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Adams Gets Patriotic

Adams Gets Patriotic

Grace Antonelli, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


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Veterans day is an important American holiday celebrated annually on November 11, highlighting the brave men and women who fought for America’s freedom.  Veterans Day, originally called Armistice day, was made a national holiday in 1938. Every year,  Adams High School focuses on honoring the local veterans. The community comes together and numerous hours...

Are Students Struggling with Screen Time

Are Students Struggling with Screen Time

Peter Massura, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

With the new Apple update IOS 12 comes a new feature in the settings: a gadget known as screen time. which displays the total time spent on the phone for the day and the average for the week. This is supposed to help smartphone users to reduce or manage screen time. After collecting data from over ...

Kavanaugh in Question

Kavanaugh in Question

Jane Fisher, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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The conversation of Brett Kavanaugh’s guilt or innocence in his sexual assault investigation has been one of the most debated arguments in the country for months. Since the Senate hearing, many are now questioning his ability to function on the Supreme Court. According to an article written by Christine...

Business Booming in Virtual Enterprise

Business Booming in Virtual Enterprise

Abby Stone, Editor

November 7, 2018


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Imagine a class that is run by students instead of teachers. Initially, this might sound like a recipe for disaster, but it is nowhere near that in the Virtual Enterprise (VE) class. Virtual Enterprise is a course new to Rochester Adams High School as of the 2018-2019 school year. The class is run by T...

Spotlight on AP Capstone

Spotlight on AP Capstone

Kristen D’Souza, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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Walking into the AP Seminar class at Adams is a new experience every time. On a given afternoon, students might be gathered in a circle for a conversation on gentrification. The next day, the class could be having a discussion on the Myers-Briggs personality test, organized into groups based on t...

Vine Loops Back

Vine Loops Back

Maddy Fleury, Editor In Chief

November 6, 2018


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After a long day of educational endeavors and extracurriculars, one of the most trendy ways this generation has chosen to spend its free-time is on the once-popular app known as Vine. Whether users chose to make hilarious seven-second clips goofing around with their friends or simply enjoyed watching wha...

The High-Fashion Plague Strikes Streetwear

The High-Fashion Plague Strikes Streetwear

Joe Riera, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


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Popular London-Based Skate Brand Palace is set to collaborate with fashion icon Ralph Lauren, with a full lookbook on the brand’s instagram. The collection includes oxford shoes, a rugby jersey, a button down silk shirt with matching pants, a classic polo-bear sweater, and a corduroy jacket with matc...

New Adams Parking lot – A Catalyst to a Car Accident

New Adams Parking lot – A Catalyst to a Car Accident

Sophi Noll, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


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I am a student at Rochester Adams High School, and I have had my driver's license since 2016. I have never gotten into a car accident until this year, my senior year. I was on my way home from school when it all happened. I was stopped at a red light on Tienken road waiting for the light to turn green whe...

Happy on the Hill

Happy on the Hill

Laura Kapolka, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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As another October passes, so does another Halloween Hoot. Halloween Hoot, hosted annually by Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, is known for being a fun activity for little and big kids alike. After arts and crafts on October 19th, 20th, and 21st, parents can bring kids of all ages, in full costumes, ...

FDA Targets Juul For Teen Vaping Epidemic

FDA Targets Juul For Teen Vaping Epidemic

Peter Massura, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has made the conclusion that teen vaping has reached epidemic measures. The FDA blames companies like Juul for providing easy access to these vaping devices. On September, 12, 2018 the FDA informed Juul that it had 60 days to come up with a solution to the un...

NBA’s Remaining Conflict with Player Expression

NBA’s Remaining Conflict with Player Expression

Joe Riera, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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The National Basketball Association is set to start allowing players to wear shoes of any color in the upcoming 2018-19 season, league sources confirm. After years of fines and violations, players finally will have the ability to wear what they please. Players can now wear colors to support a cause and spread...

Be Aware

Be Aware

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) takes place every October. It is an international health campaign meant to raise awareness for this disease and money for research and is intended to educate people, mainly women, about the importance of getting early screenings. Both men and women are affected by...

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