• 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 Spring Play

    2016 Spring Play

    Rodolfo Perez

    May 25, 2016

    When making the attempt to appreciate the high art of theatre, the average drama enthusiast looks for enjoyment through structure, plot, and technique, and goes to be fooled into thinking what they are witnessing on that stage is reality. I found "Play On!" to be a gem as far as high school theatre go... READ MORE »»


German Exchange Student

H’Aeneise Coopwood, Reporter

Traveling, to most people is a goal usually achieved after retirement. But imagine traveling the world while in high school. This year Joliet Central is hosting Marie Rehbaum,...  Read More »

September 26, 2016

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 »

Hillary Sweep and Trump Take Over Super Tuesday in Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, North Carolina, and Florida

March 16, 2016

Clinton made an astounding sweep winning among all the states registered for Democrats Tuesday, including...  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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2016 Top 25 Students

Tiarra Ulmer

The Joliet Region of Chamber Commerce, would to like congratulate Joliet Central students from class of 2016 for their hard work and dedication. The class of 2016 is also...  Read More »

May 25, 2016

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 »

Winter Fashion

January 22, 2016

The low temperatures are here, and with that being said, staying warm and fashionable is always a trend...  Read More »

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