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Amity Scholar Spotlight: Dominik Bauer

Amity Scholar Spotlight: Dominik Bauer

Abby Stone, Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

This year, Rochester Adams High School German students had the opportunity to enrich their education of Germany and the German language even further. Through the Amity Scholar Program, the German students got the chance to meet Dominik Bauer. The Amity Institute is a program that builds international fr...

Another Students Work

Another Students Work

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

At Rochester Adams, cheating has never been a large ordeal, however, as the stress piles on and the sleepless nights overtake students, they may resort to unethical actions. For some students cheating is a result of laziness and the want for a better grade without the work. A study from the  Josep...

RCS Readers Duke it Out: Battle of the Books

RCS Readers Duke it Out: Battle of the Books

Kristen D’Souza, Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Ready, set, read: The RCS PTSA invites students to compete and win prizes in the second annual Battle of the Books event, hosted at Adams High School, on April 26th. The Battle of the Books is a year-long program in which students are encouraged to read and analyze a selection of young-adult novels. ...

High School Scheduling: Freedom to Choose

High School Scheduling: Freedom to Choose

Kristen D’Souza, Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

It’s that time of year again: students are lined up at teachers’ desks, colored scheduling cardstocks in hand, waiting to be greenlit by ink signatures. Their goal? To create the most academically rigorous, balanced, stimulating schedule they can--within the six class hours of a school day.   Fo...

Porter Has Big Shoes to Fill

Porter Has Big Shoes to Fill

Joe Riera, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

With the recent departure of the beloved Mr. Michael Binge, the administration at Adams High School had a large task at hand: Finding a new teacher to fill his shoes. Thankfully, Mr. Pasquale Cusumano, along with the help of his administration and faculty, was able to find exactly what the students...

Student Spotlight: Grace Antonelli

Student Spotlight: Grace Antonelli

Maddy Fleury, Editor In Chief

February 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As of February 12, 2019, senior Grace Antonelli signed to be apart of the 2019-2020 Division One Oakland University Track and Field team. After she was injured playing soccer, she decided to try something new, and when she took this leap of faith she became one of the most successful members of the ...

Student Spotlight: Ben Patton, Bowling Green Commit for Two Division I Sports

Student Spotlight: Ben Patton, Bowling Green Commit for Two Division I Sports

Grace Antonelli, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Have you ever been to any college sporting event? If so, the dedication and efforts put forth by these student athletes is incredibly evident. Any sport at the college level takes extreme commitment and determination. Senior Ben Patton from Rochester Adams High School has recently committed to Bowling Green State University to play division I footbal...

Student Spotlight: From Italy to the States

Student Spotlight: From Italy to the States

Samantha Moilanen, Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

What would it be like to travel across the world to go to school in a foreign country? One foreign exchange student at Adams, senior Giulia Isopo, shares her views on how being an exchange student has impacted and developed her both culturally and socially. Ever since Isopo traveled to America to visit...

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...

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...

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...

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