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

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MRHS Teacher (and Newspaper Adviser) Wins $5000 Grant

MRHS Teacher (and Newspaper Adviser) Wins $5000 Grant

Chloe Merriweather November 15, 2018

A few weeks ago, Mr. Korman received the luck we all wish to have, winning a grant for $5,000 to improve his classroom. Every year the Fiesta Bowl gives out around two hundred grants for $5,000 to teachers who have applied for the grant all over Arizona....

Mountain Ridge Students Win Emmy Awards

Mountain Ridge Students Win Emmy Awards

Paula Bondeson November 15, 2018

Multiple students at Mountain Ridge High School entered a short film into the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards and took home multiple wins. Media Productions students Clayton Moore, Connor Harris, and Brandon Pero won the Craft Editor and Cultural Affairs...

Which Grade is the Hardest at Mountain Ridge?

Which Grade is the Hardest at Mountain Ridge?

Laya Reddy, Head Editor November 14, 2018

Junior year is infamous for being the hardest year of high school, but is it really? It seems like every grade just gets harder, but which year really entails the most struggles?   Freshman year Freshman year, you naturally face three...

Mountain Ridge Band Goes to Music for All National Festival

Mountain Ridge Band Goes to Music for All National Festival

Kenadee Van Horn and Laya Reddy November 14, 2018

Congratulations to our Mountain Ridge High School Band, who will be attending the Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis in March. They were recognized as one of the top bands in America and were selected as a featured ensemble (the highest honor...

Ridge Reaches Out

Ridge Reaches Out

November 9, 2018

Last Tuesday, October 30th, Mountain Ridge helped put on a suicide prevention event alongside its feeder schools. This event was meant for adults and students in grades 6th-12th and its goal was to inform the community about mental health, anxiety, and...

What is MRHS Doing to Encourage Students to Vote? Plus Voting Resources!

What is MRHS Doing to Encourage Students to Vote? Plus Voting Resources!

Kate Ourada, Head Editor November 6, 2018

Between the news, political ads on TV, and the increasing call to action all over social media, it is likely that you know that November is voting month. This year, despite it not being a presidential election year, marks a vital election. One third of...

Ridge Theater Performs Letters to Sala

Ridge Theater Performs Letters to Sala

Kate Ourada November 2, 2018

Mountain Ridge High School’s Theater department is putting on their fall play Letters to Sala. They’ve been working on the show since the start of the year and have put their heart and soul into this show. Letters to Sala chronicles the story of...

Color Guard is Going to Nationals

Color Guard is Going to Nationals

Emma Padelford October 25, 2018

The Mountain Ridge Color Guard has won the state competition 6 times in the past, setting a record for the state of Arizona. Cari Eng has led the school’s Color Guard for 14 years. One of her goals has always been to take Guard to Nationals. However,...

Swim and Dive Volunteers at Arizona’s Special Olympics

Swim and Dive Volunteers at Arizona’s Special Olympics

Chloe Merriweather October 24, 2018

Bright and early on Saturday, October 13th, Mountain Ridge Swim and Dive team went to volunteer at Arizona’s Special Olympics swim event at the West Valley YMCA in Litchfield. “Volunteering felt really good especially since I have a little sister...

Should the School Have More Dances?

Should the School Have More Dances?

Cecilia Chepkoech October 24, 2018

According to a small survey here at Ridge in which we asked what school event the students look forward to most, the homecoming dance came in first place. This year’s homecoming dance was a big success, the majority of the student body came to have...

Should We Get Rid of Group Projects?

Should We Get Rid of Group Projects?

Emma Padelford October 24, 2018

Group projects are incorporated into school and lessons quite frequently. They are often seen by others as a great way to collaborate with classmates about a topic and to gain a better understanding of it, while still having a good time working with classmates....

The Ridge Bagel Express

The Ridge Bagel Express

Kristi Nyhaug October 17, 2018

This year the Transition School to Work program is starting up the Bagel express as a thank you and service for the teachers and staff. They are hoping that the students will get to learn entrepreneurial and work place skills. Teachers and staff can...

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