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2016 Club Fair Draws Crowds

2016 Club Fair Draws Crowds

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


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Language Department Celebrates Diversity

Language Department Celebrates Diversity

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


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Beginning  Monday, October 3, students will celebrate their love for foreign language here at Rochester Adams High School. That week, known across the school as foreign language week, will celebrate the diversity of students, while teaching about the culture of others. This year’s theme is Celebrat...

Logging On to a New Year

Logging On to a New Year

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


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As a new school year begins, so does a new technological era for Adams High School. Passed last November and to be implemented this year is a new wifi service, part of the bond monies received by the school district. “District wide, all of the buildings got an upgrade with the wifi. We had one befo...

Adams Sophomores Visit Holocaust Memorial

Adams Sophomores Visit Holocaust Memorial

Sophia Williams, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


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The Holocaust is an unforgettable and tragic event that is forever burned into history. In total, 11 million people were systematically murdered by the Nazi Party during the Holocaust, and each and every one of them will be remembered forever. A myriad of museums and memorials are dedicated to the harrowing ...

PTSA Honors Adams Senior

PTSA Honors Adams Senior

Charlotte Pierce, Editor-in-Chief and Opinion Editor

March 7, 2016


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Each year, the Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) honors an outstanding member from each of the three groups for their excellence in serving Rochester Community Schools. This year, senior Connor McDevitt represents the student branch of the PTSA at their Founder’s Day Ceremony. McDevitt joine...

Second Semester Schedule Strife

Second Semester Schedule Strife

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


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After making it through the first semester, students were grateful for the clean slate that accompanies second semester. The stark reality of the new non-negotiable schedules, however, overshadowed any of the joys of the new semester. “I had to find the path of least resistance for all classes an...

What to Expect from Charity Week 2016

What to Expect from Charity Week 2016

February 24, 2016


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This year's charity week is supporting Encore, an organization promoting urban arts. Here's a preview of the spirit days during charity week:     ...

Barbie Broadens Beauty Standards

Barbie Broadens Beauty Standards

Jordan Revenaugh, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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The era of body positivity for dolls and the young girls influenced by them has begun. Barbie dolls have been around since 1959, and have kept the same, unattainable figure through 2015. Beginning this year, however, Mattel introduced changes to the doll’s original proportions which have taken blame fo...

Varsity Girl’s Basketball Team Donates Water to Flint

Varsity Girl’s Basketball Team Donates Water to Flint

Abby Jackson, Social Media Editor

February 12, 2016


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Imagine waking up every day and unknowingly taking a shower in dirty water; imagine drinking the same dirty water and cooking with it. The citizens of Flint, Michigan were living that reality everyday, with their water being poisoned by lead. Up until this year, the citizens of Flint were unknowingly drink...

Student council brings back winter dance

Student council brings back winter dance

Caroline Gage, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


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The long-awaited winter dance has returned to Rochester Adams High School. It is set to be held on February 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Adams cafeteria. Senior Student Council members Candace Waite and Natalie Sebastian are coordinating the dance. “This is exciting for us. We haven’t had a winter dance for ...

Have a Laugh at Adams

Have a Laugh at Adams

Lizzy Botkin, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


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In need of a laugh? Suffering from a case of the second semester blues? The Rochester Adams Booster Club is here to help. The fourth annual comedy night fundraiser to support the Adams athletic department is this Saturday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m.  in the Adams auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door or they can...

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...

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