The Ridge Review

April 24, 2018

Congratulations to Mr. Sabel for winning the $1000 "Pay Tribute to a Teacher" award from KTAR!  See the video of Mr. Sabel receiving the giant check here!  

Teachers’ Prom Stories

Teachers' Prom Stories
April 23, 2018

Mr. Stein “This wasn’t at prom, but I was dancing with a girl and I think I accidentely tripped her and she fell on her back  and she was wearing a strap, and it went BOING! I was wearing a coat and I covered her up with it. So I caused someone’s...

#Redfored Walk-ins and Walk-out

#Redfored Walk-ins and Walk-out
April 20, 2018

There will be walk-ins on April 23-25 in the Mountain Ridge admin parking lot at 6:45 a.m. Please wear red! After a vote on April 19th that got overwhelming support (78% of over 57,000 teachers in Arizona voted yes for a walk-out. At Mountain Ridge,...

Should the District Get to Choose What Students Eat?

Should the District Get to Choose What Students Eat?
Cecilia Chepkoech April 19, 2018

High school students are in an inevitable moment of their life in which they are not adults, but they are not children either. They are treated like children, but expected to behave like an adult, a continuous back and forth tug of war. This same...

Arizona School of Classical Ballet Performs Firebird

Arizona School of Classical Ballet Performs Firebird
Bria Castro April 19, 2018

Classical ballet is a form of art that involves precise technique and flow of movement. It originated in Renaissance Italy around the 15th century and requires time, dedication, and a focused mind. I train at the Arizona School of Classical Ballet...

Make a Wish Fundraiser

Make a Wish Fundraiser
Kelsey Nahodil April 17, 2018

The Make a Wish fundraiser was a huge success that Mountain Ridge did this year. A lot of people participated during the spirit week by dressing up in all the different themed clothes throughout the week; students and teachers also donated money to the...

Admit it…

Admit it...
Emma Padelford April 17, 2018

There are all kinds of weird things that we’ve done as a kid, and might still continue to do now. Here are 25 things that you have probably done or probably still do. Admit it if you… Have slowly closed the fridge door to see if the lights...

Zoe’s Kitchen

Zoe's Kitchen
Kate Ourada, Editor April 17, 2018

Zoe’s Kitchen is a fresh and trendy Mediterranean restaurant that is new on the scene in Glendale. I had the pleasure of visiting the restaurant this weekend and was not disappointed.   The Vibe: Zoe’s Kitchen is crisp and colorful,...

Improving Education for the Good of Our Nation

Improving Education for the Good of Our Nation
Emma Padelford April 17, 2018

Teaching is a job that is becoming less and less valued. There is currently not enough time, money, and effort going into our educational systems. According to an article written by The Guardian, Switzerland is the country with the highest average teacher...

Red for Ed!

Red for Ed!
Emma Padelford April 17, 2018

One of the biggest things we have seen on the news right now, is all of the teacher protesting. Teachers are tired of the low amount of pay, and the low amount of money and care being invested into their schools, and into the education systems. Hundreds...

Presidential Outstanding Volunteer Award

Presidential Outstanding Volunteer Award
Gayathri Ramadurgum April 17, 2018

Shivani Vaidya, an MRHS Junior, received the Presidential Outstanding Volunteer Award on February 27th, 2018. This award is given to people who volunteer much of their time to a specific organization. “It is not an award students typically get,...

How Can Students Have a Voice?

How Can Students Have a Voice?
Laya Reddy April 17, 2018

As students, we often feel repressed. We feel like we can’t do or say everything we want because we’re kids. Even when we are able to get our voice out, we feel it isn’t heard by others. Contrary to popular belief, kids have strong opinions on a...

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