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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 Run 5K

Ridge Run 5K

Avery Cross January 31, 2019

On February 2nd 2019, Mountain Ridge is having their second annual Ridge Run 5k. The race will start at 8am, with runners beginning their 3.1 mile trek near the softball fields on campus and finishing on the track surrounding the football field.   “[The...

Behind the Scenes of The Spring Musical

Behind the Scenes of The Spring Musical

Paula Bondeson and Chloe Merriweather January 30, 2019

Many students attend the Mountain Ridge plays each semester, but few get to see exactly what goes on to produce such an elaborate performance. Students involved in theater share some of their most exciting moments backstage and during rehearsals. The...

Semester Achievements

Semester Achievements

Kristi Nyhaug, Chloe Merriweather January 30, 2019

Over the first semester, Ridge has had some major achievements…   Kim Rodgers was nominated for the 2019 Gatorade secondary athletic trainer award for District 7.   Jenna Jones received the AZ Republic Academic Athlete of the...

MRHS Athletes Sign On to College Teams

MRHS Athletes Sign On to College Teams

Madison Morse January 11, 2019

National Letter of Intent Signing Several of our student athletes at Mountain Ridge have taken their next step into their sport careers and into college by signing letters of intent. Here's what their interpretation of the experience was like.   Zach...

District Shares the Need for Hope

District Shares the Need for Hope

Emma Padelford December 19, 2018

Back in November, Mountain Ridge partnered with Terramar Elementary and put on a suicide and mental illness awareness night. Last Monday, there was another one of these events put on at the district office at 6:00pm. This event is what the district is...

Ridge Partners With Teen Lifeline

Ridge Partners With Teen Lifeline

Jenna Boden December 19, 2018

Mountain Ridge High School is partnering with Teen Lifeline to help students through the struggles of mental health. Teen Lifeline is a program that provides services that students can turn to in order to deal with stress, depression, or any type of crisis...

Mountain Ridge Gifted Academy

Mountain Ridge Gifted Academy

Laya Reddy, Co-Head Editor December 19, 2018

Next year, Mountain Ridge is starting a Gifted Academy. Since the program is so new to the school, there is some ambiguity among students about what it really entails, so I conducted an interview with Mrs. Sparks, a Gifted Specialist and Fully Gifted...

How to Handle Stress and Studying During Finals Week

How to Handle Stress and Studying During Finals Week

Kelsey Nahodil December 18, 2018

It’s that time of the year again and finals are almost here. People are starting to stress, worry, and hope they do well on their tests. We may often find ourselves rushing around the night before studying and trying to cram as much information in our...

MRHS Swim Team Competes in Championships

MRHS Swim Team Competes in Championships

Chloe Merriweather December 14, 2018

Mountain Ridge swim team competed at the AIA Division One Championships, ending the season with multiple personal and team records. On Friday, November 2, the state team made their way down to Mesa to compete at Skyline Aquatic Center. “I qualified...

Come to Ridge Madness!

Come to Ridge Madness!

Kenadee Van Horn December 6, 2018

Ridge Madness is an event to get more students involved in winter sports. MRHS is hoping to build a culture of students supporting students. Food trucks and games prior to this event will be provided at this event. As the event is taking place, all...

Ridge Gives Day

Ridge Gives Day

Aileen Resendiz November 16, 2018

High school students are constantly on the run trying to balance school, extracurricular, work, and keeping up with friends and school events. Volunteering, although important, is often at the bottom of the list of important things to get done, even if...

Sensory Room for Students With Special Needs

Sensory Room for Students With Special Needs

Kelsey Nahodil November 16, 2018

A sensory room would be super beneficial for kids with special needs. Alexis Von Hatten is hoping she can make this a reality for these very deserving kids. What started off as just a high school project in Mrs. Moya’s Future Teacher’s class ended...

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