• Global Fest 2016

    Global Fest 2016

    Martina Lohmar, Reporter

    January 17, 2017

    This year Joliet Central hosted the Global Fest Illinois which created a very authentic and festive feel for its participants and organizers. Global Fest is the celebration of different languages and cultures which could can be found all throughout the world. Taught and demonstrated by students, teacher,... READ MORE »»

  • 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 »»


Snowball 2016

Cain Paluga

Operation Snowball is a retreat put on by our school and other schools across Illinois that provides students a safe place to discuss and receive help on problems they may...  Read More »

Dec 7

Girls Bowling

November 29, 2016

Bowling isn’t just something people do to hang out with their friends on the weekend to socialize ...  Read More »

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 »

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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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Winter Wonderland 2016

Tia Morgan

The holiday season is a time for giving back and being with your family. Joliet Central truly accomplished this goal with the first year Winter Wonderland. The Winter Wonderland;...  Read More »

Dec 7

Senior Emotions

November 2, 2016

Senior year, the last year of education proved to you before you decide what you want to do with the...  Read More »

Key Club

Key Club

October 12, 2016

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

Steelmen of Success

Steelmen of Success

May 25, 2016

The tradition of selecting two high school seniors, Mr. and Ms. J, who best represent the ideals of J...  Read More »

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