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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...

The Success of this Years Book Drive

The Success of this Years Book Drive

Benjamin Jensen February 23, 2021

The Educators Rising Literacy Book Drive was a massive success this year! Exactly 2,278 books have been collected, beating the previous record of 919 books! This year's book drive had small expectations due to COVID-19, but the MRHS community was able...

A photo of purple balloons being released in honor of Mr. Sheppard.

Remembering Craig J. Sheppard

All of Us! , The Ridge Review February 12, 2021

After a long and courageous battle with kidney cancer, our beloved staff member Mr. Craig Joseph Sheppard passed away from complications on the 2nd of January, 2021.   Mr. Sheppard worked at Ridge for ten years and was beloved by staff and...

Vaccine for Teachers

Vaccine for Teachers

Pranavi Vuppala, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

As we progress into a new semester, with the discovery of the coronavirus vaccine, teachers are receiving it to reach safe measures. Most if not all the teachers on the MRHS campus have taken their first dose, and among them are Mrs. Jewett and Mrs. Aspass.   Mrs....

The Scientific Teen

The Scientific Teen

Pranavi Vuppala, Journalist January 14, 2021

  Have you ever felt that you could not explore more into a STEM subject due to restraints of age? Or that being able to publish your own STEM research would be impossible? Well, there is a solution. The Scientific Teen, an international nonprofit...

A Warm Arizona Winter Night

A Sleepy Winter Season

"A Briefing Regarding the Paper's Transition from First to Second Semester Throughout December."
Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief November 30, 2020

Hiya, our dedicated readership! This is Editor in Chief, Aden Schulze-Miller, penning to deliver a message regarding our paper. As was indicated by the aesthetic update of our website and a soft transition in the subject matter of our articles, The...

COVID from the Teacher’s View

COVID from the Teacher’s View

Ava Padelford, Lead Writer November 18, 2020

The pressure on teachers in school is high due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The format is completely different and it’s nothing like it has ever been before. Each teacher is handling this new way of teaching differently, and some teachers have even quit...

Ridge Spirit Week! (Nov. 16-20)

Ridge Spirit Week! (Nov. 16-20)

November 12, 2020
ATTENTION ALL RIDGE STUDENTS! PREPARE FOR SPIRIT WEEK!!!
Back to Ridge

Back to Ridge

Isabella Montoya, Social Media Manager November 9, 2020

Some students can’t wait to leave school and go off to college, or do their own thing, but for William McEowen, he couldn’t wait to get back.   Five years after graduating from MRHS and finishing his college football career at NAU, McEowen...

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