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Spanish Daily Journal
     November 26, 2018      #19-330 sdj

Center names for the late Mary Jo Johnston

Centro nombrado en honor a la difunta Mary Jo

Mary Jo Johnston served the children of Kankakee School District 111 for about 40 years.

Johnston died Aug. 7, 2007. At the time of her death, she was the assistant superintendent for curriculum. She also had been the director of special education.

Earlier this month, the district renamed its Transition Center as the Mary Jo Johnston Independent Living and Learning Kampus. The Kampus (with the letter K designed for Kankakee) is located inside the First Presbyterian Church, 371 E. Court St., Kankakee.

“She was an amazing, passionate and considerate educator,” said Kankakee schools ...

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