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JCA names Kaitlyn Williams head girls basketball coach

Joliet Catholic Academy’s administration is proud to announce the hiring of Kaitlyn Williams ’16 as the next head girls varsity basketball coach. Williams succeeds Jim O’Brien, who was recently named JCA’s new athletic director. Williams recently graduated from Lewis University with a degree in accounting, and will work in the JCA business office in addition … Read More

JCA names Kisha Cameron head girls volleyball coach

Joliet Catholic Academy’s administration is proud to announce the hiring of Kisha Cameron as the next head varsity volleyball coach, succeeding Hall of Famer Christine Scheibe. JCA athletic director Jim O’Brien, also new to his position taking over for longtime athletic director Dan Sharp, said, “I am very excited to have Kisha lead the girls … Read More

JCA Summer Hours

Joliet Catholic Academy will be on summer hours from June 7 until August 13. The main office and business office will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. JCA is closed on Friday during the summer months.  Phone: (815) 741-0500 Staff Directory: … Read More

Book Buyback Information

The book buyback program through BNC Services/MBS Books will take place May 27-June 10. Students/families can create their buyback quote by logging into the bookstore website at Please contact with any questions.  Student books for the 2021-2022 school year can be purchased through the MBS Direct Website: The link can also be found … Read More

JCA announces senior awards at annual Baccalaureate Liturgy and Graduation Ceremony

The Joliet Catholic Academy Class of 2021 was honored on Sunday, May 16 at Joliet Memorial Stadium during the annual Baccalaureate Liturgy and Commencement Ceremony. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both events were combined in an outdoor setting. Graduates took part in a Mass led by Fr. Jeff Smialek, O.Carm. and then received … Read More

Joliet Catholic Academy to hold Baccalaureate Liturgy and 31st Annual Graduation Ceremony at Joliet Memorial Stadium Sunday, May 16

Joliet Catholic Academy is excited to announce that as the 2020-2021 school year comes to a close, this year’s 31st graduating class from Joliet Catholic Academy will celebrate the annual Baccalaureate Liturgy and Commencement Ceremony outdoors on Sunday, May 16 at Joliet Memorial Stadium. This special weekend includes graduation practice and Senior Night on Friday, … Read More

JCA announces April Students of the Month

Joliet Catholic Academy President/Principal Dr. Jeffrey Budz is pleased to announce the April Students of the Month: Jacob Chignoli (Kiwanis Club), Jillian Gray (Rotary Club), and Nicolas Ragusa (Lions Club). JCA is proud of the success these students have exhibited both in the classroom and out in the community. These senior students are honored by … Read More

JCA proudly presents spring musical “Songs for a New World” May 13-15

JCA proudly presents its spring musical, Songs for a New World! After months of preparation, these talented students are proud to make their show available to stream on demand THIS WEEKEND ONLY! Songs for a New World is about life. It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… … Read More

JCA Summer Camp Registration is now available for prospective students

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 20 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

JCA May Parent Pride Newsletter

  Each month JCA publishes a Parent Pride Newsletter containing upcoming events and important deadlines approaching.   Is there an important event or headline coming up in May that we missed? Contact us below so that we can post through social media, the JCA website, or an e-mail blast. We only post information in the … Read More

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