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Changing the Way You Think of a Jeep

Changing the Way You Think of a Jeep

Grace Ryba, Editor In Chief

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, November 28 Jeep unveiled their highly anticipated, mid-size pickup truck at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2020 Gladiator offers standard pickup amenities without straying too far from Jeep’s signature ORV (off-road-vehicle) capabilities. Introducing the Gladiator is a daring mo...

Online school on snow days?

Online school on snow days?

Amanda Mazzuchi, Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The first snowfall of the year is upon us, and most students are anticipating a plethora of snow days in Michigan. However, the idea of a day off of school may be squashed for many students across America due to the eLearning proposal. Earlier this year, Anderson County School District Five announce...

Scotland Now Teaching LGBTI in New Curriculum

Scotland Now Teaching  LGBTI in New Curriculum

Elise Delikat, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In a globally historic event, Scotland has become the first country to embed an LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex) curriculum within public schools. A group called the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaigned for the government policy to allow such topics to be discussed wit...

Overlord revives WWII Films with the undead

Overlord revives WWII Films with the undead

Ant Bruley, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

JJ Abrams, the producer of hits such as Lost and Star Wars Episode VII, has produced a new movie involving, D-Day and Zombies. This hardcore horror thriller stars Jovan Adepo as the main character, Boyce, a rookie African American private serving as a paratrooper for the United States. Their mission ...

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee Review

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee Review

Luke McQueen, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“Hello there! And welcome to the world of Pokémon.” These were the first words said by Professor Oak, the introductory character, when players booted up the original Pokémon games in 1996. Pokémon Red, Blue, and Green versions originally released twenty-two years ago, and to celebrate the series ...

Highlanders Helping Highlanders

Highlanders Helping Highlanders

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

This year, the Adams family has been building a program known as “peer mentoring.” In this program, seniors work for one hour each day with students who fall on the spectrum or live with downs syndrome. During this class period, seniors help guide these students in school and make them feel more ...

Tackling Test-Taking

Tackling Test-Taking

Kristen D’Souza, Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

For many high school juniors, the once-faraway idea of standardized test-taking is quickly becoming reality. A free practice SAT was administered on November 6th, 2018 at Adams High School. Eager Adams’ Juniors reported to the school cafeteria bright and early on the designated test day, and rece...

Michigan Legalizes Marijuana

Michigan Legalizes Marijuana

Sophi Noll, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On November 6, 2018, the general election occurred, and on the ballot was a proposal to legalization the recreational use of marijuana. In an article written on Ballotpedia, the author explains, with a 55.91% result of approval, Michigan became the tenth state in The United states to legalize recreational usage of marijuana. The bill proposed adults twenty-one years and older wo...

Education Gone Digital

Education Gone Digital

David Flowney, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Nowadays, teachers have resources galore. They are able to use materials teachers did not have thirty years ago. For example, present-day teachers can Google search a worksheet then print it out for their class, or find enriching activities with the tap of a finger. Teachers before the 2000s had to teach s...

How Well do Standardized Tests Measure a Student’s Ability?

How Well do Standardized Tests Measure a Student’s Ability?

Samantha Moilanen, Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Do standardized tests accurately measure the extent of a students’ ability to perform in the core subjects? Should one test, such as the SAT, be the determining factor in deciding what a student is capable of? For some students at Adams, tests have never been a strong suit. Many students perform b...

Celebrating Culture the Highlander Way

Celebrating Culture the Highlander Way

Abby Stone, Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every year at Rochester Adams High School, there is a unique tradition that has continued for years to enrich students’ understanding of cultures and embrace their diversities. This very tradition is known as Foreign Language Week (FLW). This is a whole week dedicated to teaching all of the students...

Adams Girls Swim and Dive Wins it All

Adams Girls Swim and Dive Wins it All

Maddy Fleury, Editor In Chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday November 17, the Rochester Adams Girls Swim and Dive  team made history at Oakland University as they became the first ever swim team from Rochester to win a state championship title. At the MHSAA Division Two Championship, teams including Seaholm, Groves, Grosse Pointe South, and forty...

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