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Student Spotlight: Claire Donohoe

Student Spotlight: Claire Donohoe

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Rochester Adams offers dozens of extracurricular activities for students. One student in particular is very involved in the school, and is willing to provide an inside look on her life and what she does for the school community. Sophomore Claire Donohoe is quite the scholar with the rigorous advanced clas...

Student Spotlight: Bailey Pease Rows Her Way To MSU

Student Spotlight: Bailey Pease Rows Her Way To MSU

Abby Stone, Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Bailey Pease is known at Rochester Adams High School for her outstanding volleyball skills, but next year she will be known at Michigan State University for a completely different sport. The senior captain of the Adams girls volleyball team has recently verbally committed to join the Michigan State Wome...

More Than Just Brown and Gold

More Than Just Brown and Gold

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Adams High School gets a running start to the year with its annual 5k Color Run as students and family are welcome to take part in an event full of smiles, fun, and color. “What is the Color Run? The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates heal...

Girls of the Crescent Creating Change

Girls of the Crescent Creating Change

Laura Kapolka, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As much as inclusion is preached, numerous sources of information such as the books in libraries leave out minorities. Two sisters at Adams, sophomore Zena Nasiri and freshman Mena Nasiri, have faced this problem their whole lives. As a result, they founded their own nonprofit organization known as Girls of...

The Cost of Being a High School Teen

The Cost of Being a High School Teen

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Many people tend to brush aside and avoid the reality of touchy subjects.  However, the truth is that deadly eating disorders have become a very prevalent epidemic. Not only young women, but young men all over the world suffer from issues with consumption and digestion. Former head editor of the ...

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...

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