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The Earth Gets Heated

The Earth Gets Heated

Caroline Guglielmetti, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As hip-hop singer Nelly once said, “It’s gettin’ hot in here”. People, whether they live in the north, south, east, or west, can agree that the weather has been abnormally warm as temperatures have risen exponentially across the globe. Throughout the winter months, the ground is expected to be co...

Students working hard…outside of school

Students working hard…outside of school

Maddy Fluery, Editor In Chief

December 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For high school students on the verge of becoming adults and living on their own, securing an after school or weekend job is an excellent way to learn responsibility and get prepared for the future. Although balancing school work and real work can become difficult, getting a job teaches kids the skills n...

New Year’s Horrors

New Year’s Horrors

Katie Rath, Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It is impossible to enjoy the new year dead. New Year’s is a time for celebration and new beginnings. Resolutions are made, champagne is opened, and the new year is welcomed. However, the individuals who make wrong choices may very well have their last new beginning. At most adult New Year’s parties, there ca...

The Menorah is Lit

The Menorah is Lit

Caroline Guglielmetti, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For many people, Christmas is the most exciting holiday of the year. For the Jewish community on the other hand, Hanukkah is celebrated between the days of December 12th through the 20th all over the world. In Hebrew, Hanukkah refers to the idea of dedication and strength. Legend has it that during the second...

What Makes Christmas Unique?

What Makes Christmas Unique?

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Christmas only comes around once a year, and most people choose to make the most of every moment in this wonderful season. It’s a time for family and friends to get together and celebrate. Families celebrate Christmas in their own unique way. For Christmas this year Adams students will share their...

Adams Marching Band Keeping Step

Adams Marching Band Keeping Step

Bianca Dumitrescu, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Sunday, December 3, Rochester Hills had its sixty-sixth annual Christmas Hometown Parade. The parade took place on Main Street in Downtown Rochester, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. This year, the theme was “Vintage Christmas”.  The parade was introduced by the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce an...

Adams DECA Prepares for Battle

Adams DECA Prepares for Battle

Grace Ryba, Editor In Chief

December 11, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Rochester Adams DECA has made a name for itself when it comes to dominating the competition. From districts at Lake Orion High School, to states at The Cobo Center, and internationals held in California last year, Adams DECA always ends on top. This year the business club expects no less. Before competitors face ...

Favorite winter activities in Rochester

Favorite winter activities in Rochester

Samantha Moilanen, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The winter time is lively and eventful as many people start getting into the holiday spirit and venturing out of the house to take part in all of the different activities. With the snow comes sledding on the massive hills in Bloomer Park, drinking hot beverages downtown while enjoying the lights, or g...

Supreme: Fashion’s “Greatest” Disappointment

Supreme: Fashion’s “Greatest” Disappointment

Jalil Mims, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

A Red box logo and white letters are just two of the many poplar trademarks of the clothing brand known as Supreme. This so-called “high-quality” brand has become extremely popular in pop culture, with Adams being no exception. Not only has this fashion company prevailed tremendously with adults over a spa...

Wondering About Wonder?

Wondering About Wonder?

Isabella Martin, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Everyone can remember that one book that was a reading requirement in elementary school. Whether it was about animals, princesses, or fantasy characters, the plots of these stories were often utterly unrelatable and never seemed to teach much of a lesson. While this used to be the case, the book that i...

School Field Trips: Where Did They Go?

School Field Trips: Where Did They Go?

Samantha Moilanen, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Field trips can be a welcome escape from the classroom and are an exciting way to interact in a different learning environment. However, they have slowly dwindled over the years as the curriculum has become more rigorous and less about the fun aspects of learning. Adams mostly only offers school field trips for upperclass...

Rubbing Out Racial Reads

Rubbing Out Racial Reads

Amanda Mazzuchi, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

While Adams students are allowed to read To Kill a Mockingbird, many in southern states cannot. Southern schools do not want their students reading “racially offensive” novels. Numerous complaints from parents caused countless copies of To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, to be removed from numerous...

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