The Ridge Review

The Student News Site of Mountain Ridge High School | Glendale, Arizona

The Student News Site of Mountain Ridge High School | Glendale, Arizona

The Ridge Review

The Student News Site of Mountain Ridge High School | Glendale, Arizona

The Ridge Review

Campus Life

Two Ridge students pose at prom photo booth

Festival of Lights

Prom 2024
Remi McKim, Journalist May 16, 2024

This past month, on April 27th, 2024, Mountain Ridge’s annual prom was held at Chateau Luxe. This venue is one that Ridge frequently uses, as it is deemed a traditional prom venue. The venue contains a large lobby, with couches and high tables, which...

Club picture of Ridge SOFS

SOFS Crowning Commencement Ceremony

Jaslynn Pino, Journalist May 16, 2024

On April 9th, 2024 the Society of Female Scholars had its biggest event of the year, the Crowning Commencement. I, as a SOFS Co-Treasurer, am here to recap everything on what the event is, all the preparations for this day, and how it went! This...

a total solar eclipse

Celebrating a Phenomenon

How Mountain Ridge Was Involved with the Solar Eclipse
Remi McKim, Journalist May 16, 2024

This past Monday, April 8th, was a total solar eclipse, which could be viewed all across the United States. The direct path—where the sun would be totally covered—included cities like Burlington, Vermont; Cleveland, Ohio; Little Rock, Arkansas; and...

The Little Things We Love: Starring Mountain Ridge’s Theater

Tejas Sahni, Journalist May 16, 2024

Although a month has passed since Singing in the Rain ended, I still find myself constantly humming the tunes that are so famous. Something about that show stuck with me so profusely, it never shook off me, like a song stuck in someone's head. I had...

Teen Volunteering at Hospice of the Valley

Pravneet Chadha, Journalist May 16, 2024

Hospice of the Valley is a not-for-profit hospice—an institution for end-of-life patients—by remaining committed to their mission: “Bringing comfort, dignity and compassionate care to our community”. The team at Hospice of the Valley organizes...

Four athletes at Ridge NLI Signing Day

NLI Signing Day: Beyond Ridge Sports

Lucille Christensen, Journalist April 19, 2024

Throughout the early years of our lives and on through high school, many of us have developed a deep connection to one sport or another at some point. For many, sports take up a large majority of our afternoons, early mornings, and “free” weekends....

Club Officers pose at festival

Second Annual ACAA Culture Festival

The Reason Behind the Success
Remi McKim, Journalist March 4, 2024

It was a warm Saturday afternoon when Mountain Ridge’s campus was bustling with activity. Guests were first welcomed by a booth, which handed out a ticket with areas to be stamped. At each booth, the student working it would stamp the ticket after a...

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Staff vs GPD Charity Basketball Game

Jenna Dudley, Editor in Chief October 11, 2023

On Friday, October 13th, the Mountain Ridge staff will be facing off in a charity basketball game against the Glendale Police Department. All donations and proceeds from the game will go to the AZ Special Olympics, whose goal is to raise $5,000 through...

Pride of the West at the Super Bowl Pregame

Pride of the West at the Super Bowl Pregame

Molly Bomar, Editor in Chief February 23, 2023

The Mountain Ridge Band performed with the Kansas City Chief cheerleaders and mascot on Saturday morning on the live broadcast of Fox and Friends at the State Farm Stadium.    “We formed different formations each time, like an arc or two...

National Art Honor Society

National Art Honor Society

Bhavana Vinodh, Contributing Journalist February 2, 2023

RR: What is the purpose of your club?   National Art Honor Society is a club for advanced art students that have taken at least three years of art courses.  The purpose of the club is to make connections with other serious art students, work...

Trading Card Club

Trading Card Club

Nicolas Lara, Contributing Journalist January 30, 2023

RR: What is the purpose of the club? To build community while playing card games like Yugioh, Magic the Gathering, Pokémon, etc.   RR: How do students join your club? Come to a meeting on Wednesday after school.   RR: What kind...

Educators Rising

Educators Rising

Madison Hsu, Contributing Journalist January 26, 2023

RR: What is the purpose of your club? The mission of Educators Rising is to bring awareness about the field of education to the community and to provide a path for high school students who may be interested in working in the education field in the...