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What Makes Christmas Unique?

What Makes Christmas Unique?

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Christmas only comes around once a year, and most people choose to make the most of every moment in this wonderful season. It’s a time for family and friends to get together and celebrate. Families celebrate Christmas in their own unique way. For Christmas this year Adams students will share their...

DIY Holiday Gifts

DIY Holiday Gifts

Josie Wenzell, Editor

November 30, 2017


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Adams Students Go Global

Adams Students Go Global

Mikki Massura, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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With immunizations flowing through their bodies, suitcases full of food and cultural appropriate clothing, and hearts on their sleeves, 52 Rochester Adams students embarked on their biennial trip to a small island just south of Cuba: Haiti. In 2010 a major class, magnitude 7 earthquake left the country of Haiti in sha...

Skiing to First Place

Skiing to First Place

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Racing to top of the pack is Adam's own Kaylee Richardson. Richardson has qualified for the Junior Ski Olympics race for the past two years. She placed third in the Giant Slalom event in 2016 out of hundreds of great skiers like her. Since the age of two, Richardson has lived her dream and love for th...

Student Spotlight: Zena Nasiri

Student Spotlight: Zena Nasiri

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

School business isn't the only type of business in which Adams students succeed. While most students only focus on grades, sports, clubs, and extracurricular activities, freshman Zena Nasiri spends her free time running her own small business, “EenaARTS”. Nasiri and her sister work together to mak...

Students vs. Obesity

Students vs. Obesity

Samantha Moilanen, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


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Many doctors say obesity is a critical underlying problem throughout high schools in America, but is it really an issue at Adams? Many highlanders are very health conscious, and monitor what they eat and how much physical activity achieve each day. This allows for a generally active and fit community. Along...

Frightfully Fun Fall Activities

Frightfully Fun Fall Activities

Maddy Fleury, Editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When summer comes to a close and leaves start to change colors, high school students begin to rack their brains with everything they need to do to get ready for school. From school supply shopping, to registration, the first few weeks back to school can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming. Nevertheless,...

Seriously Spending Students

Seriously Spending Students

Madison Lucido, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Where is all of our money going? It is finally fall, and the school year is in full swing. Some students are excited to be back, while others are anxious and anticipating what awaits them. Besides difficult classes, and who they are going to be sitting with at lunch, many students have been questioning ...

Fall Date Ideas

Fall Date Ideas

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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Feminists Make an Appearance in Rochester

Feminists Make an Appearance in Rochester

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For centuries women have been fighting for basic rights. In early America, women had little-to-no say in political matters, or anything white men considered “complex.” Today, the unity of female empowerment is stronger than ever. Rochester Adams junior Grace Haubert channeled her passion for femal...

Step Up the Spirit

Step Up the Spirit

Abby Stone, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Dress and suit shopping, picture locations, dinner reservations, after parties, proposals, and constructing the perfect spirit week outfits. All of these on top of more “to-do’s” can be a bit overwhelming for the typical student at Adams. Between school, work, sports, and planning, there is little t...

Adams Graduates 414 Seniors

Adams Graduates 414 Seniors

Sophie Williams, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


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The summer sun is shining bright as the school year gently concludes. The graduating class of 2017 left the premises on May 23, and Adams feels strangely empty and awkwardly dull. On June 7, 414 Adams seniors walked the stage at the O’Rena. Forty- two students graduated as  “Scholars of Highest Dis...

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