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Adams Prepares for Canned Food Drive

Adams Prepares for Canned Food Drive

Caden Ebinger, Writer

November 8, 2019

The canned food drive is an infamously memorable week at Adams High School.  Students can earn incentives based on the amount of money they raise as a class, ranging from a movie day to a trip to Cedar Point. All donations received will be sent to the Rochester Area Neighborhood House Food Pantry. The...

Student Spotlight: Remini Tillotson

Student Spotlight: Remini Tillotson

Joey Shallow, Writer

November 7, 2019

Most girls can't say they have kicked an extra point. Remini Tillotson is not most girls.   Tillotson, an all-star on the soccer field, currently kicks for the Rochester Adams JV Football team. As a freshman last year, Tillotson made the Adams varsity soccer team and was All District and All Leag...

Michigan First State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

Michigan First State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

Luke McQueen, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

It is evident that vaping has run rampant amongst the youth, however, that is about to change. On Wednesday, September 4, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a full ban on all flavored E-cigarettes. Some believe that E-cigs were appealing to children with flavors such as “Frozen Lime Drop, Gummi Bear, and Blue Raz Cotton...

College Application Season is in Full Effect

College Application Season is in Full Effect

Zach Liem, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Students across the nation are scrambling to put the final touches on their beloved college applications. College application season is upon us, and high school seniors around the country are putting their finishing touches on the applications for the schools of their dreams; or rushing to get st...

Jeans: the Do-All Pants

Jeans: the Do-All Pants

Joe Riera, Editor

October 23, 2019

Denim, to me, is much more than just a raw material or pair of pants. Denim is a world of possibilities to express my style and tell you my story through what I’m wearing. As a denim fanatic, I investigated the history of this beloved material to see what styles and trends are fashionable today. ...

The Invisible Addiction: A Story of Depression and Recovery

The Invisible Addiction: A Story of Depression and Recovery

Samantha Moilanen, Editor

October 21, 2019

Why me? This is a question many young teens and adults who are struggling with mental illness ask themselves every day. There may not be a clear answer: mental illnesses do not choose their victims, but are a result of unprecedented genetics and circumstances. An estimated 44,965 Americans die every year...

Rochester Adams Journalism Students Cover Rocket Mortgage Classic

Rochester Adams Journalism Students Cover Rocket Mortgage Classic

Kristen D'Souza and Josie Wenzell

September 23, 2019

Adams Kilt journalists Josie Wenzell and Kristen D’Souza recently covered the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic, the first PGA tour to come to Detroit. The student journalists traveled to the grounds of the historic Detroit Golf Club on the final day of the tournament, Sunday June 30th, to document the ...

Adams Celebrates Second Annual Gold Rush Tailgate

Adams Celebrates Second Annual Gold Rush Tailgate

Sophie Tecson and Katie Rath, Editors

September 23, 2019

Friday night football is an undeniably important tradition in Rochester Hills. And just two hours before kickoff, Rochester Adams High School “kicked off” the first game of the school year in the Van Hoosen Middle School parking lot with the second annual Gold Rush Tailgate. On Friday, September 6...

Adams Girls Track and Field Team Place First in Varsity Invitational, Boys Take Second

Adams Girls Track and Field Team Place First in Varsity Invitational, Boys Take Second

May 28, 2019

On May 4, Rochester Adams Track and Field team went to the 42nd Annual Muskrat Classic in Algonac, Michigan. After medaling in every event, the girls took first place and the boys took second. This is the second consecutive year that the girls have won the meet. Last year, the girls team won by a land...

Highlanders Exercise Amendment XV

Highlanders Exercise Amendment XV

Grace Ryba, Editor In Chief

May 28, 2019

Millions of people fail to vote on election day due to a missed a registration deadline, or lack of knowledge on how to register. On Wednesday, May 1, Rochester Adams High School invited students eligible to vote in the next election to register to do so. This provided a great opportunity for students aged 17.5 and o...

Xbox’s Adaptive Controller: Progressive or Unrepresentative?

Xbox’s Adaptive Controller: Progressive or Unrepresentative?

Luke McQueen, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

Ever since its creation, gaming has been an all inclusive and fun activity that the whole family can take part in. The only roadblock to that would be the controllers. Not everyone has the physical capability to properly use traditional controllers, namely people with special needs. Thankfully this all cha...

Rochester Adams Signing Day

Rochester Adams Signing Day

Grace Antonelli, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

Playing a sport at the college level takes a lot of hard work, commitment, and extreme perseverance. Rochester Adams High School is proud to represent these 18 student athletes, 9 boys and 9 girls will continue their athletic careers at the next level. On Thursday April 11th, Rochester Adams High...

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