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Spring Athletic Highlights

Girls Softball Regional Champs Lost in the Sectional Championship to Peotone Boys Volleyball ESCC Conference Title – First in School History Lost in the Regional Semi-Final game to Plainfield Central Girls Soccer Lost in the Regional Final game to Lincoln-Way West Boys Tennis 1st place Joliet Quad 2nd place Minooka Quad All Conference Medalists:  Jack … Read More

Kevin Duchene ’12 drafted in the 5th round by Oakland

Illinois junior lefty Kevin Duchene (JCA) was the second MLB draft pick from the area. Duchene, the Illini’s No. 1 starter all season, went in the fifth round, the 158th overall selection, to the Oakland A’s. Duchene posted an 11-2 record and a 1.75 ERA. He was 11-0 with a 1.64 ERA in Big Ten games. … Read More

People for Others, a JCA Tradition

“Saying we are ‘People for Others’ means we work together to help others. Service helps students find God not only in themselves but in others and their work,” said Deb Witmer, Student Council moderator. As students complete their Christian Service hours, they are encouraged to participate in service throughout the school, and that includes opportunities … Read More

Photography work on display

JCA’s tradition of service to others is embraced by the entire school community. During the months of June and July, the Book and Bean Cafe inside the Joliet Public Library on Black Road will have on display artwork that showcases “Things that Fly.” JCA faculty member, Amy Douglas, will have some of her photography work available … Read More

Hilltopper to study Russian in Moldova

JCA student, Casey Corless,  has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for 2015-16. Corless will study Russian in Moldova for the summer. Corless is one of only 620 competitively selected students from across the United States who will receive a scholarship to study Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Russian, or … Read More

Disney World intern Michael O’Connell

Michael O’Connell, a 2013 graduate of Joliet Catholic Academy, has done something that not many people can say they have done: he spent an entire semester learning from Mickey and Minnie Mouse. “Last year, I spent the spring semester at Disney World, working as a college intern. It was an awesome experience.” Michael is currently … Read More

Summer Camps for the Class of 2019

FOOTBALL June 8-11, June 15-18, and June 22-25, 2015 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. JCA practice field on campus No Charge WRESTLING June 29 – July 2, 2015 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. JCA Multi-Purpose Room No Charge BOYS BASKETBALL June 15-19, 2015 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. JCA Main Gym $80 ~ Checks payable to Joe … Read More

2015 Illinois Art Educator Exhibition

Fine Arts Department Chair, Peg Stoiber, has had two pieces of her artwork accepted to the 2015 Illinois Art Educator Exhibition. One is a hand-woven wall hanging, and the other is a small copper pendant. The Illinois Art Educator Exhibition will be held at the University of St. Francis Art Gallery in the Rialto Building located at  25 E. … Read More

Angels Softball to play for Sectional Championship

The Angels softball team defeated Morris High School (3-2) in the IHSA Sectional opener. The Angels will take the field at Morris High School on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 11 a.m. in their quest for the Sectional Championship.   … Read More

Host families needed for international students

Gain a new understanding of a different culture while welcoming an international student attending JCA into your home! Hosts receive ongoing support from local gphomestay residential coordinators, host parent training, and a life changing experience for your whole family! A monthly stipend is provided to cover student meals, transportation, and household utilities so you never … Read More

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