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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

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MRHS Student receives Utah State Ambassador Scholarship

MRHS Student receives Utah State Ambassador Scholarship

Kristi Nyhaug March 29, 2019

On March 1st, MRHS student body president Dawson Field found out that he was accepted out of 750 applicants as an ambassador to Utah State University and will also be receiving a 4-year full ride scholarship. Field says he was in shock when he found...

New Horizons Art Show

New Horizons Art Show

Aileen Resendiz March 7, 2019

Two students’ art pieces have been selected to be shown at the New Horizons Art Show at the Shemer Art Center. Leslie Simon and Tiana Do are two of the 45 submissions that were accepted. The New Horizons Art Show is an annual art show that showcases...

Whats It Like Being a Twin?

What’s It Like Being a Twin?

Kenadee Van Horn March 7, 2019

What it’s like being a twin? Do they really have a connection that other siblings cannot understand? Is it awesome knowing there is someone that is linked to you, and in some cases identical looking? I interviewed two sets of twins to get insight on...

The Issues That Still Stand

The Issues That Still Stand

Emma Padelford March 7, 2019

“Remember when some state lawmakers ran for re-election, promising to be a "champion" for education? Ancient history. That was so... three months ago. Now that the legislature's in full swing, it's payback time. Time to make a teacher's job more difficult...

Lost Dutchman

Best Places In Arizona to Travel for Spring Break

Chloe Merriweather February 27, 2019

Spring Break is the week-long break everyone counts down to. Everyone knows that spring break is the last hoorah before summer because once we all come back to school, it’s time to enter the last stretch of the game and prepare for AZMerit testing,...

Preview of the 2020 Primaries

Preview of the 2020 Primaries

Matt Kless February 26, 2019

With the 2020 election primaries beginning early next year, we have begun to have a look into how the next election cycle will play out and it’s looking like quite the king of the hill situation. At the top, brandishing a golden trophy, is Donald Trump....

Unknown Classes at Mountain Ridge

Unknown Classes at Mountain Ridge

Kate Ourada February 21, 2019

Mountain Ridge has an extensive array of classes its students have the opportunity to take. However, due to the number of classes and some of the ambiguous course titles, many students are unaware of what exactly those less common classes are.   Algebra...

The Salesman for Science

The Salesman for Science

Emma Padelford January 31, 2019

Over the years, Mr. Prey has obtained a very good reputation. He has taught for 26 years, and this is his 21st year at Mountain Ridge. Currently, he teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology and Biology. What really seems to stand out about Mr. Prey is his...

SAT Study Tips

SAT Study Tips

Cecilia Chepkoech January 31, 2019

The SAT or Scholastic Assessment Test is a standardized test widely used for college admissions. It is written by the College Board, a private nonprofit organization. The test’s intent is to assess the readiness of students for College and Universities.   It...

The Newlywed Game - 2019

The Newlywed Game – 2019

Jenna Boden January 30, 2019

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to interview some couples at Ridge to see how well they knew each other. Senior Couple Kayci Kleven and Noah Hasegawa and teachers Mr. and Mrs. Romero all answered questions to test their knowledge...

Behind the Scenes of The Spring Musical

Behind the Scenes of The Spring Musical

Paula Bondeson and Chloe Merriweather January 30, 2019

Many students attend the Mountain Ridge plays each semester, but few get to see exactly what goes on to produce such an elaborate performance. Students involved in theater share some of their most exciting moments backstage and during rehearsals. The...

Semester Achievements

Semester Achievements

Kristi Nyhaug, Chloe Merriweather January 30, 2019

Over the first semester, Ridge has had some major achievements…   Kim Rodgers was nominated for the 2019 Gatorade secondary athletic trainer award for District 7.   Jenna Jones received the AZ Republic Academic Athlete of the...

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