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Iowa Caucuses Recap

Iowa Caucuses Recap

February 18, 2020

The Iowa caucuses, which took place on February 3rd, caused controversial difficulties in the lacking results. The results were delayed due to "inconsistencies in the reporting...

Black Inventors

Black Inventors

February 13, 2020

   We all know Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and Malcolm X, but what about some of the black inventors in history? Well here are two you should know...

JA Students Rewarded with Honor Roll Breakfast

JA Students Rewarded with Honor Roll Breakfast

January 31, 2020

On January 28th and January and January 29th, John Adams High School held a special breakfast for all of its Honor Roll students. To qualify for this breakfast, students had...

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Broadway backstage with Jon Krause
The Power of Your Past

The Power of Your Past

February 18, 2020

Have you ever experienced deja-vu, felt like you already knew somebody upon first meeting them, or had some type of explained fear? Reincarnation is the idea of the rebirth...

Drive

Drive

February 18, 2020

On the dark, moonlit streets of Los Angeles, Ryan Gosling plays an unnamed stunt driver/ getaway driver trying to be a better person in the film Drive. The film, directed...

4 Super Bowl Fashion Statements and Impacts

4 Super Bowl Fashion Statements and Impacts

February 17, 2020

The Super Bowl has been around for over 54 years and has put on inspiring and entertaining halftime shows. It only lasts 15 minutes but the show can have such an impact on...

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Loryn Higginbotham
Elena Soto

Elena Soto

February 19, 2020

Elena Soto, an Adams senior, will not only be named one of the 2020 Valedictorians, but she is also an accomplished artist hoping to continue in that field. One of Elena’s...

Matthew Carbonaro

Matthew Carbonaro

February 19, 2020

Matthew Lundberg Carbonaro is a 17 year-old IB and Honors student at John Adams High School. He is arguably the smartest 4th generation Italian-Swedish American in the entire...

Kendall Moore

Kendall Moore

February 14, 2020

Kendall Moore will be graduating this June, after spending the past four years in Adams and leaving her mark on many of the clubs and groups of the school. She has been involved...

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Curfew
Music

Music

February 13, 2020

Music is the light of a lot of people's lives. Music can help people focus, improve happiness, and improve sleep. A lot of teenagers and young adults enjoy listening to music...

Later Start Time

Later Start Time

February 13, 2020

The issue of going to school later or earlier in the morning is an issue that has been on the minds of students and teachers across America. Some people feel that starting...

Student Stress

Student Stress

February 13, 2020

Student stress can take many forms. It can arrive from bad home life and horrible teachers or caretakers that expect way too much from their kids. I have friends that suffer...

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The student-run news source and voice for the JAHS community since 1940.