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Adams Wraps-Up a Successful Charity Week

Adams Wraps-Up a Successful Charity Week

Dayna Tan, News Editor
March 5, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Rochester Adams High School raised a total of $27,783.46 for Habitat for Humanity during Charity Week from February 23-27. “Charity week had a great turn out from the students and staff, and I am very proud of all the money we raised for Habitat for Humanity,” said junior student council repres...

PrACTice Makes Perfect

PrACTice Makes Perfect

Bridget Lockman, Staff Writer
March 2, 2015
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High school juniors in the state of Michigan will take the ACT, a required college entrance examination, on March 3. Juniors will also take the Michigan Merit Exam (MME) on March 4.  Students in grades 9,10, and 12 do not have school on Tuesday and have a late start on Wednesday. The late start day...

State of Michigan Converts to SAT

State of Michigan Converts to SAT

Dayna Tan, News Editor
February 18, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Students across the state of Michigan enter their junior year of high school knowing they will have to keep their grades up. They also start thinking about college and anticipate taking the infamous ACT, but next year’s juniors will have a slightly different experience. The state of Michigan recently...

Strength, Hope, Homes

Strength, Hope, Homes

Bridget Lockman, Staff Writer
February 6, 2015
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With eyes set on raising over $35,000 for Habitat For Humanity, Adams Student Council is gearing up for Charity Week 2015. Charity week kicks off on February 23 with Pajama Day and a special meal deal at Noodles & Company. The rest of the week includes Business/Career Day on Tuesday with a meal...

APUSH Course Undergoes Changes

APUSH Course Undergoes Changes

Robert Bobbit, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
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The Advanced Placement United States History (APUSH) course and exam are undergoing changes this year. The exam will include a five-minute time increase for the multiple choice section and a five-minute decrease for the written portion. The test will also feature a shift in focus which will alter the...

Adams Prepares for Blood Drive

Adams Prepares for Blood Drive

Dayna Tan, News Editor
January 22, 2015
Filed under News

Adams High School Student Council is hosting a blood drive that will take place on January 30, and students interested in donating blood can sign up in the senior area during all three lunches. “Remember that one pint of blood can save three lives!” said senior Student Council representative Maddie...

RCS Suffers Mid-Year Budget Cuts

RCS Suffers Mid-Year Budget Cuts

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer
January 20, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As the new semester begins, so does the unprecedented action of mid-year layoffs for some RCS staff. A budget deficit of $1.2 million due to a miscalculation in the estimated student enrollment number has led to the layoff of three Rochester Adams teachers, saddening students and staff and causing...

Interact Club is Brewing up Something New for Adams Students

Interact Club is Brewing up Something New for Adams Students

Bridget Lockman, Staff Writer
January 8, 2015
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For less money than the cost of a drink from Starbucks, students can now enjoy a fresh cup of coffee without ever leaving school by simply visiting the Interact Café. “I’m really excited to be able to buy coffee at school because I always forget my coffee at home,” said senior Sam Rolfe. Beginning...

Adams Students Give Back This Holiday Season

Adams Students Give Back This Holiday Season

Dayna Tan, Staff Writer
December 24, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

As the holidays quickly approach, Adams High School students prepare by shopping for gifts to give friends and family, listening to Christmas carols on the radio, decorating their homes, and showing off their favorite ugly Christmas sweaters. Despite all the excitement and anticipation surrounding...

Adams Media Center Receives New Computers

Adams Media Center Receives New Computers

Robert Bobbitt, Staff Writer
December 2, 2014
Filed under News

The Rochester Adams High School Media Center received 173 new computers last week and 50 new laptops at the beginning of the year for student use. “All the computers went to the four computer labs- rooms 214, 215, 251, and the media center as well as the teacher stations that needed replacing and...

Adams CAN!

Adams CAN!

Bridget Lockman, Staff Writer
December 1, 2014
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Rochester Adams High School reached a grand total of 42,204 cans during its 2014 Canned Food Drive for Rochester Neighborhood House. The bar was set high after last year’s can total of 36,000, but after a week of incentives, competition, Mr.Bootleg pizza and pop sales, Adams succeeded and surpassed...

Adams DECA Organizes Miracle Minute Fundraiser

Adams DECA Organizes Miracle Minute Fundraiser

Theresa Riviera, Staff Writer
November 18, 2014
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The Miracle Minute, organized by Adams DECA and its adviser Mr. Vincent Lopiccolo, will take place during sixth hour on November 19 at 2:25 p.m. The Miracle Minute is a nationally recognized competition that raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in order to help send children...

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