Members of the DSO Hold a Master Class at Adams High School

Enjoy an Evening of Musical Majesty In memory of Jessica K. Rogers, the Rochester Schools Foundation proudly presents the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) wind and brass quintets on Tuesday, April 25, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Adams High School auditorium, 3200 Tienken Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48306. Musicians from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will be playing two concerts and holding master classes. The wind quintet will perform at 7:00 p.m., followed by master classes for … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek High School Students Perform at Carnegie Hall

Rochester Community Schools Celebrates Stoney Creek High School’s Performance at Carnegie Hall The Stoney Creek High School Concert Ensemble, under the direction of Lauren Staniszewski, is honored to be performing alongside two other bands and three orchestras at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Monday, April 10.  "Having the opportunity to perform on one of the world’s greatest stages is not only a fantastic musical experience, but a life experience for these students—one that they will … [Read more...]

Beloved Children’s Authors to Visit Rochester Hills Public Library

The Rochester Hills Public Library invites local youth to meet their favorite writers at the Authors in April Autograph Party, Wednesday, April 26. Unique to Rochester, Authors in April is a non-profit group that offers children and parents the opportunity to spend time with renowned authors. During the Authors in April Autograph Party authors Mike Wohnoutka, Lenore Look, Cynthia Lord and Neal Shusterman will be signing autographs, taking photos with fans and answering questions.  “The … [Read more...]

Literacy Summit for Rochester Community Schools

Rochester Community Schools is hosting a literacy summit on Wednesday, March 22, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the media center at Van Hoosen Middle School, 1339 North Adams Road, Rochester Hills. The purpose of the summit is to share information regarding current research and best practices in literacy and promote dialogue between community stakeholders. “Creating highly literate citizens is, first and foremost, the role of our public elementary schools,” said Executive Director for Elementary … [Read more...]

STEAM Grant to Help Rochester Community Schools Foundation

ITC Presents Rochester Community Schools Foundation with a Grant for STEAM Initiatives  The Rochester Community Schools Foundation is honored to be the recipient of a $5,000 grant from ITC Holdings Corp to be used for initiatives which promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education.  ITC Regional Manager Cynthia Stump presented a check to RCS Foundation Board of Directors member Barb Rill at the recent RCS PTA Council STEAM Career Exploration Fair. “As … [Read more...]

Healthy Home and Living Expo at Stoney Creek High School

Healthy Home & Living Expo to Benefit Rochester SCHS Athletics MI Green Team, Michigan’s leading green and healthy living event producer, is pleased to announce the Rochester SCHSA Healthy Home & Living Expo to be held Saturday afternoon, March 25 at Stoney Creek High School. Exhibits, Education and Entertainment at Stoney Creek High School The expo will showcase dozens of exhibitors with healthy living products, services and programs. Many exhibitors will offer free samples and … [Read more...]

Rochester, Adams, and Stoney Creek Cheer Teams Go to State Finals

All Three Rochester High Schools are Sending their Varsity Cheer Teams to State Finals on Friday, March 3 Rochester High School scored 788.82 at Regionals to take the Regional Title, with Rochester Adams High School close behind with 786.10 in second place, and Stoney Creek High School scored 783.52, earning fourth place at regionals. The teams now have the chance to compete in Grand Rapids. The top eight teams in the state qualify for the opportunity to compete for the State Title in … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek High School Turns 15 Years with a Celebration on March 25

The year 2017 marks the 15th anniversary for the award-winning Stoney Creek High School, and the staff and parents at the school will commemorate this milestone with a celebration on March 25 at the Twin Lakes Golf Club.  “SCHS was named in US News and World Report in both 2015 and in 2016 as one of the state’s best high schools,” according to Stoney Creek principal Cathryn Skedel. “In addition, we were named in Niche.com’s ratings of Michigan’s best high schools and we most recently made the … [Read more...]

Hundreds of Students will Attend the March 4 STEAM Career Fair

New media artists, engineers and surgeons are among the more than 50 professionals who will reach out to the next generation of their chosen industries at the third annual STEAM Career Exploration Fair next month. STEAM is an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math. It takes the benefits of STEM programs and integrates art practices and design principles to expand learning in technical fields; the event is designed for middle and high school students and is … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek High School Teacher Does Polar Research in Antarctica

Stoney Creek High School Teacher Starts the New Year by doing Polar Research in Antarctica Eric Thuma, a physics teacher at Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills, always wanted to assist in world class scientific research and he lived his lifelong dream by joining Jim Madsen from the University of Wisconsin (River Falls) in Antarctica for three weeks doing equipment upgrades on the COSRAY Neutron Detectors at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. The neutron monitors are designed to study cosmic … [Read more...]