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12 Days of Christmas (school remix)

12 Days of Christmas (school remix)

Shelby Smith, Jordan Revenaugh, and Lizzy Botkin

December 5, 2016


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On the first day of Christmas, my teachers gave to me A school year of anxiety   On the second day of Christmas, my teachers gave to me Two lousy worksheets And a school year of anxiety   On the third day of Christmas, my teachers gave to me Three failed quizzes, two lou...

Student Spotlight: Kate Vibert

Student Spotlight: Kate Vibert

Anna Abouzeid, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016


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Student Spotlight: Kate Vibert The alarm annoyingly buzzes at 6 a.m., every  Monday through Sunday. No matter how she feels on any particular morning, the second the day starts, every action taken will affect her. However, the moment she enters the doors of what she calls her “sanctuary”, eve...

Parents in Politics: The Passing Down of Beliefs

Parents in Politics: The Passing Down of Beliefs

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


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With the election coming up on November 8, people across the country express their political beliefs through clothes, posters, social media, and, of course, voting. From childhood, media and society influence an individual’s stances, but the most powerful impact on young students is their parents’ vi...

Government Teachers Take On This Year’s Presidential Election

Government Teachers Take On This Year’s Presidential Election

Zoe Garden, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


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This year has been a groundbreaking year for the American campaign trail. Presidential elections always give students the chance to debate in the classroom on certain issues. Due to this year’s election, controversial topics have brought up by the candidates that the typical  student may not under...

Homecoming: A Costly Affair

Homecoming: A Costly Affair

Maddy Fleury, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


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Although spending a day pampering and getting ready for the Homecoming dance is always enjoyable, many students tend to spend upwards of hundreds of dollars styling and beautifying themselves for just one night.  However exciting a night it may be, the costs can be excessive. The AHS  Homecoming, which is meant to be a...

STUCO Raises the Bar

STUCO Raises the Bar

Anna Abouzeid, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


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Most students look forward to the many Homecoming traditions. Student Council, staff, and Adams’ families are spending hours of intense planning, arranging and decorating in preparation for the upcoming event.  What will make Homecoming this year even bigger and better than the last several years? ...

Homecoming: A History

Homecoming: A History

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


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Homecoming is well-known for school spirit, fun with friends, and gameday hype. The most familiar festivities of  Homecoming include the Homecoming court, pep assembly, game, parade, and the long-anticipated dance. “I think Homecoming is a time to spend with friends and support your football t...

Homecoming: A Teacher’s Perspective

Homecoming: A Teacher’s Perspective

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


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Fall brings about sweaters, Friday night football, and pumpkin spice lattes. Even more importantly, though, with fall comes Homecoming season. Homecoming is a truly exciting time for students, but what do teachers think about it? Each year, as Homecoming week rolls around, teachers happily participate in...

Spirit Week 2016: Day 4~Camo Day

Spirit Week 2016: Day 4~Camo Day

October 13, 2016


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Senior Boys Boogie for the Win

Senior Boys Boogie for the Win

Lauren Dedvukaj, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


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The day of the Homecoming pep assembly is arguably one of the best days of the school year. The school is filled with students eager to get out of class early and enjoy the event Student Council has spent weeks putting together. The gymnasium soon becomes encompassed in darkness before an eruption of ...

Single and Ready to Mingle at Hoco

Single and Ready to Mingle at Hoco

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The fall event of Homecoming is right around the corner.  With pumpkins popping up everywhere and the leaves changing color, the Highlanders are in full Homecoming swing. It’s the time when girls begin buying their dresses, calling in reservations, and witnessing the proposals that pop up as fre...

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