Stoney Creek High School

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Stoney Creek High School
Location
Rochester Hills, Michigan
USA
Coordinates 42°42′00″N 83°07′20″W / 42.7°N 83.1223°W / 42.7; -83.1223Coordinates: 42°42′00″N 83°07′20″W / 42.7°N 83.1223°W / 42.7; -83.1223
Information
Type Public High School
Established 2001
School district Rochester School District
Principal Cathryn Skedel[1]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,707
Colour(s) Vegas Gold and Millennium Blue          
Nickname Stoney
Affiliation Rochester Community Schools
Website
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Stoney Creek High School is located in Rochester Hills, Michigan and is part of the Rochester Community Schools school district.

The school mascot is Cosmo the cougar. The school colors are Vegas Gold and Millennium Blue. Most students attending this school come from Hart Middle School or Holy Family Regional School.

History[edit]

Construction began in 1997 when voters approved a bond issue for building improvements in the growing district. The school board decided to name the school after the nearby historic village of Stony Creek. The 420,000 sq ft (39,000 m2) high school opened in 2001 at a total cost of $64 million. The building first housed Rochester Adams students when their school was being renovated. It later housed Rochester High School Students in the 2001-2002 school year. The building also housed North Hill Elementary students when their school was receiving extensive renovations in the 2002-2003 school year but, the elementary students only attended class in half of the school while the other half was used by students of Stoney Creek.

The first Principal was Daniel Hickey, who retired in 2009. The second principal of Stoney Creek High School was Larry Goralski, who was named the Michigan Association of Student Councils (MASC) Principal of the Year in 2010. Dr. Cathryn Skedel is the current principal.

Sports[edit]

The Stoney Creek cheer team was state champions in 2010 winning the school's first state championship in any sport.[citation needed]

The Stoney Creek Varsity dance team was State champions for two consecutive seasons from 2010-2011 at the UDA dance competition.[citation needed]

Music program[edit]

Stoney Creek's Chamber Singers have performed several times at the Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids, MI. In 2012 they also performed at the ACDA convention in Fort Wayne, IN. The Wind Ensemble group has also performed at the Michigan Music Conference.

The choral program at Stoney has led students to sing with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and the Detroit Chamber Winds

Stoney Creek's Marching Band has held numerous performances at the Joe Louis Arena. The combined instrumental programs were also invited to perform at Walt Disney World in 2015.

Notable alumni[edit]

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