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Kennedy Junior High
2929 Green Trails Dr, Lisle, IL 60532
Kennedy Junior High School has a new principal for the 2010-11 school year. Brian Valek is taking over the helm,More replacing Don Perry, who served the school for 13 years. In 2010, the school was named the state's seventh highest achieving middle school in the Chicago Sun-Times. Three student teams from Kennedy won highest honors in the WordMasters Challenge, a national language arts competition with more than 220,000 students participating each year. The school also offers a variety of sports teams and academic teams, such as NOVA, which stands for Nurturing Outstanding Values and Attitudes.
St. Joan of Arc School
4913 Columbia Ave, Lisle, IL 60532

St. Joan of Arc is a parish and school for students ages three through 14, located in Lisle along I-88. St. Joan ofMore Arc offers a pre-school, elementary and junior high school program. The school serves around 700 students. This institution, which was established in 84 years ago as a Benedictine parish school, is part of the Joliet Diocesan school system.

Admission to students is given with the following priorities, in descending order: members of St. Joan of Arch parish, members of other parishes and non-Catholic students.

Pre-school for three-year-olds is offered from 11:30am to 2pm on either Tuesday and Thursday or Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Four-year-old pre-school is offered from 8:05am to 10:35am either Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Monday through Friday. The school also offers a half-day and full-day kindergarten.

St. Joan of Arc also provides physical education, art, religion, music, technology, multimedia communiations, Spanish and library time to its students. The school has a speech pathologist, a special education program and a social worker. It also offers extended day and summer programs for children. Sister Carolyn Sieg is the principal.

Benet Academy
2200 Maple Ave, Lisle, IL 60532

Benet Academy is a four-year college-preparatory high school. It was founded in 1887 and is affiliated with theMore Roman Catholic Church's Diocese of Joliet. The facility is owned and operated by St. Procopius Abbey.

Benet Academy emphasizes extracurricular activities, religious instruction and opportunities for a faith-filled life. The dedicated staff creates a supportive environment for academic excellence.

Tuition is $8,800 for the 2010-2011 school year. Admission is based on an applicant's score on the standardized entrance exam. Priority is given to Catholic applicants. The school also considers the applicant's relation to Benet alumni and current students, and his or her elementary school test scores and essays.

Stephen Marth is the principal at this home of the Redwings, which offers the following activities and more: intramurals, choir and chorus, color guard, chamber orchestra, concert band, concert chorale, drama, debate, jazz band, Madrigals, marching band, Marians, mass choir, Model U.N., Mr. Redwing, Muse Literary Magazine, musicals, National French Honors Society, National Honors Society, newspaper, outreach, peer leaders, peer ministry, pep band, pit orchestra, ping pong, stage crew, string orchestra, student ambassadors, student government, St. Wenceslaus Servers, symphonic band, wind ensemble and the yearbook committee.

 

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