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

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How to Start the Semester Off Strong

How to Start the Semester Off Strong

Kenadee Van Horn January 28, 2019

Now that you’ve found your classes, met your teachers, and made friends with your classmates from last semester, you have a head start on this semester. Your last semester grades are in the past and now you get to start over and do an even better job...

Mountain Ridge Gifted Academy

Mountain Ridge Gifted Academy

Laya Reddy, Co-Head Editor December 19, 2018

Next year, Mountain Ridge is starting a Gifted Academy. Since the program is so new to the school, there is some ambiguity among students about what it really entails, so I conducted an interview with Mrs. Sparks, a Gifted Specialist and Fully Gifted...

What It’s Like Having a Blended Family Around the Holidays

What It’s Like Having a Blended Family Around the Holidays

Aryanna Goode December 13, 2018

Every family is different, which means every family has an interesting story to tell around the holidays. Some families are loud and obnoxious, while other families never know what to talk about. My mom and her identical twin sister were adopted by...

Ridge Gives Day

Ridge Gives Day

Aileen Resendiz November 16, 2018

High school students are constantly on the run trying to balance school, extracurricular, work, and keeping up with friends and school events. Volunteering, although important, is often at the bottom of the list of important things to get done, even if...

Sensory Room for Students With Special Needs

Sensory Room for Students With Special Needs

Kelsey Nahodil November 16, 2018

A sensory room would be super beneficial for kids with special needs. Alexis Von Hatten is hoping she can make this a reality for these very deserving kids. What started off as just a high school project in Mrs. Moya’s Future Teacher’s class ended...

MRHS Teacher (and Newspaper Adviser) Wins $5000 Grant

MRHS Teacher (and Newspaper Adviser) Wins $5000 Grant

Chloe Merriweather November 15, 2018

A few weeks ago, Mr. Korman received the luck we all wish to have, winning a grant for $5,000 to improve his classroom. Every year the Fiesta Bowl gives out around two hundred grants for $5,000 to teachers who have applied for the grant all over Arizona....

Body Vision Fitness

Body Vision Fitness

Paula Bondeson November 15, 2018

Body Vision Fitness is the perfect place for anybody looking for a high intensity workout in a fun, motivating atmosphere. The trainer designs a one-hour cardio and muscle-strengthening workout for the 5-10 people in the group. The workout room is...

Mountain Ridge Students Win Emmy Awards

Mountain Ridge Students Win Emmy Awards

Paula Bondeson November 15, 2018

Multiple students at Mountain Ridge High School entered a short film into the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards and took home multiple wins. Media Productions students Clayton Moore, Connor Harris, and Brandon Pero won the Craft Editor and Cultural Affairs...

Band to Look Out For: The Aces

Band to Look Out For: The Aces

Kristi Nyhaug November 14, 2018

On October 11, I went to a 5 Seconds of Summer concert and heard that a band called the Aces would be the warm-up band. I had never heard of them before, so when the band got up on stage, I was, to say the least, very surprised. On stage was an all-female...

Mountain Ridge Band Goes to Music for All National Festival

Mountain Ridge Band Goes to Music for All National Festival

Kenadee Van Horn and Laya Reddy November 14, 2018

Congratulations to our Mountain Ridge High School Band, who will be attending the Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis in March. They were recognized as one of the top bands in America and were selected as a featured ensemble (the highest honor...

MacAlpine’s Diner & Soda Fountain

MacAlpine’s Diner & Soda Fountain

Kelsey Nahodil November 9, 2018

MacAlpine’s is a family owned diner that is located on 2303 N. 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006 with friendly workers and a vintage feel to the walls. MacAlpine’s is a great place to take your little kids. You might spend a little too much when your kids...

Mikeys Barber Shop

Mikey’s Barber Shop

Anthony Aiello November 9, 2018

Mikey’s Barber Shop is a family owned Barbershop in Glendale. My experiences at Mikey’s Barber Shop have been amazing. Guys normally find one good barber shop, stay there and get to know the owner; likewise, the staff gets very accustomed to your...

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