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Diversity and Inclusion Encompass Rochester

Diversity and Inclusion Encompass Rochester

February 14, 2017


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Diversity and Inclusion Encompass Rochester   As a new age of politics dawns upon the United States, a local group is seeking to take action against what they see as potential for a divided nation. The Greater Rochester Diversity and Inclusion Action Network wishes to welcome the new government administration with an open mindset while also building a welcoming community in the Roc...

RCS Adopts New Attendance Policy

RCS Adopts New Attendance Policy

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor

February 9, 2017


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Rochester Adams students will no longer have to live in fear of a reduced grade while off on vacation or sick at home. As of second semester, high schools throughout Rochester have adopted a new attendance policy. After a series of meetings between the Grading and Attendance Committees, the commit...

One Pint Saves Three Lives

One Pint Saves Three Lives

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


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Eating cookies and juice is an activity usually associated with a kindergarten.These activities are ones that allow us to reminisce on our childhood. Similarly, on February 9, Adams students will be enjoying these snacks after donating blood throughout the day.   In coordination with the American Red Cross,...

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...

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