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No Shave November catches on at AHS

No Shave November catches on at AHS

Natalie Stadwick, Staff Writer
December 24, 2014
Filed under Student Life

“What better way to grow awareness than with some hair?” -no-shave.org When November 1 hits, men stop shaving as a way to raise cancer awareness. Although No Shave November includes both men and women, more men participate, due to the impressive beards they can grow. Since many cancer pati...

Viral Content Takes Over Students’ Lives

Viral Content Takes Over Students’ Lives

Charlotte Pierce, Staff Writer
December 17, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Viral content started with the good old email chain. That’s right - we were part of the social media revolution when we were forwarding emails for good luck back in fifth grade. Social media still hasn’t been able to shake the “retweet this picture of a pencil or you’ll fail all your classes”...

Student Spotlight: Sam Garfinkle

Student Spotlight: Sam Garfinkle

Raiven Owusu, Staff Writer
November 20, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Samuel Garfinkle, also known as the “Senior Class Resident Genius”, completes his Boy Scout project in remembrance of Adams High School history teacher, Mr. Shaltz. Shaltz was known for posting inspirational quotes outside his classroom. So, Garfinkle chose six of his numerous quotes that he felt...

Student Spotlight: Olivia Argeros

Student Spotlight: Olivia Argeros

Jessica Skiff
October 9, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Adams junior Olivia Argeros has verbally committed to play soccer for Michigan State University’s 2016-2017 season. This spring will be Argeros’ third high school varsity soccer season, and she will add the outstanding accomplishments she hadsmade as the team’s goalie. Last season, Argeros...

AHS Students and Their Autumn Fashions

AHS Students and Their Autumn Fashions

Bridget Lockman
October 3, 2014
Filed under Student Life

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
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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
Filed under Student Life

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
Filed under Student Life

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
Filed under Student Life

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
Filed under Student Life

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. ...

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