JTHS Alumni Association to Host Santa Run on Saturday, December 2


Santa Fun Run
The event is hosted as a fun run 5k or leisurely 1 mile stroll with participants of all ages and ability levels welcome including families, strollers and wheelchairs. No timing or scoring will take place as the event will be held in the spirit of holiday cheer.

The course begins and ends within Chicagoland Speedway’s 1.5 mile D-shaped tri-oval. Registration fees, which include the Santa suit (while supplies last) and entrance to Santa’s Celebration post-race, are $30 for adults, $20 for students with school ID and $10 for children ages 5-12. Children 4 and under are free. Participants must register by November 30 to receive an event t-shirt.

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JTHS Alumni Spotlight: Felipe I. Rodriguez Central H. S. Class of 2004

feliperodriguez.jpgCareer & Education At-a-Glance:

  • Woodbury University – Bachelor of Architecture
  • Southern California Institute of Architecture - Master of Design Research in City Design, Planning, and Policy Making


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Joliet Central Band to Perform with Guest Artist al Musfi at Fall Concert Nov. 19

Joliet_Central_Band_(1).pngThe Joliet Central High School Band will perform its fall concert at 3 p.m. on November 19in the Joliet Central High School Auditorium, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Joliet.  The event is free and open to the public.

In addition to performing at the concert, al Musfi will provide a musical clinic for band students prior to the concert.  He will also speak to the students regarding music in Middle Eastern cultures, and discuss the differences and similarities of music across the world.

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Joliet Central’s Eural “Mac” McLaughlin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from National Wrestling Hall of Fame Illinois Chapter


Joliet Central High School’s Eural McLaughlin, fondly known as “Coach Mac,” carries a legacy amongst generations of students, alumni and families.

Mac’s legacy carries on today as a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient from the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Illinois Chapter.  The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Mac during a special Honors Banquet at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 22 at the Holiday Inn in Countryside, 6201 Joliet Road. 


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