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Last Day Donations

Last Day Donations

Brianna McKerracher, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

After the locker and desk cleanout, students and teachers will have the opportunity to participate in the third annual end of the year used school supply collection for Pontiac schools. The people who donate will be giving reusable school supplies that can be used next year. “I’d definitely don...

Mangent DeMANS Attention

Mangent DeMANS Attention

Mikki Massura, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

There are very few places where you have the opportunity to see teenage boys singing, wearing skirts, and tap dancing, Mr. Highlander is one of them. On April 13, 2018 Adams held their long awaited, annual ¨mangent¨, known as Mr. Highlander. This competition is between the boys of the graduating clas...

Why are Kids TV Shows Dying Out?

Why are Kids TV Shows Dying Out?

Jalil Mims, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Ahh. Waking up on a Saturday morning, grabbing a big bowl of your favorite cereal, and relaxing on the couch or in front of the television watching those early morning shows. Whether it be Tom and Jerry, Popeye the Sailor Man, or Mickey Mouse for the baby-boomer folks, or even the Thundercats, He-Man,...

Follow-Up to Traveling Students Returning from Germany

Follow-Up to Traveling Students Returning from Germany

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

17 students attended the once-in-a-lifetime trip to Germany. The trip started off in Munich. There is quite a bit of history in Munich with its old cathedrals and churches. The tour group did a walk through of The Munich Cathedral and the Kreuzviertel. Munich also holds the world’s BMW Museum, along with the olympic arena opened in 1972. Studen...

Can Spring Break Become Dangerous and Deadly?

Can Spring Break Become Dangerous and Deadly?

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

To students all over the country, the months of March and April are a huge drag. They move along slowly as each person’s workload continues to grow. Students are less worried about their homework and upcoming tests, but rather they are keeping their eyes on the prize: Spring break. Spring break is t...

The Need for Sleep

The Need for Sleep

Mira Patel, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Sleep is food for the brain. About 87% of American high school students are chronically sleep-deprived, according to a 2006 survey from the National Sleep Foundation. Teenagers are recommended nine hours of sleep each night. The National Institutes of Health found that only nine percent of high school s...

Student Spotlight: Hala Khasawneh

Student Spotlight: Hala Khasawneh

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Hala Khasawneh, a junior at Rochester Adams High School, is doing great things to better herself and the community. Khasawneh is vice President of the Young Feminists’ Council and is a member of the National Honors Society. Even with a hectic schedule, she still brings her “A” game. Khasawneh answers som...

Spring Break Dos and Don’ts

Spring Break Dos and Don’ts

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Booking flights, finding the best resort, calling in reservations, soaking up all the sun possible, and capturing an Insta-worthy picture; spring break is obviously hectic to navigate. All of the planning that is needed when going on a trip makes vacation seem more like work. For people who tend to ge...

Turn That Frown Upside Down

Turn That Frown Upside Down

Jalil Mims, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Ever wake up in the morning from a good night sleep and just think, "Why am I awake?". Whether it is on the way to school or work, the same thought pops up, "Man, I should have called in dead." But, that is life. Life is like Michigan’s weather; most of the time it is cold and sad, and only a ...

Bouncing into a New Craze

Bouncing into a New Craze

Mikki Massura, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The 2017-2018 school year has brought about many changes to Adams High School. One of the bigger more noticeable changes included a new administration, but this is not the only change people have noticed. Things like football games, exam protocols, and passing times have all been altered this year. However, these a...

Highlanders Stand With Parkland

Highlanders Stand With Parkland

Grace Ryba, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Click above to view a picture slideshow of the walkout that took place at Rochester Adams High School on Wednesday March 14. Click below to view a compilation of footage from the walkout. Click here to read a related article about the walkout. ...

Nick Matthews: Student Spotlight

Nick Matthews: Student Spotlight

Grace Ryba, Editor In Chief

March 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Adams Highlanders are known to take what they learn in their everyday classroom environments to the next level, and senior Nick Matthews is no stranger to this phenomenon. It all began Matthews’ freshman year, when he was introduced to Adams DECA. It was through the business club and business classes s...

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