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Health Bulletin
Posted on 10/23/2018
This is the time of year that we tend to see an increase in the number of individuals diagnosed with pertussis (whooping cough). So far this year the...
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Emergency School Closure Information
Posted on 10/10/2018
The following information is for reference in the event that the schools are closed/delayed/released early due to inclement weather or other emergenc...
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Jan Watson, EWU in the Classroom Award Winner
Posted on 06/28/2018
Welcome to Jan Watson’s engaging classroom at Rochester High School. It is in this room over the last four years high school juniors and seniors enro...
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Parent Resources for 13 Reasons Why - Season 2
Posted on 05/18/2018
Many of you have heard about, and possibly watched, the popular Netflix show 13 Reasons Why. With the upcoming release of the second season (Friday M...
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Crime Stoppers
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Report Crime
Posted on 04/30/2018
Help law enforcement solve crime in your community. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. (remember the tip #...
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RSD Student Safety Update
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RSD Student Safety Update
Posted on 03/29/2018
Recent acts and failed attempts of violence in schools, public venues and workplaces across our nation have taught us that working together is essent...
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Upcoming Events

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Online Free & Reduced Meal Applications


Rochester School District will accept Online Applications beginning August 24, 2018. 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 8th 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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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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