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Valentine’s Day: Then and Now

Valentine’s Day: Then and Now

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Decadent dinner dates, overwhelming arrangements of roses, expensive sparkling jewelry, and an irresistible puppy; all ideal and reasonable Valentine’s Day classics right? Maybe in the eyes of high school millenials, but not simple minded elementary schoolers. Elementary pupils have much simpler desire...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Students, Sports, and Stress

Students, Sports, and Stress

Brianna Mckerracher, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

When someone decides to play a sport in high school, they sign up for late night practices, weeknight games, and constant pressure from coaches and parents to perform well. Most student athletes can agree that a major struggle they experience is balancing academics and sports, and the difficulty only...

Facial Future

Facial Future

Amanda Mazzuchi, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For the start of 2018, new technology is a hot topic for many aspiring inventors. From virtual reality to facial recognition, there are many predictions that say the innovations in 2018 may alter how some live everyday life. For many, this new technology only means more glitches and hacks. However, nu...

How To Be the Early Bird

How To Be the Early Bird

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Waking up in the morning: the first thing everyone accomplishes on a daily basis and sometimes the hardest thing to overcome. Getting up on the right side of the bed is an essential kickstart to a productive, feel-good day. Sadly someone cannot become a morning person with the snap of a finger. Ther...

Temperatures Dropping Like Snowflakes

Temperatures Dropping Like Snowflakes

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The new year brought deep freeze temperatures, which are not exactly new to Michigan. As a bomb cyclone welcomed Eastern America into 2018, Michigan felt the effect too. Although cold weather is nothing out of the ordinary for Michiganders, it has its consequences for students. Because of its sud...

What can Students do to Help?

What can Students do to Help?

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

With such busy schedules, most students may not be able to partake in helping the community. Small things like picking up the trash outside or recycling used bottles is easy to do. At Adams High School, students have the opportunity to join clubs that help the community, including Eco Club with Mr. Bondy,...

Brain Drain? The Academic Grind at Adams Never Stops

Brain Drain? The Academic Grind at Adams Never Stops

Josie Wenzell, Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Powerpoints, reading, listening, lecturing. High school students perish from working long exhausting days. Some classes are more draining than others and the harder classes take a mental toll on the student’s minds. Some students are unable to enjoy extracurriculars or activities they enjoy becaus...

10 Ways to Get In the Christmas Spirit

10 Ways to Get In the Christmas Spirit

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The temperature falls and lights go up, coats and boots come out from hiding, but sometimes weather change is not enough to make someone feel fully embraced with Christmas spirit. Transitioning from one holiday to the next can be tricky, but luckily there are countless activities people of all ages c...

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