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One of Science’s Brightest Star Stephan Hawking Dies

One of Science’s Brightest Star Stephan Hawking Dies

Sydney Ostrander, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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Last Wednesday the world lost one of its brightest stars. Stephen Hawking, the well known theoretical physicist, passed away peacefully early March 14th in his home in Cambridge, England. Many consider Hawkings to be one of the greatest scientist in modern history. Hawking was diagnosed with ALS a...

Mr. MacFarland honored by PTSA

Mr. MacFarland honored by PTSA

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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Whenever a student has to wake up early in the morning and drag themselves to class, there is only one thing that brightens their day; a teacher who is enthusiastic to see them and is ready to take on the day. A dedicated teacher is acknowledged for his/her hard work and spreading positivity to student...

Rochester Community Schools Launches Orchestra Program

Rochester Community Schools Launches Orchestra Program

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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The Rochester Community School district has officially announced they are expanding their music program by deciding to launch an orchestra program. Initially, middle school students only had the option of taking band or choir. Now starting in the 6th grade, students will be able to choose between band, choir, a...

Leaders for Change Conquers Social Issues

Leaders for Change Conquers Social Issues

Samantha Moilanen, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Raising awareness on social issues prevalent in today’s society and the opportunity to make a difference is what prompted sophomore Madison Butchko to create her new club at Adams, Leaders for Change. Leaders for Change promotes spreading social awareness and helping out in the community. Members of the c...

The Baseball Season Hits Off

The Baseball Season Hits Off

Caroline Guglielmetti, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

As the weather starts to warm up, baseball season is hitting off for the Adams boys. With the conclusion of tryouts, the boys are getting ready to start an unforgettable season. There is just one problem, the baseball field will not be ready for this season. The field is an expensive project costing less to...

Cheering On Charity Week

Cheering On Charity Week

Elise Delikat, Editor

March 15, 2018


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On January 4, a terrible accident took place on Tienken Road outside of Rochester Adams High School. Oakland County’s Deputy David Hack, age 50, was hit by a Oakland University student and rushed to the emergency room. He was diagnosed with severe head injuries and several broken bones. In the weeks fo...

Highlanders Stand With Parkland

Highlanders Stand With Parkland

Grace Ryba, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Click above to view a picture slideshow of the walkout that took place at Rochester Adams High School on Wednesday March 14. Click below to view a compilation of footage from the walkout. Click here to read a related article about the walkout. ...

The March Against Gun Violence

The March Against Gun Violence

Katie Rath, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


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The United States has had 18 school shootings since January 1, 2018. The eighteenth, and most recent, school shooting occurred on February 14. On the same day as the march on Washington D.C., students will be taking the matter of gun violence into their own hands. The March for Our Lives school walkout is ha...

DECA Prepares for States

DECA Prepares for States

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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Fifty-two medals were earned by Adams DECA students at the District 7 Conference on January 13. Adding to this success, 29 students from Adams qualified to attend the Michigan DECA State Career Development Conference. The state conference will take place March 9 through 11 at Cobo Center in Detroit,...

Spanish Club Participates in Pulsera Project

Spanish Club Participates in Pulsera Project

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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This is the second year that the Spanish Club has participated in The Pulsera Project. The Pulsera Project is a fundraiser selling bracelets, or “pulseras”, which are handmade by Nicaraguan and Guatemalan artisans. The Spanish Club has sold them at all three lunches from February 5 to 16. Each bra...

The Scandalous Suicide of Salling

The Scandalous Suicide of Salling

Elise Delikat, Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

It has recently been announced that the star of the award-winning Fox show, Glee, has recently passed. Mark Salling, who played Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the popular TV show, committed suicide at the age of 35 on January 30 after pleading guilty to possesion of child pornagraphy. Leading up to Salling’s suicide, Los Angeles Police...

AP Exams on the Rise

AP Exams on the Rise

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Attention all Highlanders, second semester is officially in place, and this means that many important tests are coming up, specifically Advanced Placement testing, also known as AP exams. An AP exam is a test students take at the end of an AP class to show what was learned; a good score would allow one to...

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