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Adriana James-Rodil

Adriana James-Rodil, Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-chief, Adriana James-Rodil, is a third-year journalist for the Achona newspaper and a member of the Academy’s senior class. If James-Rodil is not composing an article (or attending the occasional Studco meeting), you may find her on the tennis court volleying with her co-captains. Or in the commons collaborating with her fellow members of the Social Justice and Speech and Debate clubs. Ever the engaged teenager, James-Rodil is a contributing writer for “Teens for Teen Health” (a developing nonprofit dedicated to conveying health information via online journalism) and an annual attendee on the Scranton mission trip. James-Rodil is also one to dabble in the arts— hence her participation in school functions including “Poetry Out Loud”, “Unplugged”, and our talent show. In her “spare” time, James-Rodil is often surrounded by the techno beats of Bad Bunny as she attempts to decompress and indulge in well-deserved TLC. At present, James-Rodil intends to enter college undecided, preferably located in the Northeast.

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In Achona, I have found my voice and subsequently found myself.

An Open Letter to Achona

Adriana James-Rodil, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2021

Hallway Questions: Part 2 (VIDEO)

Adriana James-Rodil, Sophomore Staff Writer
April 24, 2019
Vine ended on Jan. 17, 2017.

The Aftermath of #RIPVine

Adriana James-Rodil, Sophomore Staff Writer
March 29, 2019
It is not too late to show appreciation during Black History Month, as POWER is hosting karaoke in the Brady Center every Thursday in February. You can sign up on the POWER bulletin board or with Belcher or Filocco.

POWER Holds Black History Month Convocation

Adriana James-Rodil, Sophomore Staff Writer
February 22, 2019
The Dad’s Club is continuing to host events with the Sophomore Goody Goody Breakfast with Dads on December 5 at 7:00 a.m., the junior and senior Goody Goody Breakfast on December 12 at 7:00 a.m., and the High School lunch with Dads on December 10 at 12:45 p.m.

A Christmas Stroll in Hyde Park Village

Adriana James-Rodil, Sophomore Staff Writer
December 3, 2018
Pine tells Entertainment Weekly about learning to master the Scottish accent: It was difficult to get an accent to be organic that is so foreign from my own. There were particular sounds that I stumbled on, but also just getting the musicality of the language down. I didn’t want it to be a movie about an accent; I didn’t want people to not believe I was Scottish, but I also couldn’t draw too much attention to it and away from the story.

Netflix Releases New Film “Outlaw King”

Adriana James-Rodil, Sophomore Staff Writer
November 13, 2018
Simple questions can trick the brain due to its automatic response to be efficient and look for patterns.

Hallway Questions (VIDEO)

Adriana James-Rodil, Sophmore Staff Writer
October 3, 2018
Between the years 1979 and 1996, 5,296 menstrual TSS cases were reported in the United States.

Toxic Shock Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Adriana James-Rodil, Sophmore Staff Writer
September 25, 2018
Walt Disney died in 1966, unable to witness his masterpiece—Walt Disney World Resort.

The Allure of Walt Disney World Resort

Adriana James-Rodil, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 17, 2018
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