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AP Exams on the Rise

AP Exams on the Rise

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Attention all Highlanders, second semester is officially in place, and this means that many important tests are coming up, specifically Advanced Placement testing, also known as AP exams. An AP exam is a test students take at the end of an AP class to show what was learned; a good score would allow one to...

2018 Winter Olympics

2018 Winter Olympics

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Three Nigerian women made history this year. Carrie Russel, Audra Segree, and Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian makeup Nigeria’s first olympic women’s bobsled team. They will compete 30 years after Nigeria sent their first men’s bobsled team to the Olympics. The three women will travel to South Korea to ...

Rochester Schools Take On International Studies

Rochester Schools Take On International Studies

Josie Wenzell, Editor

February 6, 2018


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In this world of change and technology, international relations are more important than ever before. Rochester Schools is taking part in this movement by sponsoring a trip to Germany next month. Students will undergo this life changing experience overseas. One of the chaperones and coordinators of th...

The Pressure is On

The Pressure is On

Katie Rath, Editor

February 6, 2018


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Students in the 21st century feel pressured to decide their futures before they even graduate high school. Kids are told everything happens for a reason, and how the choices they make now will determine the path they take in the future. For some, these decisions could lead to very different lives. T...

The Royal Engagement

The Royal Engagement

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

As many have heard, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on November 27. The couple had dated for 18 months. Markle and Prince Harry first met in July of 2016 on a blind-date through mutual friends, and now plan to wed in May of 2018. Meghan is an American actress most well-know...

Tri-High Dance

Tri-High Dance

Elise Delikat, Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

What dance could possibly be better than Homecoming? Maybe the new upcoming Tri-High Dance. This dance will be the first of its kind to take place within the Rochester School District. All three schools, Rochester Adams High School, Rochester High School, and Stoney Creek High School, will be able to attend the dan...

2018: The Year of the Dog

2018: The Year of the Dog

Grace Ryba, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

The turn of a new year opens up exciting opportunities, fresh starts, and intriguing changes. Among these is a new Chinese zodiac animal sign for 2018, which this year is the year of the earth dog. The Chinese zodiac is based on the chinese lunar calendar, and is a cycle of the following animals every ...

Temperatures Dropping Like Snowflakes

Temperatures Dropping Like Snowflakes

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The new year brought deep freeze temperatures, which are not exactly new to Michigan. As a bomb cyclone welcomed Eastern America into 2018, Michigan felt the effect too. Although cold weather is nothing out of the ordinary for Michiganders, it has its consequences for students. Because of its sud...

The Big Bright Bunch of Joy

The Big Bright Bunch of Joy

Josie Wenzell, Editor

December 20, 2017


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As the spooky season comes to an end, the holidays begin. Christmas lights hung in Downtown Rochester, better known as the Big Bright Light Show, attract people for miles and create lots of business for local shops. Going into town and admiring the lights has become a family-friendly activity, with free ac...

An Update on Adams Construction

An Update on Adams Construction

Connor Laubach, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


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With everything from bleacher demolitions to a new baseball field to a brand new library for students at Rochester Adams, the construction crews that have been working around the clock since the summer are hard at work. For many students, it has become the “new norm” to see all this construction go...

RCS Honors the Great Martin Luther King with Contest

RCS Honors the Great Martin Luther King with Contest

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


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“With liberty and justice for all,” is only a part of the pledge kids express every morning. Each day students throughout Adams High School and throughout the country recite “The Pledge of Allegiance”. This pledge illustrates equality in America, and everyday Adams students honor this in the scho...

Adams Marching Band Keeping Step

Adams Marching Band Keeping Step

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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On Sunday, December 3, Rochester Hills had its sixty-sixth annual Christmas Hometown Parade. The parade took place on Main Street in Downtown Rochester, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. This year, the theme was “Vintage Christmas”.  The parade was introduced by the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce an...

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