Thank you SO MUCH to the community volunteers who greeted our students at Dirksen, Gompers, Hufford, and Washington Junior High Schools on the 1st day of school! It was awesome seeing all the high fives, smiles, cheers and warm wishes for our students to have a good school year. Thank you for your partnership! Volunteers included members from NAACP - Joliet Branch #3018, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Joliet New Covenant Worship Center, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Joliet Black Police Officers Association, All Nation Church of God In Christ, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, New Covenant Worship Center, Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Southwest Illinois City of Joliet, Illinois, Joliet City Councilman Terry Morris, Judge Vincent Cornelius, and Board of School Inspector Gwendolyn Ulmer.