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One of Science’s Brightest Star Stephan Hawking Dies

One of Science’s Brightest Star Stephan Hawking Dies

Sydney Ostrander, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Last Wednesday the world lost one of its brightest stars. Stephen Hawking, the well known theoretical physicist, passed away peacefully early March 14th in his home in Cambridge, England. Many consider Hawkings to be one of the greatest scientist in modern history. Hawking was diagnosed with ALS a...

Mr. MacFarland honored by PTSA

Mr. MacFarland honored by PTSA

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Whenever a student has to wake up early in the morning and drag themselves to class, there is only one thing that brightens their day; a teacher who is enthusiastic to see them and is ready to take on the day. A dedicated teacher is acknowledged for his/her hard work and spreading positivity to student...

Follow-Up to Traveling Students Returning from Germany

Follow-Up to Traveling Students Returning from Germany

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

17 students attended the once-in-a-lifetime trip to Germany. The trip started off in Munich. There is quite a bit of history in Munich with its old cathedrals and churches. The tour group did a walk through of The Munich Cathedral and the Kreuzviertel. Munich also holds the world’s BMW Museum, along with the olympic arena opened in 1972. Studen...

What to Watch 2018

What to Watch 2018

Maddy Fleury, Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

In teen culture, binge-watching television series after series can become something of a habit. From watching a show while doing homework to watching new episodes in the bathroom, it is easy to become addicted to the emotional rollercoaster of modern-day dramas. Networks like ABC, Freeform, HBO, and MT...

Curtains Raise On A Whodunit Mystery

Curtains Raise On A Whodunit Mystery

Sophia Tecson and Katie Rath, Staff Writers

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Three deaths, two guns, and one mysterious murderer. Adams theatre is bringing the musical Curtains to life with costumes, dancing, and drama. Directed by Joanna Pillsbury, the spring musical tells the story of a cast claiming their innocence while trying to identify the real killer. Curtains tell...

Rochester Community Schools Launches Orchestra Program

Rochester Community Schools Launches Orchestra Program

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Rochester Community School district has officially announced they are expanding their music program by deciding to launch an orchestra program. Initially, middle school students only had the option of taking band or choir. Now starting in the 6th grade, students will be able to choose between band, choir, a...

Can Spring Break Become Dangerous and Deadly?

Can Spring Break Become Dangerous and Deadly?

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

To students all over the country, the months of March and April are a huge drag. They move along slowly as each person’s workload continues to grow. Students are less worried about their homework and upcoming tests, but rather they are keeping their eyes on the prize: Spring break. Spring break is t...

Leaders for Change Conquers Social Issues

Leaders for Change Conquers Social Issues

Samantha Moilanen, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Raising awareness on social issues prevalent in today’s society and the opportunity to make a difference is what prompted sophomore Madison Butchko to create her new club at Adams, Leaders for Change. Leaders for Change promotes spreading social awareness and helping out in the community. Members of the c...

The Need for Sleep

The Need for Sleep

Mira Patel, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Sleep is food for the brain. About 87% of American high school students are chronically sleep-deprived, according to a 2006 survey from the National Sleep Foundation. Teenagers are recommended nine hours of sleep each night. The National Institutes of Health found that only nine percent of high school s...

Student Spotlight: Hala Khasawneh

Student Spotlight: Hala Khasawneh

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Hala Khasawneh, a junior at Rochester Adams High School, is doing great things to better herself and the community. Khasawneh is vice President of the Young Feminists’ Council and is a member of the National Honors Society. Even with a hectic schedule, she still brings her “A” game. Khasawneh answers som...

Spring Break Dos and Don’ts

Spring Break Dos and Don’ts

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Booking flights, finding the best resort, calling in reservations, soaking up all the sun possible, and capturing an Insta-worthy picture; spring break is obviously hectic to navigate. All of the planning that is needed when going on a trip makes vacation seem more like work. For people who tend to ge...

Adams Athletes Bring Pride on Signing Day

Adams Athletes Bring Pride on Signing Day

Nathan Feidner, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Many proud moments occurred at Rochester Adams High School when on National Signing Day six students made their decision about where to play college sports. Among the students who signed the morning of Wednesday, February 7, was Vincent Gray, who is going to play football for The University of Mich...

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