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AP Exams on the Rise

AP Exams on the Rise

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Attention all Highlanders, second semester is officially in place, and this means that many important tests are coming up, specifically Advanced Placement testing, also known as AP exams. An AP exam is a test students take at the end of an AP class to show what was learned; a good score would allow one to...

Black Represents Resistance

Black Represents Resistance

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Red carpet, black dresses, golden trophies, and the most well known stars all in one night. This year, the 2018 Golden Globes were a bit different. Instead of ravishing, colorful dresses and different multi-colored tuxedos; glamorous, sleek, black outfits were worn by most of those attending. Celebr...

A New Endeavor

A New Endeavor

Mikki Massura, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Being able to travel, teach yourself, and gain real world experience all while in high school seems like an unattainable dream to most high school students, but not the students of Adams High School. Starting the school year of 2018-2019, Adams students will find a new class option on their schedulin...

2018 Winter Olympics

2018 Winter Olympics

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Three Nigerian women made history this year. Carrie Russel, Audra Segree, and Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian makeup Nigeria’s first olympic women’s bobsled team. They will compete 30 years after Nigeria sent their first men’s bobsled team to the Olympics. The three women will travel to South Korea to ...

Rochester Schools Take On International Studies

Rochester Schools Take On International Studies

Josie Wenzell, Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In this world of change and technology, international relations are more important than ever before. Rochester Schools is taking part in this movement by sponsoring a trip to Germany next month. Students will undergo this life changing experience overseas. One of the chaperones and coordinators of th...

The Pressure is On

The Pressure is On

Katie Rath, Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students in the 21st century feel pressured to decide their futures before they even graduate high school. Kids are told everything happens for a reason, and how the choices they make now will determine the path they take in the future. For some, these decisions could lead to very different lives. T...

Dedicating December for Families in Need

Dedicating December for Families in Need

Jalil Mims, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In the snowy, glorious, and joyous month of December, there are always charities out and about, ready to collect donations of money, food, and clothing to provide for those in need. This wonderful service shown every year by charity organizations such as the Salvation Army and The American Red Cross, inspir...

The Royal Engagement

The Royal Engagement

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

As many have heard, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on November 27. The couple had dated for 18 months. Markle and Prince Harry first met in July of 2016 on a blind-date through mutual friends, and now plan to wed in May of 2018. Meghan is an American actress most well-know...

From Sacred to Shattered

From Sacred to Shattered

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

The name “Logan Paul” is all over social media after the YouTube star posted a controversial video of him in the Aokigahara Forest, known as the “Suicide Forest”. The vlogger went into the forest, filmed the body of a poor soul that had taken their own life, and posted it for his young following to s...

Too Tired for School

Too Tired for School

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The older students are, the less sleep they are allowed, and the more pressure they are under. Days get longer and more responsibilities are expected. Due to the early mornings and long school days, extracurricular activities after school are becoming harder to participate in while upholding decent grade...

He Said, She Said…

He Said, She Said…

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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