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Shocking Christmas Tree Shortage Causes Prices to Spike

Shocking Christmas Tree Shortage Causes Prices to Spike

Sophi Noll, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Plants and trees that have remained green all year-long have a special meaning to people in the winter. This is why Christmas trees are one of the most recognizable holiday decoration items. Unfortunately, not only will Christmas trees be more expensive this holiday season, but they will be in limited sup...

Which Day Rules Holiday Shopping?

Which Day Rules Holiday Shopping?

Maverick Falconer, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Is there still something special about going to the mall at 11 p.m. and getting in a fistfight over a TV? Or is it more favorable to just order the TV online? With Cyber Monday taking over Black Friday, the holiday shopping experience is changing forever. The convenience of getting gifts and present...

Changing the Way You Think of a Jeep

Changing the Way You Think of a Jeep

Grace Ryba, Editor In Chief

December 12, 2018


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On Wednesday, November 28 Jeep unveiled their highly anticipated, mid-size pickup truck at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2020 Gladiator offers standard pickup amenities without straying too far from Jeep’s signature ORV (off-road-vehicle) capabilities. Introducing the Gladiator is a daring mo...

Online school on snow days?

Online school on snow days?

Amanda Mazzuchi, Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The first snowfall of the year is upon us, and most students are anticipating a plethora of snow days in Michigan. However, the idea of a day off of school may be squashed for many students across America due to the eLearning proposal. Earlier this year, Anderson County School District Five announce...

Scotland Now Teaching LGBTI in New Curriculum

Scotland Now Teaching  LGBTI in New Curriculum

Elise Delikat, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In a globally historic event, Scotland has become the first country to embed an LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex) curriculum within public schools. A group called the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaigned for the government policy to allow such topics to be discussed wit...

Tackling Test-Taking

Tackling Test-Taking

Kristen D’Souza, Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

For many high school juniors, the once-faraway idea of standardized test-taking is quickly becoming reality. A free practice SAT was administered on November 6th, 2018 at Adams High School. Eager Adams’ Juniors reported to the school cafeteria bright and early on the designated test day, and rece...

Michigan Legalizes Marijuana

Michigan Legalizes Marijuana

Sophi Noll, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On November 6, 2018, the general election occurred, and on the ballot was a proposal to legalization the recreational use of marijuana. In an article written on Ballotpedia, the author explains, with a 55.91% result of approval, Michigan became the tenth state in The United states to legalize recreational usage of marijuana. The bill proposed adults twenty-one years and older wo...

The Women’s Wave Makes HERstory – News

The Women’s Wave Makes HERstory – News

Grace Ryba, Editor In Chief

November 30, 2018


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Leading up to election day, voters were pounded with television ads, phone calls, and mail encouraging them to go out and vote on Tuesday, November 6. Following the election, for the first time in Michigan history, women hold the most seats of the top offices in state government. Debbie Stabenow ...

Adams Girls Swim and Dive Wins it All

Adams Girls Swim and Dive Wins it All

Maddy Fleury, Editor In Chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday November 17, the Rochester Adams Girls Swim and Dive  team made history at Oakland University as they became the first ever swim team from Rochester to win a state championship title. At the MHSAA Division Two Championship, teams including Seaholm, Groves, Grosse Pointe South, and forty...

Red Wing Revival?

Red Wing Revival?

Peter Massura, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Is Detroit still “Hockeytown?” Many are left asking themselves this question after the very poor performance of the Detroit Red Wings in every season after the 2014-2015 season (when coach Mike Babcock left and current coach Jeff Blashill took over). It could be assumed the poor performance of ...

Cancelled Keystone Construction

Cancelled Keystone Construction

Jane Fisher, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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The controversial debate over the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline has come to an official end. Recently a federal judge blocked Trump's executive order for the build. The pipeline was proposed in 2008, but had continuous issues with construction due to vetos. The proposed pipeline would have run from sout...

Tragedy Strikes the Golden State

Tragedy Strikes the Golden State

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Look outside the nearest window: There are probably some leaves, a bit of snow from this past week, the skies are cloudy and it is more than likely freezing cold. A lot of people complain about the ever changing weather conditions that come along with living in the state of Michigan. What many resident...

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