Rochester Community MS
650 Zebra Lane
Rochester, IN 46975

Tel: 574-223-2280
Oscar Haughs, Prin.
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    • May 17, 2019


      We have Rochester Zebra Youth Tennis Camp forms in the office: dates are June 3-6. The purpose of the camp is to expose campers to fundamental tennis skills and fun of the game using drills, games and scrimmages. Registration deadline is Friday, May 24th. If you have any questions you can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 223-2176 ext. 4211. Stop by the office for an application.


      All library books must be returned by May 22. 


      Attention students: today will be the last day you will be able to borrow lunch money from the cafeteria and Friday, May 24th will be the last day you can borrow lunch money from the office.


      The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Youth Leadership Camp is a program for boys and girls who have the completed seventh (7th) or eighth (8th) grade and are interested in learning more about a career in law enforcement.  The camp will consist of two sessions again this year. The first session will be held June 25-28 for the Northern half of the state at Pine Creek Camp in Pine Village, Indiana (Warren County). The second session will be held July 9-11 at Waycross Episcopal Camp in Morgantown, Indiana (Brown County).  If interested come and get an application from the office.


      The last E-Sports meeting is today from 3:00-6:00pm. It will be a Super Smash Brothers Duos Tournament.


      We have Rochester Lady Zebra Middle School Summer Basketball League forms in the office.


      The RMS golf pizza party will be right after school on Wednesday, 5/22 in the RMS commons.  Please bring your golf uniform to turn in!

    • 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.


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    • 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
        Chris Keisling, 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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