Monday, January 23, 2023

Good Morning Students, Parents and Staff!


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Looking Ahead:

1/23 Meeting for 8th grade parents in RHS Auditorium *Tonight*

1/31 Yearbook orders are due

2/1 RHS registration forms due

2/10 Early Dismissal 12:15 

2/13 No School - Presidents Day

2/17 Winter Wonderland Dance 


8th Grade Parents, please join the HS Administration and counselors for an Informational Meeting highlighting the registration process on Monday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Auditorium. 8th Grade Parent Info Night Sheet 

Online Safe Online Smart (Digital Safety Webinar)

The office of the Illinois Attorney General has provided a webinar on Online Safety on January 24th at 6:30pm.  Parents and students are welcome to attend.  Flier for Online Safe Online Smart Here is the link to register: Online Safety Webinar

Rochester Elementary School Fundraiser Item Pick-Up

The final fundraiser item pick up will be on January 26, 2023 from 5:00-6:30 pm in the RES 2/3 Building Recreation Room.  You will need to enter the building from the Recreation Room entrance on the outside of the building to the left of the double doors that lead to the Gym.  Please make every effort to attend this pick-up if possible.

Double Bus Routes 1-23-23

Bus #12 - Ran by Bus #3

*Any transportation changes need to be made before 12:00, so we can get students where they need to go. 


RJHS Yearbook (Order now for 22-23 school year)

Rochester Junior High Yearbooks are on sale NOW!  

Yearbooks are on sale for $20 each until January 31st.  Go to inter-state.com/order with the code 72570H. (That is a zero not an O).  Please keep a copy of your digital receipt for your records.  Students will be bringing a flier home too! Any questions, email brezba@rochester3a.net. 

Rochester Education Foundation Fundraiser

See Flier attached.

STEM Fair is back!

The Rochester Athletic Complex will be the site of the 2023 Central Illinois STEM Fair on Thursday March 30, from 6 to 8 pm.  The STEM Fair will feature science, technology, engineering, and math clubs and activities from Rochester and throughout Central Illinois.  This event is free and open to all K-12 students and their families from Rochester and other area schools.

To reserve your free ticket for you and your family, go to https://centralillinoisstemfair.eventbrite.com and click on Reserve a spot.  Teachers, if you would like to exhibit your STEM curriculum or after school activity, answer YES to the exhibitor question on the ticket reservation to claim your spot.  Questions?  Contact Sheril Flynn or Stephanie Zeidler, or email rochesterstemfair@gmail.com.

Preschool Screenings for 23-24 school year

See attached flier for Pre-K screening information

Dr. Notes

Make sure that Doctor’s notes are being brought to the Jr High office after the appointment.  That note will change that absence in Skyward from a parent excuse - AE to a doctor excuse - AD.  Students are only allowed 6 AE absences in a school year, after that they will be counted as unexcused - AU.

Lunch Menu:

January Menu



Rocket Line - Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

Corner Crust Pizza - BBQ Bacon Chicken

Custom Bros Grill - Wings

Salad Bar


Rocket Line - Spaghetti & Meat Sauce

Corner Crust Pizza - Sausage & Mushroom

Custom Bros Grill - Curly Fries

Salad Bar