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

The Ridge Review

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Finding Light in the Darkness

Finding Light in the Darkness

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor September 3, 2021

Now that we have rung in the new school year and said goodbye to 2020-21, I wanted to look back and learn from the many troubles of online and mandatory masked classes. The year was far from perfect, yet it proved the importance of my mental health and...

Alexas dad burning underbrush.

That Good Ol’ Country Life

Alexa McClain, Journalist August 26, 2021

Last year was difficult. It included A LOT of screen time for pretty much everybody. We did some online learning and relied on technology for most of our social lives. Well, over my summer I did some readjusting and broke away from that norm. I went and...

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...

More Than a Game

More Than a Game

Ava Padelford, Editor August 19, 2021

Kaden Hicks, senior at Mountain Ridge and starter on the varsity football team, has more than just the upcoming football season on his mind.   To date, Hicks has received 11 college offers from all over the US and will continue to keep his...

MRHS over the years (Left 1995, Right 2021)

Looking Back (1995-2021)

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist August 13, 2021

Have you ever wandered the halls of Ridge and asked yourself, “What was Ridge like when it first opened?” “How did students react to the first day of Ridge?” or “How has this school changed since it first opened in 1995?” Things have definitely...

Believing in Bowie

Believing in Bowie

Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief May 20, 2021

“How Davd Bowie and his music can help you believe in yourself and establish your identity.”    “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” - D.B.   David Bowie (1947-2016) was an English...

Competitiveness

Competitiveness

Kelsey Nahodil, Editor May 18, 2021

People will say that I am as competitive as it gets, which may be very true. Competitiveness has always been a part of me even when I was three. I love to win and put my best foot forward with everything.    Volleyball is the place that gets...

All Good Things Must End

All Good Things Must End

Devyn Marie, Editor May 18, 2021

I am a firm believer in the phenomenon that everything - the good, the bad and in-between - happens for a distinct reason. It’s a difficult reality, so we often want to curse the universe or greater powers-that-be for making us deal with what seem like...

A Ridge Reflection

A Ridge Reflection

Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief May 18, 2021

  ‘There’s never a moment lost when the best of us aren’t bound to time at all’. At least, that’s what a stranger said to me once; whether or not it’s the truth, I can’t really say.    What is true is that I’ve had...

There is No News

“There is No News”

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist April 16, 2021

Has there ever been a day in history where there was simply no news? What was the most boring day in history? How do people report on no news? These questions have been asked all throughout history and believe it or not, all of these questions have been...

Stop Crying Over A Plastic Potato, Please

“Stop Crying Over A Plastic Potato, Please”

Devyn Marie, Lead Editor April 8, 2021

Cancel culture is, yet again, causing a wild frenzy in the media. As a 17-year-old high school student and a member of a rather controversial generation, I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss my perspective and analyze some recent and popular misconceptions.    Let’s...

Giordano back in 2005

Margie Giordano: A Former Student

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist April 1, 2021

Sports culture is a dominating influence on our society today. Celebrity athletes are revered and idolized. One such athlete comes from Mountain Ridge, and her name is Margie Giordano.    Giordano started playing volleyball when she was...

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