• Powderpuff 2016

    Powderpuff 2016

    Julie Zamudio, Reporter

    October 5, 2016

    Football. Something many enjoy watching or playing. But as we know it’s mainly a male dominant sport. Well, not all the time. Here at Joliet Central High school, we Steelmen have a team for junior and senior females. The girls are able to try out and play flag football against each other for one night... READ MORE »»

  • Steelmen of Success

    Steelmen of Success

    Emilee Nichols and Griselda Chavez

    May 25, 2016

    The tradition of selecting two high school seniors, Mr. and Ms. J, who best represent the ideals of JT Central, began in 1958. The selection of Mr. and Ms. J begins with a senior who has achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. The next step in the selection process is the faculty and staff selecti... READ MORE »»

  • Ivy Night 2016

    Ivy Night 2016

    Griselda Chavez, Features Editor

    May 25, 2016

    The senior class award ceremony, titled Ivy Night, took place on May 6th. There are three components to this event. The first portion being representatives from the senior class, Anashay Love and Kate Fanning, reflecting on their time at Central and the recognition of Ivy Bearers. The second portion was th... READ MORE »»


2016-2017 Steelmen Trifecta

Cain Paluga, Reporter

The first leg of the three part annual Steelmen Trifecta has come and gone with a total of 114 members of the student body, twelve teachers, two members of our security sta...  Read More »

October 3, 2016

German Exchange Student

September 26, 2016

Traveling, to most people is a goal usually achieved after retirement. But imagine traveling the world...  Read More »

2016 Senior Favorites

May 25, 2016

Feeling The BERN Yet??!! Super Saturday Sanders Sweep

March 31, 2016

Democratic voters had a message for Hillary Clinton on Saturday: It’s not over yet. The front-runn...  Read More »

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Holiday Passion

Giovanni Alvarado, Arts and Entertainment Editor and Reporter

Every day I wake up in the morning looking forward for another day. As Forest Gump put it “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” Your day could go well as if everything is perfect and calm...  Read More »

December 3, 2015

Where Did My Barbies Go?

November 8, 2012

As high school students, we’re expected to grow up a lot in four short years. We hold our future in our hands,...  Read More »

Welcome back!

September 12, 2011

Hey, Steelmen! This is Cynthia Stacy, the 2011-2012 Editor-in-Chief of the JTCJournal. We've been back in the...  Read More »

Cyber Bullying: What’s Up Insecurity?

October 31, 2010

by Nina Gregor Have you seen an innocent person be pushed around by people that think they’re bigger than everyon...  Read More »

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Key Club

Key Club International is the high school organization sponsored by Kiwanis International. Key Club’s mission to serve the children of our community and the world. High...  Read More »

October 12, 2016

2016 Top 25 Students

May 25, 2016

The Joliet Region of Chamber Commerce, would to like congratulate Joliet Central students from class of 20...  Read More »

Gift Ideas for Valentines Day

February 10, 2016

Valentine’s Day If you need advice on what to get your valentine, whether it’s a friend, your...  Read More »

History of MLK

January 22, 2016

“We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead. We...  Read More »

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