Author Archives: Ryan Quigley

JCA Online Day of Giving

Joliet Catholic Academy Online Day of Giving Tuesday, June 4, 2024 A tradition of Faith, Academic Excellence, Athletic Success, and distinction in the Fine Arts Joliet Catholic Academy has been “Inspiring Growth in Knowledge and Faith since 1869.” Whether you represent JCA’s past or present, you are a vital part of our extraordinary tradition. Thank … Read More

JCA Football State Championship Game Information

IHSA Class 5A State Championship Game Joliet Catholic Academy vs. Nazareth Academy Game Time: 10 a.m. Seating: Visitor Side/West Side All tickets are $15 each/$17 if paid digitally. Baby in arms is free.   Fans have two options to purchase tickets: At Hancock Stadium on Game Day Online: Illinois State University Official Athletics Site | Online … Read More

Diocese of Joliet Catholic Schools to host Town Hall meeting at JCA to discuss the future of the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program

Town Hall Meeting to discuss Invest in Kids Act and future of Tax Credit Scholarship Program Catholics across Illinois are rallying to save a statewide scholarship program that serves more than 9,000 lower-income children. A town hall meeting sponsored by several schools in the Diocese of Joliet will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2023, … Read More

URGENT – Contact your legislators to Remove the Sunset of the Invest in Kids Tax Credit Scholarship Program

  JCA Alumni, Families, and Friends,   The end of the legislative session is this week Friday, May 19. We must keep the pressure on lawmakers to #RemoveTheSunset and save the Tax Credit Scholarship Program. Your voice matters, NOW more than ever!   Hundreds of families and school leaders from our statewide coalition have been … Read More

Support the Dane Thayer Memorial Scholarship & WIN 4 Bears vs. Packers Tickets

The Dane Thayer Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of the late Dane Thayer (JCA ’05) by his family to benefit JCA students in financial need. Over $50,000 in scholarships has been raised for students in financial need at JCA over the past two years from the Dane Thayer Memorial Golf Outing. To encourage further … Read More

Support The Dane Thayer Memorial Scholarship & WIN 4 Bears vs. Packers Tickets

The Dane Thayer Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of the late Dane Thayer (JCA ’05) by his family to benefit JCA students in financial need. Over $50,000 in scholarships has been raised for students in financial need at JCA over the past two years from the Dane Thayer Memorial Golf Outing. To encourage further … Read More

Join the JCA administration for an Alumni Regional Reunion at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club in Southern CA

It is my pleasure to invite you to attend our Southern California Regional Reunion.   The reunion is being hosted by our generous alum Pat Ward (Class of 1970).   It will be held at the gorgeous Newport Harbor Yacht Club 720 W. Bay Ave, Newport Beach, CA, 92661   Mark your calendars for 6:00 p.m. Thursday, … Read More

JCA to host Boys Basketball Player Development Camp on October 17

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A Letter From Our President/Principal, Dr. Jeffrey Budz

Dear JCA Community, It is with great excitement that I welcome you to another school year!   We welcome the Class of 2026, and we celebrate All of our students as we again have a strong enrollment hovering at 600 students.   It seems like our summers fly by faster and faster each year, but I hope … Read More

JCA announces 2022 Hall of Champions-Athletics Inductees

Joliet Catholic Academy inducted the eighth Hall of Champions class in a ceremony this afternoon in the Warning Innovation Research Center. This year’s honorees continue to highlight the depth of tradition and talent on and off the playing fields that the Angels and Hilltoppers have produced over the years. The previous classes made up a “Who’s … Read More


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