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2018 Winter Olympics

2018 Winter Olympics
Cameron Lamb February 28, 2018

Ninety seven percent. That is a number we could only dream to achieve on a final exam and an American athlete made that score this year. That’s right, the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games took place this February from the 9th to the 25th in South...

Ridge Run

Ridge Run
Kelsey Nahodil February 28, 2018

The first annual Ridge Run was a fun event that took place on February 10th. The race drew in 202 participants and the money went toward the athletic department. According to Junior Michael, athletic director, the run was a success and brought in roughly...

Top Five Things to Look Forward to This Spring

Top Five Things to Look Forward to This Spring
Editors February 21, 2018

Weather No more waking up before the sun rises and barely being able to function because it's too cold.   Clothes Finally! We can stop carrying around a jacket and break out the summer wardrobe.   Spring Break No homework....

AP Test Registration

AP Test Registration
Kate Ourada, Editor February 20, 2018

For all of those in AP classes, the time has once again come to sign up for the tests we've been preparing for all year. The Princeton Review has a full calendar with the dates and times for each AP test: https://www.princetonreview.com/college/ap-exam-schedule. Counselor...

The Newlywed Game

The Newlywed Game
Kate Ourada, Editor February 15, 2018

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, the Ridge Review interviewed two long standing couples on campus: Juniors, Matthew Montano and Caitlin Brogan and the Rosinbums. We asked each half of the couple questions revealing how well they actually know each other. Matthew...

Student Self-Defense

Student Self-Defense
Laya Reddy February 14, 2018

I am a second degree black belt in Taekwondo, and I’ve been training for nearly seven years. I have learnt all sorts of self-defense and was always taught to defend myself when attacked. However, I also know not to fall back on the use of violence unless...

The Dangers of ‘The Crunch’

The Dangers of 'The Crunch'
Kate Ourada February 14, 2018

Every student experiences the stress of high school. Whether its 6 hour study sessions cramming for a test, pulling an all-nighter to finish those 42 math problems due the next morning, or just trying to balance work, school, and home life, students are...

Sexism in Classrooms

Sexism in Classrooms
Laya Reddy and Kate Ourada February 14, 2018

“I need four strong boys to help me move these projects down to the library.” Why is it that everytime some form of menial labor is needed in the classroom, teachers immediately turn to boys? We promise, if we can make a double helix made of small...

Sexual Harassment in High School

Sexual Harassment in High School
Laya Reddy February 14, 2018

In recent months, hundreds of men and women have spoken out against their sexual harassers. The #MeToo movement encouraged victims of sexual harassment to feel unashamed and come out with their stories. This movement has created a welcoming culture for...

Pros and Cons of iPads

Pros and Cons of iPads
Gayathri Ramadurgum February 14, 2018

4 Advantages of Using iPads   Mountain Ridge High School has been running for 23 years in Glendale, Arizona. In the 23 years, Mountain Ridge has been using iPads for the past 3 years. Since then, Mountain Ridge students have been using their...

Ridge Teachers Achieve National Board

Ridge Teachers Achieve National Board
Kate Ourada February 14, 2018

Mountain Ridge has recently gained two new members of the National Board; Ms. Borchers and Ms. LaDuca. Over the course of two years, these two teachers have put in hundreds of hours to achieve something only 3% of teacher across the country have. “...

Principal’s Advisory Council

Principal's Advisory Council
Gayathri Ramadurgum February 14, 2018

In Mountain Ridge, there is a special Advisory Council many students are not aware of. The Principal’s Advisory Council is a group of 25 students who serve as Mrs. Miranda’s student liaisons on the Mountain Ridge campus.   Cole Nakamura,...

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