Author Archives: Ryan Quigley

JCA announces February Students of the Month

Joliet Catholic Academy president/principal Dr. Jeffrey Budz is pleased to announce the February Students of the Month: Jack Carroll (Kiwanis Club), Kameron Courtright (Rotary Club), and Mia Bertino (Lions Club). JCA is proud of the success these students have exhibited both in the classroom and out in the community. Jack Carroll, son of Thomas and … Read More

JCA to host Pancake Breakfast after Family Mass on Sunday 3/22

The Joliet Catholic Academy Parent Association will host their annual Pancake Breakfast after a JCA Family and Friends Mass on Sunday, March 22 at 10 a.m. in the Mary, Our Sister Chapel located on campus at 1200 N. Larkin Ave. Visitors should enter at the school’s main entrance located along Larkin Ave. The Pancake Breakfast … Read More

March JCA Parent Pride Newsletter

  Each month JCA publishes a Parent Pride Newsletter containing upcoming events and important deadlines approaching. You can also find the latest news at our website: www.jca-online.org.   Is there an important event or headline coming up in March that we missed? Contact us below so that we can post through social media, the JCA website, … Read More

JCA Math Team qualifies for ICTM State Contest

  Congratulations to our JCA Math Team on a great performance this past Saturday at the ICTM Regional Math Contest held at Lincoln-Way East HS. The Frosh-Soph 8-Person Team came away with a 2nd place finish and qualified for the State Contest.   Also qualifying for the State Contest as individuals are Freshman Carter Holbrook … Read More

JCA Drama Club presents spring musical Mamma Mia!

The Joliet Catholic Academy Drama Club presents Mamma Mia! ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her … Read More

Black History Month Spotlight: Jean Kenol ’94

As part of Black History Month, each week a JCA student will be spotlighting African-American Alumni of SFA, JCHS, and JCA. This week’s spotlight was prepared by JCA senior Michael Green and features JCA graduate Jean Kenol ’94. In 1998 Jean graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Government. While at … Read More

2/13 Late Start Schedule

Today 2/13 JCA will be on a late start schedule. School will begin at 9:15 a.m. with third period. The 8th grade Math/Science program is cancelled. All buses will be delayed one hour and twenty-five minutes. We will still be on a 1:40 p.m. dismissal. … Read More

JCA announces First Semester Honor Roll

Joliet Catholic Academy is proud to announce the 2019-2020 First Semester Honor Roll. Students are separated by graduating year, “A” and “B” Honor Roll, and also grouped by grade school and church affiliation/parish. 432  current students have been honored for their academic achievements from the first semester. JCA president/principal Dr. Jeffrey Budz said, “We are … Read More

Black History Month Spotlight: Maya Akai ’90

As part of Black History Month, each week a JCA student will be spotlighting African-American Alumni of SFA, JCHS, and JCA. Last week’s spotlight was prepared by JCA junior Jabril Williams and features Maya Akai, SFA class of 1990. Maya Akai attended the University of Iowa, where she started her endeavors in radio by hosting … Read More

JCA announces National Letter of Intent sigings

The following Joliet Catholic Academy student-athletes signed their National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The JCA administration, athletic department, and Hilltopper football program is proud of the accomplishments of these four young men. FOOTBALL Joseph Bueno – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Division III Conor Kovas – Bemidji State University, Division II Malachy … Read More


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