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Benefitting the Bank and the Body

Yasmine Zadeh and Raayed Saeed get ready to head to class together

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  Having extra cash is always desired. How are young kids without a high school diploma supposed to do that? Lifetime Fitness may be the answer they´re looking for. Rochester Hills and Troy Lifetime Fitness are hubs of employment for Adams students. Almost a dozen students from Adams alone work part...

Battling Business: DECA States Recap

Andrew Jankowski stands with Ethan Mckenna who was a state champ.

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  The state’s best competitors battled it out in Detroit at the beginning of March. This year’s state competition for DECA, Distributive Education Clubs of America, was held at the TCF center (formerly known as the Cobo center). DECA is a business organization where students either prepare business plans and present them or respond to business scenarios in front of a judge. After months of preparations Adams DECA students stayed in the Westin Book Cadillac hotel for a luxury experience. The hotel features a pool and gym, so guests could unwind between sessions. Students left immediately after school Wednesday Ma...

The Month of Madness

NCAA March Madness tournament logo

Mitchell Bowery, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  The calendar has finally switched over to March. March calls for more sun, melting snow, and the most popular basketball tournaments of the year: NCAA March Madness.  During the 2019 NCAA tournament, teams showed what they were made of. Many underdog teams came out on top which changed most pr...

NBA All-Star Weekend Recap

2020 NBA All-Star weekend jerseys

Mitchell Bowery, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

   This weekend’s All-Star festivities included a total of six NBA All-Star events: the All-Star celebrity game, the slam dunk contest, the three-point contest, the skills challenge, NBA rising stars, and lastly, the 69th NBA All-Star game. Because of the excitement surrounding the 2020 National B...

Americans Are Now Affected By Coronavirus

The Diamond Princess cruise ship being docked in Japan.

Ava Bondra, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  Many Americans are affected by the new deadly virus spreading across the world. The Coronavirus is a deadly outbreak of a respiratory illness. It first originated in China, and has now spread to the United States as fear grows that it will affect the country.  On January 31st, the pr...

Student Spotlight: Izzy Davies

Davies works on an acrylic pour art piece using all different colors.

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  Art is something many students at Adams can use an outlet for self expression.  The variety of art classes offered to all grade levels are a great way to provide students relief in their stress-filled, academic school days. Izzy Davies, senior, visits the art room for her AP art class. A...

RU Sweeps Stoney 

Senior Caden Ebinger celebrating after a goal

Rob Gurzick, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Saturday, February 15th, Stoney Creek hockey was celebrating its seniors for the final home game against Rochester United hockey (RU), but RU had other plans for the Cougars. “Stoney Creek is always a massive game. Our team has been on a win streak lately, and we wanted to carry that energy into this gam...

Highlanders Lacrosse is Back

Adams walking down stair getting ready to play Oxford

March 8, 2020

  It is that time of the year. Adams lacrosse is starting, and the boys are getting ready for the long- awaited journey. With last year's record of 17-4, the Highlanders are wired for another outstanding season. The team has one goal this year, to win the OAA championship trophy.  Adams lost...

College Football Signing Day

Ferris State released these official profiles of the signees

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

It's an important day for college football and yet not one many people hear about: Signing Day. February 5th is when high school football players choose where they will continue to play at the next level.  This year, there were only two players that went down to the main office at 7:45 for Adams: ...

AHS Students Deliver Message About Mental Health

Here4U students after giving a presentation to all grade levels.

Joey Shallow, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Mental health has a lot of stigma around it, and it can be a very touchy subject for some. This week, Rochester Adams High School students decided to make a change and break the stigma surrounding mental health. Students participating in Here4U gave a presentation that took place on Friday Feb, 17th in s...

Is Tiktok on the Chopping Block?

Tiktok logo

Jarek Schmanski, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

  TikTok, a Chinese social media app that has garnered immense popularity in the United States, may be in danger of regulation or removal from the American market in the coming months. To understand the grounds for these actions, one must first look at the contentious history of TikTok’s three yea...

Rochester United’s Mid-Season Check up

Jack Myers battles for a rebound

Owen Mckenna, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

  After last year's attempt at the elusive state title, Rochester United is seeking revenge. With a record of 7-10, the boys are struggling to win divisional games. However, RU is defeating teams outside its division, helping it to maintain playoff eligibility. Currently, RU is currently on a...

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