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Last FCA of the School Year

Last FCA of the School Year

Molly Bomar, Journalist May 13, 2022

Mountain Ridge Fellowship of Christian Athletes have met during Thursday AcaPreps since the beginning of the school year. This past Thursday, the club wrapped up their 2021-2022 term with  worship from the Peoria CCV campus’ youth leaders, Donna Gillespie...

DECA Kids Compete in Atlanta

DECA Kids Compete in Atlanta

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor May 10, 2022

Mountain Ridge members of DECA competed in Atlanta for the International Career Development Conference (ICDC).    38 DECA students qualified for the national conference after competing in the state competition. Of those who qualified, 30 chose...

Prom Guide

Prom Guide

Makayla Bast, Journalist April 29, 2022

It’s Prom Week! The dance that upperclassmen have fantasized about since their elementary school days is finally being held on April 29th, at the Chateau Luxe from 7pm-11pm. With Covid expelling last year's juniors from the opportunity to enjoy this...

MRHS Speech and Debate team

Speech and Debate Competes at Qualifiers

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor April 25, 2022

The Mountain Ridge Speech and Debate team competed in the national qualifiers tournament this March, excelling in Big Questions, Public Forum, International Extemporaneous Speaking, United States Extemporaneous Speaking, Original Oratory, and Congress...

2022 Chorus Forum Festival

2022 Chorus Forum Festival

Alexa McClain, Journalist April 1, 2022

Congratulations to the ensembles of Honor Choir, Chamber Choir, and Concert Choir for receiving a gold rating at the 2022 Forum Festival in Fullerton, California. In addition, congratulations to Elisabeth Green for receiving the “Outstanding Musicianship”...

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The Prom Closet

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor April 1, 2022

Every high school student dreams of being an upperclassman and receiving their invite to prom. The excitement of getting asked by a friend or a significant other combined with the anticipated evening of fun can often be overshadowed by the endless search...

Smoke on the Ridge Part II

Smoke on the Ridge Part II

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist March 8, 2022

  From a student's perspective of January 25th’s evacuation, all facts are unknown and rumors have circulated. Teachers, on the other hand, have a different perspective on the evacuation. Many teachers have called for major changes such as,...

Isaac and Lincoln’s Story

Isaac and Lincoln’s Story

Alexa McClain, Journalist February 28, 2022

During the winter of 2010, the friendship of Isaac Shelby and current sophomore Lincoln Baldonado began. The two met during Lincoln’s first soccer season, in New Mexico, where they both lived at the time, and their friendship only continued from there.     Eventually,...

Hall of Fame 2022 honorees

The Ridge Hall of Fame

Makayla Bast, Journalist February 14, 2022

A new addition to our school is found in the D building lobby, to pay its respect to the athletic alumni that made school history: the Mountain Ridge Hall of Fame. Housing some of the famed athletes and coaches at our school, and reminiscing on the athletic...

Tegan Bernard: Proving Character Counts

Tegan Bernard: Proving Character Counts

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor February 14, 2022

MRHS junior Tegan Bernard was recently interviewed by Arizona Sports through his nomination for the Character Counts Scholarship. AZ Sports questioned Bernard on his position on the Ridge boys volleyball team, his classes, and other programs at MRHS he...

All-Region Band Nominees

All-Region Band Nominees

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor February 14, 2022

Mountain Ridge is proud to announce our very own Southwest All-Region Band, Choir, and Orchestra auditioners and acceptees!    Kay Carson - Soprano Choir Grace Tice - Alto Choir Ethan Miller - Tenor Choir Jonah Cain - Bass Choir Alternate Braden...

Smoke on the Ridge: Part 1

Smoke on the Ridge: Part 1

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist January 28, 2022

When I was walking to class on the morning of January 25, 2022, The fire alarm rang out, most students froze in place because no one knew what to do. I walked to my class where my teacher, Mrs. Johnson commented on my spirit week outfit. At first, most...

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