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Adams Students Give Back This Holiday Season

Adams Students Give Back This Holiday Season

Dayna Tan, Staff Writer

December 24, 2014


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As the holidays quickly approach, Adams High School students prepare by shopping for gifts to give friends and family, listening to Christmas carols on the radio, decorating their homes, and showing off their favorite ugly Christmas sweaters. Despite all the excitement and anticipation surrounding...

Adams Media Center Receives New Computers

Adams Media Center Receives New Computers

Robert Bobbitt, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014


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The Rochester Adams High School Media Center received 173 new computers last week and 50 new laptops at the beginning of the year for student use. “All the computers went to the four computer labs- rooms 214, 215, 251, and the media center as well as the teacher stations that needed replacing and...

Adams CAN!

Adams CAN!

Bridget Lockman, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014


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Rochester Adams High School reached a grand total of 42,204 cans during its 2014 Canned Food Drive for Rochester Neighborhood House. The bar was set high after last year’s can total of 36,000, but after a week of incentives, competition, Mr.Bootleg pizza and pop sales, Adams succeeded and surpassed...

Adams DECA Organizes Miracle Minute Fundraiser

Adams DECA Organizes Miracle Minute Fundraiser

Theresa Riviera, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014


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The Miracle Minute, organized by Adams DECA and its adviser Mr. Vincent Lopiccolo, will take place during sixth hour on November 19 at 2:25 p.m. The Miracle Minute is a nationally recognized competition that raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in order to help send children...

Adams High School Honors Veterans

Adams High School Honors Veterans

Dayna Tan, News Editor

November 14, 2014


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Local veterans were honored when Adams hosted a Military Appreciation Luncheon on November 13 in honor of Veterans Day. Military personnel, including Rochester Community Schools Superintendent, Dr. Robert Shaner, former Captain in the U.S. marines, U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Mike Updike, and U. S....

Adams Gears Up for the Canned Food Drive

Adams Gears Up for the Canned Food Drive

Dayna Tan, News Editor

November 14, 2014


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Adams Student Council is coordinating the Canned Food Drive, which will take place November 17-22. During this week, students can contribute canned goods and money, all of which will be donated to the Rochester Area Neighborhood House Food Pantry. This year’s competition is “Hunger Games: Mockingjay”...

Adams Seniors Wrap Up College Applications

Adams Seniors Wrap Up College Applications

Dayna Tan, News Editor

November 10, 2014


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College application deadlines are quickly approaching, and Adams seniors are racing to submit their applications on time. “It is best to submit your applications early, but for seniors who are still working on them, a lot of helpful information and resources can be found on the counseling website,”...

Smart Snacks Standards Impact Adams

Smart Snacks Standards Impact Adams

Dayna Tan, News Editor

October 27, 2014


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The new Smart Snacks in School standards set forth by the United States Department of Agriculture in accordance with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 are in full effect this school year and have already had an impact on Adams High School. The new food requirements went into effect on July 1...

First Ever Homecoming Parade Creates Excitement

First Ever Homecoming Parade Creates Excitement

Theresa Riviera, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014


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There will be a parade on October 10 at 5 p.m. on Highlander Highway before the Homecoming football game. A big thanks goes out to junior Megan Langenderfer for organizing this extravaganza. “The parade is a fun way to get students more involved with the homecoming events,” said Langenderfer....

EF-1 Tornado Strikes Rochester Hills

EF-1 Tornado Strikes Rochester Hills

Robert Bobbitt

October 1, 2014


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Citizens of Rochester Hills were ravaged by an EF-1 level tornado on September 21 around 6:30 AM. The Rochester Hills Police Department reported that at least 30 homes were damaged near Dutton and Brewster road. Adams sophomore Julian Benevides and his family were affected personally by the tornado. ...

RCS Addresses Military Uniform Incident

RCS Addresses Military Uniform Incident

Dayna Tan and Katie Wolf

September 26, 2014


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Rochester Community Schools Superintendent, Dr. Robert Shaner, continues to answer the last calls and emails concerning the incident that took place at Rochester Adams High School two weeks ago. Adams parent Lieutenant Colonel Sherwood Baker was refused admittance into Adams on September 9. Lt. Col....

Rochester Community Schools Alters Grading Scale

Rochester Community Schools Alters Grading Scale

Jessica Skiff

September 23, 2014


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Starting this year, the A range of the grading scale is 93-100 percent, as opposed to 95 percent in previous years. This will help students with more difficult subjects, such as math. “I was really happy when I heard about the change,” said Junior Megan Emke, an Algebra 2 student. “Algebra 2 isn’t...

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