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Adams Announces Six Staff Retirements

Adams Announces Six Staff Retirements

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer
June 14, 2017
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Students spend five days a week in a classroom, learning different subjects and new material. They often complain about the workload.  However, often many forget that, along with students, teachers sacrifice their time in order to teach and inspire students to grow each day. Teachers impact students...

Principal Cumming Leaves Legacy of Excellence

Principal Cumming Leaves Legacy of Excellence

Maddy Fleury, Staff Writer
June 14, 2017
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As the 2016-2017 school year wraps up, the Adams High School family will be saying goodbye to our beloved principal Mr. Kevin Cumming. For the past 17 years, Cumming has created a fun, safe, and enriching learning environment for everyone at AHS, whether it was as assistant principal, or for the last six ...

Important Dates for 2017 Seniors

Important Dates for 2017 Seniors

Jordan Revenaugh, Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2017
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Adams Prepares for Charity Week 2017

Adams Prepares for Charity Week 2017

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
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Charity Week offers a unique opportunity for students to give back to those in need. This year, Adams will be raising money for Make-A-Wish , a foundation which grants the wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Charity week will begin on March 20 and continue through the week until F...

Charity Week 2017: A Preview

Charity Week 2017: A Preview

Shelby Smith, Editor-in-Chief
March 14, 2017
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Students Score Stupendously in Scholastic Art Competition

Students Score Stupendously in Scholastic Art Competition

Zachery Pierre, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
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The 2017 Scholastic Art Contest winners have been announced.  The Scholastic Art and Writing awards were first hosted in 1923 making it the oldest program encouraging youth creativity in the United States, according to the website.  It is an important competition for all students in the counties o...

Things Heat Up at STEAM Fair

Things Heat Up at STEAM Fair

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor
March 2, 2017
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As the high school years dwindle and college’s shadows encroaches over students’ minds, future careers are a constant worry.  For those who are interested in a career in science, technology, engineering, art and design, or math, the STEAM Career Exploration Fair is tailored to finding a career fo...

PTA Founder’s Day Honors Outstanding Effort

PTA Founder’s Day Honors Outstanding Effort

Shelby Smith, Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2017
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The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is imperative to keeping the lines of communications between families and teachers open and ensuring children can reap the benefits of such relationships. Adams will celebrate this organization with the Founder’s Day awards on February 23. Founder’s Day serves as a...

RCS Offers Students Scholarship Opportunities

RCS Offers Students Scholarship Opportunities

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
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Most seniors are waiting anxiously as admissions from their top universities are rolling in. Some have even already committed to a school, and are awaiting the start of their college career this upcoming fall. But as many students and their families find, paying for an education can be a significant ...

Diversity and Inclusion Encompass Rochester

Diversity and Inclusion Encompass Rochester

February 14, 2017
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Diversity and Inclusion Encompass Rochester   As a new age of politics dawns upon the United States, a local group is seeking to take action against what they see as potential for a divided nation. The Greater Rochester Diversity and Inclusion Action Network wishes to welcome the new government administration with an open mindset while also building a welcoming community in the Roc...

RCS Adopts New Attendance Policy

RCS Adopts New Attendance Policy

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor
February 9, 2017
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Rochester Adams students will no longer have to live in fear of a reduced grade while off on vacation or sick at home. As of second semester, high schools throughout Rochester have adopted a new attendance policy. After a series of meetings between the Grading and Attendance Committees, the commit...

One Pint Saves Three Lives

One Pint Saves Three Lives

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
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Eating cookies and juice is an activity usually associated with a kindergarten.These activities are ones that allow us to reminisce on our childhood. Similarly, on February 9, Adams students will be enjoying these snacks after donating blood throughout the day.   In coordination with the American Red Cross,...

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