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Piskulich Resigns, Rochester Schools Seeks Applicants…

April 4th 2018

  Piskulich Resigns, Rochester Schools Seeks Applicants to Fill Board Vacancy (Rochester Community School District, April 4, 2018) Rochester, MI – The Board of Education of the Rochester Community School District is actively seeking to fill a vacant position following the resignation of Trustee John (Pat) Piskulich, Ph.D. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. […]

Rochester Hometown Hustle May 7

March 11th 2016

Rochester Hometown Hustle May 7 (EVENT page) ROCHESTER, MI. – 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 […]

Rochester Community PTA Council Gets National Award

March 5th 2016

Rochester Community PTA Council Gets National Award (Rochester Community Schools Press Release, March 5, 2016) Rochester, MI – The Rochester Community PTA Council was recognized with the Outstanding Local PTA Advocacy Award from the National PTA for improving the well-being of students in its own 21 schools, and for providing leadership for children’s issues across […]

Sister School in China to Offer Unique Opportunity…

February 27th 2016

Sister School in China to Offer Unique Opportunity for Van Hoosen Students (Rochester Schools Press Release, Feb. 27, 2016) ROCHESTER, Mich. – 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 […]

Rochester Student Newspaper Faces Censorship After Condom Picture

March 19th 2015

Rochester Student Newspaper Faces Censorship After Condom Picture (Katherine Schaeffer, Student Press Law Center, March 19, 2015) When the student newspaper at a Michigan high school printed a photo of a condom-wrapped banana to accompany an article about the school’s sex education program, the staff thought the decision was provocative, but tasteful. Pervasive in advertisements, […]