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Top News Stories of 2015

Shelby Smith, News Editor and Copy Editor
January 19, 2016
Filed under News

2015 brought many changes, all of which were highlighted by social media. Here are some of the top news stories of the year:   ...

Hope in Haiti

Hope in Haiti

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer
December 18, 2015
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The people of Haiti are still experiencing the aftermath of the detrimental earthquake which struck five years ago, destroying thousands of homes, schools, and hospitals. The earthquake, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale, left a trail of poverty, instability, and hunger in its wake. These three factor...

Adams Art Students Spread Holiday Cheer

Adams Art Students Spread Holiday Cheer

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
December 18, 2015
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Adams art students deck the halls with creativity this year at Rochester’s Festival of Trees. The Festival of Trees lacked anything but holiday spirit this year, featuring trees, wreaths, stockings, tablescapes, centerpieces and gingerbread houses decorated by the members of the metro Detroit c...

Student Council update: week of 11/30/15

Annaclare Censoni, Staff Writer
December 3, 2015
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After having an extremely successful canned food drive for the Rochester Area Neighborhood house, Student Council is now planning events for the next few weeks leading up to holiday break. They are currently planning a “Sweats 4 Sweets” drive for the week of December 7. Students receive candy in ex...

Student Council update: week of 11/16/15

Annaclare Censoni, Staff Writer
November 16, 2015
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While Student Council’s preparation for the “Candidacy” continues, they are also hard at work for upcoming charity events in December, including a book and clothing drive. Additionally, Student Council will continue hosting public forums. All this week, students can purchase foods, goods, and donate ca...

Community Approves Bond

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer
November 11, 2015
Filed under News, Uncategorized

On Tuesday, November 3, voters across the Rochester Community Schools’ district voted to approve the passage of a bond, which is thought to hold many essential benefits for students, teachers and the community at large. The $185 million bond proposal will be used to fund improvements regarding vita...

Student Council update: week of 11/9/2015

Annaclare Censoni, Staff Writer
November 10, 2015
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In preparation for the 2015 canned-food drive, Student Council is busy setting up teacher teams, campaigns, and advertisements. This year’s punny theme, “The CANdidacy”, is based on the upcoming presidential election. Students can participate by “voting” for their favorite candidate (teach...

American Red Cross hosts blood drive

American Red Cross hosts blood drive

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
November 9, 2015
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The Adams Student Council is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Tuesday, November 10, in the auxiliary gym during school hours. “The fall blood drive is always the most successful. In fact, we have already filled all the slots for this drive. We still are having people sign up to be...

Adams salutes war veterans

Adams salutes war veterans

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
November 9, 2015
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Adams did itself proud. Last week,  the social studies department once again hosted American war veterans and active-duty military personnel at what has now become an annual Veteran's Luncheon to salute their service to the country. “I thought it was a wonderful event.  Students don’t get a lot of exposure to ...

Adams Theatre presents ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

Adams Theatre presents ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

Charlotte Pierce and Caroline Gage, Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer
October 29, 2015
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This year’s fall play The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, set for the end of this month, is perfectly timed to coincide with Halloween. Tickets are available in the main office, the cafeteria, or www.showtix4u.com. Students and senior citizens pay eight dollars and adults pay 10 dollars. Show dates are Octob...

Foreign Language Week does business with Adams

Foreign Language Week does business with Adams

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
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¡Hola! Guten tag! Bonjour!  Phrases like theses will be heard much more this week by the students of Adams. The foreign language program at Adams is participating in the annual Foreign Language Week. The theme this year is “Doing Business with the World”, and events will be all week.     ...

College Night quick facts

October 19, 2015
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A myriad of colleges visited Adams this October...   ...

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