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RAGS Leave IKE in the Dust

RAGS repping the district trophy after their 2-1 win against Eisenhower.

Elise Delikat, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018

The Rochester Adams Girls Soccer, also commonly referred to as RAGS, has had a very successful season this year regardless of the unexpected challenges the program has faced. With new coaches for all the Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Junior Varsity B teams, many players were hesitant on how the upcomi...

Last Day Donations

A stack of binders that could be donated.

Brianna McKerracher, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018

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...

A Thief in the Night: Nobody is Safe

A common technique used by some thieves to steal one’s card information; simply looking over one’s shoulder.

Jalil Mims, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

Picture this: It is a Friday, paycheck just came in, it is the cash needed for some relaxation time at the mall, the movies, or a restaurant. Nothing seems to be stopping the “burning hole” in that pocket of a heavy spender. When that card gets swiped and a “DECLINED” message pops up, the Friday spe...

BYOD: Fail or Holy Grail?

Juniors Carlo Munaco and Domenico Munaco and senior Christian Vataj in their Advanced Marketing and Advertising class utilizing their school-provided technology.

Grace Ryba, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018

The Rochester Community Schools Curriculum is considering adopting a “Bring Your Own Device”, or BYOD, program for high school students beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. The BYOD policy would allow students to bring in their own devices, such as laptops, to use in their classrooms. Carrie...

When Rivals Crash

Andrea Waac bunting the ball.

Nathan Feidner, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Determination and hard work are the words that best sum up the Adams Girls Varsity Softball Team to take away after their game on Tuesday, May 1, against Stoney Creek High School. The game started off with an early scoring run for the Adams girls softball team putting them up one to zero. Stoney struck...

The Baseball Season Hits Off

The Baseball Season Hits Off

Caroline Guglielmetti, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

As the weather starts to warm up, baseball season is hitting off for the Adams boys. With the conclusion of tryouts, the boys are getting ready to start an unforgettable season. There is just one problem, the baseball field will not be ready for this season. The field is an expensive project costing less to...

Highlanders Stand With Parkland

Senior Kylie Ward shares a message with her poster.

Grace Ryba, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018

Click above to view a picture slideshow of the walkout that took place at Rochester Adams High School on Wednesday March 14. Click below to view a compilation of footage from the walkout. Click here to read a related article about the walkout. ...

Filtered Fundamentals

Many students use search engines like Google.

Amanda Mazzuchi, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

For a lot of students, finding information on research topics can be very difficult with the restrictive blockers put up in schools. Blockers on websites permit the use of limited web browsing to ensure a safe and user-friendly research space. However, teachers are finding it especially annoying w...

2018: The Year of the Dog

2018 is the year of the earth dog according to the Chinese zodiac.

Grace Ryba, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2018

The turn of a new year opens up exciting opportunities, fresh starts, and intriguing changes. Among these is a new Chinese zodiac animal sign for 2018, which this year is the year of the earth dog. The Chinese zodiac is based on the chinese lunar calendar, and is a cycle of the following animals every ...

Taking a Knee. The National Anthem Controversy

American flag at a local football game.

Connor Laubach, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

Protesting the National Anthem as an athlete during NFL primetime - An act of bravery or blatant disrespect? On the weekend of September 25, over 100 NFL players took a knee in recognition with Colin Kaepernick to raise awareness to racial injustice in the United States. This silent protest quickly ...

Adams Serves the World Community During Foreign Language Week

Sophomores Yasmine Zadeh and Zoe Pizzuti make t-shirts for Foreign Language Week.

Sophia Tecson, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

One million Puerto Ricans are still without power. This year, Rochester Adams will donate to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico as a part of National Foreign Language Week. Helping those in need supports this year’s theme of “Serving the World Community”. Students are asked to donate batteries, flashlights, mosquito repellent, solar-powered lanterns, and small portable ...

Girls Volleyball Plays Tough to a Tough Loss

The volleyball team in the huddle right before the third game.

Nathan Feidner, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Volley, set, and spike. While the Adams girls varsity volleyball team may not have been able to win the game against Marian High School, at no point in the game were they out of it. They fought until the final second. “Pretty good game; we fought hard. It was sad that in the end we lost,” said...

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