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Art Club at Art Beat
Art Club at Art Beat
Pike Temple, Sports Editor • September 23, 2022

On August 20th, the John Adams Art Club set up a booth at Art Beat, an annual event held in downtown South Bend that gives local artists the opportunity to showcase and sell their work. The John Adams Art Club, like the other artists and creators showcasing...

Mrs. Eagles Tennis
Mrs. Eagles Tennis
David Nagy, Reporter • September 23, 2022

Maria Strafford has led the John Adams tennis programs for eight years, winning several tournaments and invites with both the boys and girls teams. Maria’s hard work and ability to foster an exceptional team culture have earned her a 2020 Northern Indiana...

Tempus: The Time is Now
Tempus: The Time is Now
Joie Warnke, Reporter • September 23, 2022

In Latin, tempus directly translates to the word “time”. What better time to talk about the John Adams Marching Band show than right now? Each year, the marching band, along with other high school bands across the area, develop new themes and a “show”...

New Coach Inspiring a New Team
New Coach Inspiring a New Team
Adele Zyniewicz, Reporter • September 9, 2022

Frank Karczewski grew up as an athlete. In fact, he grew up right here in South Bend, Indiana right by the North Shore Triangle. Karczewski and his three sisters, who are triplets, all attended St. Joseph Grade School. During his high school years here...

Pressure on Student-Athletes at John Adams
Pressure on Student-Athletes at John Adams
Madalyn Berry, Reporter • September 9, 2022

The John Adams student-athletes have a lot to juggle to remain successful. Whether they’re on or off the court or field these athletes get the job done. The pressure on student-athletes isn’t confined to just doing their best in a game or at practice...

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Anna Rosato
Anna Rosato
Olivia Rosato, Reporter • September 23, 2022

Anna Rosato is a John Adams full-International Baccalaureate senior and athlete. Throughout her time at John Adams, she has participated in varsity soccer, varsity quiz bowl, French club, and is the secretary of the National Honor Society. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, exercising, traveling, and walking her dog, Champion. Anna was also recently recognized as a National Merit...

Eden Blakemore
Eden Blakemore
Madison Brady, Reporter

Eden Blakemore, an accomplished John Adams student, has had an exciting senior year in high school so far. By hanging out with friends, going...

Marfowaa Antwi
Marfowaa Antwi
Abena Antwi, Reporter

Marfowaa Antwi, a thriving John Adams senior and student athlete, is looking forward to enjoying her senior year and is eager to have a great...

Lily Khan
Lily Khan
Lizzie Graff, Reporter

Lily Khan is excited to move on to a higher education. Over four years at Adams, Lily has made many fond memories and developed advice for her...

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A&E
Maggie Cheung as Irma Vep
Roll Film with Irma Vep
Charlie Barron, Reporter • September 29, 2022

Back to where it all began, Irma Vep first appeared as a character in the 1915 serial “Les Vampires”. Played by famous French actor Musidora,...

Romanticizing Fall
Romanticizing Fall
Julia Maina, Editor-in-Chief • September 23, 2022
The Untold Past of Jennette McCurdy
The Untold Past of Jennette McCurdy
Lydia Brady, Reporter • September 23, 2022
My Favorite Coming-of-Age Films
My Favorite Coming-of-Age Films
Marcelina Kukawska, Creative Director / Reporter • September 23, 2022
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