Rochester Community Schools Awards $46M for Construction Projects

Rochester Community Schools Bond Project Update Six Rochester Community School District summer bond construction projects are wrapping up in time for students to return to school on September 5.  Summer construction projects benefit Baldwin, Hamlin, Hugger, and Musson Elementary Schools, Rochester High School, and West Middle School. Construction at Adams High School is also underway, and the district is looking to break ground in September for the ACE, Adult Special Education, and Adult … [Read more...]

Finding Global Awareness in China

Rochester Community Schools grow Cultural Awareness Opportunities for Students For the first time, Rochester Community Schools will be providing fifteen eighth and ninth-grade students with the opportunity to travel to China with six staff members. These students will be immersed in the language and culture of the world’s second largest economy for ten days. “We are looking to challenge our students through dynamic cultural experiences,” said Superintendent Robert Shaner, Ph.D. “Our … [Read more...]

Van Hoosen Middle School Celebrates Authors’ In April & Autism Awareness Month

The Van Hoosen Middle School Autism program and the language arts department are partnering to provide students, staff, parents, and the community with an opportunity to engage in a month of reading while learning more about Autism. During the month of April, Van Hoosen sixth grade students and parents will be reading Anything But Typical, by Nora Raleigh Baskin, the school’s designated Author in April. “Anything But Typical is written from the perspective of Jason Blake, a 12-year old … [Read more...]

Museum open during break

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be open Dec. 23 and Dec. 28– 30 from 1 – 4 p.m. Two temporary exhibits are on display through December. Lost Rochester draws upon the museum’s extensive archival collections of newspapers, artifacts, and photographs that feature the businesses and buildings that were once a part of the Rochester community, but are now gone. Also showing is The Rochester Home Town Christmas Parade Celebrates Six Decades of Christmas Joy. The exhibit features … [Read more...]

Old Fashioned Christmas Hosted at Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum will host an Old Fashioned Christmas on Saturday, December 18 from 1-4 p.m.  Guests can enjoy hayrides to all Museum buildings with crafts, music, chestnuts and popcorn making, cookies, and activities at the Dairy Barn, Van Hoosen Farmhouse, Red House, and Stoney Creek Schoolhouse.  In addition, the Stoney Creek Model Railroad Club will be operating their large train layout.  Admission is $7 in advance and $ 10 on the day of the event, discounted admission for Museum … [Read more...]