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Main Office and Spirit Shop Summer Hours

Main Office Hours Joliet Catholic Academy will be on summer hours from May 31 until August 15. The main office and business office will be open from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. each day. JCA is closed on Friday during the summer months.  Joliet Catholic Academy 1200 N. Larkin Ave. Joliet, IL 60435 Main Office … Read More

Underclassmen Final Exam Times

Semester Exams for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors   Tuesday, May 24   Period A (1) Classes 7:50 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Period B (2) Classes 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Period C (3) Classes 10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Announcements 11:10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Announcements 12:20 p.m. – 12:25 a.m.   Wednesday, May, 25 … Read More

JCA Class of 2022 honored with Senior Awards at annual Baccalaureate Liturgy and Graduation

The Joliet Catholic Academy Class of 2022 graduated on Sunday, May 15 in the JCA Student Activity Center. Earlier in the week on Wednesday, JCA graduates took part in a Baccalaureate Liturgy led by Principal Celebrant the Most Reverend Ronald A. Hicks, Bishop of Joliet-in-Illinois at the Cathedral of St. Raymond. The Class of 2022 … 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: Anne-Claire Austrums (Kiwanis Club), Paul Chovanec (Rotary Club), and Teagan Fischer (Lions Club). JCA is proud of the success these students have exhibited both in the classroom and out in the community. Anne-Claire Austrums, daughter of Brock and … Read More

JCA and Main Office Closed for Easter Break – 4/14-4/24

Joliet Catholic Academy will be closed for Easter Break from Thursday, April 14 through Sunday, April 24. Classes will resume on Monday, April 25. We wish our faculty, staff, students, and families a Blessed Easter! … Read More

Joliet Catholic Academy names Adam DeGroot new head boys basketball coach

Joliet Catholic Academy Athletic Director Jim O’Brien is proud to announce Adam DeGroot as the new Head Boys’ Basketball Coach of the Hilltoppers.  DeGroot has spent the last nine years on the basketball staff at JCA under Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Famer Joe Gura, who retired after 49 years of coaching at the … Read More

JCA inducts newest National Honor Society members

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Master of Ceremonies: Mrs. Tanya Acevedo Mrs. Terri Barrett Advisors Welcome:                                            Dr. Jeffrey Budz JCA Principal/President Opening Prayer:        Mrs. Melisa Ferro JCA Campus Ministry Pledge of Allegiance:                         Dr. William Pender JCA Vice-Principal Faculty and Operations Keynote Speaker:                                Meg Tortorelo Lighting of … Read More

Spring Fling Week Themes

Spring Fling Week Dress-Up Day Themes  Students should use Spirit Day guidelines in determining what is acceptable. Students may wear JCA Spirit Wear this week. Not ACCEPTABLE Any day: No homemade clothing, anything interpreted as a sexual drug or alcohol reference, backless sandals or shoes, inappropriate length shorts, exposed and/or bare skin, low cut or … Read More


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