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Parking Pass Perplexities

Parking Pass Perplexities

Jane Fisher, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The beginning of the year comes with complications involving almost everything, but upperclassmen have a lot of focus centered around driving. For many juniors, it is their first opportunity to drive to and from school, and while that is exciting, it also causes confusion. Students had the opportunity to...

Students vs. Obesity

Students vs. Obesity

Samantha Moilanen, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Many doctors say obesity is a critical underlying problem throughout high schools in America, but is it really an issue at Adams? Many highlanders are very health conscious, and monitor what they eat and how much physical activity achieve each day. This allows for a generally active and fit community. Along...

Frightfully Fun Fall Activities

Frightfully Fun Fall Activities

Maddy Fleury, Editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When summer comes to a close and leaves start to change colors, high school students begin to rack their brains with everything they need to do to get ready for school. From school supply shopping, to registration, the first few weeks back to school can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming. Nevertheless,...

More Than Thirty Years of Culture

More Than Thirty Years of Culture

Katie Rath, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A key part to learning a language is to be engaged. To learn a language, many students need to speak, read, and listen constantly to process it. A major part of learning a language, though, is having a teacher who has experience with the culture. The Amity Institute is an opportunity for aspiring teachers from foreign cou...

The End of an Era

The End of an Era

Luke Hannenberg, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Another Friday night at the Rochester Adams football stadium, senior Zach Soldan throws a touchdown pass to senior Vincent Gray and the student section goes crazy. Meanwhile, there is another battle taking place outside of the football field. The Adams Administration is pushing for a student section name change from “The CummZone” to something that would represent Adams i...

Is Student Security being Sabotaged?

Is Student Security being Sabotaged?

Amanda Mazzuchi, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It is students versus the Rochester district on Adams' newest addition...security cameras. The Rochester Committee passed a bond that allowed hundreds of surveillance cameras to be installed district-wide. For some students this may be a normality, for others, it is a violation of privacy. The cameras were p...

“Look What You Made Me Write” The Story behind Taylor Swift’s Hit Single

“Look What You Made Me Write” The Story behind Taylor Swift’s Hit Single

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The old Taylor is dead! Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated new song, “Look What You Made Me Do” is breaking records and sparking questions. The most widely-accepted belief for Taylor’s writing, “Look What you Made Me Do” is about her beef with Kanye West, Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian West. S...

Falling into Fall Fashion

Falling into Fall Fashion

Sophia Williams, Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The leaves are falling, but the clothes are piling on. Fall fashion screams everything warm, layered, and perfectly cozy. New York Fashion week ended on September, 13, and the fashion community is buzzing with excitement. All sorts of new fall trends are hitting the market, along with the classic, wel...

Water Main Reaches its Breaking Point

Water Main Reaches its Breaking Point

Brianna McKerracher, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A major water main on Drake and 14 Mile Road broke on Monday October, 23. Workers have closed off a portion of 14 Mile between Drake and Farmington and have reduced the flooding on the road, but now communities are focusing on getting clean water to the people affected. The twelve impacted areas a...

Seriously Spending Students

Seriously Spending Students

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Where is all of our money going? It is finally fall, and the school year is in full swing. Some students are excited to be back, while others are anxious and anticipating what awaits them. Besides difficult classes, and who they are going to be sitting with at lunch, many students have been questioning ...

Fall Date Ideas

Fall Date Ideas

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A Passes, Are They Worth It?

A Passes, Are They Worth It?

Nathan Feidner, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Does $60 seem like a lot to pay to attend unlimited home sports games? Unless a student has a considerable amount of school spirit, it may not be worth getting an “A pass”. People who buy “A passes” get into any non-playoff home game without having to pay the price of $5 for every game. To break ...

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