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STUCO Raises the Bar

STUCO Raises the Bar

Anna Abouzeid, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Most students look forward to the many Homecoming traditions. Student Council, staff, and Adams’ families are spending hours of intense planning, arranging and decorating in preparation for the upcoming event.  What will make Homecoming this year even bigger and better than the last several years? ...

Homecoming: A History

Homecoming: A History

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming is well-known for school spirit, fun with friends, and gameday hype. The most familiar festivities of  Homecoming include the Homecoming court, pep assembly, game, parade, and the long-anticipated dance. “I think Homecoming is a time to spend with friends and support your football t...

Homecoming: A Teacher’s Perspective

Homecoming: A Teacher’s Perspective

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Fall brings about sweaters, Friday night football, and pumpkin spice lattes. Even more importantly, though, with fall comes Homecoming season. Homecoming is a truly exciting time for students, but what do teachers think about it? Each year, as Homecoming week rolls around, teachers happily participate in...

Spirit Week 2016: Day 4~Camo Day

Spirit Week 2016: Day 4~Camo Day

October 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Photo by: Nick Cimino...

Senior Boys Boogie for the Win

Senior Boys Boogie for the Win

Lauren Dedvukaj, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The day of the Homecoming pep assembly is arguably one of the best days of the school year. The school is filled with students eager to get out of class early and enjoy the event Student Council has spent weeks putting together. The gymnasium soon becomes encompassed in darkness before an eruption of ...

Single and Ready to Mingle at Hoco

Single and Ready to Mingle at Hoco

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The fall event of Homecoming is right around the corner.  With pumpkins popping up everywhere and the leaves changing color, the Highlanders are in full Homecoming swing. It’s the time when girls begin buying their dresses, calling in reservations, and witnessing the proposals that pop up as fre...

Spirit Week 2016: Day 3~Walt Disney Day

Spirit Week 2016: Day 3~Walt Disney Day

October 12, 2016


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  Sophomore Abby Stone and senior Emily Stone sport Mickey Mouse ears to show their Disney Spirit. Junior Mackenzie Humphrey as Nemo from the Disney/Pixar classic. Senior Nicole Pape as Dory....

Foreign Exchange Students Experience American Homecoming

Foreign Exchange Students Experience American Homecoming

Elise Delikat, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming is a dance originally dedicated to a school’s alumni returning home to reminisce of old memories of past schools and friends. The dance usually revolves around the Friday night football game, spirit week dress-up days, and other activities meant to excite students for the dance. These fe...

What to Wear to Homecoming: Men’s Edition

What to Wear to Homecoming: Men’s Edition

Colin Gill, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

While lady Highlanders agonize over what dress to wear to Homecoming each year, their male counterparts seem to have a relatively simpler decision process when it comes to Homecoming attire. “Everyone was wearing suits or dresses. I’d say the girls were dressed better than the guys,” said sophomo...

NY Times Best Selling Author Skypes with Adams’ Students

NY Times Best Selling Author Skypes with Adams’ Students

Sophia Williams, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Imagine talking to Shakespeare about Hamlet or discussing The Great Gatsby with F. Scott Fitzgerald. Having a deep conversation with an author about his or her book is a unique and special experience few get the privilege to have, and thankfully, Adams students received that reward. Fortunately, Adam...

Spirit Week 2016: Day 2~USA day

Spirit Week 2016: Day 2~USA day

October 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Photo by: Maddy Fleury Freshman Drew Collins shows his spirit with a USA hat. Photo by: Maddy Fleury Sophomore Caroline Wolanin shows off her patriotic gear. Photo by: Maddy Fleury Mr. Cumming sporting a USA hat. Photo by: Maddy Fleury Sophomores Maddy Fleury...

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