Alumni Spotlight: Adam Smeets, Joliet Central Class of 2001

Career at-a-glance
BA, English (with Honors) and Secondary Education – Loyola University Chicago (2005)
M.Ed, Educational Technology – University of Delaware (2006)
ABD, Educational Leadership – University of Delaware (2009)
Ed.D, Curriculum and Instruction – Loyola University Chicago (Expected 2020)
Chief Technology Officer –  Indian Prairie School District 204

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JTHS Alternate School to Become JTHS Pathways Academy

At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, Joliet Township High School’s Alternate School will become the JTHS Pathways Academy, an in-district program that runs during the school day for students who struggle academically or behaviorally in the traditional learning environment. The JTHS Board of Education approved the recommendation for the creation of the JTHS Pathways Academy on February 19, 2019. The concept for the JTHS Pathways Academy was created collaboratively with the guidance of the Strategic Plan by a committee of JTHS stakeholders, including district employees, families, and community members.

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1978 Joliet West State Champion Girls Basketball Team Reunites

By Lawson Sizemore, Joliet West Sophomore
Tiger Tales Sports Editor

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February 21 Joliet Central v. West Boys Varsity Basketball Start Time Changed to 4:45 p.m.

The start time of the February 21 Joliet Central v. Joliet West Boys Varsity Basketball Game at Central has changed due to the Joliet Central High School Girls Basketball Team qualifying for the Sectional Final on February 21.  

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JTHS Alumni Spotlight Private Celebrity Chef & Lifestyle Coach: Aaron Sain, Joliet Central Class of 1998

Career & Education At-A-Glance

  • Joliet Junior College – Culinary Arts
  • Substation Operator – ComEd
  • Owner – Insainly Fit Meals
  • Private/Celebrity Chef
  • Lifestyle Coach
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