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Upcoming Fringe Fest

Upcoming Fringe Fest

Brianna McKerracher, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Prior to the 2017-2018 school year, Rochester Adams High School did not have a way for artists to express their artwork in public, but now there is a fun interesting outlet that artists can use to get their work out there. Fringe Fest is a music and arts festival where young artists at Adams can pres...

AP Exams Push Students Towards Greatness

AP Exams Push Students Towards Greatness

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Spring break: the calm before the storm. The Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) for juniors and Practice Scholastic Assessment test (PSAT) for sophomores and freshman are only a day after returning from break. The next day, juniors are required to take the M-Step, a test created to see how well student...

Why are Kids TV Shows Dying Out?

Why are Kids TV Shows Dying Out?

Jalil Mims, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Ahh. Waking up on a Saturday morning, grabbing a big bowl of your favorite cereal, and relaxing on the couch or in front of the television watching those early morning shows. Whether it be Tom and Jerry, Popeye the Sailor Man, or Mickey Mouse for the baby-boomer folks, or even the Thundercats, He-Man,...

Rochester Runs to Fundraise

Rochester Runs to Fundraise

Katie Rath, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Hometown Hustle is a celebrated tradition and fundraiser for the Rochester Community Schools Foundation. The goal of this event is to bring together families, promote exercise, and provide fun for the community. Last year, the Rochester Community Schools Foundation partnered with Chief Financial Cred...

Springing into Earth Day

Springing into Earth Day

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Spring is finally here, and that means Earth Day is here too. Earth Day is a holiday that often gets overlooked in April. This year, it will take place on Sunday, April 22. It has been established as an international celebration since 1970, and its mission is to bring support and awareness to enviro...

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...

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