• Girls XC 2016

    Girls XC 2016

    November 2, 2016

    Cross country is running through many students’ minds this season. What is Cross Country? It is a long distance running sport. It requires a good pace while running, stamina, heart and courage. Not many people are able to endure the weather conditions and distance. The cross country girls have practice... READ MORE »»

  • Homecoming 2016

    Homecoming 2016

    November 2, 2016

    One of the most famous topics of the year has arrived. Homecoming, a weeklong celebration where students are able to have fun and enjoy themselves yet are still to get their work done and stay on task, but to end off the week Central has a parade, football game, and dance to celebrate. This year the... READ MORE »»

  • 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 »»


Girls Bowling

Yanni Ovalle, Reporter

Bowling isn’t just something people do to hang out with their friends on the weekend to socialize and have fun. It is also one of the several winter sports available to ...  Read More »

Nov 29

Open House 2016

November 2, 2016

This year’s Open House took place on September 7th. Open House is a time where students and their parents...  Read More »

2016-2017 Steelmen Trifecta

October 3, 2016

The first leg of the three part annual Steelmen Trifecta has come and gone with a total of 114 members...  Read More »

German Exchange Student

September 26, 2016

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

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Where Did My Barbies Go?

Krynn Paluga, Editor/Reporter

As high school students, we’re expected to grow up a lot in four short years. We hold our future in our hands, with our grades, test scores, and classes.  As a sophomore,...  Read More »

Nov 8

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 »

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Senior Emotions

Senior year, the last year of education proved to you before you decide what you want to do with the rest of your life. It is the last year to go to the dances, the football...  Read More »

Nov 2

Key Club

Key Club

October 12, 2016

Key Club International is the high school organization sponsored by Kiwanis International. Key Club’s...  Read More »

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

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 »

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