The Little Mermaid becomes Part of your World

  The Rochester Community Schools Summer Music Theatre program proudly presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid, July 27, 28, 29, and 30 at 7:00 p.m., with a Saturday matinee performance on July 30, at 1:00 p.m., at the Stoney Creek High School, 575 E. Tienken Road. All community members are invited to enjoy the production.  To reserve your tickets, go to:  www.showtix4u.com.  Click on “Buy Tickets/Event Search” and look for the RCS Summer Music Theatre banner. Tickets can also be … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek Girls Soccer Team Takes the Division 1 State Championship Title

School Honors the Student Athletes at a Recognition Event A celebration is scheduled for the Stoney Creek High School varsity girls soccer team who secured the title as Division 1 state champions. The event is planned for Tuesday, June 21, at 6:00 p.m. in the Stoney Creek High School Auditorium and is open to the public. The Stoney Creek Cougars won the title match against Plymouth Canton on Friday with a final score of 1-0. This is the first state championship win for the soccer team, … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills State of the City 2016 with VIDEO

Ten Years of Addresses The 2016 Rochester Hills State of the City address was held Tuesday evening with a Hollywood Oscar Theme – red carpet entrance, awards, changing wardrobes – hosted by Mayor Bryan K. Barnett. This was Barnett’s 10th address as mayor. Held as Stoney Creek High School, the event nearly filled their large auditorium and provided a wonderful stage to tell the audience about the successes of the city from the past year. “The City of Rochester Hills has had … [Read more...]

Adams and Stoney Creek Lacrosse teams Battle to Support Suicide Prevention

Lacrosse Teams Battle to Support Suicide Prevention The Stoney Creek High School Lacrosse Team is holding their inaugural fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) during the March 29 game against Rochester Adams. The game will be played in honor of Andy McGill, Class of 2016. The goal is to increase the awareness of suicide and the means of suicide prevention. It will also spread the excitement of this high energy sport that Andy loved. All proceeds from this … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: Investing in Schools is Investing in our Kids

Strong and successful education is vital for economic self-sufficiency of the individual and economic growth of the community and nation. In greater Rochester area we have Rochester Community Schools (RCS). Strong schools are reflective of a strong housing market and vibrant neighborhoods. City of Rochester Hills and City of Rochester have been recognized in the top best cities within their population range. One of the key reasons that contributed to the recognition is great teachers and good … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Congratulates 2016 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Rochester Community Schools is pleased to recognize their National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalists who scored in the top one percent of approximately 1.5 million students from more than 22,000 schools nationwide on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. “We are proud of the academic accomplishments of our National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists,” said Rochester Community Schools Superintendent Robert Shaner. “We congratulate the students, along with the dedicated … [Read more...]

Rochester and Stoney Creek High Schools Raise More than $20,000 for Rainbow Connection in Honor of Fellow Student

Rochester and Stoney Creek High Schools joined forces during the 2015 Charity Week, in memory of their classmate Gage Garmo, to raise more than $20,000 for The Rainbow Connection, the charity that fulfilled Gage’s wish to meet rapper Eminem. These same students had waged a social media campaign that escalated and drew international attention when 17-year-old Gage, who had been battling cancer, was told he had just days to live. Kelley Cusmano, Faculty Advisor to the student council at … [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 Area Neighborhood House Taking Applications for Junior Ambassador Program

Rochester Area Neighborhood House announced they are currently in the process of accepting applications for their Junior Ambassador Program. Each year, a Junior Ambassador who oversees an Executive Youth Board, represents Neighborhood House throughout the service area. In an effort to help prepare area youth to become future leaders and responsible, caring citizens, the Rochester Area Neighborhood House offers local students the opportunity to apply for the position of Junior Ambassador or to … [Read more...]