Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 
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Top District Elementary School Spellers

Congratulations to the three top elementary spelling bee winners. Read More

 
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Junior High Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to the District Junior High Spelling Contest Winners. Read More

 
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Sanchez School Hosts Veterans Day Assembly

Over 775 Sator Sanchez Elementary School Students celebrated Veterans Day during a school assembly. Read More

 
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Students Qualify for State Meet

Congratulations to the junior high students that competed in the State Cross Country Meet in Normal.​ Read More

 
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Schools Participate in Halloween Events

Schools throughout the District hosted several Halloween activities for students and families. Read More

 
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Glen Marcum Playground opens at Thomas Jefferson

The new Glen Marcum Playground officially opened at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. Read More

 
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School Board Approves New Teachers Contract

The Board of School Inspectors approved a new two-year contract for the Council #86 of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 604. Read More

 
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Gompers Students Practice Math Skills

Students prepare for Gompers upcoming Family Math Night by calculating the circumference of a pumpkin at school. Read More

 
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Happy Principal Appreciation Week!

Thank you District 86 principals for your leadership and commitment to all students. Read More

 
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Students Receive Awards

Congratulations to the M.J. Cunningham Elementary students who were recognized during the Board of School Inspectors meeting in October. Read More

 
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Farragut Hosts Fundraiser at McDonald's

Hundreds of Farragut students, families, and staff members supported "McTeacher's Night" at the Joliet McDonald's on Broadway Street. Read More

 
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Forest Park, Keith and Marycrest Schools Receive Awards

Congratulations to Forest Park, Edna Keith, and Marycrest for being recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education for their preschool programs. Read More

 
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Gompers Collects $700 for the American Red Cross

Congratulations to the Gompers Students and Staff who raised $700 to support hurricane victims. Read More

 
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Four Superintendent Chats Scheduled

District 86 will host four Superintendent Chats during the 2017-18 school year. Read More

 
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Joliet City Councilman Visits Sandburg School

Thank you Joliet City Councilman Don "Duck" Dickinson for visiting with Carl Sandburg Second Grade Students. Read More

 
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Gompers Students Recognized

Congratulations to the students that received awards at the Board of School Inspectors Meeting. Read More

 
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New Playground Opens

Students officially opened the new playground at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. Read More

 
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Jefferson Playground Opens Soon

The new Glen Marcum Playground at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is scheduled to be completed shortly.​ Read More

 
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Welcome Back Students

District 86 welcomed more than 11,000 students back to school for the 2017-2018 school year. Read More

 

District 86 Utilizes Caution for Solar Eclipse

The first day of school for all students and a total solar eclipse will both occur on August 21, 2017.​ Read More

 

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

 
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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

 
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Welcome New Teachers

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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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Eisenhower Academy Named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School

Congratulations to the Eisenhower students and staff for being named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.​ Read More

 
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Superintendent Visits Summer School

Dr. Rouse met some of our youngest students during summer school. Read More

 
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Students Enjoy Summer School

Students at Marycrest have fun during a Joliet Park District assembly. Read More

 
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Congratulations Retirees!

Thirty five District 86 staff members retired during the 2015-2016 school year. Read More

 
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Happy Halloween!

Have a safe and fun Halloween. Read More

 
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District 86 Employees Attend School

Employees attended professional development sessions presented by their colleagues featuring Best Practices aligned to District 86 initiatives. Read More

 
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Students Participate in Summer Camp

Fourth grade students took part in the Kids 'N Nature Camp at Pilcher Park. Read More

 
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Students and Staff Honored at Reading Reception

Two students and a staff member from each District 86 school were recognized for their reading accomplishments. Read More

 
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Congratulations Retirees

Thirty one District 86 staff members will retire this school year. Read More

 
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Students Receive College Scholarships

Nineteen District 86 students each received a $1,000 college scholarship. Read More

 
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Keith Students Receive Surprise Holiday Party

The holidays got off to a great start for Edna Keith Elementary students. Read More

 
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Hufford students donate socks to local shelter

During "SOCKtober" Hufford students collected 1,410 pairs of new socks to donate to MorningStar MIssion. Read More

 
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Woodland Students Receive Awards

Congratulations to the Woodland Elementary students that received awards at the District 86 Board of School Inspectors meeting. Read More

 
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Families Enjoy Worldwide Day of Play

Many families took advantage of the nice weather and participated in outdoor activities during Joliet’s 8th annual Worldwide Day of Play. Read More

 

Students Nominated for Scholarship

Congratulations to the 100 District 86 students who were nominated for the Joliet Region Education Scholarship.​ Read More

 
 
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