Annual Community Outlook Breakfast is February 23

Rochester Regional Chamber Hosts Local Leaders for Community Update at Annual Breakfast Event The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting local leaders at the annual Community Outlook Breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Friday, February 23 at the Royal Park Hotel. Preceding the breakfast, there will be a press conference at 8:00 am in the Royal Park’s Conservatory. The Community Outlook Breakfast is an opportunity for Chamber members and local residents to gain … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools Adopts a Weighted Grading System for AP Courses

The Rochester Community School District Board of Education approved a resolution to establish a weighted grading system using a 1.25 multiplier when calculating the grade point average (GPA) for marks earned in Advanced Placement (AP) courses. According to the press release, the weighted grading system will apply to all AP courses, including those previously taken, for all students enrolled in high school for the 2015-16 school year. Letter grades will remain the same on student … [Read more...]