Rochester Community MS
650 Zebra Lane
Rochester, IN 46975

Tel: 574-223-2280
Cassie Murphy, Prin.
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    RMS News & Tweets

    RMS Week at a Glance: 5/23/2022- 5/27/2022

    Monday: 5/23/2022

    ● 5th Grade Pond Walk 

    ● 7th Grade Breakfast @ RHS and Tours of the building 

    ● Dodgeball Tourney during lunch

    Tuesday: 5/24/2022

    ● Championship Mornings @ RHS Weight Facility 6:45 AM 

    ● 5th Grade Kickball Tournament 

    ● Dodgeball Tourney during lunch 

    ● NO STUDY TABLES, they are done for the year. 

    Wednesday: 5/25/2022 - Homeroom (grade level activities)

    ● Late Start @ 8:30 AM (doors still open at 7:30 AM) 

    ● 4th grade color run to RMS (RMS students meet/greet) 

    ● Dodgeball Tourney during lunch 

    ● 5th Grade dodgeball tourney 

    ● Ipad collection! All items need to be returned

    ○ Ipad, keyboard, chargers and cords

    Thursday: 5/26/2022

    ● Championship Mornings @ RHS Weight Facility 6:45 AM 

    ● NO STUDY TABLES, they are done for the year. 

    ● 5th Grade Field Day, sack lunch and eat at the park! 

    ● 6th/7th grade awards in gym (will be recorded and shared)

    Friday: 5/27/2022

    ● PBIS Day! 

    ● Last Day of 2021-22 School Year! 

    Saturday: 5/28/2022


    ○ Thank you students and parents for making this year at RMS GREAT!


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    • Champions Together Video Spotlight

      Announcements 05/27/2022

      1. "The Indiana Sheriff's Association is having their 43rd annual Youth Leadership camp this June and July.  If you are a current 7th grade boy or girl interested in learning more about a possible career in law enforcement pick up an application for the camp from the office."

      1. We still have extra yearbooks. Bring $40 in cash or a check written out to RMS to Mrs. Howdeshell by the last day of school if you want one! 

      1. There will be open tennis courts every Tuesday and Friday starting June 14 –July 22 from 9-10am. This will be for grades 5th-7th. If you plan to attend, please see Mrs. Dunwoody so she can add you to remind for communication.

      Lunch: Manager’s Choice

      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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