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Last Updated: Apr 20, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Kish CareerLink/Career Cruising

This is the site that you've been using in Health class and with your counselor.  Remember to enter the school's username and password at the first login screen, and then your own information at the "Login to My Plan" area.  

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Search hundreds of occupations by category, education required, median pay, growth rate, and more.

Illinois Websites

O*NET Online

Use pull-down menus to search for jobs by industry, career cluster, bright outlook, STEM, green careers, and more.


This is the site that was emailed to you by the RTHS administration and discussed in class.

2016-2017 RTHS Credit, Curriculum, & Scholarship Information

These links may also be found on the RTHS Edline page under Resources --> Student Handbook and Calendar.

  • Curriculum Guide
    Download this pdf to read about all of the courses offered at RTHS and through the Kishwaukee Educational Consortium (KEC). Pay close attention to the prerequisites for classes.
  • Student Handbook
    Use the Table of Contents to find courses at Kishwaukee College, graduation requirements, and more.
  • RTHS Scholarships Database

IASC Student Portal

When you choose the ISAC link below, scroll down to the TOOLBOX and ALL TOOLS link.  It includes:

  • a checklist for every year of high school
  • a game to help you understand how financial aid works
  • a financial aid worksheet
  • many other tools

Illinois Career Information System

When you choose the link below, you'll go to a screen where you'll select "Illinois Residents" in the blue box.  When asked, select "Rochelle" and "61068" to move on to an area where you can search for information about colleges and employment.

MLA Style Guide for Electronic Sources

  • Citing Electronic Sources
    Use this link to the Purdue Online Writing Lab to see the correct MLA format for databases and websites.

KEC--Kishwaukee Education Consortium


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