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...]

Stoney Creek High School Changes Address

Effective immediately, the address for Stoney Creek High School has been changed to: 6755 Sheldon Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48306. A formal address request was filed with the City of Rochester Hills in January. The address was changed from 575 Tienken Road to the Sheldon Road address in order to more accurately reflect the location of the front entrance of the school. "The change will be particularly helpful for those visitors trying to locate our building using a GPS system," said SCHS … [Read more...]

Friends of the Falcons Gala March 11

Rochester Athletic Boosters Hosts 4th Annual Gala The greater Rochester community is invited to experience why “it’s always a great day to be a Falcon” as the Rochester High School Athletic Booster Club hosts the 4th Annual Friends of the Falcons Gala on March 11 at Twin Lakes Golf Club. "The Rochester Friends of the Falcon Gala is the social and fundraising event of the year,” according to Booster President, John Cloutier. “It brings together parents, coaches, teachers and administrators … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Board of Education Members take Oath of Office

The Honorable Julie A. Nicholson, Chief Judge of the 52nd District Court, swore in three Rochester Community School District Board of Education members during the regular meeting Monday evening. Taking the oath of office were Sandra Fiaschetti, Ph.D., Kevin Beers, and Michelle Bueltel. Fiaschetti and Beers are returning members with six-year terms. Bueltel will serve a two-year partial term to finish out the incumbency period of a previous member who had resigned. “I am a parent of two … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools CLOSED, Most Others Open

It's a Snow Day for Rochester Community Schools. A late notice went out about 6:00 a.m., upsetting some parents whose children have to be ready for 6:30 a.m. buses. All the kids were reported to fine with the decision and went back to sleep. Oakland University OPEN Rochester College OPEN Oakland Community College OPEN Avondale Schools OPEN Rochester Community Schools CLOSED Click For a Complete List of Closed Schools … [Read more...]

Snow Day for Monday for Most Area Schools

SCHOOL CLOSURES Schools that will be closed on Monday, December 12, 2016, due to severe winter weather conditions: Rochester Community Schools Avondale Public Schools Oakland Schools OPC Senior Center Click For a Complete List Open Schools and News: Oakland Community College is Open Today Oakland University: A snow emergency has been declared and all vehicles must be moved out of snow emergency lots. However, classes and finals are NOT cancelled. Visit … [Read more...]

Popular Greens Market Has Moved to a New Location

Look for the Rochester Garden Club’s 70th annual Greens Market at a new location this year – the Rochester Schools Administration Center, 501 W. University in downtown Rochester. In this new expanded setting, shoppers will find an even larger array of affordable fresh greens, decorations and one of a kind gifts for the holiday season. “Over the course of 70 years, the market has changed and expanded to meet the needs of our shoppers,” said Sally Edwards, Greens Market co-chair. “We are always … [Read more...]

Hamlin Elementary Celebrates New Playground as Part of Bond Efforts

Hamlin Elementary School celebrated the unveiling of their new playground Saturday during a festive fall event. The new playground was funded through the bond efforts, which voters overwhelmingly approved in November 2015. “We are excited that our children have a new area to play, socialize, and get some good physical exercise,” said Hamlin Elementary School Principal Gary van Staveren, Ph.D. “I’d like to extend a very special thank you to second grade Teacher Sarah Kirby and our PTA members … [Read more...]