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The facts about the SAT

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer
October 19, 2015
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Check out the facts about the statewide switch of standardized tests...   ...

The facts about the bond

October 19, 2015
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Check out the fact about the bond...        ...

District hopes for bond approval

District hopes for bond approval

Shelby Smith, News Editor and Copy Editor
October 16, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, November 3, voters in the Rochester Community Schools District (RCS) will vote on the passage of a new bond.   While the district considers passage of this proposal to be important for a variety of reasons, they want to make it clear to voters that passage of the bond does not result in...

Michigan switches to the SAT

Michigan switches to the SAT

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer
October 13, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

          Junior year is traditionally considered to be the toughest year of high school. For most juniors, it is the year of stress, the year to raise one’s grade point average, and the year when all students embark upon the adventure of preparing for the ACT. While two of these points stil...

Construction obstructs morning commute

Construction obstructs morning commute

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer
October 8, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

You can’t get from here to there. We’ve all seen the countless orange signs along the roadside: “detour,” “construction,”  “road closed.” The bright obstructions are popping up everywhere, seemingly with no end in sight. Due to the harsh conditions of this past winter and the winter o...

AHS hosts college night

AHS hosts college night

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer
October 8, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

With the last few years of high school looming,  junior and senior classes can rest easy in the fall months knowing that they don’t have to travel to colleges for extra information - the schools are coming to Adams. This year, on October 13, College Night will be held at Adams from 6:30 pm - 8 pm...

Student Council Rushes to Prepare for Homecoming 2015

Student Council Rushes to Prepare for Homecoming 2015

Lizzy Botkin, News Writer
September 17, 2015
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The Adams Student Council is hitting the ground running with a busy start to this school year. The school’s first-ever Club Fair will take place tomorrow, September 18,  in the senior area during all three lunches. “It [the Club Fair] was actually Mr. Cumming and Mr. Lopiccolo’s idea from last...

Mrs. Albertus Retires After 17 Years

Mrs. Albertus Retires After 17 Years

Charlotte Pierce, Business Manager
June 5, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As the end of the school year comes to a close, it is time to say goodbye to one of our most beloved faculty members.  English teacher Mrs. Anne Albertus, will be retiring at the end of this school year, wrapping up 20 years in education.. Starting off as a long term substitute teacher in the spring...

Adams Honors Top Scholars

Abby Jackson, Social Media Editor
May 22, 2015
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Typically, the overwhelming lack of motivation commonly known as "senioritis" takes its toll on most seniors at Adams.  There are, however, some seniors who persevere and keep their GPAs as high as possible. This year’s Scholars of Highest Distinction finished with a grade point average above a...

Rochester Talon Faces Prior Review

Rochester Talon Faces Prior Review

Dayna Tan, News Editor
March 19, 2015
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Originally meant to inform and educate readers, a recent print issue of The Talon, Rochester High School’s student-run newspaper, prompted a complaint from one parent which quickly spiraled into administrative action and, ultimately, prior review. For The Talon’s November installment, two staff wri...

Foreign Language Week Kicks-Off at AHS

Foreign Language Week Kicks-Off at AHS

Katie Wolf, Editor-in-Chief
March 10, 2015
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Every year, Adams foreign language students participate in Foreign Language Week. The theme this year is Diversity in Detroit and festivities will be taking place all this week. Activities throughout the week include student presentations on their heritages and group presentations on different ethnic...

Adams DECA and BPA Prepare for States

Adams DECA and BPA Prepare for States

Cynthia Lee, Staff Writer
March 9, 2015
Filed under News

As February comes to an end, Adams students, the future leaders of the business industry, prepare for the DECA and BPA state conferences. After competing against other students in the Oakland district, the Adams DECA and BPA are sending approximately 35 students each to the state DECA and BPA competitions...

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