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Updated COVID School Guidelines (1.11.2022)

Updated COVID School Guidelines (1.11.2022)  JCA Parent-Student Handbook *Please note that due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, handbook changes will be made throughout the year.  … Read More

JCA announces Illinois State Scholars in the Class of 2022

Joliet Catholic Academy is proud to announce that 22 members of the Class of 2022 have been named Illinois State Scholars. The State Scholar Program recognizes students attending approved high schools  for outstanding academic achievement. State scholar designation provides honorary recognition with no monetary award. Approximately the top ten percent of graduates from approved high … Read More

JCA announces November 2021 Students of the Month

Joliet Catholic Academy President/Principal Dr. Jeffrey Budz is pleased to announce the November Students of the Month: Andrew Birsa (Kiwanis Club), Abigail Weiss (Rotary Club), and Xander Allgood (Lions Club). JCA is proud of the success these students have exhibited both in the classroom and out in the community. Andrew Birsa, son of Andrew and … Read More

Semester Exam Schedule

Exams will return to 40/40/20 – 1st semester 40%, 2nd semester 40% and midterm exam 20% No exams will be given remotely – if a student is quarantined, they will take their exams when they return to school. Essay portions of the exam may be administered the week of December 13, depending on teacher discretion. … Read More

Thanksgiving Break – School Closed November 24-28

Joliet Catholic Academy and the main office will be closed for Thanksgiving break from November 24-28. Classes will resume on Monday, November 29. … Read More

Game Preview: Hilltopper Football IHSA State Championship Game Ticket and Parking Information

  IHSA 4A STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPTIONSHIP GAME: Joliet Catholic Football vs. Sacred Heart-Griffin DATE: Friday, November 26, 2021 TIME: 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Northern Illinois University – Huskie Stadium TICKETS: Tickets for the State Championship game are $15.00 for everyone (as mandated by the IHSA) and are available at the JCA main office until 3:00 p.m. … Read More

Young Hearts for Life (YH4L) Screening – November 18

Dear Parents,   We are pleased to bring the Young Hearts for Life® (YH4L) Cardiac Screening Program to Joliet Catholic Academy on November 18, 2021. All students whose parents authorize them to be tested will be screened. Please be aware that repeat ECG testing is recommended every two (2) years.   YH4L will provide this … Read More

Tickets for the JCA Fall Play “The Game’s Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays” now on sale

Joliet Catholic Academy presents the murder mystery comedy, The Game’s Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays. It is December 1936, and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests … Read More

JCA announces October Students of the Month

Joliet Catholic Academy President/Principal Dr. Jeffrey Budz is pleased to announce the September Students of the Month: Emy Diaz (Kiwanis Club), Charles O’Neill (Rotary Club), and Lily Ray (Lions Club). JCA is proud of the success these students have exhibited both in the classroom and out in the community. Emy Diaz, daughter of Richard and … Read More

Pops & Lollies Father/Daughter Dance tickets now on sale

Joliet Catholic Academy Pops & Lollies Dance   Date: Tuesday, November 23, 2021 Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets: $30 per person ($60 per dad/daughter) Location: Jacob Henry Mansion 20 S. Eastern Ave. Joliet, IL 60433   Tickets must be purchased online. No tickets will be sold at the door or past the November … Read More


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