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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...

Boys’ Swim and Dive Gets Ready for a Great Season

Boys’ Swim and Dive Gets Ready for a Great Season

Theresa Riviera, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While the  Adams Boys’ Swim and Dive Team had a strong start beating Groves High School 106.5-79.5 on December 18, they were less successful on January 8 when they lost to Seaholm 60-126. In 2014, the team won the OAA White Division League Championship. Because of the talent and leadership among...

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...

Girls’ Basketball Opens Season Strong

Girls’ Basketball Opens Season Strong

Rachel Stadwick, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Adams Girls' Varsity Basketball team opened the season with a 45-42 win against Oxford on December 2. Seniors Amber Jamison and Raiven Owusu as well as sophomore Ryian Owusu all had strong defensive games. Their hard work up and down the court allowed them to force numerous turnovers and countless...

Adams DECA Organizes Miracle Minute Fundraiser

Adams DECA Organizes Miracle Minute Fundraiser

Theresa Riviera, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Adams High School Honors Veterans

Adams High School Honors Veterans

Dayna Tan, News Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Local veterans were honored when Adams hosted a Military Appreciation Luncheon on November 13 in honor of Veterans Day. Military personnel, including Rochester Community Schools Superintendent, Dr. Robert Shaner, former Captain in the U.S. marines, U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Mike Updike, and U. S....

Adams Gears Up for the Canned Food Drive

Adams Gears Up for the Canned Food Drive

Dayna Tan, News Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Adams Student Council is coordinating the Canned Food Drive, which will take place November 17-22. During this week, students can contribute canned goods and money, all of which will be donated to the Rochester Area Neighborhood House Food Pantry. This year’s competition is “Hunger Games: Mockingjay”...

Adams Wins Regional Boys’ Soccer Title

Adams Wins Regional Boys’ Soccer Title

Rachel Stadwick, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Through blood, sweat, and tears, the Rochester Adams Varsity Boys Soccer Team pulled out a win against Clarkston High School on Saturday. The game included two intense overtime periods and two rounds of penalty shootouts. Sophomore Dylan Brown came up with a huge save and pushed Adams to win the...

First Ever Homecoming Parade Creates Excitement

First Ever Homecoming Parade Creates Excitement

Theresa Riviera, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

There will be a parade on October 10 at 5 p.m. on Highlander Highway before the Homecoming football game. A big thanks goes out to junior Megan Langenderfer for organizing this extravaganza. “The parade is a fun way to get students more involved with the homecoming events,” said Langenderfer....

Varsity Girls Swim and Dive Having Promising Season

Varsity Girls Swim and Dive Having Promising Season

Raiven Owusu

October 8, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Adams Girls Swim & Dive Team shows a promising future for the rest of their season with a win against rivalry team, Seaholm High School. Going into the meet, tension filled the air. "We were all in the locker room having a pep talk about what we needed to do to beat Seaholm. We were nervous,...

RCS Addresses Military Uniform Incident

RCS Addresses Military Uniform Incident

Dayna Tan and Katie Wolf

September 26, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Rochester Community Schools Superintendent, Dr. Robert Shaner, continues to answer the last calls and emails concerning the incident that took place at Rochester Adams High School two weeks ago. Adams parent Lieutenant Colonel Sherwood Baker was refused admittance into Adams on September 9. Lt. Col....

Adams Music Department Ready to Kick-Off a Great Year

Adams Music Department Ready to Kick-Off a Great Year

Ivan Martinez

September 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 2014-2015 school year has started and the Music Department is preparing for a new year full of promise and excitement. With a full slate of performances and festivals on the horizon, both the Choir and Band are itching to start the year off right. The marching band got its first crack at a performance...

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