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Sorry Seafood Lovers, You’re Eating Plastic

Sorry Seafood Lovers, You’re Eating Plastic

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

How long does it take plastic to biodegrade? It does not. Plastic in the ocean merely breaks down into smaller pieces—which is bad news for seafood lovers. Microplastics, small particles of plastic, have already been found in many fish at supermarkets, according to Time. Between 15 and 51 trilli...

Sportnite

Sportnite

Brianna McKerracher, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

If someone would have said 20 years ago that gaming video gaming could become as big as it is now, few would have believed them.Video games have been a common pastime for decades. As the types of games are constantly changing, the amount of people interested in them only grows. For some, video gaming h...

The Rise and Fall of Toys “R” Us

The Rise and Fall of Toys “R” Us

Jalil Mims, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Remember being a toddler and playing with a little rattle toy? Reminiscing about preschool and playing in a toy kitchen, pretending to cook hard, plastic food and thinking about being the next top chef. Or even the first time experiencing what a video game was and how it would soon become an addicti...

BYOD: Fail or Holy Grail?

BYOD: Fail or Holy Grail?

Grace Ryba, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Rochester Community Schools Curriculum is considering adopting a “Bring Your Own Device”, or BYOD, program for high school students beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. The BYOD policy would allow students to bring in their own devices, such as laptops, to use in their classrooms. Carrie...

American Idol Reboot: Fail or Success

American Idol Reboot: Fail or Success

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After two years off air, Idol is back. The shownow features new judges, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, and returning host Ryan Seacrest. March 11 marked the beginning of the second week, and compared to the premiere, the ratings have already dropped a substantial amount. While the first episode g...

Chaos in the Auditorium Parking Lot

Chaos in the Auditorium Parking Lot

Mira Patel, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The parking lots at Adams are notoriously known for becoming parent pick up loops. The auditorium lot is constantly overflowing with more and more parents picking up their kids. This is because parents are not allowed to pick up students in the athletic parking lot. By having more parents pick up...

Linked Up, the Freshman Join the Crew

Linked Up, the Freshman Join the Crew

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The transition from middle school to high school is known to be one of the biggest transitions a student will experience. Luckily, incoming AHS freshmen will have an easier time adjusting to high school with the help of Adams new and improved mentor program: Link Crew. Link Crew is a high school transition ...

Mangent DeMANS Attention

Mangent DeMANS Attention

Mikki Massura, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

There are very few places where you have the opportunity to see teenage boys singing, wearing skirts, and tap dancing, Mr. Highlander is one of them. On April 13, 2018 Adams held their long awaited, annual ¨mangent¨, known as Mr. Highlander. This competition is between the boys of the graduating clas...

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...

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