Hart Middle School Recognized as a National School of Character

HART: Helpful, Accountable, Respectful, Thoughtful Rochester Community Schools is proud to announce that Hart Middle School has earned the prestigious designation as a National School of Character. Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character development in schools and communities, certified Hart Middle School, along with 46 other schools and one district, as National Schools of Character. “The educators at these schools model and reinforce the core values of … [Read more...]

Rochester High School Traffic Update March 2019

A Letter from Rochester Community Schools Superintendent Robert Shaner   Dear RCS Families, As you may be aware, the Oakland County Road Commission will be repaving Livernois Road, between Avon Road and University Drive, from June – November. The RCS Transportation Center and a large portion of our buses housed at the facility off Livernois Road will be impacted by this construction. The transportation center was scheduled to receive improvements this coming year. In order to … [Read more...]

Hart Middle School named 2019 Michigan School of Character

The Rochester Community School District is pleased to announce that Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character in collaboration with the state of Michigan, has named Hart Middle School a 2019 Michigan School of Character. The program recognized Hart as a school that has demonstrated its use of character development to drive a positive impact on academics, student behavior, and school climate. “Our school culture includes building character—qualities that inspire honesty, … [Read more...]

Power Outage Relief for Residents of the Greater Rochester Community

Hart Middle School Available to Residents in Need of Warming Center Due to the severity of power outages in the greater Rochester community, Rochester Hills, Rochester and Oakland Township have partnered with Rochester Community Schools to provide a temporary warming center to residents from all three communities who are without power. To provide temporary relief from cold temperatures, Hart Middle School will be open 24 hours a day, beginning Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. and will … [Read more...]

Hart Middle School Student is a Michigan National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist

Nicholas Werling, a 7th grade student at Hart Middle School is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2015 Michigan National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held at the Fetzer Center in Kalamazoo on Friday, March 27, 2015. “We are proud of Nick’s accomplishments,” said Hart Middle School Geography Teacher H.G. Schultz. “Nick is inquisitive, insightful, talented and empathetic beyond his years.” Nick has excelled under Schultz’s instruction. “Mr. Schultz forms … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Announces Appointment of New Administrators

Rochester Community Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of three new administrators for the 2011-12 school year. Kevin Cumming has been named as the principal of Adams High School. Mr. Cumming has been with the district for twelve years and most recently served as an assistant principal of Stoney Creek High School. Prior to that, he was an assistant principal at Adams High School for ten years. Mr. Cumming also taught in Southfield and San Antonio, Texas. Rachel Guinn has been … [Read more...]

Rochester AAUW 2011 Women’s History Month Eighth Grade Essay Contest Winners

The March meeting of the Rochester branch of the American Association of University Women featured the winners of their annual Woman’s History Month Eighth Grade Essay Contest. The first place winner was Sofia Pokrzywa of Van Hoosen Middle School for her essay about her piano teacher, Mrs. Gurin. The second place winner was Amanda Hudak from Reuther Middle School for her essay about her PRIDE team leader Mrs. Fortress. The winner of third place was Sophia Dancel from Van Hoosen Middle School for … [Read more...]