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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

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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,...

Crowd at homecoming assembly

Homecoming Week Recap

Jenna Dudley, Editor in chief October 27, 2023

With homecoming on October 21st, Mountain Ridge began the week with spirit days. Monday was pajama day and Tuesday was anything but a backpack day. On Wednesday the grade levels split up into different themes: holiday gear for freshmen, fancy attire for...

Inflated pumpkin at fall festival

Mountain Ridge’s First Fall Festival

Remi McKim, Journalist October 26, 2023

On 10/13, Friday the Thirteenth, Mountain Ridge’s Student Government held the school’s first-ever Fall Festival. It took place from 7:00-9:30 PM on campus. From the gate between F and E, stretching from the walkway near the cafeteria, the two grassy...

Player dunks the basketball

Ridge Staff Lose to GPD in Charity Basketball Game

Jenna Dudley, Editor in Chief October 26, 2023

The charity basketball event between the Mountain Ridge and Glendale Police Department ended in an 81-82 loss for the staff. The game kicked off with a stunning performance by the drumline and a beautiful execution of the national anthem by Ridge's Honor...

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Staff vs GPD Charity Basketball Game

Jenna Dudley, Editor in Chief October 11, 2023

On Friday, October 13th, the Mountain Ridge staff will be facing off in a charity basketball game against the Glendale Police Department. All donations and proceeds from the game will go to the AZ Special Olympics, whose goal is to raise $5,000 through...

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