Rochester Community MS
650 Zebra Lane
Rochester, IN 46975

Tel: 574-223-2280
Oscar Houghs, Prin.

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    • November 17, 2017

      Attention RMS 7/8th grade girls: Open Gym tomorrow has been cancelled.

      Yearbook meetings will begin Monday, November 27.  We will meet Monday - Thursday from 3 - 4 PM.  Students from all grades are invited to join.  We will begin by tallying surveys, and then start creating pages for the yearbook.  Please consider joining the yearbook staff.  You'll be glad you did.

      JYC will meet in the Library every Thursday from 3-4:30. Students from all grades are invited to join. We will be singing songs, playing games; there will also be a Christmas Party in December. Come find out how you can win a 30 minute plane ride around Rochester. Pick up your registration form in the office; you will be glad you did.

      RHS Spanish Club/Costa Rica travelers present BLACK FRIDAY FREEDOM. Would you like to grab all the Black Friday deals without you r kids in tow? We can help! 

      When:  Friday, November 24, 5am-noon

      What: childcare while you shop – fee includes pizza lunch plus morning snacks (breakfast NOT included); Children will play in the gym, watch movies, play board games, do crafts, etc.

      Who: children ages 2-12

      Where: RHS, drop off/pick up at the main entrance (Park Rd.)

      Cost: $20 for first child, $15 per each additional child within the same household (add $5 per child for admission sold at the door)

      Support our Rochester Middle School 8th graders by helping raise funds for their trip to Washington D.C.

      Rochester Dairy Queen is donating 10% of their profits from this night - Monday, November 20th from 4:00 - 8:00 PM to help the students pay for their trip. All you have to do is come and eat your favorite treats!  DQ does the rest!

    • OscarWelcome to Rochester Middle School's website. RMS leads with innovation, inspired teaching, and creative learning. Our faculty and staff make collaboration and relationship building a top priority to ensure student growth.  We strive to create a 21st century learning environment that better prepares our students for their future.  RMS students have many opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities including: sports, clubs, academic competitions, and leadership roles. Rochester Middle School is a great place to learn, grow and give as our Mission states. I would like to extend a personal invitation to all parents and community members to visit our school and spend some time with us, give some feedback, and become an active part of what makes our school such an awesome place.


      6th Grade Study Tables

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      7th Grade Study Tables

      Nov. 14


      Nov. 16   


      8th Grade Study Tables

      Nov. 14 
      Nov. 16      

    • VISION
      In student-centered, academically challenging environments that cultivate character, celebrate learning and foster collaboration, the staff, families and greater community of the Rochester Community Schools Corporation, as partners, will develop creative, lifelong learners with the skills and enthusiasm to be contributing members of society to shape a changing world.

      Rochester Community Schools"¦inspiring individuals to learn, grow, and give.


      The Rochester Educational Community is committed to the modeling and development of the following student traits:  

      • Motivation to learn at the highest level
      • Good work ethic
      • Respect for self, others, and property
      • Compassion and caring
      • Responsibility, reliability, and accountability
      • Ability to work with and get along with others
      • Appreciation of diversity
      • Ability to set goals, make good choices, and solve problems
      • Willingness to give to community and be a good citizen
      • Honesty and integrity
      • Critical thinking and creativity
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      • Central Office

        Rochester School Corporation
        690 Zebra Lane
        Rochester, IN 46975

        Tel: 574-223 2159
        Jana Vance, Supt.


        High School

        Rochester Community HS
        1 Zebra Lane
        Rochester, IN 46975

        Tel: 574-223-2176
        Fax: 574-223-3401
        Adam Strasser, Prin.
        Chris Keisling, Asst. Prin.
      • Middle School

        Rochester Middle School
        650 Zebra Lane
        Rochester, IN 46975

        Tel:  574-223-2280
        Fax: 574-223-1531
        Oscar Haughs, Principal
        Cassie Murphy, Asst. Prin.
        Nathan Kreamer, Counselor


        Columbia Elementary
        1502 Elm St.
        Rochester, IN 46975

        Tel: 574-223-2501
        Fax: 574-223-0530
        Jason Snyder, Prin.

        Riddle Elementary
        302 Barkman St.
        Rochester, IN  46975

        Tel: 574-223-2880
        Fax: 574-223-1539
        Luke Biernacki, Prin.

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