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Adams Sophomores Visit Holocaust Memorial

Adams Sophomores Visit Holocaust Memorial

Sophia Williams, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
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The Holocaust is an unforgettable and tragic event that is forever burned into history. In total, 11 million people were systematically murdered by the Nazi Party during the Holocaust, and each and every one of them will be remembered forever. A myriad of museums and memorials are dedicated to the harrowing ...

PTSA Honors Adams Senior

PTSA Honors Adams Senior

Charlotte Pierce, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor
March 7, 2016
Filed under News

Each year, the Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) honors an outstanding member from each of the three groups for their excellence in serving Rochester Community Schools. This year, senior Connor McDevitt represents the student branch of the PTSA at their Founder’s Day Ceremony. McDevitt joine...

Second Semester Schedule Strife

Second Semester Schedule Strife

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
February 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

After making it through the first semester, students were grateful for the clean slate that accompanies second semester. The stark reality of the new non-negotiable schedules, however, overshadowed any of the joys of the new semester. “I had to find the path of least resistance for all classes an...

What to Expect from Charity Week 2016

What to Expect from Charity Week 2016

February 24, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

This year's charity week is supporting Encore, an organization promoting urban arts. Here's a preview of the spirit days during charity week:     ...

Barbie Broadens Beauty Standards

Barbie Broadens Beauty Standards

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer
February 23, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The era of body positivity for dolls and the young girls influenced by them has begun. Barbie dolls have been around since 1959, and have kept the same, unattainable figure through 2015. Beginning this year, however, Mattel introduced changes to the doll’s original proportions which have taken blame fo...

Varsity Girl’s Basketball Team Donates Water to Flint

Varsity Girl’s Basketball Team Donates Water to Flint

Abby Jackson, Social Media Editor
February 12, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Imagine waking up every day and unknowingly taking a shower in dirty water; imagine drinking the same dirty water and cooking with it. The citizens of Flint, Michigan were living that reality everyday, with their water being poisoned by lead. Up until this year, the citizens of Flint were unknowingly drink...

Student council brings back winter dance

Student council brings back winter dance

Caroline Gage, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The long-awaited winter dance has returned to Rochester Adams High School. It is set to be held on February 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Adams cafeteria. Senior Student Council members Candace Waite and Natalie Sebastian are coordinating the dance. “This is exciting for us. We haven’t had a winter dance for ...

Have a Laugh at Adams

Have a Laugh at Adams

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

In need of a laugh? Suffering from a case of the second semester blues? The Rochester Adams Booster Club is here to help. The fourth annual comedy night fundraiser to support the Adams athletic department is this Saturday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m.  in the Adams auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door or they can...

Obama Tightens Gun Control: New Year, New Rules

Obama Tightens Gun Control: New Year, New Rules

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer
January 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

        Columbine. Sandy Hook. San Bernardino. Each of the three preceding places stand out in the minds of Americans as not just a location, but rather the destination of a horrific mass shooting. In 2015 alone, 372 mass shootings occurred in the United States, causing many to raise eyebrow...

Debate Team Triumphs in State Tournament

Debate Team Triumphs in State Tournament

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
January 22, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

It cannot be “debated” that the Adams Debate Team conquered the state tournament at Albion College on January 9. The tournament consists of the leading teams in Michigan who compete in two preliminary rounds in hopes of reaching the final, super-session round of the tournament. “It's like Cong...

“A Beacon of Hope” Shines at Rochester High School

“A Beacon of Hope” Shines at Rochester High School

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
January 19, 2016
Filed under News

Celebrated each year on the third Monday of January, national Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day when the nation pauses to commemorate the momentous strides Dr. King took to stimulate the Civil Rights movement. On Monday, January 14, in the RHS auditorium, RCS will host a celebration to honor Dr. Ma...

Adams DECA advances to state competition

Adams DECA advances to state competition

Cynthia Lee, Business Manager
January 19, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Earlier this month, 75 of Adams’ best Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) students competed in the annual Michigan DECA Districts Conference at Lake Orion High School. “This is probably the most nerve-wracking competition of the DECA season. It decides the rest of our season, especially...

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