Congratulations to our Outstanding Rocket Musicians who were invited to attend the ILMEA All-State Music Convention in Peoria this January! All-State Band: Isaac Hicks. All-State Chorus: Bailey Alexander, Jonathan Bailey, Tarkan Barutcu, Ella Burke, Sam Cere, Jayden Herren, Micah Hicks, Madison Miles, Carl Roselle, Paige Zemsky All-State Honors Chorus: Josiah Anderson, Emma Buckles, Cooper Coker, Porter DeFrates, Emily Herren, Holden Nichols, Truman Schudel. All-State Vocal Jazz: Mark McDonald. All-State Honors Vocal Jazz - 1 of only 12 kids in the whole state - Claire Carley!
Congratulations to Derek Leonard and the Rochester Rockets Football Team on their STATE CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY over St. Laurence in the IHSA Class 4A State Championship last Friday night.
MADRIGAL PERFORMANCE INFORMATION - Tickets for this year's Rochester Madrigal Dinners and Teas will go on sale to the public beginning this Monday, November 20. Show dates are December 8, 9, and 10. All ticket sales are online only this year. Links to purchase tickets will be in the school announcements, the Choral Department Facebook Page, and on all of Mr. Spear's Canvas websites beginning Monday, November 20.
Good Luck to our Rocket Football Team!!! Rochester Football will play in the IHSA Class 4A Semifinals against Murphysboro on Saturday, November 18 at 3:00 p.m. at Murphysboro HS.
Rochester High School, Rochester Junior High School, and Rochester Intermediate School Band Concert is Wednesday, November 15 at the Auditorium. RIS at 4:30 p.m.; RJHS at 6:00 p.m.; RHS at 7:30 p.m.
Transportation update November 10th. Have a great weekend! https://5il.co/28r3f
A friendly reminder that Rochester High School will honor our Veterans tomorrow from 2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Rochester Athletic Complex behind the high school. Only Veterans and a significant other may attend with students and staff for the assembly. Veterans may park in the BACK of the HIGH SCHOOL directly in front of the RAC as those spaces have been reserved for VETERANS ONLY. Doors will open at 2:00 p.m. and there will be tea, fruit punch and cookies available in the lobby of the Rochester Athletic Complex for our special guests. Rochester High School is looking forward to honoring our Veterans in-person for a very special Veterans Day celebration. Students and Staff are encouraged to wear RED, WHITE, and BLUE in honor of Veterans Day.
RHS Financial Aid Night will be held TOMORROW, Wednesday, November 8 at 6:00 p.m. in the HS Auditorium.
Congratulations to Coach Owens and the RHS Girls Cross Country Team on their 20th Place Finish at the IHSA State Finals on Saturday.
Congratulations to Coach Kutscher and the RHS Boys Soccer team on their 4th Place Finish at the IHSA State Soccer Finals on Saturday.
Transportation update for November 6th. https://5il.co/28g2a
2ND ROUND FOOTBALL PLAYOFF GAME - TIME CHANGE Rochester will play Coal City, on Friday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Rocket Booster Stadium. Gates will open at 6:00 p.m.
Transportation update November 2nd. https://5il.co/288q6
Congratulations to the RHS Boys Soccer team for winning the Super-Sectional! They are headed to STATE! Rochester Boys Soccer will play Crystal Lake South at the IHSA State Soccer Finals on FRIDAY, November 3 at 1:30 p.m. at Hoffman Estates High School.
Transportation update for October 31st. https://5il.co/281zy
Congratulations to the RHS Girls Cross Country Team who qualified as a team to the IHSA State Finals. They will run at 11:00 a.m. this Saturday, November 4 at Detweiller Park in Peoria.
Congratulations to our Rochester Boys Soccer Team on their Sectional Championship Win on Saturday. The RHS Soccer Team will play Triad TOMORROW NIGHT, TUESDAY, October 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Illinois College in Jacksonville for the Super-Sectional Championship.
The Music Department Disney Trip Pastry Fundraiser pickup is TODAY, Monday, October 30 from 3:05-5:00 p.m. at the High School Auditorium. All items MUST BE PICKED UP BY 5:00 P.M. Please email Mr. Jones or Mr. Spear with any questions.
Transportation update for October 30th. https://5il.co/27z2h
Rochester High School Students and Staff may participate in dressing up for Halloween if they wear something ONLY from the following categories: Favorite Jersey, Favorite Hat, Favorite Candy, Favorite Color or Favorite Career. Items listed above will follow the Dress Code Guidelines of the Rochester High School Handbook 23-24.