JTHS Alumni Spotlight: Derrick Brown, Joliet West Class of 1985, Media Executive for iHeartMedia

Derrick_Brown.jpgCareer & Education At-a-Glance

  • Butler University, Radio/TV Broadcasting
  • Lewis University, Radio/TV Broadcasting
  • Radio & Records Program Director of the Year
  • Radio Ink's "Best Program Directors in America" (twice recognized)


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2018 Homecoming - Save the Date

HC_SavetheDate.jpgJTHS Alumni,

Many of our Reunion Coordinators and alumni like to plan gatherings and reunion events around Homecoming Festivities. The 2018 Homecoming varsity game dates and times can be found below.

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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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