The Ridge Review

The Speak Up Conference

The Speak Up Conference
Ava Padelford January 31, 2020

The Speak Up, Save a Life Confrence took place at Gand Canyon University for suicide awareness and provention. Fifteen Mountain Ridge students, who are all members of  Peer Facilitators in the counseling office and members of the Active Minds club, went...

Ridge Really DOES Have Talent

Ridge Really DOES Have Talent
Aden Schulze-Miller January 30, 2020

Mountain Ridge had its second annual talent show yesterday, appropriately named “Ridge Got Talent”, which featured multiple performances from Ridge staff and students; it started at 7:00PM and ended around 8:15PM.    The show was both...

Are Age Restrictions Actually Effective?

Are Age Restrictions Actually Effective?
Aileen Resendiz and Madison Morse January 30, 2020

Recently Congress has passed a new law raising the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21 instead of 18. The intention is to reduce youth tobacco use. If teenagers are really addicted like they say they are, is a law going to stop them from what they...

Waiting for a One-Hit-Wonder?

Waiting for a One-Hit-Wonder?
“My Thoughts on the Current State of the Music Industry and the Future of Ridge Performers.”
Aden Schulze-Miller January 29, 2020

The amount of students here at Ridge who hold their interests in the musical arts is amazing. Whether it’s those who perform in the school band, the talented individuals in our combined choir, or students who act on their interests outside of school,...

Seniors and Their Last Semester Feelings

Seniors and Their Last Semester Feelings
Kelsey Nahodil January 29, 2020

The semester before the end of the year and juniors, sophomores, and freshmen can't wait for summer to hit. But seniors are holding on to the last few months of high school before they are officially done with high school and can begin the next chapter...

Raising the Minimum Wage: Beneficial or Not?

Raising the Minimum Wage: Beneficial or Not?
Emma Padelford January 29, 2020

As of 2020, the minimum wage for Arizona increased from $11 per hour to $12. As a working student, this announcement greatly excited me. However, as I began to hear other working students around me discuss the new increase in their personal salaries,...

Chloe Merriweather

Chloe Merriweather
January 28, 2020

Photography by junior, Chloe Merriweather.  

Girls Basketball Tournament

Girls Basketball Tournament
Kelsey Nahodil January 28, 2020

The Lady Lions of Mountain Ridge high school are looking to continue their success of winning the Prescott Lady Badgers Winter Classic. Being very successful in this tournament is what brought the team together and had them start working as a team even...

Monkey Business

Monkey Business
A Commentary on the Recent Bathroom Conflicts
Ava Padelford January 23, 2020

Animals, or high schoolers? The actions taking place at Mountain Ridge makes it very difficult to tell. Everyone has their moments when they don’t make it to the bathroom in time, which leads to an unfortunate and uncomfortable event, but what has been...

Scoring the Way to Greatness

Scoring the Way to Greatness
Boy's Varsity Soccer Takes the Tournament Win
Emma Padelford January 22, 2020

The boy’s varsity soccer team has recently scored their way into greatness in their recent tournament. The boys were able to win the Bohdie Larson Celebration Classic through their teamwork, dedication, and ability to adapt to challenges.   Andrew...

The Speech and Debate Competition

The Speech and Debate Competition
Aileen Resendiz January 22, 2020

Our first official Speech and Debate club at Mountain Ridge was formed last semester, and their first competition is coming up! On January 24 and 25, around 22 Ridge kids will be competing at their first competition, with about 12 students sectioned off...

Realistic Resolutions

Realistic Resolutions
Makayla Bast January 21, 2020

“New year, new me!” is something heard far too often during the start of every new year. Whether the goal in mind be weight loss, academic improvement, or blooming into a social butterfly, almost every person daydreams about where they want to be...

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