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Wednesday, 8/20/2014

Principal's Page





John R. Kelley, Assistant Principal


Mr. Kelley is in his 5th year at Stoney Creek and his 16th year in education. Prior to joining Stoney Creek, Mr. Kelley spent a year as assistant principal at Hart Middle School. Before that, Mr. Kelley taught Spanish, Speech, and Computer classes for Rochester Community Schools after beginning his teaching career with Chippewa Valley Schools. As a teacher, Mr. Kelley coached basketball, softball, and was involved with several committees and clubs. Mr. Kelley joined the field of education after spending time working for Chrysler in the Midwestern United States and Mexico.


Mr. Kelley received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, secondary teaching certification from Oakland University, and his Master's degree from Wayne State University. He also completed the Oakland Schools Aspiring Principals Leadership Academy program. His wife is also an educator and they have two daughters in elementary school. Mr. Kelley and his family are proud residents of the Rochester community.


amanda mckay

Amanda McKay, Ph.D, Assistant Principal 


Dr. McKay enters her fourth year as an assistant principal at Stoney Creek. Previously, Dr. McKay works with the classes of 2015 and 2017.  Prior to joining the Rochester Community Schools team, Dr. McKay was a middle school principal and high school assistant principal in the Lake Shore Public School district for five years. Dr. McKay also taught English and Social Studies at Lake Orion High School.

Dr. McKay earned her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences with a minor in English while also earning her secondary teaching certification. While teaching in Lake Orion, Mrs. McKay earned her Master's Degree in K-12 Administration from MSU. Recently, Dr. McKay completed her Ph.D. program in K-12 Administration at MSU.

Dr. McKay and her husband have lived in the Rochester community for 11 years.  She is thrilled to have the opportunity to serve the school district and community in which she lives and where her two sons will attend school.  Her oldest son enters Hugger Elementary this school year and she is excited to be the mom of a kindergarten student!

Contact Information:



Assistant Principal, Grades  9 & 11 John Kelley                   jkelley@rochester.k12.mi.us

Assistant Principal, Grades 10 & 12 Amanda McKay           amckay@rochester.k12.mi.us