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Washington DC Statehood
Washington DC Statehood
Naomi Presler, Reporter • May 7, 2021

On April 22  2021, the House of Representatives was able to pass a bill that would grant Washington, DC to become a state. The party line vote was 216-208. The next step for the statehood bill, is to go to the Senate. However, since this is a democratic...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
Upcoming NATO summit 2021
Nika Anderson, Reporter • April 12, 2021

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is a transatlantic alliance of countries from mainly North America and Western Europe. NATO formed in 1949 to ensure collective safety from the threats of the Soviet Union after World War II. NATO's Secretary...

Viktor Medvedchuk
Viktor Medvedchuk
Nika Anderson, Reporter • March 30, 2021

Viktor Medvedchuk, a pro-Kremlin politician in Ukraine, has been exporting oil to the US even after America imposed sanctions on him in 2014. Medvedchuk is a close ally of Vladimir Putin; the godfather of this oligarch's daughter happens to be Putin himself....

Mock Trial State
Mock Trial State
Elizabeth Graff, Reporter • March 30, 2021

On the weekend of March 6, 2021, five Adams Mock Trial teams advanced to the state competition determined by results from various regional competitions in Indiana. These teams included The Frends, who advanced from the Indianapolis Regional and ranked...

Princess Diana and Meghan Markle: Decades Later, Another Royal Wife Free
Princess Diana and Meghan Markle: Decades Later, Another Royal Wife Free
Isabella Ernsberger, Reporter • March 19, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article discusses eating disorders, suicide, self harm. If these are sensitive topics for you please proceed with caution or exit the article.   In a groundbreaking interview that aired Sunday night, Prince Harry and Meghan...

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Martin Stoner out playing on the tennis court.
Martin Stoner
Anna Schrader, Reporter / Photographer • May 7, 2021

Martin Stoner is an academic and extremely well versed student at John Adams. During his time in school, Martin has taken six IB classes, including Environmental Systems and Spanish HL. He also threw in some Advanced Placement classes including AP World History and AP US History. Although Stoner does try to challenge himself academically, he also finds it important to take classes he enjoys. “I know...

Bryce Martens
Bryce Martens
Pike Temple, Reporter

Bryce Martens is a senior at John Adams High School. As a freshman, Martens immediately got involved in the high school’s various athletic...

Homecoming court 2020
Dion Payne-Miller
Hannah Connell, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Dion Payne-Miller is a current senior at John Adams who is a leader at school and in the community. The young man is dedicated to being a force...

Diego Cardenas
Diego Cardenas
Pike Temple, Reporter

Diego Cardenas is a graduating Senior at John Adams High School. Diego’s cheerful demeanor shines in and out of the classroom. He helps out...

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Fits of the Month: April
Fits of the Month: April
Elizabeth Graff, Reporter • May 13, 2021

As the school year comes to an end, you can often see people resorting to less effort when it comes to their appearance at school. But this...

WandaVision Review
WandaVision Review
Charlie Barron, Reporter • March 19, 2021
What Goes Around Comes Around
What Goes Around Comes Around
Oriane Dancler, Reporter • March 19, 2021
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