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AP Research class peer editing each others academic papers. (Photo Credit: Ella Zazeckis)

AP Capstone Program At Adams

Ella Zazeckis February 26, 2024

AP Capstone is a research-based program that is not offered at every high school. While Rochester Adams is one of the few AP Capstone-certified schools, the course was relatively unknown until the 2024...

Two former Adams students enjoying Fur Angel, Oberon. (Photo credit: @oberonoflostlakewoods on Instagram)

Paws-itively Impactful—The Power of Therapy Dogs at Adams.

Ava Hirvela, Writer February 15, 2024

High school can be a stressful time for the Adams community, including students and teachers. Whether it’s the homework load, AP testing, or never-ending lessons to plan, there is always something to...

The winner of Mr. Highlander for the class of 2023. (Photo Credit: @adamsclassof23 on Instagram)

Class of 2024 Fails to Carry on Mr. Highlander Tradition

Anna Puertas, Writer February 15, 2024

A fan-favorite Adams tradition, the Mr. Highlander pageant, has been canceled for the class of 2024, despite just making its return this past year.  Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Highlander was...

The Adams graduating class of 2023. (Photo Credit: Adams High Instagram)

2023: A Jam-Packed Year at Adams

Noah Stockoski, Writer January 10, 2024

January: Students returned from a fun winter break, ready to get back into the swing of things, as finals were the second week of school following break. Finals week consisted of three half days, each...

The 2023 Adams Varsity Cheer Team after winning their first league competition this season. (Photo Credit Adams Cheerleading)

The Senior Seven

Kyra Heinzmann, Writer January 9, 2024

After three straight state titles and a runner-up appearance last season, seven of the 12 senior cheerleaders from last year’s team decided to forgo their final season of competitive cheer. This...

The team receiving a pep talk from coaches during a time-out (Photo Credit: Donna Daziel).

Varsity Boys Basketball

Anna Puertas, Writer December 19, 2023

The Adams Varsity Boys Basketball team has had an impressive start to the season, winning the first five games. Most recently, on Tuesday, December 5, the team won an exciting game in the final seconds...

Student council post giving information about the Can Drive (photo credits: @adamsstudentcouncil on instagram)

Adams Can Drive

Emma Wittkopp, Writer December 12, 2023

The annual Adams High School Can Drive took place the week of November 13th. Student Council spent weeks in preparation to create the most rewarding Can Drive possible, athe proceeds going to the local...

The famous image that is most commonly used as the Josh Hutcherson meme. (Photo Credit: MetroGirlzStation)

Memes Have Invaded Our Feeds!

Noah Stockoski, Writer December 11, 2023

In the digital age, it is common for people to spend multiple hours per day scrolling through social media, especially teenagers. People view cooking tutorials on TikTok, funny fails on Instagram Reels,...

Adams students place flags in front of the school for Veterans Day. (Photo Credit: Dave Lovalvo)

Adams Salutes Its Veterans

Noah Stockoski, Writer November 29, 2023

In honor of Veterans Day, Rochester Adams held its annual celebration on November 10 to salute the veterans in the Adams community. Students and staff at the high school each took a moment out of their...

What a typical Adams classroom looks like on a senior skip day. (Photo Credit: Noah Stockoski)

Are Senior Skip Days Getting Out of Hand?

Noah Stockoski, Writer November 29, 2023

Adams seniors recently organized their second “senior skip day” of the school year on November 1. The seniors’ organization of two skip days before the end of the first quarter has raised a lot of...

Taylor Swift announcing 1989 (Taylor’s Version) at her Era’s Tour show in Los Angeles. (Photo Credit: CNN)

Reclaiming Her Name: Taylor Swift Releases 1989 (Taylor’s Version)

Anna Puertas, Writer November 20, 2023

Number one in the charts and number one in our hearts, pop sensation Taylor Swift is one of the most famous female musicians in the world. 10 studio albums, 12 Grammy Awards, 40 American Music Awards,...

Celebrities seen wearing the iconic Ultra Mini Uggs in public. (Photo Credit: Vogue)

The Ugg Has Returned Amongst Highlanders

Chiara Palomera, Writer November 20, 2023

As the new school year begins, fashion trends swarm the halls; the latest brand, the trending pant, or the hottest new style of shirt. One of the biggest shoe trends for the fall season? The  Ugg.  Whether...

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