Rochester Junior High School

3 Rocket Drive

Rochester, IL  62563


Today is March 24, 2017


Next week from March 27 thru March 31, 2017 is Spring Break.  Have a great time!

Choir Students need to bring their Chromebooks to class today.


Today is the last day to order.  Forms can be returned to the school to Mr. Firebaugh or the RJHS office (checks made payable to Inter-State Studio).  Orders can also be taken online at with the code 13219N.

Any 8th grade girl who is interested in playing basketball in high school should stop by the RJHS office and pick up a summer basketball camp packet from Mrs. Eandi.  Anyone with questions can email Coach Boudouris at

There will be a boys and girls track meet at home, Tuesday, March 28th at 4:30 p.m. (during Spring Break) There will be 4 teams plus Rochester competing.  Christ The King, Blessed Sacrament, St Agnes, Pleasant Plains.  Come out and cheer on our Tracksters.

The JH Spring Bash will be held on Friday, April 7 from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. in the RAC.  Admission to the dance is $5.00.  Pizza, snacks and drinks will be served, a DJ will play your favorite songs, pictures will be taken for $1.00 and there will be drawings for prizes.  Hope to see everyone there!

7th & 8th Grade Cheerleading Tryouts

Sign up in the office and then come join us Monday, April3rd for an informational meeting and open gym after school at the RES 2-3 building. Parents do not attend this meeting on Monday. A parent meeting will be scheduled after tryouts.

All participants will ride bus #4 (if you are at the JRH) and bus #30 (RIS) over to the 2-3 building. Official tryouts will be held on Thursday.  

In order to tryout you must have the following completed and turned in:

Current physical on file with the nurse's office. If you have a question regarding your student's physical please contact your school nurse.

Please wear a plain white t-shirt and navy black shorts to all week.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me, Mrs. Jenkins at

Rochester Education Foundation

 REF Trivia Night Fundraiser takes place on April 28 at the Springfield Firefighters Lake Club this year. Please consider purchasing a ticket or putting a table together to help support a foundation that has done so much to benefit our students in the Rochester School District. We are also accepting donations for our silent auction.

Currently 4 Rochester graduates majoring in education are receiving $1000 a year in scholarship money.

You may order your tickets or tables online at, or you may contact one of the board members.