Category Archives: Academics

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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 children … 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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COOP & Pre-Voc Breakfast

The COOP (Cooperative Vocational Education Program) and Pre-Voc (Pre-Vocational Education Program) breakfast honors the employers who have hired Reed-Custer students in and out of school.  The students and the employers have an agreement that they work, get paid and receive … Continue reading

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JJC Presentation

JP Bradley, our Joliet Junior College Admissions Counselor will be visiting RCHS on Thursday, March 9th at 10:45am thru end of Comet Time. All seniors planning to attend JJC next year should plan to attend this mandatory presentation. Information will … Continue reading

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Vet Tech Open House

Do you have an interest in becoming a Vet Tech? Please plan to attend the Vet Tech Open House this Saturday March 4th 9am-noon at Joliet Junior College Building B. Find out what being a Vet Tech enTAILS! See the latest … Continue reading

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JJC Foundation Scholarship

If you are a senior planning to attend Joliet Junior College this fall-and you have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above and an ACT score of 21 or above- you are eligible to apply for the JJC Foundation Scholarship. … Continue reading

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