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“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!” and So Do We, and So Should You! Here We Might Make You Laugh, Cry, Both; If Anything These Articles Are Sure to Brighten up Your Day

Getting Lost on a Hike

Sun is setting beetwen Saguaros, in Sonoran Desert, near Phoenix.
Kelsey Nahodil, Co-Editor in Chief January 22, 2021

What was supposed to be a fun little hike took a strange turn when we were in the middle of a hike and took a wrong turn. My cousin, sister, and I all thought we were going the right way to get back to the car but in reality we were lost beyond comprehension.    My...

What Your Amazon Cart Says About You

What's in your cart?
Ava Padelford, Editor December 22, 2020

People are weird! I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but everyone’s got their own unique personality. There are good and bad types of weird but a good identification of this level points towards a person’s Amazon cart. Everyone is entitled to their...

A Realistic Reply from Santa

Jolly Old Saint Nick
Ava Padelford, Lead Writer December 7, 2020

Dear people of the world,    I have received your letters! As much joy as it brings me hearing you all wish for stuff you don’t have, I must tell you, I am over it. I’m not as jolly as I used to be. My chronic back pain has stopped me...

5 Swell Gifts For This Holiday Season

A Sweet Surprise Lies Inside
Kate Williams, Funnies Columnist November 29, 2020

We have all received or gifted some ludicrous but entertaining gifts during the holiday season that propelled the guests into heaps of laughter. Grandma cleaned out her closet which means this year's gifts will be a mix of an old 2016 puppy calendar that...

Ruin Thanksgiving with Four Words

A Slice of Pie (Pumpkin, of Course)
Molly Bomar, Journalist November 18, 2020

Have you ever sat at the kitchen table on Thanksgiving, stuffed full of turkey and cranberries and dreaming of the couch, but stuck listening to the mind-numbing anecdotes of your family? Fear no more: you can easily ruin your Thanksgiving dinner with...

Spirit Week with The Two Daves

November 16, 2020

Check out our Principal Mr. David Vines and Ridge teacher and musician Mr. David Mohler jamming out in this Spirit-Week promotional video. It's a blast!

How to Survive a Shark Attack

How to Survive a Shark Attack
Ava Padelford, Lead Writer November 5, 2020

You never know when you will come face to face with a blood hungry killing machine. It could be a relaxing day on a boat and you decide to go for a swim. Little do you know that the open cut on your leg has been dripping blood into the water. Because...

Halloween Stories with Puns and Jokes

Halloween Stories with Puns and Jokes
Ava Padelford, Lead Writer November 3, 2020

Halloween might have already passed, but that doesn't mean we can't have a little late term fun, right?   Why didn’t the skeleton go to the dance? He had no-body to go with!  (Poor Skeleton)    There are eight days left until...

5 Ravishing & Angelic Halloween Costumes

5 Ravishing & Angelic Halloween Costumes
Kate Williams, Journalist October 30, 2020

Halloween is a night to either dress up in an elegantly dazzling costume or to stay home and watch spooky movies all night long. As people get older, their innovative costume ideas seem to dwindle out into either a seductive kitty cat or a minimally scary...

Coraline is Still Just the Scariest Kids Movie Ever

Coraline is Still Just the Scariest Kids Movie Ever
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief October 29, 2020

So it’s that time of the year again, the Halloween season! There have been so many awful movies that have come out in the past decade; they always seem to just disappoint the viewer in annoying (if albeit occasionally creative) ways.    But,...

A Spooky Search!

A Spooky Search!
October 28, 2020

S S M O V Q N Z W N T J T S U  I Y P C W K D O M I Y S N F S  F U H O V X R M A E V E O M K  N N Z X O C C B Z T Q A L H G  J R G E E K L I E S Q E S O G  I T E R U D Y E F N R I B V P  K X A T B E B O N E S L A I H  E C C...

“How to Make Mac ‘N’ Cheese Without Waking Anyone Up at 3 A.M.”

“How to Make Mac ‘N’ Cheese Without Waking Anyone Up at 3 A.M.”
Angelina Dujmic, Journalist October 26, 2020

Mac ‘n’ cheese is one of the best late night meals, but the issue is, it tends to be quite loud. All the rattling of the pots, pouring of the noodles, and the boiling water burning on the stove is just not a good combination.    If you...

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