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Flower Child

Flower Child

Bella Montoya, Journalist December 15, 2022

Near the bustling area of Desert Ridge, there the cutest restaurant rests: Flower Child! It’s a great restaurant for those who want a well-balanced nutritious meal, while also enjoying a very chill atmosphere. With well priced menu items, Flower Child...

How to Stay Healthy This Winter

How to Stay Healthy This Winter

Lauren Loper, Journalist December 14, 2022

With the temperatures dropping, sickness is tearing through schools. Entering Flu season while there's still Covid and other common sicknesses, there are so many different germs out in the open that everyone wants to avoid. With breaks, holidays, travel,...

NHS Volunteers at St. Marys Food Bank

NHS Volunteers at St. Mary’s Food Bank

Molly Bomar, Editor in Chief December 9, 2022

National Honor Society members volunteered at Saint Mary’s Food Bank for their mandatory semester event on December 3rd. The students were assigned a location on a long assembly line, all purposefully packing boxes full of canned goods for families...

Student Spotlight: Ellie Morgan

Student Spotlight: Ellie Morgan

Molly Bomar, Editor in Chief December 9, 2022

Ellie Morgan, Mountain Ridge senior, is a dedicated student in her AP courses, and involved in a multitude of clubs, like StuGo, NHS, and SOFS. Amongst her involvement in academics, Morgan started her own small jewelry business, Ellie Hart Co., in 2018...

How to Balance School and Sports

How to Balance School and Sports

Jenna Dudley, Contributing Journalist November 28, 2022

For those of you who have 3-4 hours of sports each night and at least another hour of homework, it can become pretty difficult to balance athletics and academics. Part of you wants to put all your time and energy into improving on the field, but another...

The Light of Colorado City

The Light of Colorado City

Alexa McClain, Journalist November 4, 2022

Colorado City, located between the borders of Arizona and Utah, was once a town filled with darkness. Before the life sentence addressed in 2011 of Warren Jeffs, the polygamist church leader, the town was predominately practicing what is called the Fundamentalist...

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The Story of White Coca-Cola

Ben Jensen, Journalist October 6, 2022

Remember the old days when soft drink companies would change up their drinks to make them more appealing or to add a new flavor? Many soft drink companies still do this but it’s pretty rare nowadays. Back then, Coca-Cola was extremely popular around...

A Little Faith Can Move Mountains

A Little Faith Can Move Mountains

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor September 23, 2022

Nothing is easy about coming back after an injury into the way life used to be. Challenges come that make your life seem like it’s changed forever. Oftentimes, doubt sweeps in and can make it seem like things will never go back to normal. Patience is...

YouTube Shorts: A Utopia for Bots and Scammers

YouTube Shorts: A Utopia for Bots and Scammers

Ben Jensen, Journalist September 9, 2022

Every social media app has been implementing a new way of sharing short videos.  Instagram introduced “Reels” after the rise of TikTok, and Snap Chat has implemented a similar feature. YouTube also hopped on the wagon and implemented “YouTube...

Last Name Unknown

Last Name Unknown

Ben Jensen, Journalist September 9, 2022

Did you know that there are potentially millions of people in the world who don’t have a last name? In many countries, last names aren’t common and are based on the name of the father of the family, or even the city they live in. In many cases, unknown...

Tips to Transition Into a New School Year

Tips to Transition Into a New School Year

Lauren Loper, Journalist September 2, 2022

As summer sadly comes to an end, school is back in session. There are so many new adjustments with the start of a new year: new classes, people, curriculum, and routine can cause anxieties and or excitement. The transition is easy for some but harder...

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