Author Archives: Ryan Quigley

Support Catholic Schools during COVID-19; Contact you U.S. reps and senators

This important message for Catholic schools comes courtesy of the Catholic Conference of Illinois: Last week, the U.S. House passed the Heroes Act, which includes the laudable goals of providing more funding assistance to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the legislation eliminates previous emergency funding of equitable services to Catholic and other nonpublic schools, … Read More

An important update regarding JCA Youth and HS Summer Camps

Future Angels and Hilltoppers, Each summer Joliet Catholic Academy welcomes over 900 grade school students to the home of the Angels and Hilltoppers. JCA offers 21 different camps to accommodate campers’ individual interests via Academic, Athletic, Activity, and Fine Art Camps. Our accomplished teachers and coaches enjoy working with campers so they can have fun, … Read More

Easter Break – JCA Closed

Joliet Catholic Academy will be closed for Easter Break from Friday, April 10-Sunday, April 19. E-Learning will resume on Monday, April 20.  Please contact communications@jca-online.org with any questions.  … Read More

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


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