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AHS Students and Their Autumn Fashions

AHS Students and Their Autumn Fashions

Bridget Lockman

October 3, 2014


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The beginning of the school year brings the turn of the season, and students at Adams High School prepare with new fall styles. “I’m looking forward to wearing oversized sweaters,” senior Jillian Rogers said. “I also can’t wait to wear high-waisted jeans with boots!” One of Rogers’ favorite...

Adams Student Section Looks to Move Up in State Rankings

Adams Student Section Looks to Move Up in State Rankings

Ashley Tjhung, Editor

September 12, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

After a disappointing start to the season, the Rochester Adams football team (0-2) looks to rebound with a win against Seaholm (1-1). While the football team may be struggling, the student section is not. The student section is currently the second best in the state, according to The D Zone’s po...

Student Spotlight: Jordan Wiley

Student Spotlight: Jordan Wiley

Ashley Tjhung, Editor

September 12, 2014


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Meet Jordan Wiley, Detroit Tigers fan, Student Council representative, and the 2014-15 Senior Class President! Along with being one of the most loved seniors at Adams, he is the captain of the varsity basketball and baseball teams, a member of the National Honors Society, National Spanish Honors Society,...

A Highlander Year in Review

A Highlander Year in Review

Ashley Tjhung

June 12, 2014


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The 2013-2014 school year has been one of tradition and change, with Adams continuing to excel both in and out of the classroom. Our sports teams again dominated district and league championships, with several athletes becoming All-State. School activities included Adams’ first mission trip to Haiti...

Student Subcultures: “League of Legends”

Student Subcultures: “League of Legends”

Dalia Barghouty, Editorial Writer

April 23, 2014


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A group of Adams students talk animatedly with their hands in front of the school, circling around each other and chatting with enthusiasm. “They’re definitely talking about ‘League,’” said junior Nevin Mital. “League of Legends,” a multiplayer online battle arena game released in 200...

Think B4 U Snap

Think B4 U Snap

Hannah Golding, Student Life Writer

April 14, 2014


Filed under Student Life

Duck face. Tongue Out. Goofy smile. Send for ten seconds. Maybe it’s in the hallways, or maybe it’s in class, but it’s not difficult to find someone taking a “selfie” in school or anywhere else in the world these days. Snap-chatting is a supposedly fun form of messaging when an individual ta...

Anonymous Twitter Accounts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Anonymous Twitter Accounts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Alyssa Wright, Student Life Editor

April 2, 2014


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Most students are eager to share their opinions over social media. Recently, Adams students have created twitter accounts, such as Adams’ Honesty, which highlights interesting “ truths” about students, Adams’ Rumors, which brings attention to negative gossip that consumes the school, and Adams’...

Students visit Haiti for outreach mission

Students visit Haiti for outreach mission

Ashley Tjhung, Student Life Writer

January 9, 2014


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In the first of its kind from Rochester Adams High School, a group of 41 students, teachers, and parents went to Haiti on the trip of a lifetime. Over the course of Thanksgiving break, the group painted houses, travelled throughout villages, and viewed life from a completely different prospective. ...

The best and worst places for cocoa

The best and worst places for cocoa

Lydia Kudret, Student Life Writer

December 20, 2013


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Hot chocolate is an easy staple for fall and winter, along with oversized sweaters and fireplaces. Finding the best hot chocolate without paying a fortune, though, is not that easy. Here’s a list of the best and worst places that offer this tasty beverage around town, and their ratings on presentation,...

Driving game takes students hostage

Driving game takes students hostage

Haley Aouate, Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Print Editor / Sports Editor

December 4, 2013


Filed under Student Life

After 9 p.m., the per mile crash rate for teenagers is three times higher than during the day, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The DMV also reports that for novice drivers, the risk of fatal crashes is 3.6 times higher when driving with passengers than when driving alone.  Ironically,...

Student Subcultures: “Shoulders of Firey Vengeance”

Student Subcultures:  “Shoulders of Firey Vengeance”

Dalia Barghouty, Opinion Writer

December 2, 2013


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To the Adams student body, seniors Cameron Johnson and Brian Savage appear to be typical Adams intellectuals.  They are both involved in Robotics, editors of The Kilt, and very intelligent, but when they talk about “Shoulders of Firey [SIC] Vengeance,” their acquaintances are left rather confus...

Sleep deprivation plagues students

Sleep deprivation plagues students

Ashley Tjhung, Student Life Writer

December 2, 2013


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Most teenagers are notorious for pulling late-nighters, and it is seemingly apparent when they drag themselves into school the next day. Only 15 percent of students sleep the nine hours required for their bodies to perform at optimum levels. While a few late nights a week might not seem deleterious,...

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