Category Archives: Academics

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Newcomers to Multimedia Journalism

The Multimedia Journalism class would like to introduce our six new students who have joined the ten veterans to produce the weekly Chatter Newscast as well as other journalism content coming soon this semester. The newcomers: Kendall Scasny Gage Stamm … Continue reading

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Illinois State Scholars Announced

The 2018-19 Illinois State Scholars have been named. Congratulations to the following seniors: Madelyn Alton Breanna Fielder Haley Mazon Cory McGregor Madison Murphy Jacob Stockin Emily Wolf Ilias Yeck The State Scholar Program publicly and personally identifies graduating high school … Continue reading

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College: What It’s All About and Why It Matters

This week the Curious Comets are looking at the importance of post secondary education. In Part 2 of our series, we look at what’s the big deal about attending college. You might think that college is just high school continued, … Continue reading

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Discover JJC

Are you a junior or senior student considering attending Joliet Junior College? Then plan to attend their fall DISCOVER JJC event scheduled for this Saturday, November 4. This will be at the JJC main campus from 9am -12pm. Take a … Continue reading

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Present, Engaged, and Accounted For

  This week the Curious Comets are looking at the importance of School Attendance. Curious Comets Fact #4: Absenteeism and its ill effects start early. One in 10 kindergarten and first grade students are chronically absent. Read more. Poor attendance can influence whether … Continue reading

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Preventable Failure

This week the Curious Comets are looking at the importance of School Attendance. Curious Comets Fact #3: When students improve their attendance rates, they improve their academic prospects and chances for graduating. Read more

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Chronic Absences: Early Indicator of Dropping Out

This week the Curious Comets are looking at the importance of School Attendance. Curious Comets Fact #2: By 6th grade, chronic absence becomes a leading indicator that a student will drop out of high school. Read more

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Optional ACT Test Sign Up Deadline Approaches

Juniors and Seniors interested in taking the optional Fall ACT Test here at Reed- Custer High School on October 28th, the signup deadline is Friday, Sept. 22. You may sign up at act.org. If you have questions, or need help … Continue reading

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RCHS Changes Honor Roll GPA

RCHS has changed their Honor Roll GPA to align with RCMS and the school district handbook.  Because it had already gone to print, the current 2017-2018 RCHS student handbook indicates that a student needs a 3.75 GPA to qualify for honor roll.  The … Continue reading

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Summer School

Summer School is available for credit recovery, English 9-10, Algebra, and Driver’s Ed (Classroom and Behind the Wheel). Please pick up a packet, fill it out, and return it to the RCHS main office with payment no later than Monday, May 22. … Continue reading

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