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The Can Man

The Can Man

Maverick Falconer, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

For nine years straight Rochester Adams High School has run an extremely successful canned food drive during a single week in the month of November. The results are nearly 30,000 cans donated to the Rochester Neighborhood House used for families in need. This week causes the schools subject depart...

Adams First Lacrosse Scrimmage in 2020

Adams First Lacrosse Scrimmage in 2020

Joey Shallow, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

What better way to jump back into the lacrosse season than to scrimmage a powerful Lake Orion team. This scrimmage was held at Ultimate Soccer in Pontiac, MI on January 26th. With both schools qualifying for the regional finals last year, the tension was high for both teams. “I’m excited to see...

The Season of Giving at Adams

The Season of Giving at Adams

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

  This year Rochester Adams’ National Honor Society strived to bring its services into the hearts and homes of children in the area in need of Christmas toys. With the Toys for Tots Charity Drive, donations in the form of toys were collected in the school media center. Teacher and advisor ...

The Return of Halo Reach

The Return of Halo Reach

Chase Montour, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

December 3rd saw the return of what is considered by some the greatest video game of all time: Halo Reach. Halo Reach was originally released on September 14th, 2010. It was a huge success, becoming very popular shortly after its release. Reach was just added to the Halo Master Chief Collection (MCC), a collect...

Lady Highlanders Are Back on Top

Lady Highlanders Are Back on Top

Ava Bondra, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

  The Lady Highlanders are back on top after many previous losses in the new year. On February 2nd, Rochester Adams cheer competed at the Lake Orion Invitational. Knowing that this was going to be a difficult competition, the team was filled with passion to prove that they are the team to beat ...

Tom Brady’s Future in the NFL

Tom Brady’s Future in the NFL

Caden Ebinger, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

  Tom Brady has been the face of the New England Patriots for the past 19 seasons and is now a free agent for the first time in his career. Brady has three options at this point: sign a new contract with New England, be traded to another team in the NFL, or retire.  After the recent loss to ...

Putting The Ace in Ace Attorney

Putting The Ace in Ace Attorney

Teagan Burns, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

  Guilty until proven innocent: these are the words the Ace Attorney series follows. This series takes place in Japan, where cases are stacked heavily against defendants. The moment the client is arrested, they have to fight a steep uphill battle where they will most likely be found guilty. So wh...

The Tank

The Tank

Rob Gurzick, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

  The Detroit Lions have struggled mightily this season. Now the question remains: Should they lose the rest of the season on purpose? The Lions have now won three games, lost nine, and tied one. After starting the season with two straight wins, they have lost a total of nine games in the la...

Adams Ends 2019 On Top

Adams Ends 2019 On Top

Ava Bondra, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

  With a second place finish at the MHSAA State Finals, the Rochester Adams cheerleading team returns to the new season with hopes to reclaim its former victories.  Rochester Adams Cheerleading successfully ended 2019 on top, winning the OAA Red League competition. The OAA League Competition...

Adams Defeats Stoney in Intense Crosstown Showdown

Adams Defeats Stoney in Intense Crosstown Showdown

Will Bass, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

The Crosstown Showdown has been an intense competition for more than 20 years proving which of the Rochester high schools is superior. This year followed tradition, with the Adams’ basketball team facing off against the talented Stoney Creek Cougars. The Highlanders, led by new coach Jaret Thomas, started off...

How the Grinch Stole Christmas: A Real-Life Edition

How the Grinch Stole Christmas: A Real-Life Edition

Samantha Moilanen, Editor

February 7, 2020

How the Grinch Stole Christmas: A Real-Life Edition The Christmas season is a time of extensive gift-giving and last-minute Amazon orders two days before the holiday, but what if all your gifts went missing? In the United States, about eleven million packages are stolen every year. People across ...

Deadly New Zealand Volcano Erupts

Deadly New Zealand Volcano Erupts

Alyssa Cassell, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

New Zealand’s popular volcano adventure has always been a favorite attraction for tourists around the world. Not anymore--the country’s White Island volcano unexpectedly erupted during a tour, killing several tourists. New Zealand’s most active volcano erupted on December 9th, 2019, killing...

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