Rochester Community MS
650 Zebra Lane
Rochester, IN 46975

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

    RMS News & Tweets

    RMS Week at a Glance: 1/17/2022-1/22/2022

    Monday: 1/17/2022

    ● Martin Luther King Jr. Day! 

    ● 7/8th Boys Basketball @ Peru Start Time 5:30 PM 

    ● 7/8th Girls Basketball HOME vs.Valley Start Time 5:00 PM

    Tuesday: 1/18/2022

    ● Championship Mornings @ RHS Weight Facility 6:45 AM 

    ● Study Tables 5th-7th grade 2:45-3:45 PM

    Wednesday: 1/19/2022 - Activity Period

    ● LATE START Wednesday 8:30 AM - 2:45 PM (Doors still open at 7:30 AM) 

    Thursday: 1/20/2022

    ● Championship Mornings @ RHS Weight Facility 6:45 AM 

    ● Study Tables 5th-7th grade 2:45 - 3:45 PM 

    ● FAST Friday caller goes out to any student missing work. 

    ● 7/8th Girls Basketball @ Whitko Start Time 5:00 PM 

    Friday: 1/21/2022

    ● FAST Friday 2:45 - 4:00 PM 

    Saturday: 1/22/2022

    ● No events! Have a great weekend!

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    • Champions Together Video Spotlight

      Announcements  1/18/2022 


      1. Attention 5th, 6th, and 7th graders you are invited to attend this Friday's FCA meeting at 7:00am in the gym.

      1. Attention all 5th-8th grade students interested in auditioning for the middle school musical: there will be a callout meeting/audition workshop in the middle school choir room after school on Friday, January 21 for Seussical Jr. We will talk about the audition process and learn the audition songs as a group. Auditions will be held next week. If you are not able to attend this meeting, email or talk to Mr. Gerwin for more information. Both students and parents are welcome and encouraged to attend this meeting.

      1. Attention 6th, 7th, and 8th graders academic competition season is about to begin! If you are interested in joining one or more of our teams please scan the QR code posted in the hallways. 

           If you have any questions feel free to ask Ms. Runkle, Mrs. Pio, Mrs. Howdeshell, or Mr. Bernotus. 

      1. The All A and A/B Honor Roll is posted next to the bookstore. Check the list to make sure it is correct. Please let us know if you think there is an error!

      Lunch: popcorn chicken, beef calzone, potato coins, Italian blend, sliced peaches

      Athletics: No Events

    • 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
        Oscar Haughs, Prin.
      • Middle School

        Rochester Middle School
        650 Zebra Lane
        Rochester, IN 46975

        Tel:  574-223-2280
        Fax: 574-223-1531
        Cassie Murphy, Principal
        Lukas Schoenhals, 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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