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News From The Superintendent
Updated on 10/25/2019
Rochester School District enjoyed incredible success during the 2018-2019 school year, and the new school year brings great hope and expectations for students and staff. 
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Family Access
Updated on 10/23/2019
Parents or legal guardians can view their student’s Attendance, Discipline, Food Service Information, Class Schedule, Assignments, Grades and other Student Information – address, phone numbers, emergency contacts, and health alerts. 
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Highly Capable Referrals and Screening
Updated on 10/21/2019
Students may be referred for highly capable screening/testing by teachers, parents, or community members. Referrals are accepted at any time; however, assessment and placement will occur according to set timelines. 
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Upcoming Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Early Dismissal 11:10
December 20

Winter Break No School
December 23-January 3


 

Online Free & Reduced Meal Applications


Rochester School District will accept Online Applications beginning August 20, 2019. You can fill out the paper form or the online form. 
Link to the paper forms: Free/Reduced Meal Application
How to complete the online application:
Begin Adding an Online Meal Application
  1. Log into Skyward Family Access with your user name and password
  2. Select one of your students from the drop down list at the top of the screen, if 
    you leave this at All Students, you will not be able to access the Application link
  3. Select Food Service from the list on the left-hand side of the screen
  4. Click “Applications” at the top of the Food Service wall
  5. Click “Add Application”



 

ACT Friday

All students will be released 75 minutes early on Fridays for Academic Collaboration Time (ACT), with the following exceptions: Fridays during conference week will remain half-days; the last day of school prior to winter break will remain half-day; and Friday, June 5th is a full day due to finals at Rochester High School.


Planned Absences

Please remember that if you are planning to be out of school for a reason other than illness, or a dental or doctor appointment, it must be approved in advance by our administrator. You can get a Planned Absence form in the office or on our website. The Attendance direct line is      360-858-1900.




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Preparing Students For…

Lifelong Learning,Rewarding Careers & Productive Citizenship

By Embracing…

Accountability, Adaptability & Academic Excellence

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About Us

Rochester Middle School serves the communities of Rochester, Grand Mound, Gate, and Independence in Southwest Washington. We are on the I-5 corridor just 20 minutes south of Olympia and less than 10 minutes north of Centralia. Our school community consists of approximately 525 students and 50 staff members.
Rochester Middle School's educational program includes all major subjects including advanced classes for language arts, social studies, and math. We have special education and hi-cap programs and are a Title I school. Students can elect to pursue interests through courses in art, STEM technology (3D printing, CAD, robotics, etc.), band, choir, leadership, and project science. Our 7th and 8th grade girls enjoy opportunities to compete against others in our sports league in soccer, volleyball, track, cross country, basketball, and wrestling. Boys compete in football, track, cross country, basketball, and wrestling. All students can participate in a wide variety of after school clubs, including art, chess, knowledge bowl, NANOWRIMO, Latinos Unidos, and robotics. RMS is proud to have been named an overall Washington State School of Distinction multiple times.

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