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AHS Nomination for National Blue Ribbon

AHS Nomination for National Blue Ribbon

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor
February 3, 2017
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Out of nearly 900 public schools in Michigan, on January 18, Rochester Adams High School was one of the 13 nominated schools to potentially to become a National Blue Ribbon School. “This nomination was a complete surprise. Adams is the first public high school to be nominated in Michigan [since Michigan began...

Top News Stories of 2016

Top News Stories of 2016

Shelby Smith, Editor-In-Chief
January 9, 2017
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2016 was a tumultuous year, perhaps especially within the United States. Review the year with the top news stories of the year. ...

Professor’s Life Continues Making Creative Ripples

Professor’s Life Continues Making Creative Ripples

Zachery Pierre, Staff Writer
December 21, 2016
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Albion College is sponsoring the annual Charles Crupi Memorial Poetry contest. The competition was created to celebrate Albion College’s Professor Crupi, a lover of language and his profession, who died in 2009. “He was the kind of teacher whose love for literature inspired students--he made Shakes...

Contest Celebrate MLK Day

Contest Celebrate MLK Day

Zachery Pierre, Staff Writer
December 17, 2016
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To celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr, Rochester Community Schools is sponsoring a short essay and poem contest for its students. This year’s theme will be “the time is always right to do what is right”. There is a maximum of 300 words per submitted piece. The deadline for submission is ...

A History of Sadie Hawkins

A History of Sadie Hawkins

Elise Delikat, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016
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A Sadie Hawkins Dance, referred to- in short- as Sadies, is a quirky and fun tradition  including a school dance wherein, instead of the boys asking the girls, the roles are reversed..  This year, Adams High School will be hosting a Great Gatsby themed Sadies dance as the school’s annual winter fo...

Rochester Hosts First Winter Farmers’ Market

Rochester Hosts First Winter Farmers’ Market

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016
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Downtown Rochester is well known for its many winter festivities, including the light show and Christmas parade, throughout the holiday season. The Rochester Downtown Development Authority’s newest addition to the season’s events is the Winter Farmers’ Market. The Winter Farmers’ Market is a g...

Adams DECA Helps Change Lives

Adams DECA Helps Change Lives

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
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The holiday season is all about giving, and the students of Rochester Adams are no strangers to the giving spirit. Since 2012, Adams Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) has been known as one of the largest donors to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The club’s members achieve...

Celebrate an Inclusive Holiday Season

Celebrate an Inclusive Holiday Season

Shelby Smith, Editor-In-Chief
December 1, 2016
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The First 100 Days of Trump

The First 100 Days of Trump

Zachery Pierre, Staff Writer
November 23, 2016
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For many people, most notably the egalitarian left , the election of Donald Trump spells doom; the legislative and executive, and judicial  branches will now be dictated by a conservative majority. Trump speaks on his policies in a forceful, unsympathetic way. Depending on one’s political outlook, h...

Downtown Rochester Spreads Holiday Cheer

Downtown Rochester Spreads Holiday Cheer

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
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Between the stockings, gingerbread houses, and hot chocolate, what’s not to love about the holiday season? Downtown Rochester held its third annual Festival of Trees on November 19 and November 20 at the Rochester Community House. Children enjoyed a variety of activities, including craft tables...

Downtown Rochester Lights up for Lagniappe

Downtown Rochester Lights up for Lagniappe

Nick Schram, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
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One great way to get in the holiday spirit is watching Downtown Rochester light up with a beautiful display of festive lights. Join the Rochester community and gather on the streets of downtown on Monday, November 21 to view the extravaganza. The proper name for the event is Lagniappe, which means somethin...

Obama Moves to Protect Family Clinics

Obama Moves to Protect Family Clinics

Lauren Dedvukaj, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
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Recent headlines have exploded with the news that Barack Obama has taken action to protect funding for family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood. The Obama Administration has made a bold statement with proposing modifications to current funding laws regarding health clinics. The administrati...

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