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Obama Tightens Gun Control: New Year, New Rules

Obama Tightens Gun Control: New Year, New Rules

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


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        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


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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


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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


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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...

Top News Stories of 2015

Shelby Smith, News Editor and Copy Editor

January 19, 2016


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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...

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