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...]

Red Carpet, Dancing, and Surprises Sure to Entertain

Rochester Hills Hosts Annual State of the City Address on April 10 Mayor Bryan K. Barnett will deliver his 11th State of the City address on Monday, April 10 at Rochester Adams High School. The State of the City Address is an annual must-see event where business leaders, residents, and other government officials come together to hear the community’s highlights and planned initiatives. Inspired by the influence the Rochester Hills community members have at home and around the world, the … [Read more...]

Three Checks Three Charities

On December 20, Rochester Rotary Charities, the non-profit element of the Rochester Rotary Club, made three different donations to local causes totaling over $10,000. As part of an ongoing commitment to the Rochester Area Neighborhood House, Dr. Jay Eastman, President of Charities and former Rochester Rotary President, presented Kathy Losinski, Executive Director of Neighborhood House, with a check for $5,000. Minutes later, Dr. Eastman also presented Mary Lee Kowalczyk, Executive Director of … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams Recognizes College Bound Athletes

Rochester Adams recently announced 15 student athletes have committed to continuing their athletic careers at the next level David Rinke (Calvin College) - Basketball, Adam Slating (Saginaw Valley State) - Football, Joe Prechtel (University of Toledo) - Baseball, Spencer Littleson (Duquesne University) - Basketball, Jamie Miller (Naval Academy) - Swimming, Olivia Argeros (Michigan State) - Soccer, Paige Staudacher (Notre Dame College) - Volleyball AJ Shaw (Oakland University) - Soccer, … [Read more...]

Adams High School Now Recycling Outdoors

Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation Award Grant to Adams High School Rochester Adams High School received 24 bright blue recycling bins designed specifically for placement in outdoor athletic areas as part of a national recycling bin grant program from Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation. Adams is the only school in the state to receive the grant this year. Lisa VanOphem, Kathy McDevitt and Dallapiazza, on behalf of the Rochester Adams Parent Teacher … [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...]

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...]

Rochester Adams Denies Army Officer Entrance

High School Security Lieutenant Colonel Sherwood Baker has served in the Army for 24 years. Around 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 9, Baker stopped to check-in on his daughter, Kelly Baker, a new student at the high school. She was meeting with a counselor that morning regarding a class she was taking. However, three men and a woman working as third-party security contractors denied Baker access to the school. The four were wearing yellow shirts. During an interview on the Frank Beckmann … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Councilman, Michael Webber announces candidacy for State Representative

Michael Webber, who has served as Vice President of the Rochester Hills City Council for the past two years and has served on the council for six years, announced today that he will be a Republican candidate for State Representative in 2014 in the 45th House District. The district – which is currently represented by term limited State Representative Tom McMillin – includes the cities of Rochester Hills and Rochester and a portion of the Charter Township of Oakland. “Michigan is beginning to … [Read more...]

Gold Medal Moment

Being the new kid is never easy. As I started the 5th grade at a new school, I was filled with a hefty dose of apprehension. Luckily, I was placed in Miss O’s class. We were always doing some sort of fun activity and when she announced “Book Week” was coming up, I practically danced in my seat. I loved to read… a lot. If there was one thing I knew I could excel at better then most of my classmates, it was reading. The premise of “Book Week” was each student would read a book, then at the end … [Read more...]