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FAFSA

FAFSA
Kelsey Nahodil September 28, 2018

Who is this for: Senior high school students.   What is this about: FAFSA stands for Free Application of Federal Student Aid. Senior students are encouraged to complete this course. Upon completing the FAFSA and their college application(s),...

Red for Ed Update

Red for Ed Update
Kate Ourada September 28, 2018

Last year, Mountain Ridge teachers, along with thousands of others across the state, took part in the Red for Ed movement and the walk out that followed. With the start of the 2018-19 school year, many are wondering what exactly came of the widespread...

What Gets Under Your Teachers’ Skin?

What Gets Under Your Teachers' Skin?
Emma Padelford September 28, 2018

There is always something that pushes your teacher to the edge. But what exactly are these things and why do they bother them so much? Here are some interesting responses from Ridge teachers, explaining their pet peeves.   Technology Use Ms....

Schools in America vs. Schools in the Rest of the World

Schools in America vs. Schools in the Rest of the World
Kristi Nyhaug September 28, 2018

A new school year comes with a new set of exchange students, and there are plenty at Mountain Ridge. I talked with some of our exchange students about the schools in their home countries. Here are the answers from four junior girls: one from Thailand,...

Why It’s Important to Get Involved in High School

Why It's Important to Get Involved in High School
Kylee Wulf September 28, 2018

It’s important to get involved in high school because you are able to meet more friends. In high school it’s important because most of the friends you meet are from joining sports and clubs. For me, I joined the best buddies club and I was able to...

High School: Expectations vs. Reality

High School: Expectations vs. Reality
Cecilia Chepkoech September 28, 2018

All students come into high school with certain expectations. Based on countless high school movies we watched, as incoming ninth graders at the time, we expected something more like High School Musical and less like unenthusiastic drones trying to get...

Best Apps for School

Best Apps for School
Kenadee Van Horn September 28, 2018

As school is now in full force you may be wanting to find apps to help you get prepared for quizzes, tests, and homework. Here are some of the best apps out there to help you get through this next year!   Forest Forest is an app that motivates...

2019-2020 School Year Schedule

2019-2020 School Year Schedule
September 27, 2018

The calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. 2019-2020 Calendar_9.26.18  

MRHS Band Car Wash

MRHS Band Car Wash
September 25, 2018

On Saturday, October 6th, the Mountain Ridge Marching Band is holding their annual car wash fundraiser to raise money for their trip to Indianapolis this spring. Come to the corner of 67th ave and Deer Valley Rd and have your car washed! Donations welcome.

How To Prepare For College

How To Prepare For College
Aryanna Goode September 25, 2018

It isn’t uncommon for teenagers to feel a little lost and overwhelmed by the idea of college. Most kids don’t know how or when to apply for college. It’s never too soon to start planning but, sometimes it just takes that extra nudge. But, it starts...

Summer Assignments- Yay or Nay?

Summer Assignments- Yay or Nay?
Aileen Resendiz September 25, 2018

At the end of every school year comes summer vacation, and with that, summer assignments. As teachers assign summer work, there are students who can tolerate it, and there are some who despise it. Although this is normal procedure for Honors and AP students,...

New Teachers at MRHS

New Teachers at MRHS
September 24, 2018

This year, Mountain Ridge has 7 new teachers, and a new assistant principal! The members of the newspaper staff interviewed these new members to get to know them a little bit...   Dr. Chisholm How long have you been teaching? Chisholm:...

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