Joliet Public Schools | District 86

Results: 45 Article(s) Found.

First Day of School - August 21, 2017

The first day of school for all District 86 students is August 21, 2017. All students must be registered before the first day of school. Read More


AT&T Employees Donate School Supplies

Thank you AT&T who donated more than 80 backpacks filled with school supplies for District 86 students.​ Read More


Welcome New Teachers

Over 70 new teachers were hired for the 2017-2018 school year. Read More


Students Enjoy Kids 'n Nature

More than 50 fourth grade students enjoyed the six-week summer school Kids 'n Nature Summer Program at Pilcher Park. Read More


Playground Groundbreaking at Thomas Jefferson School

A new playground is under construction at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School this summer. Read More


2017-2018 School Calendar Approved

The Board of School Inspectors approved the school calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. Download Document


School Board Vacancy

The Board of School Inspectors is seeking applicants to fill an unexpired East Side term on the District 86 school board. Read More


Dirksen Students Inducted into Junior Beta Club

Congratulations to the students that were inducted into the Dirksen Junior High School Jr. Beta Club.​ Read More


Visitation & Aid Society of Joliet Donates Thanksgiving Meals

Thank you to all the Visitation & Aid Society volunteers who shopped for Thanksgiving food items for nearly 100 of our families. Read More


Jesse White and Local Author Visit Taft School

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and local author and District 86 graduate Brandye Phillips hosted an Anti-Bullying assembly at Taft Elementary School. Read More

Results: 45 Article(s) Found.

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