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A Weary Week for the Juniors

Brooke Phillips, Writer April 22, 2022

Standardized testing, college visits, volunteering, and advanced placement classes are all experiences that make the junior year the most rigorous year of high school. During the week of April 11th, the...

Empty desks can be a common site during the school day at Adams.

Major Changes Occur at School; An Academic Pandemic

Braedon Potts, Editor March 10, 2022

As the Covid-19 pandemic settles down from its intense and frightening peak, economists predicted a “return to normal.” However, this has not been the case. Many people are not returning to work, many...

Screenshot of RoomSync lifestyle questionnaire.

Roommate Apps: To Use or Not to Use

Ally Meske, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2022

For ages, college roommates have been assigned at random. Occasionally students were able to fill out a questionnaire about simple preferences like the level of cleanliness they tolerate, or if they are...

An abundance of attendance slips is a common sight for people passing through the main office.

Adams Attendance Policy. Is Being Present a Priority?

Megan Garnai, Editor December 15, 2021

Adams High School in Rochester Hills, Michigan adopted an Attendance Policy in 2017. However, as of this academic year, the policy was stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic. The attendance policy required...

DECA advisors Mr. LoPiccolo and Mrs. Clement.

Countless Clubs for the Adams Student Community

Theo Mckenzie, Writer December 14, 2021

Overall, school clubs are some of the most important extracurriculars for students because they can provide opportunities for kids to be a part of a social group, get some needed social-emotional support,...

The first vaccination officially approved by the government

The Covid Vaccine Strikes Controversy

Mitchell Bowery, Writer April 27, 2021

The recent push for the covid vaccine is finally available for more than half of the country. Even though the vaccine is meant to stop the COVID pandemic, many citizens in the US will not be getting the...

Adams wins the Regional championship for the second year in a row.

An Undefeated Season From the Defending State Champions

Ava Bondra, Writer April 27, 2021

Even though the setting may have been different, Rochester Adams Cheerleading remained undefeated for their 2020-2021 season. Coronavirus left a very different and difficult setting for every athlete....


A completed Big Ten tournament bracket

The Big Ten is Dancing

Luke Martin, Writer April 9, 2021

Last week, 14 teams competed in Indianapolis for the Big Ten tournament title and an automatic bid in the NCAA March Madness tournament. The tournament commenced on March 14th with play-in games among...

Michigan State upsets Michigan 77-70

Michigan State Exits Big Ten Tournament Early

Cam Dalton, Writer April 9, 2021

The Michigan State men’s basketball team has had a rollercoaster ride of a season. MSU started off the year hot ranked #4, but after a few losses dropped out of the rankings. Coach Tom Izzo has had his...

  Gabe Brown driving to the basket

Michigan State takes down No. 4 Ohio State

Lindsey Kania, Editor April 9, 2021

With a slim possibility of making the NCAA tournament this season, the Spartans (13-9, 7-9 Big Ten) have improved their chances with another quality win. On Thursday, February 25, MSU upset No.4 Ohio State,...

The Adams Lacrosse team together at the Fundraiser.

Rochester Adams Lacrosse is Finally Allowed to Step on the Field

Mitchell Bowery , writer April 7, 2021

The covid outbreak the world is facing has impacted spring sports by postponing them for weeks. For safety measures, the 2020 spring season was officially canceled a month later. The Rochester Adams Lacrosse...

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Don’t Bet on Hitting the Jackpot with Online Gambling

Jack Stanley, Editor March 24, 2021

Michigan’s newest form of wagering dubbed, “the crack cocaine of gambling”, is not all it’s cracked up to be. The new law passing internet betting is negatively impacting our economy and poisoning...

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