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Who did Oakland County Vote Into Office?

Who did Oakland County Vote Into Office?

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
November 12, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

In past presidential elections, the Democratic Party has typically been the lead party in Oakland County. On the other hand, the Republican Party usually remains strong in elections within the state; this year is no different.  Hillary Clinton won the majority of Oakland County with 51.29 percent of t...

Rochester Hills Election Results Are In

Rochester Hills Election Results Are In

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Considering nearly half of the school board’s members were decided on earlier this November, teachers and parents across the city are interested in the results of the Rochester Hills Elections. With 19,902 votes, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump won Rochester Hills over the 17,676 votes Democra...

Voters Seriously Consider Third Party

Voters Seriously Consider Third Party

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

More and more voters in the upcoming election are considering casting their vote for nominees in the third party; however, a large majority of voters still deem voting for a third party equivalent to “throwing a vote away”. Some believe a vote for a candidate that has “no chance of winning” ...

Jill Stein: On the Issues

Jill Stein: On the Issues

Jordan Revenaugh, Editor-in-Chief
November 6, 2016
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CANDIDATE: Jill Stein                                                      PARTY: Green Party RUNNING MATE: Ajamu Baraka The 2016 presidential election has many voters searching desperately for a third choice, one which they hope is less extreme than Democrati...

Gary Johnson: On the Issues

Gary Johnson: On the Issues

Colin Gill, Staff Writer
November 5, 2016
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Candidate: Gary Johnson Running Mate: Bill Weld Party: Libertarian Party This election year has renewed some old concerns about choosing between a Democrat or a Republican every election. Some ambitious alternative candidates hope to capitalize on the tension this year. Gary Johnson is one such can...

State Elections Deserve Recognition

State Elections Deserve Recognition

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Another four years has gone by and another election is coming to an end. Hillary Clinton takes on Donald Trump as yet again it’s Democrat versus Republican. The eyes of the world are watching the Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates as well as Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Gree...

Marching Band Readies for Homecoming Halftime

Marching Band Readies for Homecoming Halftime

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Known by the community as the pride of Rochester Adams, the Highlander Marching Band  has been working tirelessly for one of the biggest events of their season. With the Highlander Marching Band on Friday, October 14, the Highlander Marching Band prepares for their halftime performance. With dedicatio...

Adams Struggles with Overcrowded Classrooms

Adams Struggles with Overcrowded Classrooms

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor
September 30, 2016
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After suffering through elementary and middle school, students have come to know what is expected of them, as well as what to expect, on the first day of school. Students find themselves in a haze of unexpected confusion this year as class sizes soar above thirty, leaving some students without a seat. “I...

StuCo Strives for Super Hoco

StuCo Strives for Super Hoco

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Student Council’s planning for the 2016 Rochester Adams Homecoming Dance is in full swing. The dance is scheduled for Saturday, October 15, and will go from 7-10 p.m. in the school’s main gym. Tickets to the dance will be sold the week before (the week of October 3) for 20 dollars in the cafeteria...

2016 Club Fair Draws Crowds

2016 Club Fair Draws Crowds

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016
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Language Department Celebrates Diversity

Language Department Celebrates Diversity

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
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Beginning  Monday, October 3, students will celebrate their love for foreign language here at Rochester Adams High School. That week, known across the school as foreign language week, will celebrate the diversity of students, while teaching about the culture of others. This year’s theme is Celebrat...

Logging On to a New Year

Logging On to a New Year

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As a new school year begins, so does a new technological era for Adams High School. Passed last November and to be implemented this year is a new wifi service, part of the bond monies received by the school district. “District wide, all of the buildings got an upgrade with the wifi. We had one befo...

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