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The Success of this Years Book Drive

The Success of this Years Book Drive

Benjamin Jensen February 23, 2021

The Educators Rising Literacy Book Drive was a massive success this year! Exactly 2,278 books have been collected, beating the previous record of 919 books! This year's book drive had small expectations due to COVID-19, but the MRHS community was able...

Separated

Separated

Ava Padelford, Editor February 23, 2021

My heart aches as I watch them fade out of my life. The years of developing a relationship are melting away as they fade away. Why couldn’t they see past the small beliefs I had about something so irrelevant? Why would they base a small opinion on the...

Letters To Juliet

Letters To Juliet

Ava Padelford, Editor February 23, 2021

Letters To Juliet (PG)   Romance is the ability to express your thoughts and show emotion through actions and words. “Letters To Juliet”, starring Amanda Seyfried (Sophie), Vanessa Redgrave (Claire) and Christopher Egan (Charlie Wyman)...

The Nail

The Nail

Ava Padelford, Editor February 23, 2021

Many are familiar with the glamorous fake nails people get. Whether they are expensive acrylics, glue-ons, or stick-ons, they all have the same purpose: to look pretty. There are countless designs people can have to represent their personalities.    Now...

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Biden declares state of emergency in Texas amidst power outages with 69 deaths and counting

Devyn Marie, Editor February 23, 2021

Texas is currently undergoing a historic disaster due to coast-to-coast blackout-causing winter storms. As climate change continues to bring more profound warnings of destruction, it has had a great effect on the welfare of residents in more than 4 separate...

Beard Advice for Teens

Beard Advice for Teens

Aden Schulze-Miller, Editor in Chief February 19, 2021

I get it; I understand why you keep shaving off your beard.    You think it looks bad, with each pose in the mirror twisting it to look worse and worse. Mom and Dad keep teasing you about it and it itches like crazy. You try product after...

A rioter in Spain

Riots Across Spain

Angelina Dujmic, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

On Tuesday, riots broke out across Spain due to the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel. Hasel was charged with glorifying terrorism and slandering of the crown, and will be serving a nine-month sentence.   As a result of the rapper’s arrest, the...

A photo of purple balloons being released in honor of Mr. Sheppard.

Remembering Craig J. Sheppard

All of Us! , The Ridge Review February 12, 2021

After a long and courageous battle with kidney cancer, our beloved staff member Mr. Craig Joseph Sheppard passed away from complications on the 2nd of January, 2021.   Mr. Sheppard worked at Ridge for ten years and was beloved by staff and...

XOXOXO

“How to spend Valentines Day: Single Edition”

Isabella Montoya, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Wear your mask everybody, love is in the air! It’s that time of year again when couples make every person on the planet who isn’t in a relationship feel sick to their stomach. Many people get discouraged by the feeling of being alone on Valentine’s...

Valentine's Day, Such A Lovely Time.

Romantic Love Isn’t the Only Type of Love

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist February 11, 2021

It’s that time of the year again. Those in relationships are anticipating spending the day with their significant other, and those that aren’t are wallowing in self-pity. At least, that’s what the media wants you to believe, but it isn’t true.    Romantic...

POV: You're On AUX

POV: You’re On AUX

Isabella Montoya, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Picture this, you are driving in the car with your closest friends and all of a sudden, they ask you to play some music. You immediately panic. You worry that your friends won’t like your favorite songs. Never fear though! Here's a list of songs that...

The Death Trope Should Die Out

The Death Trope Should Die Out

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist February 11, 2021

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD FOR Lord of the Flies, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina   Sensitivity Warning: // suicide    Killing off the main character has been a prevalent trope throughout storytelling...

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