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Saturday, 10/25/2014

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Rochester High School
180 S. Livernois
Rochester Hills, MI  48307
Mr. Charles Rowland III, Principal

23 PTSA Meeting 6:00 PM, Media Center
24 FALCON FRIDAY! (read more below)
29 Collage Concert 7:00 PM, Mall 
31 End of First Quarter

03 NO SCHOOL — Professional Development

04 NO SCHOOL — Election Day
05 Begin Second Quarter 
10 Athletic Booster Meeting 6:00 PM, Media Center 
12 Blood Drive, Aux Gym 
18 Band Booster Meeting 7:30 PM, Room A121 
20 PTSA Meeting 6:00 PM, Media Center 
20 Fall Musical 7:00 PM, Auditorium 
21 Fall Musical 7:00 PM, Auditorium 
22 Fall Musical 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM, Auditorium 
23 Fall Musical 4:00 PM, Auditorium 
26-30 NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess

Get Spirited with Falcon Friday!
This Friday is our first Falcon Friday of the year! Let's get spirited with this Friday's theme: Fancy Friday! Wear your fancy clothes and accessorize with ties for guys and bling for girls!
...and don't miss the lunch time activities:

  • Ballroom Dance contest!
  • Tie-tying competition!
  • Cinderella's shoe contest!

Grease Tickets Now On Sale!!! 
Reserved seat tickets for the RHS production of the hit musical Grease are now available online at ShowTix4u.com.  Performance dates are:

  • Thursday, November 20th at 7PM
  • Friday, November 21st at 7PM
  • Saturday, November 22nd at 2PM and 7PM
  • Sunday, November 23rd at 4PM. 

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students/senior citizens, and all seats for the Saturday matinee are $8.

Electronically-Delivered School Flyers from PeachJar 
Peachjar eflyers

RCS now distributes school flyers electronically via parent email through our new eflyer serivce provider, Peachjar. Parents can also access all flyers online by clicking on the Peachjar button above. All RCS district parents were sent a welcome email from Peachjar that includes a username and password to use for managing your account and delivery preferences. Your email address is not shared or used for any other purpose. 

To ensure you receive these eflyer emails, add Peachjar to your email contacts when you receive the welcome email, and please click “always display images." For school-related information, activities, and events, parents will continue to receive emails through the RCS School Messenger program.

Join a Club at RHS
We've got an RHS club available for every student!  Take a look at the complete list of clubs offered this year on our Student Activities & Clubs page and all the registration details. Join online using a credit card at
tinyurl.com/RHSclubs. Club membership is a non-refundable $30 per club.

Yearbook Information for Seniors 
For parents looking to place an ackowledgement to their graduate-to-be or to place a "baby ad," go to RHS's Falcon Yearbook page for an order form. Also provided is a photo specifications sheet for including senior photos in to this year's yearbook.

RHS is on the "Best High Schools" List! 
For the third year in a row, Rochester High School has received a Silver ranking in the U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools national rankings! In addition, RHS was ranked 21st in the State of Michigan, up from 24th place last year! The report includes detailed information on more that 21,000 public high schools, including school-specific data on enrollment, ethnicity, location, school type, and results of state assessment proficiency tests and are ranked within each state and nationally. Schools are then given a college readiness index score with the top scoring schools receiving a gold, silver, or bronze medal, and a numerical ranking to all gold and silver schools. Thank you to our staff, students and parents for working together to make RHS a great place to learn!  Click to read our full report on the U.S. News website and to see the complete list of Michigan schools.

Who's Your Falcon?
RHS recognizes staff, students, and volunteers who go out of their way to make our school the best it can be with our monthly "Who's Your Falcon?" award! Nominations must be from an RHS student, staff member, or school volunteer who has closely interacted with the person they are nominating. Student recipients of the award will receive a certificate, exclusive Rochester swag, and mentions on our web page, school newsletter, and bulletin board!                November Deadline:  Thursday, Nov. 6th

Discounts on Desktops and Mobile Devices for Students and Families
As part of Michigan's 
Technology Readiness Infrastructure Grant, students and their families can purchase computers, tablets, and more at a substantial discount from Dell Computers at Dell for Michigan K-12 Districts. The program is ongoing and offers different monthly specials. For questions, email SPOT@remc.org.

Join the Rochester High School PTSA
Please support our Parent Teacher Student Association by joining! Funds generated by the PTSA support numerous programs at RHS:

  • Student Enrichment
  • The Annual Reflections Contest
  • Senior All Night Party
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Student Scholarships
  • Assemblies
  • Freshman Mentoring Program

Visit the RHS PTSA's web site for more information about joining, volunteering, and helping to make our school the best!

"MyRCS" for Parents
Parents are able to access their child's school information through the district's information web site, "myRCS." at
myrcs.rochester.k1.2mi.us. Here, you're able to view your son or daughter's attendance records, class schedule, assignments, and current course grades. All information is updated nightly. Each Rochester Community Schools family has a numeric user ID and password that remains the same throughout your child's years attending a Rochester school. In addition, families with more than one child at one or more schools are able to access information for each child with the same user ID and password. For assistance with myRCS:
  • If you need your Parent User ID, contact the RHS main office at 726-5400.
  • If you need your Password, go online to myrcs.rochester.k12.us and click on Reset Password. An email containing a link to reset your password will be sent to your email account on file.
  • If you have difficulty with resetting a password, e-mail myrcshelp@rochester.k12.mi.us and include your User ID, child's name, and name of school.

Support RHS with No-Cost Fundraisers
Please help RHS earn extra funds at no cost to you! Sign up with various retailers or purchase from these web pages to get a portion of your sales donated to us. Visit our School Fundraisers page to see a list of the organizations that RHS has partnered up with, then use our links to sign up and shop.

Homework Requests
If your child is missing school from an approved absence or is receiving intervention assistance, click the button below to request homework. 48 hours notice is required please.