Author Archives: Ryan Quigley

Joliet Catholic Academy Athletics to Resume On-Campus Workouts

UPDATE: The following update was provided on Thursday, July 9 by IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson: We have received confirmation through ISBE that the Governor’s office has approved the following: Students participating in physical activity outside while social distancing are NOT required to wear a mask. The changes to the Phase 4 guidance are to … Read More

Isabella Ray receives 2020 AATF Outstanding Senior in French Award

The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) is pleased to announce that Isabella Ray has received a 2020 AATF Outstanding Senior in French Award. This award is made annually to a graduating senior who has demonstrated excellence in the study of French as well as exceptional commitment to the French language and the many … Read More

Updated Employment Opportunities

Current Job Openings: Director of Diversity and Inclusion Accountable to: President/Principal Main Objective:    To work with all students, faculty and staff, and community, but specifically members of our minority populations, addressing their concerns and meeting their specific needs. Specific Areas of Responsibility: Advocate for minority students Work with the faculty and staff regarding professional … Read More

A statement from the JCA administration

The Joliet Catholic Academy administration has always been open to hearing parent, student, alumni and community concerns. We regret that not all students felt comfortable bringing their issues to the administration or staff members. We are taking steps to ensure that all students’ voices and concerns are heard as we move forward. Joliet Catholic Academy … Read More

For Release: Joliet Catholic Academy plans to resume on-campus classes for the 2020-2021 school year this fall

Joliet Catholic Academy announced its commitment to resume on-campus classes for the 2020-2021 school year beginning this fall in August, while keeping the health and safety of all students, faculty and staff as its top priority. The co-educational Catholic college prep high school located at 1200 N. Larkin Ave. in Joliet is working through several … Read More

JCA Summer Camps and IHSA Return to Play Update

  On Friday, June 5 the IHSA released their Stage 1 Return to Play guidelines in accordance with the Governor’s Restore Illinois Plan. Joliet Catholic Academy, the East Suburban Catholic Conference board of control, and Joliet Diocesan High Schools had previously all agreed to shutting down campuses for all activities until July 1. As of this … Read More

An important message from the Joliet Catholic Academy Administration

June 3, 2020 Dear Joliet Catholic Academy Family, Inspired by and committed to the charisms of the Carmelites and Franciscans, Joliet Catholic Academy strives to live the hallmarks that have been set for us over the last 150 years. Most importantly as we see the events of the world around us unfolding, specifically those in … Read More

JCA Summer Hours

Summer hours begin Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, August 13; Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.  – 2 p.m. The school will be closed on Fridays. Summer hours will be posted in the main entrance, on the website, and on the digital sign on the corner. As of 5/26 the main office and school remains closed … Read More

JCA announces March Students of the Month

Joliet Catholic Academy president/principal Dr. Jeffrey Budz is pleased to announce the March Students of the Month: Abbey Bailey (Kiwanis Club), Owen Roesel (Rotary Club), and Logan Papineau (Lions Club). JCA is proud of the success these students have exhibited both in the classroom and out in the community. Abbey Bailey, daughter of Robert and … Read More

Important information regarding student locker cleanout

Joliet Catholic Academy has prepared the following student locker cleanout schedule for next week Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, May 29. Students have been assigned a 15-minute time slot.  Student Locker Cleanout Assigned Timeslots Please note the following requirements. The time slots were done alphabetically and are limited to 6-8 students per slot. Only students … Read More


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