The Tower

Claire Stowe
Claire Stowe, a junior at John Adams High School, is Editor-in-Chief of The Tower. She is thrilled to be the first generation of The Tower’s online presence, and looks forward to continue building the website and watching it develop, as well as the print edition.
As a reporter for the 2017-18 school year, she covered many stories, including several featured on the front page. She covered the walkout Adams had in support of DACA members and conducted several interviews of various important figures involved. She also wrote several pieces during the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida tragedy, and even traveled to Washington DC with the John Adams SASS [Social Action for Student Safety] organization for the March for Our Lives. This remains to be a major highlight of not only her Tower career but of her entire life, as she met many people of different backgrounds from all over the world united by a common belief.
Later in the year, Claire, along with Ryan Downey and Seth Kirkpatrick, applied for and received official press credentials for the Donald Trump rally in Elkhart, Indiana. They attended the event together and lived to tell the tale, specifically in several articles, videos, and podcasts. At the rally she was also able to meet professional local and even national reporters, building connections between student and professional journalism.
Outside of her Tower obligations, Claire runs cross country, participates in mock trial, and plays violin in the South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra. She loves to travel, but she’s currently stuck at home with her high-maintenance parents and her low-maintenance dog, Luna.

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Claire Stowe, Editor-in-Chief

Dec 08, 2019
David Smith and Issanae Bailey (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
Thousands of Teachers Will Travel to Indianapolis to Support Public Education (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
Athletes Recognized at 2019 Fall Sports Banquet (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Impeachment: What’s Going On in Washington? (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Volume 79 Issue 1 (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Michael Dunham (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Forever an Eagle (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Maddie Mischak (Story)
Jun 03, 2019
Volume 78 Issue 4 (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Appeals on Wheels (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
Most Essential Command (Story/Media)
Mar 25, 2019
“Horrified But Not Surprised”: EL Teachers Respond to Discrimination, Rhetoric on Immigration (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Students Want to Use Voices But Censorship Remains (Story/Media)
Jan 21, 2019
The Human Side to the Immigration “Crisis” (Story)
Dec 20, 2018
Volume 78 Issue 2 (Story)
Dec 20, 2018
“It’s The Time For Women” (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
“We’re Trying to Save Public Education” (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Senior Lara Chuppe Recognized as Top Researcher (Story)
Nov 10, 2018
Donald Trump Has Gone Too Far By Revoking Credentials (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Three Advance to Cross Country Semi-State (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Low Salaries Impacting Quality of Education (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
Kaepernick, Nike, Protests: Divergent Views (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Another Year, Another “Tower” (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
School Board Member Explains Start-Times (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
Volume 78 Issue 1 (Story)
May 31, 2018
Volume 77 Issue 15 (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
John Adams Spring Fling 2018 – GREASE (Story)
The student-run news source and voice for the JAHS community since 1940.
Claire Stowe