Dirksen Jr. High student council collects books and toys for Morningstar Mission
Last updated 12/10/2020 at 9:06pm
The Dirksen Junior High School Student Council is sponsoring a Book and Toy Drive for
MorningStar Mission. New or gently used books and toys may be dropped off at Dirksen Junior
High School, 421 S. Midland Avenue in Joliet until December 18, 2020. In addition, the school
will accept additional donations from January 11-19, 2021. Donations will be accepted at the
school on Mondays through Thursdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The Dirksen Student Council received the Illinois Association of Junior High Student Council
(IAJHSC) Honor Council Award in 2018 and 2019. Schools earn this award for being active and
participating in many IAJHSC events and activities. The student council is sponsored by Dirksen
teachers Belinda Bair and Johnathan Forkal.