over 5K for children in need  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Joliet West High School National Honors Society hosted the Tiny Tigers Fun Fair on April 10. The event raised over $5000 to be donated to the Wish ...



Joliet subdivision wants to detach from school district  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The Joliet Township High School District 204 board is appealing a July decision by the Will County Regional Board of School Trustees granting a ...



Basketball: Joliet Central gets big win over Joliet West  The Herald-News

Big win for multiple reasons as Steelmen beat Joliet West.



Boys basketball: Lemont, Ferguson surge past Romeoville  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Regardless of the opponent, most teams will take their chances when they are armed with the best player on the floor.



Joliet native serves on advanced US Navy Warship in Pacific  Suburban Chicagoland

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class , Navy Office of Community Outreach. Petty Officer 3rd Class Mike Kremske, a native of Joliet, Illinois, wanted to join ...



Joliet West Students Roll Out the Red Carpet for Special Needs Population  Patch.com

The Joliet West High School cafeteria was transformed with Hollywood glamour during the annual Special Populations Dance organized by students in the ...



Joliet D-204 officials want out of state breakfast program  The Herald-News

JOLIET – Joliet Township High School District 204 wants to opt out of a state-mandated breakfast program that district officials said would be too costly and ...



Joliet journalism students advance to state  The Herald-News

Joliet West High School journalism students recently competed against 13 schools at one of the seven IHSA Journalism Sectional events.



Rapp Session: Catching up with Anthony Rapp, who has progressed from the footlights of Joliet West to a starring role in 'Rent'  Chicago Tribune

When Broadway star Anthony Rapp walks on to the Shubert Theatre stage Thursday as Mark Cohen, the narrator in "Rent," he won't just be reprising his leading ...



Joliet West High School science team shows success at SWSC competition  The Herald-News

JOLIET – The Joliet West Science Team had a successful day at the SWSC Science Competition on Jan. 23. The team brought 31 students to the competition ...



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