Flashback to the 1980s as Rochester Hills Celebrates 35 Years with VIDEO

Mayor Barnett Celebrates Rochester Hills Success and Outlines Bold Plans for the Future Mayor Bryan K. Barnett delivered his totally awesome 80s themed State of the City Address at Rochester Adams High School taking the audience back to the decade of bold colors, style, and iconic music. By combining musical talent with engaging visuals, Rochester Hills has cemented its reputation in the region for delivering the highest-quality interactive State of the City experience to their … [Read more...]

Five Adams High School Students Raise Funds for Exterior Building Sign

Five Rochester Adams High School seniors made a permanent, positive mark on their school. After a successful fundraising initiative and project management, they added an 8-foot lighted LED sign with the Adams logo to the building’s exterior. The sign hangs near the athletic entrance and is visible from Adams Road. The students are long-time friends who attended Delta Kelly, Van Hoosen and now Adams, as well as play on the Adams varsity soccer team together. They are Cooper Drobnich, Logan … [Read more...]

Water at Rochester Community Schools Certified Safe

Mercury Not Detected in Certified Lab Testing The City of Rochester Hills has been advised by Paragon Laboratories that the results of all water test samples taken at Van Hoosen Middle School and Rochester Adams High School have not detected mercury in the water samples. This testing was in response to a concern about the water quality at Van Hoosen Middle School. During a science experiment, a teacher forwarded water samples from a Van Hoosen science room faucet, Paint Creek, and … [Read more...]

Water Quality Concern For Adams and Van Hoosen Schools

Rochester Hills Responds to Water Quality Concern During Exam Week Concerns about high mercury levels in the drinking water has closed Rochester Adams High School and Van Hoosen Middle School. No school on Tuesday, May 22, for 6th through 11th grades for students who attend those schools. Seniors will be emailed directly for alternative exam testing locations. The City of Rochester Hills was contacted by the Rochester Community School District this morning regarding a concern about the … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Recognized for Academic Excellence

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced today that three schools within the Rochester Community School District were awarded National Blue Ribbon status for 2017. Only 13 schools were nominated statewide. Brewster Elementary, Hamlin Elementary, and Rochester Adams High School received recognition under the 2017 National Blue Ribbon Program. The three schools join two other Rochester Community Schools, Musson Elementary School and Van Hoosen Middle School, who earned … [Read more...]

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...]

Remembering Rochester Art Teacher, Jo-Ed Spitzer

Jo-Ed Spitzer inspired people – students, family, and friends – to be creative and to enjoy making art. Many will remember Jo-Ed from Rochester Adams High or West Junior High. He was an art teacher with the Rochester Community Schools from September 1970 until June 2006. He passed away on his birthday at the age of 76 from complications with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Art Teacher Jo-Ed was born in Detroit on June 28, 1941, and served as a Private in the U.S. Army … [Read more...]

Fun and Entertainment at the Rochester Hills State of the City Address with VIDEO

Record Crowd of 600 Hears Diverse Stories of Growth and Success Mayor Bryan K. Barnett delivered his 11th State of the City address at Rochester Adams High School on April 10 to a record crowd of over 600. Guests zoomed over the red carpet, past the welcoming Rochester Hills Government Youth Council, and into the auditorium to here about the success of the city, as well as to be entertained by dancing, skits, musical numbers, and pyrotechnics. Inspired by the influence Rochester Hills … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams Student Receives Annual Scholarship

Rochester Garden Club Awards Annual College Scholarship The Rochester Garden Club actively encourages environmental education and awards annual college scholarships to promising students from the Rochester Community Schools in support of that goal. They are pleased to announce the recipient of their annual college scholarship, Therese Costantini, a graduating senior from Rochester Adams High School. Therese has grown up with a love of nature thanks in large part to the gardening … [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...]