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Eisenhower Now Accepting Applications

Eisenhower is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Read More

 

Kindergarten Registration March 2 & 3

Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year is March 2 (5-7 p.m). and March 3 (9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) at most District 86 elementary schools. Read More

 
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Students Make Valentines for Veterans

Students throughout District 86 made hundreds of Valentine's Day cards and letters for veterans and those serving in the military. Read More

 
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Teachers Named Joliet Chamber Great Teachers

Congratulations to the eight District 86 teachers who were named 2017 Joliet Area Great Teachers by the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce. Read More

 
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Washington Quad Team Wins Hoops for D86

Congratulations to the Washington Quadrant Basketball Team for winning back to back championships at the Joliet Grade Schools Foundation Fundraiser. Read More

 
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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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U.S. Army Lt. Col. Visits Dirksen Junior High

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel David Krzycki recently met with over 680 Dirksen students and staff members. Read More

 
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Winter Accessories Donation

Visitation and Aid Society donated over 600 items for District 86 students. 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

 

Mobile Food Pantry Showcased at Woodland

ABC7 Chicago highlighted the Northern Illinois Mobile Food Pantry at Woodland Elementary School. Read More

 

Emergency School Closing Information

Joliet Public Schools District 86 takes the responsibility of closing schools seriously. Generally, schools will remain open except during extreme weather conditions. Read More

 
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District 86 Welcomed New Principals for a Day

Business and community members served as "Principals for a Day" at all 21 District 86 schools. 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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Congratulations to our District Elementary School Spelling Bee Winners

Fifteen Elementary School Spelling Bee Winners Competed in the District 86 Spelling Contest. Read More

 
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Hundreds Attend Eisenhower Blue Ribbon School Celebration

Thank you to the parents, community members, and elected officials who attended Eisenhower's Blue Ribbon Celebration. Read More

 
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Junior High Spelling Bee Winners Recognized

Congratulations to our Junior High Spelling Bee Winners! The students will compete in the Will County Spelling Contest in the Spring. Read More

 
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School Board Member Appreciation Day

November 15, 2016 is designated as School Board Members Day in Illinois. Joliet Public Schools District 86 is joining school districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to public schools. Read More

 
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Eisenhower Academy Named One of the Best Schools in the Nation

U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced that Eisenhower Academy has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Read More

 
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Students Enjoy Halloween

Students enjoyed Halloween activities at District 86 schools. Read More

 
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Sandburg Student Wins Poster Contest

Congratulations to Carl Sandburg First Grade Student Kassidy Barnes for winning the Joliet Fire Department Poster Contest. Read More

 
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Happy Principal Appreciation Day

Thank you to all our District 86 principals for their hard work and all that they do for students, families and staff members. 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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Steve Spangler Visits District 86

Pershing First Grade Teacher Courtney Voogt won first place in the Citgo Fueling Education Sweepstakes. Read More

 
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Special Visitor Meets with Students

Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk visited students at Farragut and Thigpen Elementary Schools. 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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Students and Families Enjoyed Worldwide Day of Play

Hundreds of students and families spent time playing outside at Worldwide Day of Play. Read More

 
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Mayor Visits Pershing School

Thank you Joliet Mayor O'Dekirk for visiting the second grade students at Pershing Elementary School.​ Read More

 
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Superintendent Visits with Community Members

Thank you everyone that visited with Superintendent Theresa Rouse at the Forest Park Community Center.​ Read More

 
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Singleton Daughters Visit Singleton School

Family and Friends of Isaac Singleton visited with students at Isaac Singleton Elementary School. Read More

 
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AT&T Employees Donate School Supplies

Thank you AT&T Employees from the Joliet office who donated 80 backpacks filled with school supplies for District 86 students. Read More

 
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Eisenhower Top Elementary School in Will County

Congratulations to the students and staff at Eisenhower Academy for being named the #1 Elementary School in Will County by the Chicago Magazine. Read More

 
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First Day of School Excitement

Welcome back students and staff for the 2016-2017 school year. Read More

 
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Joliet Chamber of Commerce Hosts Breakfast

Thank you to the Joliet Chamber for inviting our new teachers and administrators to the New Educators Breakfast. Read More

 
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Welcome New Teachers

Over 50 new teachers were hired for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. Read More

 
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Community and Staff Members Meet New Superintendent

Thank you to everyone that attended the reception to meet Dr. Rouse. Read More

 
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Students Enjoy Kids 'n Nature Camp

Over 30 students participated in the Kids 'n Nature seven-week Summer Camp. 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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New Administrators Named

The Board of School Inspectors approved new administrators at their July school board meeting. Read More

 
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Dr. Rouse Runs First School Board Meeting

Two days into her new leadership role, Superintendent Dr. Theresa Rouse participated in her first Joliet District 86 school board meeting. 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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Students Qualify for State Meet

Congratulations to the junior high students that competed in the Boys State Wrestling Meet in DeKalb.​ 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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