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Students Come Together to Raise Money for La Casa de Amistad

Students Come Together to Raise Money for La Casa de Amistad

May 7, 2019

Last Weekend John Adams’ National Honors Society held their annual Night of the Arts. The night included a showcasing of artwork created by students, an auctioning of art...

IDEA Week 2019

IDEA Week 2019

May 6, 2019

This April marked the second year for IDEA Week, an “innovation festival” determined to inspire members of our community to be creative throughout their daily lives. This...

Thousands Come Out to Support Mayor Pete’s Presidential Run

Thousands Come Out to Support Mayor Pete’s Presidential Run

April 23, 2019

"My name is Pete Buttigieg. They call me Mayor Pete. I am a proud son of South Bend, Indiana. And I am running for President of the United States."

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Spring Fling 2019

Spring Fling 2019

May 9, 2019

This past Friday, April 26, the John Adams choirs held their annual Spring Fling performance. The show featured members of the show choir, as well as, the concert choir, and...

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

May 9, 2019

Even with a bias towards DC overall (mostly towards the comic books), I was excited out of my mind to watch Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame”. This film is 11 years...

Lauren Miller

Lauren Miller

May 9, 2019

Fashion is art. It is an expression of self-image, of social climate, and of the generally creative human spirit. Although, for many of us, our clothes are mostly representative...

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Zach Fernandez

Zach Fernandez

April 18, 2019

As our 2019 school year comes to a close, many old faces will be leaving the John Adams campus. To the disappointment of many, one of those faces will be that of Zach Fernandez....

Monica Dang

Monica Dang

March 25, 2019

Monica Dang, one the many amazing seniors that attends Adams High School, is a member of student government, NHS, the IB program, JAVA, and Spanish Club. With these roles...

Mateo Rey

Mateo Rey

March 1, 2019

Mateo Rey is a senior swimmer, artist, and fashion icon here at Adams. Because of his talents in an array of categories, we decided that he merited an article to showcase...

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Male Athletics Versus Female Athletics
Want to go to a Top 30 University?

Want to go to a Top 30 University?

May 7, 2019

For anyone who has attended a college visit to a top 30 university, the refrain is the same at each institution: “we want to see that you have taken the most rigorous program...

Tardy Room? Lockout? Either Way It’s a Bad Idea

Tardy Room? Lockout? Either Way It’s a Bad Idea

May 7, 2019

To The Editor: Lockout, also known as a tardy room, is a strategy the administration utilizes to incentivize students to arrive to class on time, has been enforced this...

Solitary Confinement Isn’t Solving Problems

Solitary Confinement Isn’t Solving Problems

May 6, 2019

For years, the use of solitary confinement has been criticized and debated. The practice dates back all the way to the early nineteenth century, and there are serious risks...

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