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

Ridge News

Here’s Where We Offer the Latest News for Mountain Ridge High School! Who’s Retiring!? What Award Went to Who?! Find Out Now

Two Ridge students pose at prom photo booth

Festival of Lights

Prom 2024
Remi McKim, Journalist May 16, 2024

This past month, on April 27th, 2024, Mountain Ridge’s annual prom was held at Chateau Luxe. This venue is one that Ridge frequently uses, as it is deemed a traditional prom venue. The venue contains a large lobby, with couches and high tables, which...

Four athletes at Ridge NLI Signing Day

NLI Signing Day: Beyond Ridge Sports

Lucille Christensen, Journalist April 19, 2024

Throughout the early years of our lives and on through high school, many of us have developed a deep connection to one sport or another at some point. For many, sports take up a large majority of our afternoons, early mornings, and “free” weekends....

Club Officers pose at festival

Second Annual ACAA Culture Festival

The Reason Behind the Success
Remi McKim, Journalist March 4, 2024

It was a warm Saturday afternoon when Mountain Ridge’s campus was bustling with activity. Guests were first welcomed by a booth, which handed out a ticket with areas to be stamped. At each booth, the student working it would stamp the ticket after a...

Ridge students at culture festival

Students Revel in Diversity at Mountain Ridge Culture Festival

Tristan Johnson and Gracie Winchester March 4, 2024

Mountain Ridge High School is home to people of many different cultures. To celebrate the diversity on campus, volunteers from the Culture Club ran a Culture Festival with help from foreign language teachers on Wednesday, February 28th. Students in French...

Ridge Rallies After Tragedy

How the Community is Coming Together to Support
Remi McKim, Journalist February 21, 2024

On February 4th, Jaxson Elliot and Jett Weinstein, two students from Mountain Ridge, were involved in a horrific car accident. It resulted in Jaxon’s death and the hospitalization of Jett. In the wake of this tragedy, Mountain Ridge came together to...

cheerleaders pose with Jade Carey

Mountain Ridge Hall of Fame Ceremony 2024

Remi McKim, Journalist February 21, 2024

Saturday, February 3rd of 2024 oversaw the induction ceremony for the Mountain Ridge Hall of Fame. It happened during the halftime of the Ridge girls’ soccer game, starting around 4:40 PM, with a brisk breeze welcoming the Ridge alumni. There were a...

Basketball goes through hoop

Men’s Basketball Senior Night!

Karina Kunz, Journalist February 5, 2024

The year has started which means high school basketball has started as well—or, well it's continuing. On Friday, January 12, 2024, our Varsity basketball team faces a large rival, Liberty. It being a home game and also senior night kept the spirits...

table of books at the library

Blind Date with a Book!

Remi McKim, Journalist February 5, 2024

The Library Advisory Council has decorated the Media Center/library for Valentine's Day, and has reinstituted their ‘Blind Date with a Book’ event for a second year. The event capitalizes on Valentine's Day, creating ‘blind dates’ through books...

Masked Singers stand together

Masked Singer

What Teacher is Behind the Mask?
Remi McKim, Journalist February 5, 2024

At the winter assembly on January 26th, 2024, Ridge Student Government decided to do a different event for both faculty and students. Instead of a cookie-cutter assembly, they branched out and asked teachers to join for a Masked Singer event. Being STUGO...

club members at bake sale

Social Justice Club for Youth Raised $400 for Everytown

How Clubs at Mountain Ridge are Making a Real Impact
Remi McKim, Journalist January 25, 2024

In its second year of existence, Mountain Ridge’s Social Justice for Youth club raises funds for a different cause and organization each semester. In the first semester of the 2023-2024 school year, the club chose Everytown, an organization that advocates...

Athlete poses with award

October Athletes of the Month

Karina Kunz December 13, 2023

October went by quickly, starting with Homecoming and ending with Halloween. This month there were a few outstanding athletes both dominating in state. One athlete is Micheal Knee who is a senior part of the swim team here at Mountain Ridge. Micheal was...

player throws the football

Flag Football Season Recap

Jenna Dudley December 13, 2023

For the 2023-24 school year, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) accepted girls' flag football as an official sport. In their inaugural season, Mountain Ridge made it to 6A championships and became the state runner-up. Coach Whitney Warmus,...