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Super Mario Party Review

Super Mario Party Review

Luke McQueen, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

What's better than a normal party? A Mario Party! The hit franchise created in 1998 is back in full force with a new iteration called, Super Mario Party. Does it hold up to the achievements of its predecessors, or does it fall flat? Super Mario Party was released on the Nintendo Switch on October 5 and was branded as a soft reboot of the series. Being ...

Schools Shielding Rights

Schools Shielding Rights

Amanda Mazzuchi, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Every day parents send their kids off to school, and they assume the rights of their children as students. They rarely question if their child is treated unfairly. However, this is not always the case. The First Amendment of the Constitution encompasses the very idea that everyone should have the freedom of speech. ...

Going, Going, Gone…

Going, Going, Gone…

David Flowney, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On October 5, The Sotheby Auction House’s Art Auction in London, England had multiple art pieces that were sold, but had one that stole the show. The painting named, “Girl With Balloon” was auctioned off for 1.4 million dollars. The artist, Banksy, is an anonymous English based street arti...

Maybe Skip The Morning Coffee?

Maybe Skip The Morning Coffee?

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many high school students feels sleep-deprived. Loads of homework, projects, and assignments leave kids with no choice but to resort to using enhancements to alter their alertness, like caffeine. Caffeine based industries like Starbucks Coffee dominate the food and beverage industry with a net-wo...

The Playoffs Pressure

The Playoffs Pressure

Abby Stone, Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Playoffs are known to be the most intense and crucial point in the season for the Rochester Adams varsity football team. On Sunday, October 21st the team gathered at RJ’s Pub for selection Sunday, the day they announce which teams will be versing each other for the first round of playoffs. With all eyes gl...

New Adams Parking lot – A Catalyst to a Car Accident

New Adams Parking lot – A Catalyst to a Car Accident

Sophi Noll, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

I am a student at Rochester Adams High School, and I have had my driver's license since 2016. I have never gotten into a car accident until this year, my senior year. I was on my way home from school when it all happened. I was stopped at a red light on Tienken road waiting for the light to turn green whe...

American Youth and the Lack of Life Skills

American Youth and the Lack of Life Skills

Samantha Moilanen, Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Youth in America are lacking the skills needed to be successful in life. What are schools doing about this issue, and how can this change in the future? Upon leaving high school, many students face the common challenge of being unaware of how to survive and take care of themselves in the real worl...

Fun In the Fall

Fun In the Fall

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Still stuck in the summer blues? Cheer up, because although fall signifies cold weather, there are lots of enjoyable activities to do. Here are five exciting ways to go out and make the most of the fall season. Blake’s Haunted Hayride: This spooky attraction starts at dusk, and stops halfway through for cider and donuts. It is approximatel...

Student Spotlight: Claire Donohoe

Student Spotlight: Claire Donohoe

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Rochester Adams offers dozens of extracurricular activities for students. One student in particular is very involved in the school, and is willing to provide an inside look on her life and what she does for the school community. Sophomore Claire Donohoe is quite the scholar with the rigorous advanced clas...

Highlander’s Most Wanted: Smash Bros Newcomers

Highlander’s Most Wanted: Smash Bros Newcomers

Luke McQueen, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

What newcomers for “Super Smash Bros Ultimate” will the students at Rochester Adams High School want the most? On March 8, video game development company Nintendo released one of their notorious “Nintendo Directs” in which the company showed off all of their upcoming games releasing in the next few...

Happy on the Hill

Happy on the Hill

Laura Kapolka, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As another October passes, so does another Halloween Hoot. Halloween Hoot, hosted annually by Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, is known for being a fun activity for little and big kids alike. After arts and crafts on October 19th, 20th, and 21st, parents can bring kids of all ages, in full costumes, ...

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