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School Lunches? Trifling.

School Lunches? Trifling.

October 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

From pizza with cheese that slides off like a bad wig, to Sahara desert-dry chicken nuggets, school lunches will have its good days and bad days. For years, students all over the nation have purchased or received free or reduced-lunch. Students expect a delicious and nutritious lunch, right? There was a time ...

Calling All Lovers of Art and Apples

Calling All Lovers of Art and Apples

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Every year, artists from all over the country come to showcase their work at the Art and Apples Festival.  This festival is scheduled the weekend after labor day, and this year took place on September 8, 9, and 10. Located at Rochester Municipal Park in downtown Rochester, the Art and Apples Festival is a program of Paint Creek Center fo...

RCS’ New Way to Vue Grades

RCS’ New Way to Vue Grades

Mira Patel, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

To start off the 2017-2018 school year, the district came out with a new way for students to view grades online. The new gradebook is called “Synergy” or “RCSvue”, and it is a completely different from what most students had become previously accustomed to. MyRCS did not allow students to vie...

Feminists Make an Appearance in Rochester

Feminists Make an Appearance in Rochester

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

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...

2017 Spring Sports Wrap-up

2017 Spring Sports Wrap-up

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the school year coming to a close, the end of the Highlanders spring sports season is here. Some students are anxiously anticipating the end of school, while others grieve over their final practice of the year. For a few, this may be the last sports season of their high school career. Regardless, t...

Adams Graduates 414 Seniors

Adams Graduates 414 Seniors

Sophie Williams, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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...

What to Do if You Have the Summer Blues

What to Do if You Have the Summer Blues

Elise Delikat, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With fewer than two weeks of school left, many students are stoked for the summer sun. Now no longer stuck inside school walls, students are excited to start their adventures during the next three lively months. How will they fill the time?  Many will be working, and most will be trying to squeeze ...

Adams Announces Six Staff Retirements

Adams Announces Six Staff Retirements

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students spend five days a week in a classroom, learning different subjects and new material. They often complain about the workload.  However, often many forget that, along with students, teachers sacrifice their time in order to teach and inspire students to grow each day. Teachers impact students...

Principal Cumming Leaves Legacy of Excellence

Principal Cumming Leaves Legacy of Excellence

Maddy Fleury, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

As the 2016-2017 school year wraps up, the Adams High School family will be saying goodbye to our beloved principal Mr. Kevin Cumming. For the past 17 years, Cumming has created a fun, safe, and enriching learning environment for everyone at AHS, whether it was as assistant principal, or for the last six ...

Students Struggle With Swarmed Sports Spaces

Students Struggle With Swarmed Sports Spaces

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

For many Highlanders, the end of the cold weather means the beginning of training for spring sports- including baseball, softball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and track. This wide variety means that there is a sport for everyone to try. The downside, however, is most activities occupy the same space: the trac...

Federal Budget Proposals to Defund Public Schooling

Federal Budget Proposals to Defund Public Schooling

Colin Gill, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The Trump administration, as well as the Republican Congress, are battling to defund programs across the board. Four days ago, the White House introduced its budget for 2017. The newly proposed federal budget, if passed, cuts federal discretionary spending to the lowest levels in over a decade. Many programs for public ...

Oh Lorde, She is Back!

Oh Lorde, She is Back!

Zoe Garden, Features Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

It has been four agonizingly long years of waiting by Lorde fans for new content to arise. On March 2, Lorde dropped her latest single, “Green Light”, and revealed her new album, Melodrama, will be released June 16. Lorde is known for her interesting take on pop music by not being in the normal st...

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