Superintendent Blog

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Follow along with our Superintendent of Schools, Theresa R. Rouse, Ed.D.

  • Halfway Through the First Trimester

    Sep 27, 2019

    We are halfway through the first trimester of this school year! Please click on the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Beginning of the School Year

    Aug 23, 2019

    The school year is off and running! Please click the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Ready, Set, Let's Start the School Year!

    Jul 25, 2019

    Today was the last day of Summer School! The new school year is just around the corner. Please click the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Beginning of Summer

    Jun 03, 2019

    The beginning of summer vacation always brings lots of enthusiasm and excitement as students and staff members alike consider their freedom from day-to-day school activities. Click the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Last Month of School

    May 03, 2019

    We are in the last month of school! There is more to do as we wrap up this school year and prepare for next school year. Click the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Spring Break!

    Mar 22, 2019

    Spring Break is here! Click the title of this blog post for some ideas for fun learning during the break.

  • Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

    Mar 01, 2019

    As we enter this third trimester of the school year, I want to take a few minutes to talk about digital citizenship and internet safety. Click on the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Severe Weather Decisions

    Jan 25, 2019

    In times of severe weather, there are several criteria that must be examined to make decisions about school closure. Click on the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Winter Break

    Dec 21, 2018

    As we begin the winter break and the holiday season, I am hopeful that you have wonderful plans with your family and friends to celebrate. Please click the title of this blog post to read more.

  • End of the Trimester

    Nov 01, 2018

    The end of our first trimester is one week away. Click on the title of this blog post to read more.

  • National Principal Month

    Oct 12, 2018

    The month of October is National Principal Month! Please click the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Communication is key!

    Sep 21, 2018

    Communication is the imparting or exchanging of information or news. It is also a means of connection between people or places. Please click the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Changing of the Seasons

    Sep 07, 2018

    The changing of the seasons brings less predictable weather - more rain and hopefully less humidity along with cooler temperatures as well as the changing colors in nature. How does this connect with school? Please click the title of this blog post to read more.

  • First Week of School

    Aug 24, 2018

    The first week of school is coming to a close. What an incredible week it has been! What have we learned? Please click the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Back to School

    Aug 17, 2018

    We are ready, are you? Monday will be the first day for students for this 2018-19 school year. Please click on the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Getting Ready for School!

    Jul 27, 2018

    We are getting ready for school and want to be sure you have all the information you need to be sure your child is ready as well. Please click the title of this blog to read more.

  • Beginnings and Reflections

    Jun 28, 2018

    As June comes to an end and July begins, there are many things upon which to reflect. Please click on the title of this blog to read more.

  • Summer School

    Jun 08, 2018

    Summer School is upon us! Please click on the title of this blog to read more.

  • End of Year Reflection

    Jun 01, 2018

    As this year comes to a close, it is time to reflect on our journey. Please click on the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Social Media

    May 25, 2018

    Social media can be a useful tool, but also challenging for our young people. Please click on the title of this blog post to read more.

  • A week of celebrations and reflection

    May 19, 2018

    It is always great to have the time to honor students and staff. Please click on the title of this blog post to read more.

  • Partnership: Northern IL Food Bank & Rotary Club of Joliet

    May 11, 2018

    Through our partnership with the Northern IL Food Bank, students take home backpacks of food each weekend to help with the needs in their homes. Please click the title of this blog post to find out how the Rotary Club of Joliet has joined this partnership.

  • Students Are The Reason

    May 04, 2018

    What a great week of celebrating our students. Please click on the title of this blog post to learn more about the student recognition this week!

  • Partnership: Little Free Libraries

    Apr 27, 2018

    Little Free Libraries have appeared in multiple places across the city. Please click on the title of this blog post to learn more about our partnership with the Joliet Public Library District.

  • Join Our Journey

    Apr 18, 2018

    With the launch of our new website, I felt it was time to begin a new practice of communicating with a blog. The purpose of the blog is to provide meaning, clarification, support, and context for the work of the district. It will also give me a better chance to communicate my heart for the students, families, staff, and the community. Please click on the title of this blog post to learn more about our District 86 Goals.