Persevere in providing an equitable and rigorous foundation for students to succeed.
The student athletes that competed in the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) Cross Country Meet were (from left to right) Miguel Navarro (Gompers Junior High), Edwyn Ochoa (Dirksen Junior High), Madison Schlismann (Washington Junior High), and Emma Schlismann (Washington Junior High).
The Elementary Students will focus on Guided Reading with Centers, Mathematics, and Physical Education while the Junior High Students will concentrate on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Reading.
The events were a chance for students, staff members, and parents to dress up and participate in fall themed activities.
The two-year wage settlement provides teachers with an average wage increase of 3.25% this year and a 3.5% increase next school year.
In addition to planting a tree at the school, the students made posters and recited poems and readings about the importance of trees.
HAPPY STAFF APPRECIATION DAY!
October is National Principals Month and an opportunity to honor the hard work principals do on a daily basis to ensure student success.
Gompers Junior High School's Fall into Math Family Night takes place on Thursday, October 19th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. The night is an opportunity for students to work with their parents solving math programs and taking part in fall activities.
The students and staff collected money during lunch periods at the school.
Joliet Public Schools District 86 has partnered with the Joliet Park District and Joliet Park Foundation to replace the playgrounds at five District 86 schools. Jefferson is the third school to receive a new playground following new playgrounds at Marycrest Early Childhood Center and Farragut Elementary School. New playgrounds are also planned for Carl Sandburg and Taft Elementary Schools.