STEAM Grant to Help Rochester Community Schools Foundation

ITC Presents Rochester Community Schools Foundation with a Grant for STEAM Initiatives  The Rochester Community Schools Foundation is honored to be the recipient of a $5,000 grant from ITC Holdings Corp to be used for initiatives which promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education.  ITC Regional Manager Cynthia Stump presented a check to RCS Foundation Board of Directors member Barb Rill at the recent RCS PTA Council STEAM Career Exploration Fair. “As … [Read more...]

Rochester-opoly Now Available, Just in Time for the Holidays

This holiday season the places of Rochester will be spaces on a customized board game, Rochester-opoly. The game will feature all of the fun and memorable places in our community, including Leader Dogs for the Blind, Oakland University, Rochester Hills Public Library and many more. The game was created by Lynne Vettraino, a local entrepreneur, after she was inspired by a similar game in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, “While visiting my hometown, I saw a custom city-based ‘opoly’ game and was … [Read more...]

Sip, Savor, and Shop

Rochester Community Schools Foundation Hosts Sip, Savor, and Shop Event Sip a favorite beverage. Savor appetizers from local establishments. Shop alongside friends and family and have the opportunity to win fabulous prizes.  The fifth annual Sip, Savor and Shop event, sponsored by the Rochester Community Schools Foundation, will be held on Thursday, November 10, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Forestre Banquet Center, 1919 Star Batt Drive, Rochester Hills. The event is open to the general … [Read more...]

Hometown Hustle Opens Registration

Online Registration is Now Open for Rochester Community Schools Foundation 11th Annual Hometown Hustle on May 7 The 5K Hometown Hustle, a treasured community tradition and the signature fundraising event for the Rochester Community Schools Foundation, will be held on Saturday, May 7. The eleventh annual event will again bring the community together to celebrate fitness, family time and fundraising for the Foundation. “The Hometown Hustle is a chip-timed 5K race and fun run/walk.  It … [Read more...]

AT&T Supports STEAM Opportunities for RCS Students

AT&T awarded the Rochester Community Schools Foundation with $10,000 to be used towards developing new science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) opportunities for students. State Senator Marty Knollenberg and Representative Michael Webber joined AT&T Regional Director of External Affairs Lori Doughty, RCS Superintendent Robert Shaner, and district representatives to celebrate the new partnership at an awards ceremony on Friday, December 4. “We are thankful for … [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, nonprofit … [Read more...]

Scholarship Recipients to be Recognized at Community Scholarship Reception

The Community Scholarship Program will recognize over 40 scholarship recipients from Adams, Rochester, Stoney Creek and ACE High Schools at an award presentation and reception on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in the Stoney Creek High School Auditorium starting at 6:30 p.m. The Community Scholarship Program is a joint effort of the Rochester Community Schools Foundation, the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester, the Rochester Rotary and the Kiwanis Club, which provides an opportunity for … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Foundation Names Pino Agency Excellence in Education Award Winners

The Rochester Community Schools Foundation announced in a press release that it has named Erika Lusky and Amy Consentino as the 2013-14 Pino Agency Excellence in Education award winners. Both individuals were honored in their schools at a special surprise ceremony in April and at the Rochester Community Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday, May 12, 2014. The Pino Excellence in Education award is funded by a $3,000 donation from John and Marie Pino of the MEEMIC Insurance, Pino Agency … [Read more...]

Hometown Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk – October 9, 2010

The Rochester Community Schools Foundation is sponsoring its 4th Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, October 9, 2010 to support educational programs and services in Rochester Community Schools. � The “Hometown Hustle” will begin at the Rochester Community Schools Administration Center at 501 W. University and wind through the picturesque residential area, along the Clinton River Trail, into downtown Rochester, up the Paint Creek Trail and around the Rochester Municipal Park. Runners will be … [Read more...]