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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

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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

Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas?

Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas?

Alexa McClain, Journalist October 19, 2021

The last few months of the year are finally beginning to roll around and I'm ready for it! Nearly every part of the rest of 2021 will be holding so much excitement! The question is, however, which part is the best?   First comes Halloween. We love...

Ben Torres with The Dallas Morning News

Best Concert Ever: Tame Impala

Isabella Montoya, Journalist October 8, 2021

Tame Impala, an Australian Psychedelic Indie-Rock band came to Good Ol’ Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, September 18th. As soon as I saw tickets on sale in May, I bought them immediately, and anticipated the wait. It was my first concert so my nerves...

All the Autumn Specialties

All the Autumn Specialties

Makayla Bast, Journalist October 8, 2021

  October’s commencement invites one of the most specialized benefits that comes with the transition to a new season, which is the marketing team frenzy that overtakes the product industry nationally. This ranges from the type of coffee people...

Most Creative Halloween Costume Ideas… EVER

Most Creative Halloween Costume Ideas… EVER

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor October 8, 2021

Not everyone is super creative with their Halloween costumes. Personally, I am determined to have the best costumes of all time each time I dress up. People often choose something basic instead of really thinking outside the box.    Last year,...

Hit or Miss: Met Gala Edition

Hit or Miss: Met Gala Edition

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist October 1, 2021

If there was ever a reason to call clothing art, this would be it. Lil Nas X’s theatrical clothing was a show-stopper for sure, one that came in three acts. Act I was a robe fit for a king, while Act II was reminiscent of a golden knight ready to charge...

Fall Festivities to get you in a Autumn Mood

Fall Festivities to get you in a Autumn Mood

Isabella Montoya, Journalist September 27, 2021

With October right around the corner, people impatiently wait for Halloween movies to start playing on TV. But living in Arizona, when 8 months out of the year are 100 degrees, it can make it somewhat challenging to get involved in the holiday. Have no...

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Fall Book Recommendations 2021

Molly Bomar, Co-editor September 20, 2021

I am well-aware, and quite frankly very familiar, with the busy schedules of teens, pressing through homework and studying, extracurricular activities, and sports just to have a smidge of free time to sleep and eat. However, carving out quiet time devoted...

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Greta Van Fleet is New Wave 70’s Music

Isabella Montoya, Journalist September 10, 2021

If you fall under the category of  “a person born in the wrong generation (specifically the 70’s)”, well listen up! Greta Van Fleet is the band for you. Formed in 2012, the band still continues to make music and hold concerts throughout the world....

You Make Me Loco. Wanna Go to Hoco?

You Make Me Loco. Wanna Go to Hoco?

Ava Padelford, Editor September 10, 2021

  Homecoming is coming up soon and I’m sure you’re just squealing with excitement. There are many great parts about homecoming which include dinner and pictures with friends, dancing, and awkwardly slow dancing with the love of your life....

How to Gear up for Friday Night Lights

How to Gear up for Friday Night Lights

Makayla Bast, Journalist September 10, 2021

Friday night lights are here! After a year of absence from the home crowd, Mountain Ridge is eager to open its stands to Ridge Army.    Freshmen, welcome their first chance to belong in the student section as high schoolers. Sophomores, get...

Ridge’s Reads

Ridge’s Reads

Makayla Bast, Journalist September 1, 2021

Since that summer before the beginning of the freshman school year, I have had the opportunity to read and analyze a handful of novels as assigned in my English classes throughout my high school academic career. Now being a junior, with about 10 novels...

Movies Every Teen Should Watch Before Graduating

Movies Every Teen Should Watch Before Graduating

Isabella Montoya and Caitlin Bailey August 20, 2021

As almost every teen knows, high school is nothing like the movies. The high expectations set by Hollywood Film companies leads to a whole lot of disappointment. However, many of these films help students understand important life lessons and prepare...

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