Rochester Adams Announces Their New Principal

Rochester Adams High School Welcomes Principal Pasquale Cusumano Rochester Community Schools announces the appointment of Pasquale Cusumano as the new principal of Rochester Adams High School, effective immediately. Cusumano holds a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Saginaw Valley State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education from Wayne State University. “This is a dream come true for me to be able to lead and serve in such an amazing … [Read more...]

Meet the Newest Board Member for the Rochester Community Schools

Anness Appointed as Board Member for Rochester Community Schools Barbara Anness was selected by the Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District to fill the vacant trustee position during the July 17 meeting. The term for the trustee appointment will continue through December 31, 2018. “As a trustee on the Rochester Community School District Board, I am looking forward to volunteering my time, talent and expertise to enhance our community through a strong, local public … [Read more...]

Rochester Community School Board Position Opens as Secretary Beth Talbert Resigns

Position Vacancy for the Rochester Community Schools Board of Education The Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District is actively seeking to fill a vacant position following the resignation of Secretary Beth Talbert. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. The position of secretary will be filled by an existing board member, and the position of trustee will be available for an eligible candidate to apply. The Board will follow the Revised School Code and Michigan … [Read more...]

Rochester High School Teacher of the Year

Rochester High School Director of Bands named MSBOA Teacher of the Year Mr. David A. Uhrig, Director of Bands at Rochester High School was named as the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District XVI Teacher of the Year for 2017. To be considered for this honor, a teacher must be nominated by a fellow member of the MSBOA by submitting a candidates resume and writing a statement of support. The nominated teacher must also meet the following criteria: 1.  Fundamental … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Solves Environmental Problem for Local Science Teachers

The Rochester Garden Club Supports High School Science Studies Two environmental science teachers in the Rochester School District had a problem. Each teacher wanted to give his students a better opportunity to learn about the environment, but there was not enough money in the budget to fulfill his wishes. To solve their problem, the teachers applied for a special projects grant from the Rochester Garden Club, and the club responded with grants totaling over $4000. At Rochester High … [Read more...]

Trash to Cash Now Over $75,000

Rochester Hills Schools Receive $25,000 for Green Projects On Monday, May 15, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett announced that 12 Rochester Hills Schools received $24,583 as part of the annual Recyclebank Green Schools Program. Representatives from 12 Rochester Hills schools gathered at the Rochester Community Schools Administration building to receive their checks and share how their projects are creating a more sustainable learning environment. Through a strong partnership with both Recyclebank … [Read more...]

Rochester High School Bands Earn High Grades at State Festival

All three Rochester High School concert ensembles performed at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) State Festival on Friday, April 28 at Sterling Heights High School. The Wind Ensemble earned Straight 1’s and all A’s for a perfect Superior 1st Division Rating. The Symphony Band also earned a Superior 1st Division Rating and the Concert Band earned an Excellent 2nd Division Rating. Each of the bands qualified for the State Festival back in March by earning a Superior … [Read more...]

Registration is Open for the 12th Annual Hometown Hustle on May 13 with VIDEO

Offering Opportunities to Impact Educational Programs The Rochester Community Schools (RCS) Foundation Hometown Hustle, a 5K fun run/walk presented by Chief Financial Credit Union, will be held on Saturday, May 13. The 12th annual event is a treasured tradition that brings the community together to celebrate fitness, family time and fundraising. The Hometown Hustle attracts more than 1,100 participants and is the principal fundraiser for the RCS Foundation. “We are so honored to be … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Recognize Outstanding High School Students

Rochester Community Schools Announces Scholars of Highest Distinction  Rochester Community Schools recognizes our scholars of highest distinction from Rochester High School (RHS), Rochester Adams High School (RAHS), and Stoney Creek High School (SCHS). Requirements for this outstanding level of achievement include a GPA of 3.9 or higher, the completion of at least four Advanced Placement courses, and an SAT composite of 1450 or higher. “Rochester Community Schools has a unique system for … [Read more...]

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...]