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20 Years After

20 Years After

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist September 14, 2021

Every person in the U.S knows the day. The day when the world changed. September 11, 2001 will forever be a day that no one will forget. To this day, modern problems can be traced all the way back to this day. From the wars of the middle east, to major...

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...

The Final Field with Mr. Miller

The Final Field with Mr. Miller

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor September 10, 2021

The 2021 Ridge football season has begun and the Ridge Army is getting ready to go wild in the student section on Friday nights. The new turf field has been striped with forest green and a burgundy mountain lion calls attention to the 50 yard-line, awaiting...

Kim Rodgers on Athletics and Mental Health

Kim Rodgers on Athletics and Mental Health

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist August 30, 2021

In the past few years, the conversation around mental health has been brought up more and more, but there’s still a huge stigma surrounding it. The Athletic Trainer here at Ridge, Kim Rodgers, feels that mental health should be discussed more, especially...

Club Rush Roundup

Club Rush Roundup

Makayla Bast, Journalist August 26, 2021

The main campus pathways between the C and E buildings flooded with pop up tables. Clubs decorated these with balloons, posters, and bright welcoming smiles. Fresh faces swarmed the tables (possibly prompted by the promise of free candy for visiting)....

PSAT Registration Recommendation

PSAT Registration Recommendation

Makayla Bast, Journalist August 26, 2021

Attention all Juniors on campus! An amazing chance to jump into the preliminary college preparation is being made available here on campus. Thanks to our awesome faculty and staff the PSAT will be given at Mountain Ridge.   The PSAT (Preliminary...

MRHS Back to Normal?

MRHS Back to Normal?

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor August 20, 2021

The 2020-21 school year was a whirlwind to say the least.    Schools were closed down and reopened, Zoom calls crashed numerous times, and mask mandates forced students to take breaks within their block scheduled classes.    After...

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...

New Turf: An Inside Look with Mr. Michael

New Turf: An Inside Look with Mr. Michael

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist May 18, 2021

Things are evolving on the MRHS campus—specifically, the football field is getting new, artificial turf.    The decision to get artificial turf was made at the district office and voted on by the governing board, and the community voted...

The HOSA symbol.

HOSA Students Awards

Alexa McClain, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

14 students here at Mountain Ridge High School have received a HOSA Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum chapter award in which they have qualified and will be able to attend the HOSA Virtual International Leadership Conference taking place in June.    HOSA...

Merit Scholarship Winner: Cheng (Grace) Xu

Merit Scholarship Winner: Cheng (Grace) Xu

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist April 8, 2021

MRHS has a lot of talent to boast, including the winner of the National Merit Scholarship, Cheng (Grace) Xu.    To be a semifinalist for the scholarship, each candidate was chosen based on their PSAT score. If they were chosen as a finalist,...

Cassidy Korman, Ridge Senior

Cassidy Korman: First Ridge Student to Graduate with AA

Molly Bomar, Journalist February 26, 2021

Mountain Ridge students are given some incredible opportunities to exceed academic expectations through dual enrollment courses, AP classes, and acceptance of online and in-person summer school. Some students take a few, some none, and some use the process...

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