Rochester Community School District Planning November Bond Election

The Rochester Community School District has begun work, starting with this press release statement, to ensure voters are well informed about its “zero increase” bond election scheduled for November 3. School Superintendent Robert Shaner said that the bond proposal will enable the school district to continue implementing its long-range plan for upgrading and renovating school facilities, technology, and infrastructure. “We will be able to make significant improvements across the school … [Read more...]

Rochester Community School District Planning November Bond Election

The Rochester Community School District has begun work, starting with this press release statement, to ensure voters are well informed about its “zero increase” bond election scheduled for November 3. School Superintendent Robert Shaner said that the bond proposal will enable the school district to continue implementing its long-range plan for upgrading and renovating school facilities, technology, and infrastructure. “We will be able to make significant improvements across the school … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Recommends New High School Principal

Rochester Community Schools announced on Monday that, following an extensive interview process, the district will be recommending Neil DeLuca to the Board of Education on June 8, 2015, for the position of principal at Rochester High School. “We believe that Neil has the necessary skills to continue the tradition of educational excellence that is distinctive of Rochester Schools,” said Superintendent Robert Shaner. “He consistently demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities and has an … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools High Schools Ranked Among the Best in Michigan

Three high schools within the Rochester Community School District were ranked among the top 30 best public high schools in Michigan, according to a study conducted by U.S. News and World Report in partnership with RTI International. The study looked at 608 districts and 849 public high schools across the state. Nationally, 19,753 high schools were reviewed. Only those schools who earned a national gold or silver medal were eligible for state ranking. Rochester Adams High School, a gold medal … [Read more...]

Rochester School District Says, “Talk to us”

RCS Talk to us button

The Rochester Community School District announced today that it has added a new feature to its website — “Talk to us®!” When residents go to www.rochester.k12.mi.us and click on the Talk to us tab, they can make a comment, offer a compliment, ask a question, squelch a rumor, or report a problem. “We are interested in what people in our district are thinking about our schools,” said Superintendent Robert Shaner. “This addition to our website will help provide residents with a … [Read more...]

Adams and Stoney Creek High School Students Selected for Scholarships by MSU Alumni Club

The MSU Alumni Club of Oakland County announced today that it has selected its winners of the Oakland County Alumni Club Scholarship for 2015. Each student was selected based on his or her high school grades, test scores, activities in high school, their application, and a personal interview with the scholarship committee. The Scholarship committee reviewed over 200 applicants this year and feels that they selected an outstanding group of new Spartans. The 2015 Scholarship winners … [Read more...]

Foundation Scholarships for Rochester Community Schools Students Total Nearly $100,000

The Rochester Community Schools Foundation and the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester, in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Rochester and the Rochester Rotary Club, will be providing area students with nearly $100,000 in scholarships this year, according to a press release statement. “Scholarships are an investment in our community’s future,” said Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester Peg Hamilton. “Since 1983, we have been connecting donors, … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools ‘Sparkle’ with Appreciation

Sparkle Awards

Where can you find RCS students from Pre-K through Post-High School, along with their parents, teachers, administration and support staff, all in one place brimming with pride, love, and joy -- “The Sparkle Awards!” Rochester Community Schools Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) held their annual Special Education Appreciation Evening, otherwise known as “The Sparkle Awards” on March 18 to a packed house at Stoney Creek High School. For 22 years, the awards have celebrated and honored … [Read more...]

‘Mary Poppins’ Comes to Stoney Creek High School

SCHS Mary Poppins

The students and directors of the Stoney Creek Musical Theater Company are busy putting the finishing touches on their production of the musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film. With crowd-pleasing music, stunning choreography, immaculate costuming, amazing set, and an incredibly talented cast and crew, this production is sure to take audience members on a magical journey. Mary Poppins is the story of the Banks family who hires a new nanny for their … [Read more...]

Students Encouraged to Check Out the STEAM Career Exploration Fair

STEAM Flyer

The Rochester Community School District PTA is sponsoring a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Career Exploration Fair at Rochester High School, on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., for all middle school and high school students. All those attending should enter through the Livernois entrance. The goal of this event is to provide students with opportunities to explore, discover, and connect to various careers. Students will be exposed to some of the many STEAM … [Read more...]